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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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Michelle Chauvin (as Patricia Davis)
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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 final film of a number of actors, they being David Niven, Harold Kasket and Peter Arne, the latter of whom died around just a couple of weeks before the film's American release. See more »

Goofs

The taxi that initially flips upside down has no bomb under it. See more »

Quotes

Countess Chandra: Darling?
Chief Insp. Jacques Clouseau: Yes, my darling?
Countess Chandra: You're smoking the wrong end.
Chief Insp. Jacques Clouseau: Yes... I knew that. You don't have to tell me I am smoking zhe wrong end. Do you know why I am smoking zhe wrong end?
Countess Chandra: No darling, but I'm sure you've got a very good reason.
Chief Insp. Jacques Clouseau: You're Right! I am smoking on zhe wrong end, because I have a very good reason.
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Crazy Credits

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

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References Breakfast at Tiffany's (1961) See more »

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Moon River
Written by Henry Mancini & Johnny Mercer
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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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