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Michael Ritchie

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About the Movie

Chevy Chase is at his hilarious best as Irwin "Fletch" Fletcher, a newspaper reporter who changes his identity more often than his underwear. While working on a drug expose, he stumbles onto a scam that gets him up to his byline in murder, police corruption and forbidden romance. For this ace newsman, it'll be the story of the year, if he can only stay alive till the deadline. Just don't call him "Irwin"!

Rotten Tomatoes Movie Reviews


  • Reviews Counted: 29
  • Fresh: 22
  • Rotten: 7
  • Average Rating: 6.4/10

Top Critics' Reviews

Fresh: A lightweight, breezy experience that, by never pretending to be anything more than what it is, disarms criticism. – Vincent Canby, New York Times, Jul 16, 2008

Fresh: A breezy, peppy frolic and a tour de force for Chase. – Variety Staff, Variety, Jul 7, 2010

Fresh: One of the most amusing entertainments to come around in a while is Fletch, an amiable comedy/thriller starring Chevy Chase. – Duane Byrge, Hollywood Reporter, May 31, 2017

Rotten: Whenever the move threatens to work, there's Chevy Chase with his monotone, deadpan cynicism, distancing himself from the material. – Roger Ebert, Chicago Sun-Times, Jul 7, 2010

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Customer Reviews

5 Stars is not enough!

This is and always will be my favorite movie of all time!


This is a hilarious movie

I really miss movies like this

Chevy Chase is the funniest comedian of the 80's, without question. If you don't understand his delivery that's unfortunate. Penderass Penderan. Scotch-Romanian!! Sugar, Mister Poon? my brother and I laugh at every joke for 90 minutes straight and it's our favorite movie. The plot is decent and you will love all the keyboards songs in the backround...

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  • $14.99
  • Genre: Comedy
  • Released: 1985

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