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Gotcha! (1985)

 -  Action | Comedy | Mystery  -  3 May 1985 (USA)
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Jonathan plays a game called Gotcha in which he hunts and is hunted by other students with paint guns. After a big win, he goes off for a vacation in France where he meets the sexy Sasha ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Jonathan
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Sasha
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Manolo (as Nick Corri)
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Al
Marla Adams ...
Maria
Klaus Löwitsch ...
Vlad (as Klaus Loewitsch)
Christopher Rydell ...
Bob Jensen
Christie Claridge ...
Girl Student
Brad Cowgill ...
Reilly
Kari Lizer ...
Muffy
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Professor
Irene Olga López ...
Rosario
Bernard Spiegel ...
Taxi Driver
Muriel Dubrule ...
Paris Blonde
Tiina Maria ...
Heidi
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Jonathan plays a game called Gotcha in which he hunts and is hunted by other students with paint guns. After a big win, he goes off for a vacation in France where he meets the sexy Sasha who says she is only interested in him because he is a virgin. She takes him with her to East Germany where they are separated and he has to escape back to the west on his own, all the while being trailed by East German spies. He arrives home only to find the game is still going on, and a canister of film is in his backpack. Then Sasha re-appears. Written by John Vogel <jlvogel@comcast.net>

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His first time may be his last. See more »


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3 May 1985 (USA)  »

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Bang du er død  »

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$8,800,000 (USA)
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Trivia

According to the book "Spies and Sleuths: Mystery, Spy and Suspense Films on Videocassette" (1988), the filmmakers were forbidden to enter the then official borderline between East Germany and West Germany, a zone which was located about ten feet in front of the Berlin Wall. As such, "because the production was not allowed to cross into East Berlin, an exact replica of the wall from the eastern point of view had to be built just a few feet in front of the west side". See more »

Goofs

The crazy Parisian taxi has a license plate that ends with 59 (from Nord (department)), yet the taxi meter shows 75 for Paris. See more »

Quotes

Al: No. And that's final!
Jonathan: Mom.
Maria: Al!
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Connections

Referenced in Chuck: Chuck Versus the Seduction (2008) See more »

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Never Too Late
Performed by Greg Giuffria (as Giuffria)
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This movie has everything you need for a fun video rental night.
6 May 2002 | by (Farmington Hills, Michigan) – See all my reviews



It's got action, it's got sex, it's got humor, and most of all, it's got a college kid who seems to be able to outsmart highly trained German spies. Everyone loves it when a complete loser, virgin college guy gets duped by his spy girlfriend to be the patsy for a large coup involving other spies, CIA, and the FBI. And what better way to show Anthony Edwards beat all of these people than with a mere animal tranquilizer gun. See it, if just for the "Yes, I am a weergin" line.


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