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Undercovers Hero (1974)

Soft Beds, Hard Battles (original title)
R | | Comedy | 22 October 1975 (USA)
In this comedy, set during the Nazi occupation of France, Peter Sellers plays most major male parts, so he stars in nearly every scene, always bumbling in inspector Clouseau-style. As ... See full summary »

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Général Latour / Major Robinson / Herr Schroeder / Adolf Hitler / The President / Prince Kyoto
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Madame Grenier
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General Von Grotjahn
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Marie-Claude
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Michelle
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Simone
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Madeleine
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Alan Cassidy
Rula Lenska ...
Louise
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Claudine
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Mlle. Tom-Tom
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Padre
Douglas Sheldon ...
Kapitan Kneff
Thorley Walters ...
General Erhardt
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Convent Chaplain
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In this comedy, set during the Nazi occupation of France, Peter Sellers plays most major male parts, so he stars in nearly every scene, always bumbling in inspector Clouseau-style. As British Major Robinson he is hidden in Madame Grenier's Parisian brothel, right under the nose of the Nazi clients, such as Gestapo agent Herr Schroeder (again him). As Général Latour he leads the French resistance, which includes the brothel madam -made a colonel in charge of her sexy 'troops'- and a priest, and is joined by young US diplomat Alan Cassidy. As Japanese imperial Prince Kyoto he becomes a target for the resistance in a monastery on his way to Hitler (again him). At the end he decorates the heroes as French president. Written by KGF Vissers

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The movie with the 6 best Sellers in one!

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Undercovers Hero  »

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Roy Boulting has said that this film was the "unhappiest experience in my whole career". This was due to the temperamental behaviour of Peter Sellers. The costs spiralled out of control, nearly bankrupting Boulting. See more »

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When the RAF plane blows up the car of prince Kyoto a modern power line pole can be seen in the background. See more »

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Major Robinson: [to the late General Erhardt] Come on, you. Don't try the old 'Dead Kraut' act with me!
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the TOTAL Sellers
20 August 2001 | by (Oulu, Finland) – See all my reviews

Super Sellers gives full show of his great abilities by playing completely different characters, Like he did in "Dr.Strangelove". Only this time he's pushing to the extreme! Hilarious movie, great comedy. I didn't give a super vote because (alas) it is only Peter Sellers who keeps it going, although it's more than enough for a genuine laugh! :) No, HE is GREAT (was it really needed to say so? even after the Pink Panther series?)


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