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Director:
Writers:
Frank Waldman (screenplay) and
Blake Edwards (screenplay)
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Release Date:
15 December 1976 (USA) See more »
Genre:
Tagline:
Who is this man ? And what is he doing ? Who Cares. But don't miss my new movie... See more »
Plot:
Charles Dreyfus, who has finally cracked over inspector Clouseau's antics, escapes from a mental institution and launches an elaborate plan to get rid of Clouseau once and for all. Full summary » | Full synopsis »
Awards:
Nominated for Oscar. Another 2 wins & 2 nominations See more »
NewsDesk:
(21 articles)
Cato has ambushed Inspector Clouseau for the final time
 (From Hitfix. 24 May 2016, 1:35 PM, PDT)

Omar Sharif dies aged 83
 (From ScreenDaily. 10 July 2015, 9:12 AM, PDT)

Omar Sharif, 'Lawrence of Arabia' Actor, Dead at 83
 (From Rolling Stone. 10 July 2015, 9:01 AM, PDT)

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My favorite Panther See more (103 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order) (verified as complete)

Peter Sellers ... Chief Inspector Clouseau

Herbert Lom ... Dreyfus

Lesley-Anne Down ... Olga

Burt Kwouk ... Cato

Colin Blakely ... Drummond

Leonard Rossiter ... Quinlan
André Maranne ... Francois (as Andre Maranne)
Byron Kane ... Secretary of State

Howard K. Smith ... Himself (scenes deleted)
Dick Crockett ... The President

Richard Vernon ... Fassbender
Briony McRoberts ... Margo Fassbender

Dudley Sutton ... McClaren
Murray Kash ... Dr. Zelmo Flek (scenes deleted)
Hal Galili ... Danny Salvo

Robert Beatty ... Admiral
Bob Sherman ... C.I.A. Agent

Phil Brown ... Virginia Senator
Jerry Stovin ... Aide

Paul Maxwell ... C.I.A. Director
Michael Robbins ... Jarvis
Vanda Godsell ... Mrs. Leverlilly
Norman Mitchell ... Mr. Bullock

Patsy Smart ... Mrs. Japonica
Tony Sympson ... Mr. Shork
George Leech ... Mr. Stutterstutt
Harold Berens ... Hotel Clerk (scenes deleted)

Deep Roy ... Italian Assassin (as Roy Deep)
Geoffrey Bayldon ... Dr. Duval

Graham Stark ... Munich Hotel Clerk / Alpenros Hotel Clerk
Anthony Chinn ... Chinese Assassin
Ivan Hunte ... Piano Player
Josh Little ... Drummer
Joe Sampson ... Bass Player
Gordon Hunte ... Guitar Player

Kevin Scott ... M.C.
John Clive ... Chuck

Chris Langham ... Police Driver (as Christopher Langham)
James Warrior ... Police Constable

Gordon Rollings ... Inmate
Joan Rhodes ... Daphne
Damaris Hayman ... Fiona
Patrick Jordan ... Detective
Richard Bartlett ... Young Man
John Sullivan ... Tournier
Dinny Powell ... Marty the Mugger
Terry Richards ... Bruce the Knife
Bill Cummings ... Hindo Harry
Terry Yorke ... Cairo Fred (as Terry York)
Terence Plummer ... 1st Kidnapper (as Terry Plummer)
Peter Brace ... 2nd Kidnapper
Cyd Child ... Bouncer

Eddie Stacey ... West German Assassin
Herb Tanney ... Norwegian Assassin (as Sado Tanney)
Joe Powell ... Taxi Passenger
Fred Haggerty ... Munich Hotel Doorman
Jack Cooper ... Service Repair Man (scenes deleted) (as Jackie Cooper)
Joanna Dickens ... Fat Lady (scenes deleted)
Priceless McCarthy ... Stewardess (scenes deleted)
Terence Maidment ... West German Assassin (as Terry Maidment)
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

Julie Andrews ... Ainsley Jarvis (singing voice) (uncredited)
Jim Bartley ... Second Police Escort on Train (uncredited)
Robert Carrickford ... First Police Escort on Train (uncredited)
Harry Fielder ... Customer (uncredited)

Shawn McAllister ... Longshoreman (uncredited)

Omar Sharif ... Egyptian Assassin (uncredited)
April Walker ... Pretty Lady (uncredited)

Directed by
Blake Edwards 
 
Writing credits
Frank Waldman (screenplay) and
Blake Edwards (screenplay)

