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Fletch Lives Details


Though the original 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 Holbrook, Cleavon Little, Juliane Phillips, Randall "Tex" Cobb, Richard Libertini and Richard Belzer (Chase's cohort from the old Richard Belzer days). ~ Hal Erickson, Rovi

  • Release date:March 17, 1989


Chevy Chase
as I.M. Fletcher
Hal Holbrook
as Hamilton "Ham" Johnson
Julianne Phillips
as Becky Ann Culpepper
Cleavon Little
as Calculus
R. Lee Ermey
as Jimmy Lee Farnsworth
Richard Libertini
as Frank Walker
Patricia Kalember
as Amanda Ray Ross
Randall "Tex" Cobb
as Ben Dover
George Wyner
as Gillet
Geoffrey Lewis
as KKK Leader
Richard Belzer
as Phil
Noelle Beck
as Betty Dilworth
Richmond Harrison
as T'boo Ted
Tom McCleister
as Klansman
Don Brockett
as Sheriff
Grace Gaynor
as Mrs. Underhill
R. David Smith
as Gordon Joe
Robert Silver
as Kakakis Brother
Catherine Hearne
as Lyda Perl
Patrick Farrelly
as O'Reilly
John Wylie
as Accountant
Bruce R. Elliott
as Info Technician
Ebbe Roe Smith
as Jim Bob
Matthew Kimbrough
as Bly Guard
Robert M. Dawson
as Tour Guide
Phil Hartman
as Bly Manager
Marcella Lowery
as Selma
Don Hood
as Tom Barbour
Charlie Holliday
as Security Guard
Dick McGarvin
as Announcer
Mary Battilana
as Bly Assistant
Clarence M. Landry
as Damon Feather
Constance Shulman
as Cindy Mae
William Traylor
as Mr. Underhill
Dennis Burkley
as Joe Jack
Titos Vandis
as Uncle Kakakis
Roy Babich
as Klansman
Jordan Lund
as Deputy Sheriff
Michael P. Moran
as Morgue Attendant
Walter Charles
as Tony


Michael Ritchie
Bruce Bodner
Bob Larson
Leon Capetanos
Walter Bernstein
Harold Faltermeyer
Composer (Music Score)
Richard A. Harris
Stephen Hendrickson
Production Designer
Jimmie Bly
Art Director
Steven W. Graham
Art Director
Don Woodruff
Art Director
Cameron Birnie
Art Director
Peter Vincent Douglas
Alan Greisman
Susan Bode-Tyson
Set Designer
Gary Fettis
Set Designer
Michael Smuin