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Curse of the Pink Panther (1983)

Inspector Clouseau disappears, and the Surete wants the world's second best detective to look for him. However, Clouseau's enemy, Dreyfus, rigs the Surete's computer to select, instead, the... See full summary »

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Chief Insp. Jacques Clouseau (as Turk Thrust II)
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Inspector Clouseau disappears, and the Surete wants the world's second best detective to look for him. However, Clouseau's enemy, Dreyfus, rigs the Surete's computer to select, instead, the world's WORST detective, NYPD Sgt. Clifton Sleigh. Sleigh obtusely bungles his way past assassins and corrupt officials as though he were Clouseau's American cousin. Written by <rth@ece.arizona.edu>

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12 August 1983 (USA)  »

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Der Fluch des rosaroten Panthers  »

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$11,000,000 (estimated)
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Trivia

The odd name featured during the closing credits, "Turk Thrust II", is a pseudonym for Roger Moore. The name was a nod to Moore's friend Bryan Forbes, who often used the name "Turk Thrust" when playing cameos in his own movies. Forbes was actually billed as "Turk Thrust" in the "Pink Panther" picture A Shot in the Dark (1964), in which he played an attendant at a nudist camp. See more »

Goofs

At the end of the movie when Dreyfus accidentally sets his desk on fire burning Clouseau's contract, Francois and Sleigh go to grab the emergency fire hose and you can clearly the vague reflection of a crew member in the glass window. See more »

Quotes

Sergeant Francois Duval: [Visiting Dreyfus in hospital after Sergent Sleigh knocked him out his office window] Is there anything I can do for you?
[Dreyfus groans in pain]
Sergeant Francois Duval: Are you in much pain?
Chief Insp. Charles LaRousse Dreyfus: My leg hurts, but my throat is killing me.
Sergeant Francois Duval: You nearly choked to death on a goldfish
Chief Insp. Charles LaRousse Dreyfus: Where is he?
Sergeant Francois Duval: I don't know, I don't think they kept it.
Chief Insp. Charles LaRousse Dreyfus: Not the fish! Detective Sleigh!
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Crazy Credits

Roger Moore is credited as Turk Thrust II. See more »

Connections

Spoofs Tempest (1983) See more »

Soundtracks

You Do Something To Me
Written by Cole Porter
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Panther
13 July 2013 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

inspector Cleaseau is off somewhere searching for the Pink Panther diamond so in the meantime, Chief Inspector Dreyfuss programs a computer to find his replacement,, but instead of picking the best qualified detective he programs the computer to pick the worst detective,, so from NYC comes a bumbling idiot you would think is closeau's American cousin,, i'm sure Dreyfuss is going ape now that he has met the police officer,,, Roger Moore has a cameo in the end of the movie that's pretty cool,, This was David Niven's last film,, I really liked him throughout his work on some of the Pink Panther movies,, alothough obviously not the strongest panther movie,, certainly not the weakest.


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