Gotcha! (1985)

"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… More

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Rated: PG-13
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Release Date: January 1, 1985
DVD Release Date: August 12, 2003
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Critic Score: 36% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Paul Attanasio
Washington Post

Like "Red Dawn," "Gotcha!" uses love of country as a marketing device, a way to capture the teen audience that voted for Reagan.

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Pete Vonder Haar
Film Threat

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

People Magazine

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.

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Fred Topel

Fun action adventure about paintball turned real

Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

Uninspired sophomoric spy caper.

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Flixster Audience Score: 53% Flixster User Reviews
Jani H
"Mon crayon est large."
jay nixon
Fluff but good fluff
Aj V
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.
Steve K
Fun 80s fluff. With a delicious Linda Fiorentino.
Dean McKenna
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… More
RJ MacReady
Here's a movie that, for many reasons, could never be made today. In its opening sequence, college students run all over campus with black paint guns,… More