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      PG-13 1985 1 hr. 36 min. Mystery & Thriller Comedy List
      31% 13 Reviews Tomatometer 53% 5,000+ Ratings Audience Score Hapless with the ladies, college freshman Jonathan Moore (Anthony Edwards) convinces his parents to pay for a European vacation, hoping he can lose his virginity overseas. In Paris, he meets 24-year-old Sasha Banicek (Linda Fiorentino), a sexy Czech woman who invites him to accompany her to West Berlin. Sasha, desperate to get a roll of film to the CIA, gives Jonathan the package without telling him what's inside. Unaware of what he's carrying, Jonathan must elude the Soviet forces trailing him. Read More Read Less

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      Doug C Great movie I saw in my senior year of HS. Very nostalgic and a great movie ! Linda Florentino defines POA, well worth the watch ! Rated 5 out of 5 stars 11/15/23 Full Review Audience Member Classic movie with good plot! Can't understand why people hate on old movies on here. This one is a favorite if you like spy movies. Rated 5 out of 5 stars 02/14/23 Full Review Audience Member For its time (mid-80's Cold War America), this is a fun spy-fi on a collegiate level about a innocent student who - through his love of paint ball - gets thrust into the real world of espionage and intrigue. As I teen, the film seemed like filler between nude scenes of Linda Fiorentino. Now, the film seems like filler between nude scenes of Linda Fiorentino. And that's not really a bad thing, I suppose. Rated 3 out of 5 stars 02/25/23 Full Review Audience Member This cold war themed film is entertaining & fun to watch. Is it dated? Yes, but the 80s are in again & the chemistry between the two leading actors is great. I highly recommend it if you want to see a spy flick, romcom. Also, I love the theme song. Rated 5 out of 5 stars 01/13/23 Full Review Audience Member Nothing particularly horrible about this movie; nothing particularly good about it, either. Rated 2.5 out of 5 stars 02/27/23 Full Review paul r Linda Fiorentino was a head turner, and that can not be ignored. Red Foreman as a KGB agent is funny. However the movie doesn't really have any value as a comedy or thriller, it's neither, so it's nothing. Rated 1.5 out of 5 stars 03/31/23 Full Review Read all reviews Post a rating

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      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. Jan 3, 2018 Full Review Roger Ebert Chicago Sun-Times It's a fairly good movie -- good enough to make us wish it had tried a little harder. Rated: 2/4 Oct 23, 2004 Full Review James Kendrick Q Network Film Desk a decidedly uneven movie, and not without its pleasures, even though it is difficult not to notice its various plot holes, lapses in logic, and (arguably amusing) datedness Rated: 2.5/4 Oct 16, 2020 Full Review Matt Brunson Film Frenzy A PG-13 piffle. Rated: 2/4 Oct 13, 2020 Full Review 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. Aug 3, 2015 Full Review Dennis Schwartz Dennis Schwartz Movie Reviews Uninspired sophomoric spy caper. Rated: C Jan 23, 2006 Full Review Read all reviews

      Movie Info

      Synopsis Hapless with the ladies, college freshman Jonathan Moore (Anthony Edwards) convinces his parents to pay for a European vacation, hoping he can lose his virginity overseas. In Paris, he meets 24-year-old Sasha Banicek (Linda Fiorentino), a sexy Czech woman who invites him to accompany her to West Berlin. Sasha, desperate to get a roll of film to the CIA, gives Jonathan the package without telling him what's inside. Unaware of what he's carrying, Jonathan must elude the Soviet forces trailing him.
      Director
      Jeff Kanew
      Production Co
      Universal Pictures
      Rating
      PG-13
      Genre
      Mystery & Thriller, Comedy
      Original Language
      English
      Release Date (Streaming)
      Apr 17, 2017