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Revenge of the Pink Panther (1978)

PG  |   |  Comedy, Crime, Mystery  |  19 July 1978 (USA)
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To prove that he still is strong and powerful, Philippe Douvier decides to kill Clouseau. Once news of his "death" has been announced, Clouseau tries to take advantage of it and goes undercover with Cato to find out who tried to kill him.



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Cast overview, first billed only:
Philippe Douvier
Tony Beckley ...
Guy Algo
Al Marchione
Julio Scallini
André Maranne ...
Sgt. François Chevalier (as Andre Maranne)
Graham Stark ...
Alfie Bass ...
Claude Russo
Danny Schiller ...
Douglas Wilmer ...
Police Commissioner
Dr. Paul Laprone


To prove that he still is strong and powerful, Philippe Douvier decides to kill Chief Inspector Jacques Clouseau. Once Clouseau's death has been announced, the former Chief Inspector, Charles Dreyfus, feels much, much better and is released from the mental hospital. Jacques Clouseau tries to take advantage of his "death" and goes under cover with Cato to find out who tried to assassinate him. Written by Lars J. Aas <>

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19 July 1978 (USA)  »

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Curse of the Pink Panther  »

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First of three movies that actor Robert Webber made with director Blake Edwards. The others were 10 (1979) and S.O.B. (1981). See more »


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Clouseau: But these aren't normal times. Cato. Someone just tried to kill me.
Cato: That's normal.
Clouseau: Ah, but this time, he thinks he had succeed.
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A bit of an improvement over the last Panther film--and the last Panther film worth watching
8 July 2006 | by (Bradenton, Florida) – See all my reviews

Be forewarned--no matter what you see, this is THE last Pink Panther movie. Shortly after this film, Peter Sellers died and the studio had the nerve to try to continue the franchise! On the first, we have a female cop take on the case and interview all the characters from the previous films. In the second of these awful films (THE TRAIL OF THE PINK PANTHER), we find outtakes and clips from the previous Panther films being strung together with a tenuous plot. In the third, Roberto Begnini stars as Clouseau's son (a pretty lame way to continue the series). And just recently Steve Martin (whose career really seems in the dumps during the last few years) reprises the role. Uggh! Just let it go, folks! In this FINAL Panther movie, Sellers is up to his old craziness but the film isn't quite as way out and weird as the last. Chief Inspector Dreyfus is out of the mental asylum after it is widely reported that Clouseau is dead. Kato also thinks Clouseau is dead and turns the apartment into a kinky Chinese brothel. But, Clouseau is NOT dead and Kato's scheme is quickly uncovered. However, Dreyfus is not informed of this and when he sees Clouseau again, he thinks he's once again going mad. A cute entry and well worth seeing, despite Robert Weber and Dyan Cannon not exactly being the best supporting cast the series has seen.

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