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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.

Director:

Blake Edwards

Writers:

Frank Waldman (screenplay), Ron Clark (screenplay) | 2 more credits »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Peter Sellers ... Chief Insp. Jacques Clouseau
Herbert Lom ... Chief Insp. Charles Dreyfus
Burt Kwouk ... Cato Fong
Dyan Cannon ... Simone Legree
Robert Webber ... Philippe Douvier
Tony Beckley ... Guy Algo
Robert Loggia ... Al Marchione
Paul Stewart ... Julio Scallini
André Maranne André Maranne ... Sgt. François Chevalier (as Andre Maranne)
Graham Stark ... Dr. Auguste Balls
Alfie Bass ... Fernet
Sue Lloyd ... Claude Russo
Danny Schiller Danny Schiller ... Cunny
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>

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

Montezuma got his revenge. Now it's the Pink Panther's turn! See more »

Genres:

Comedy | Crime | Mystery

Certificate:

PG | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Details

Country:

UK | USA

Language:

English | Latin

Release Date:

19 July 1978 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Curse of the Pink Panther See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$12,000,000 (estimated)

Gross USA:

$49,579,269, 31 December 1978
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Company Credits

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

If Peter Sellers had not died, the next film in the franchise after this one, the sixth in the series, would have likely been "Romance of the Pink Panther". See more »

Goofs

At the end of the movie, when the "silver hornet" cracks again a string attached to the front hood can be seen, probably used to pull it off See more »

Quotes

Julio Scallini: That's a nice hand.
Simone Legree: Oh, thank you. That's only the right one.
Julio Scallini: You type, too.
Simone Legree: A hundred words a minute.
Julio Scallini: I may faint.
Simone Legree: [laughing] Mr. Douvier has asked me to apolgize. He's going to be a little late. If you'd like, I'd be happy to keep you company until he arrives.
Julio Scallini: If I like? Does my mother cook spaghetti?
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Crazy Credits

An animated Clouseau tries unsuccessfully to shoot the pink panther during the opening credits. See more »


Soundtracks

Move 'em Out
Composed by Henry Mancini
Lyrics by Leslie Bricusse
Sung by Lon Satton
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Revenge Of The Pink Panther Is Short On Laughs But...
4 November 1999 | by gitrichSee 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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