Fletch (Chevy Chase) is an undercover reporter, trying to expose drug ring at the beach. One day, Fletch is approached by Alan Stanwyk (Tim Matheson) who claims to be dying of cancer and wants Fletch to kill him. Fletch, immediately suspicious and sensing an opportunity to put on a great many disguises and make a great many snarky comments, turns his muck-raking eye on Stanwyk and starts to unravel the tangled connections between the drug ring and Stanwyk.
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07 Jul 09
Downtown stars Jess Franco himself as Al Pereira, a down-trodden, debt-ridden private eye. One day a dame enters his office and, stop me if you’ve heard this one before, offers him a job he can’t refuse. The dame (Lina Romay) claims she’s the wife of a local mobster and wants Pereira to get photos of him (the mobster, not Franco) cheating on her. As you might already have guessed, things don’t go quite as planned, and Pereira gets entangled in the con Lina Romay’s character, Cynthia, has got going with her girlfriend, Lola (Martine Stedil). As you do.