Fletch Lives
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Though the original Fletch was drubbed by critics, it proved a major success for star Chevy Chase. It was inevitable, then, that a sequel would make an appearance. Surprisingly, Fletch Lives didn't come out until 1989--a full five years after the original. Once more, Chase stars as Irwin Maurice "Fletch" Fletcher, the gonzo investigative reporter created by novelist Gregory McDonald. Indulging his penchant for disguises and bizarre aliases, Fletch investigates a deep dark mystery at a crumbling Southern plantation. Various friends and enemies are portrayed con brio by Hal… More

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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 31%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"The mystery is barely there, and nobody really cares, as long as Chase gets to ham it up under a wider array of fake moustaches and silly accents."
‑ David Cornelius, DVDTalk.com
"Fairly funny sequel."
‑ Ken Hanke, Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)
"A very disappointing sequel that's not nearly as funny and witty as the original."
‑ Chuck O'Leary, Fantastica Daily
"Too bad, he did. Maybe if he hadn't this sequel won't have been necessary."
‑ Bob Bloom, Journal and Courier (Lafayette, IN)
"Not quite as good as the first, but still an enjoyable jaunt"
‑ Clint Morris, Film Threat
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