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The Revenge of the Pink Panther (1978)
"Revenge of the Pink Panther" (original title)

 -  Comedy | Crime  -  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
Tony Beckley ...
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

Peter Sellers' final official appearance as Inspector Clouseau. The next sequel, (Trail of the Pink Panther (1982)), consisted of outtakes and unused scenes from The Pink Panther Strikes Again (1976). See more »

Goofs

After Claude Russo, disguised as Clouseau, crashes Cato's car into a tree, a news announcer states that Clouseau was dead before his car hit a telephone pole. This is likely due to the people who were shooting at the car before it crashed. The autopsy likely found a gunshot wound to be the cause of death. See more »

Quotes

Guy Algo: Man, New York knows even better than the President of France. A man with which our entire world organization is familiar, and would like nothing better than to see him out of the way.
Man: Who?
Guy Algo: Who has given us nothing but trouble for the past ten years? Who has survived sixteen assassination attempts, including two by his own boss? Clouseau. You want to impress New York. Eliminate Clouseau.
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As the film ends an animated Clouseau shows up with a blunderbuss intent on shooting the pink-panther. See more »


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Revenge Of The Pink Panther Is Short On Laughs But...
4 November 1999 | by (Brea, Ca. USA) – See all my reviews

Peter Sellers as Inspector Clouseau has given us countless laughs. Revenge of the Pink Panther is not as funny as previous Pink Panther films, but still, there is enough here to recommend it. Herbert Lom as Inspector Dryfuss is not present in enough of the scenes. Diane Cannon sparks things up with her presense. If you love Peter Sellers portrayal of Inspector Clouseau, you will enjoy many parts of this film. Don't expect it, however, to come up to previous offerings in the Pink Panther series.


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