‘Fletch’ Movie Synopsis
Irwin “Fletch” Fletcher is an undercover Los Angeles journalist. As Jane Doe, he’s written several controversial articles which have caused heads to roll in the past. Now, in disguise as a bum, he lives at the beach, researching various drugs and nearby drug dealers. One day, a rich man named Alan Stanwyk approaches Fletch in disguise and asks him (as the bum) a favor. He says he has cancer and wants Fletch to shoot and kill him for $50,000, so that his wife will get the insurance money. What Stanwyk doesn’t know is that Fletch’s is an investigative reporter, and his offer intrigues him. Fletch begins researching the man, and learns that not only is Stanwyk healthy, but he also has some sort of connection to the drug dealing at the beach. Fletch sets out to learn the truth; even if it kills him.