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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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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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Meet Jonathan. A college student who loves girls, games & gunplay. This year, on vacation in Paris, he's going to find out about all three. For real! 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

Just the second released movie of actress Linda Fiorentino. The movie was one of three Fiorentino was seen in during 1985, the others being Vision Quest (1985) and After Hours (1985). See more »

Goofs

When leaving West Berlin in the punk's van they are stopped at the DDR border crossing - the border guard is not wearing his regulation tunic belt with its distinctive silver hammer and compass buckle. See more »

Quotes

Duty Officer: All right, move those cars, this is the CIA.
Manolo: You got no juice here, man.
Bob Jensen: Yeah, well this is Government juice, Pachuco.
Manolo: Don't show me your badges, we don't know nothing about no stinking badges.
[the CIA men pull out their pistols]
Bob Jensen: Look, we're not playing games here, greaseball!
Manolo: Neither are we, Amigo.
[about 25 Gangbangers point various guns at the CIA men]
Manolo: Remember the Alamo?
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Referenced in Rewind This! (2013) See more »

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Wouldn't It Be Good
Performed by Nik Kershaw
Courtesy of MCA Records, Inc.
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Great Movie
5 April 2004 | by (Austin, TX) – See all my reviews

I remember seeing this movie when it first came out, it instantly became one of my favorites. IT was fun, had a nice plot, and Linda Fiorentino was a bombshell. If those that have seen it did not notice, but this movie can pretty much be single handedly thanked for PAINTBALL. In fact when the movie came out they even had the Gotcha Guns, which was pitched by quarterback Jim McMahon. The game was played by Anthony edwards(E.R, Top Gun) and his friends around college, they each had a id card and were assigned a person to kill, honestly I thought it to be a great idea that could be a lot of fun.so everyone that is out there playing paintball every weekend which I am sure there are a lot of you, thank this movie. If you are a fan of the 80's this is a definite must see.




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