Produced by
Tony Adams .... associate producer
Blake Edwards .... producer
 
Original Music by
Henry Mancini 
 
Cinematography by
Harry Waxman (director of photography)
 
Film Editing by
Alan Jones 
 
Casting by
James Liggat  (as Jimmy Liggat)
 
Production Design by
Peter Mullins 
 
Art Direction by
John Siddall 
 
Makeup Department
Harry Frampton .... makeup artist
Barbara Ritchie .... hairdresser
 
Production Management
Bryan Coates .... unit manager
Derek Kavanagh .... production supervisor
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Terry Marcel .... assistant director
David Wimbury .... second assistant director (uncredited)
 
Art Department
Albert Blackshaw .... construction manager
Fred Carter .... set dresser
Dave Jordan .... property master (as David Jordan)
Michael Guyett .... scenic painter (uncredited)
 
Sound Department
Gerry Humphreys .... sound
Jim Roddan .... sound editor
Theodore Soderberg .... sound (as Ted Soderberg)
Peter Sutton .... sound
Gerry Humphreys .... re-recording mixer (uncredited)
Anthony Sloman .... assistant dialogue editor (uncredited)
Theodore Soderberg .... re-recording mixer (uncredited)
Peter Sutton .... sound mixer (uncredited)
 
Special Effects by
Kit West .... special effects
 
Stunts
Dick Crockett .... stunt arranger
John Sullivan .... stunt arranger
Joe Dunne .... stunt double: Peter Sellers (uncredited)
George Leech .... stunts (uncredited)
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Michael Browne .... gaffer
Ernest Day .... camera operator (as Ernie Day)
George Boner .... best boy (uncredited)
Derek Suter .... electrician (uncredited)
 
Animation Department
Richard Williams .... lead animator
Tony White .... director: animated titles (uncredited)
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Tiny Nicholls .... wardrobe
Bridget Sellers .... wardrobe
 
Editorial Department
Michael John Bateman .... assistant editor (uncredited)
Nigel Galt .... assistant editor (uncredited)
Chris Lamie .... colorist (uncredited)
 
Music Department
Henry Mancini .... conductor
Tony Coe .... musician: tenor sax (uncredited)
Sidney Sax .... concert master (uncredited)
 
Other crew
Pamela Davies .... script supervisor
Vicki Deason .... production assistant
Kevin O'Driscoll .... accountant
Scott Hamilton .... media publicist (uncredited)
Ann Tasker .... publicist (uncredited)
 
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103 min
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2.35 : 1 See more »
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Certification:
Argentina:Atp | Australia:PG | Australia:NRC (original rating) | Brazil:14 | Canada:PG (Manitoba/Ontario) | Canada:G (Québec) | Canada:PG (video rating) | Finland:K-16 | Iceland:L | Ireland:PG | Netherlands:AL | Netherlands:6 (re-rating) | New Zealand:PG | Norway:16 (original rating) | Norway:12 (re-rating) | Singapore:PG | Sweden:15 | UK:PG | USA:PG (Approved No. 24583) | West Germany:12
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Did You Know?

Trivia:
Lesley-Anne Down was cast as Olga by mistake. Blake Edwards meant to audition Nicola Pagett, who played Elizabeth Bellamy on "Upstairs, Downstairs" (1971), but auditioned Ms. Down, who played Georgia Worsley on later episodes of that same series. Julie Andrews commented that she didn't look like the actress in the series, but Edwards blamed the lighting and make-up.See more »
Goofs:
Continuity: When Gerald Ford and his staff watch Dreyfus' first TV broadcast, the television keeps changing channels between shots (watch the lit channel indicator panel).See more »
Quotes:
Clouseau:[on the phone] Hello?... Yes. There is a beautiful woman in my bed, and a dead man in my bath.See more »
Soundtrack:
Until You Love MeSee more »

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11 out of 14 people found the following review useful.
My favorite Panther, 25 February 2006
Author: MacBobby from Norway

I think "Strikes Again" is the most accomplished of the series.

Clouseau's attempts to enter the castle are just impossible to describe: so hilarious I still laugh whenever I recall the scenes. Not to mention the short conversations with the hotel owner (including the now classic "That is not my dog"), and many many others. This movie's probably the best Peter Seller performance, I think. This guy was such a genius: his accent, his acting and his expressions are all unique and still alive.

I can't understand why anyone would want to make new Pink Panther movies now that Peter Sellers is gone.

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