Fletch Lives
Fletch Lives movie poster.jpg
The movie poster.
Directed by Michael Ritchie
Produced by

Peter Douglas

Alan Greisman
Written by Gregory Mcdonald
Leon Capetanos
Starring Chevy Chase
Music by Harold Faltermeyer
Cinematography John McPherson
Editing by Richard A. Harris
Distributed by Universal Pictures
Release date(s) American flag March 17, 1989
Running time 95 min.
Country US
Language English
Preceded by Fletch (1985)
Followed by Fletch Won

Fletch Lives is a 1989 comedy film starring Chevy Chase. It was directed by Michael Ritchie with a screenplay by Leon Capetanos based on the character created by Gregory Mcdonald. Fletch Lives was released by Universal Pictures. It is a sequel to the 1985 Fletch.

Plot summaryEdit

Chevy Chase once again plays the reporter Irwin Fletch Fletcher, who learns that he has inherited a mansion in Louisiana. Once arriving, Fletch's Aunt's lawyer is murdered, leaving Fletch to unravel the mystery.

In order to catch the real killers and clear his name, Fletch dons a series of disguises and infiltrates the congregation of television evangelist Jimmy Lee Farnsworth who wants to gain control of Fletch's land in order to build a Christian theme park.

Fletch Lives was filmed in Louisiana.


Selected quotesEdit

  • "It takes a big man to admit when he's wrong. I am NOT a big man." - Chevy Chase as Fletch.
  • "Hey, everybody! Ed the Third here owns Harley-Davidson! We're the Nazis from Natchez!" - Dennis Burkley as Joe Jack.
  • "Our families go back for hundreds of years - your great-grandparents owned my great-grandparents and that's how it all started." - Cleavon Little as Calculus Entropy

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