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Fletch Lives (1989)

PG  |   |  Comedy, Mystery, Crime  |  17 March 1989 (USA)
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Fletch is a reporter for a Los Angeles newspaper, but he acts more like a detective. When an obscure relative leaves him a Louisiana mansion in his will, Fletch is naturally curious. ... See full summary »

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Calculus Entropy
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Fletch is a reporter for a Los Angeles newspaper, but he acts more like a detective. When an obscure relative leaves him a Louisiana mansion in his will, Fletch is naturally curious. Arriving in Louisiana, events occur that make him suspect that all is not well, and there is more to the property than he has been led to believe. Written by Murray Chapman <muzzle@cs.uq.oz.au>

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When there's more trouble than one man can handle...there's more than one man for the job.

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Fletch Saved  »

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$35,150,960 (USA)
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The attendant at Hamilton Johnson's party that Fletch gives the keys to his car to is wearing the colors of a Zouave soldier. Zouaves were French colonel Algerian troops known for their exotic uniforms, which included baggy red trousers, and flashy drill routines. See more »

Goofs

During the opening scene, as the camera is zooming in on the men sitting at the table, Richard Belzer is facing the camera, and its movement causes him to look directly at it. He then immediately looks away, realizing his mistake. He also does it again very briefly as the camera is about to pass by his shoulder, again looking away almost immediately. See more »

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Fletch: It takes a big man to admit when he's wrong. I am NOT a big man.
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funny than the original
20 March 2002 | by See all my reviews

FLETCH LIVES is funnier than the original. Less gritty than FLETCH, the sequel pits the P.I. against a PTL type fraud group which has it's hand in murder and crime. The sequel thrives on satire complete with a elaborate send up of tv evangelism and a song and dance scene which is a spoof on SONG OF THE SOUTH. Irreverent and clever FLETCH LIVES is one of the better vehicles that CHEVY CHASE was in during the 1980's. FLETCH LIVES sports a ensemble supporting cast and was something different instead of the usual hollywood canned sequel.


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