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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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Philippe Douvier
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Guy Algo
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Al Marchione
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Julio Scallini
André Maranne ...
Sgt. François Chevalier (as Andre Maranne)
Graham Stark ...
Alfie Bass ...
Fernet
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Claude Russo
Danny Schiller ...
Douglas Wilmer ...
Police Commissioner
Ferdy Mayne ...
Dr. Paul Laprone
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Storyline

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 <larsa@colargol.edb.tih.no>

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Inspector Clouseau is back...and he's a bigger fool than anyone gives him the credits for. See more »

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19 July 1978 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Curse of the Pink Panther  »

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SEK 5,290,502 (Sweden)
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Trivia

A Royal Visit occurred during the filming of the movie. The set was visited by all three House of Windsor princes, Prince Charles, Prince Andrew and Edward Wessex. After a third take had been ruined, Prince Charles apologized by saying "You'll never get it right if I keep laughing in the middle!". See more »

Goofs

A crash mat is visible when Clouseau and Cato crash through the bakery window while trying to save Simone at the disco. See more »

Quotes

[Clouseau is disguised as a salty Swedish sea dog and finds out about Le Club Foot from French informant Fernet. He starts walking away, singing a well-known pirate song wrong]
Clouseau: Ooohhh, sixteen chests on a dead man's rum/Yo-ho-ho in the bottle of the chest/Drink to the devils and done for the rums/Hooooooooooooooooooooo!
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The Pink Panther Theme - Reprise
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Got me Laughing
27 August 2000 | by (Ann Arbor, MI) – See all my reviews

I bought this one on DVD, and I read through the booklet that went behind the scenes for production. With only so much time given to write a script, get everyone signed, and make the movie plus the downtime suffered by a health problems (Peter Sellers and Blake Edwards) maybe the causes for a shorter possibly less that usual panther...NOT SO in my opinion...hilarity reigns in this one. I love seeing Clouseau in so many disguises, Dreyfus fainting every 3 seconds (though more interaction with him would have been nice), and CATO HAS A BIGGER ROLE!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Finally we get to see HOW inept he really was as Clouseau's assistant/manservant. Honeslty though, the funeral scene, the "Remodeled" Clouseau Apartment, and Hong Kong are the best parts of the movie...THis one is worth it


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