PG | | Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Irwin M. "Fletch" Fletcher is a newspaper reporter being offered a large sum to off a cancerous millionaire, but is on the run, risking his job and finding clues when it's clear the man is healthy.
Harold Faltermeyer replaced Tom Scott as the film's composer. However, Scott's name is visible on the early poster releases for the movie, as well as the trailer included on the DVD.
You're not recording this, are you?
Fletch: No, never, never.
When Fletch confirms his flight at the airline counter, he is told he is confirmed on Flight 441. Later, when he is reading his letter outlining Mr. Stanwyk's plan, he says "Mr. Stanwyk boarded Pan Am flight 306."
The German DVD version (which has a "12" rating) omits Fletch's line "Yeah, go down to the gym and pump each other" - after Karlin asks the arresting officers, "Why don't you two leave us alone?", there is a cut and the two just leave the room.
$7,022,970 2 June 1985
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