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Inspector Clouseau (1968)

A string of robberies has occurred in Britain and it's up to Inspector Clouseau to catch them.

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Supt. Weaver
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Lisa Morrel
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Addison Steele
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Commissioner Sir Charles Braithwaite
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Mrs. Weaver
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Clyde Hargreaves
Richard Pearson ...
Shockley
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Steven Frey
Susan Engel ...
Carmichael
Wallas Eaton ...
Hoeffler
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Frenchie LeBec
Katya Wyeth ...
Meg (as Kathja Wyeth)
Tracey Crisp ...
Julie
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Gutch
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Storyline

Detective Inspector is borrowed from the Surete on special assignment for Scotland Yard in hopes that a fresh outlook will help the government recover the loot from the Great Train Robbery, which is being used to underwrite a new crime wave. What they don't count on, however, is having more than one Closeeau on the job. Written by duke1029@aol.com

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CALL THE POLICE! Inspector Clouseau is back!

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Comedy | Crime | Mystery

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19 July 1968 (USA)  »

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Inspektor Clouseau  »

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2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Alan Arkin not only played Inspector Clouseau, he played the members of the gang whenever they were disguised as Inspector Clouseau, with the other actors' voices dubbed onto the soundtrack. See more »

Quotes

Lt. Lisa Morrel: Hey, what about the crooks?
Inspector Jacques Clouseau: The crooks never sleep and neither does Clouseau.
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Forget About Peter Seller's Closeau, And you might enjoy it.
9 September 2000 | by (London, England) – See all my reviews

When I first saw this film, I hated it. But the reason I hated it, was because I kept comparing Alan Arkin's Closeau to Peter Sellers' portrayal. Alan Arkin's portrayal of the bumbling French detective is way out of Sellar's league. I had seen several Pink Panther films before this and thought they were highly funny.

But when I watched this film again the other day, when it was shown on Sunday lunchtime, I tried to forget about the other Panther films, and Peter Sellars.

I found myself enjoying it. And I think Alan Arkin did a great job as the Inspector. Although, still nowhere near Sellars, he brings his own unique charm to the role, and when he originally took the part, it must have been a brave decision to make, knowing how much Sellars was admired for the role.

The film itself is enjoyable and worth watching. And Arkin is funny as Closeau. If you can forget about Peter Sellers playing the role, and give Arkin a chance, you might enjoy it yourself.

6/10 .


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