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Revenge of the Pink Panther (1978)

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
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Sgt. François Chevalier (as Andre Maranne)
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Fernet
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Claude Russo
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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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Comedy | Crime | Mystery

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19 July 1978 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Curse of the Pink Panther  »

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$12,000,000 (estimated)
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2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Reportedly, both Peter Sellers and Blake Edwards had said that the previous Pink Panther movie, The Pink Panther Strikes Again (1976), would be their last. Then, within two months, Revenge of the Pink Panther (1978) was in development. See more »

Goofs

Three Hong Kong pedestrians evade Cato's motorcycle twice as he drives uncontrollably down a rough, sloping road. See more »

Quotes

Simone Legree: Oh, my God.
Clouseau: Mine, too.
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Crazy Credits

As the film ends an animated Clouseau shows up with a blunderbuss intent on shooting the pink-panther. See more »

Connections

References A Shot in the Dark (1964) See more »

Soundtracks

M' apparì tutt' amor
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(from "Martha")
Music by Friedrich von Flotow
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Sellers' "Pink Panther" Swan Song.
2 July 2002 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

It appears that Peter Sellers' number is finally up, but the attempt on his life fails and he takes it upon himself to find the person who tried to have him assassinated. Naturally Sellers trips into every situation and the results are once again hilarious and tedious at the same time. The by-the-numbers-film-making is apparent here, but still Sellers is able to make the material work to an extent. Sadly this would be his last "Pink Panther" film as he would pass away before the next could come out (the next one just has archived footage of Sellers). Fair once again, but probably the weakest of the first five in the series. 2.5 out of 5 stars.


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