Gotcha! (1985)

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Movie Info

"Gotcha!" is a puerile but popular campus game at UCLA in which students stalk one another armed with paint-spewing pellet guns. Veterinary student Anthony Edwards may not be any great shakes in the classroom, but he's a whiz at Gotcha. His skills come in handy when Edwards, on vacation in Paris, becomes acquainted with the mysterious Linda Fiorentino. She gets him mixed up in international espionage; fortunately, the well-armed spies aren't quite as adept at "Gotcha" as Edwards is. Most of the film was lensed in Paris and Berlin.
Rating:
PG-13
Genre:
Action & Adventure , Comedy , Mystery & Suspense
Directed By:
Written By:
In Theaters:
 wide
On DVD:
Runtime:
Studio:
Universal

Cast

Anthony Edwards
as Jonathan
Nick Corri
as Manolo
Marie Dubrule
as Paris Blonde
Marla Adams
as Maria, Jonathan's Mother
Klaus Lowitsch
as Vlad, a Russian Agent
Christopher Rydell
as Bob Jensen
Christie Claridge
as Girl Student
Brad Cowgill
as Reilly
Kari Lizer
as Muffy
David Wohl
as Professor
Bernard Spiegel
as Taxi Driver
Muriel Dubrule
as Paris Blonde
Tiina Maria
as Heidi
Marie Carlman
as Hotel Girl
Chris Rydell
as Bob Jensen
Ayshea Leigh
as Cabaret Singer
Danny Tolkan
as Maitre d'
Maximilian Ruethlein
as WB Hotel Clerk
Roland Nitschke
as EB Customs Guard
Erich Schwarz
as EB Customs Guard
Christel Merian
as EB Customs Guard
Dan van Husen
as Man in Shadow
Traudl Haas
as Kiosk Woman
Manfred Tummler
as EB Policeman
Georg Tryphon
as Customs Officer
Reggie
as MP
Tom Deininger
as Hawker
Dirk Vogeley
as WB Policeman
Karl Spanner
as KGB Goon
Berno Kurten
as Punk Driver
Elke Knittel
as Female Punker
Kristina Vasari
as Airport Hostess
Dante di Loreto
as Boy with Football
Erik Holland
as Bronski
Aileen Fitzpatrick
as CIA Operator
J.P. Bumstead
as Duty Officer
Steve Eastin
as CIA Agent
Robin Cooke
as CIA Agent
Tim Werner
as CIA Agent
Ruben Guevara
as Chicken
Peter Pan
as Chinese Man
Victor Garron
as Homeboy
Greg Karas
as Homeboy
Jesús Franco
as Homeboy No. 4
Gene Lebell
as KGB Agent
Bob Yerkes
as KGB Agent
George Fisher
as KGB Agent
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Critic Reviews for Gotcha!

All Critics (10) | Top Critics (1)

No excerpt available.

Full Review… | October 23, 2004
Chicago Sun-Times
Top Critic

No excerpt available.

Full Review… | May 20, 2003
New York Times
Top Critic

No excerpt available.

Full Review… | December 31, 1999
Chicago Reader
Top Critic

This material might have worked if, say, the late German director Rainer Werner Fassbinder had reshaped it into a perverse comedy. As it is, Fiorentino... ought to be put to more imaginative use than this.

Full Review… | August 3, 2015
People Magazine

Uninspired sophomoric spy caper.

Full Review… | January 23, 2006
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

Every Cold War adolescent's fantasy: Linda Fiorentino possibly trying to kill you

October 28, 2005
Film Threat

Audience Reviews for Gotcha!

"Mon crayon est large."

Jani H
Jani H

Super Reviewer

I caught this movie on TV a while ago, I remember it being exciting and kinda funny too. I really enjoyed it, and I'd like to see it again.

Aj V
Aj V

Super Reviewer

½

The teen movie is funny, mystery and excitement - it's like James Bond in college. Anthony Edwards is well-cast as the young man being whirled into the wicked world of espionage behind the Iron Curtain, and Linda Fiorentino is so seductive and sexy in a strange mysterious way.

Dean McKenna
Dean McKenna

Super Reviewer

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