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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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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

The secret code phrase that really meant to get out of East Berlin straight away was "Meet me at the Cafe Friedrichstraße". See more »

Goofs

In the opening chase sequence, before the credits, the players are seen chasing each other across the campus of UCLA. Several prominent extras playing professors are shown repeatedly walking past them from different directions. See more »

Quotes

Waiter: Avec de l'eau?
Jonathan: A Victor who?
Waiter: With water?
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Featured in Retrosexual: The 80's (2004) See more »

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I Love L.A.
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Written by Randy Newman
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Gotcha!
20 July 1999 | by (Marietta, OH) – See all my reviews

Sharp action-comedy with Edwards starring as an American college student in East Germany who undergoes a strange sequence of events which lead to his involvement with the C.I.A. Fine mix of humor and suspense, plus sexy Fiorentino as Edwards' love interest is worth the watch.


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