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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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Blake Edwards

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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>

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Certificate:

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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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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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When Clouseau and Cato are trying to get into "Le Club Foot" they go crashing through the window of a bakery. A little later on, they go through the same hole again, yet this time there is a large undamaged wedding cake sitting there for Cato to land in; the cake couldn't have survived the first accident. See more »

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Clouseau: I am not your ordinary, run-of-the-mill transvestite!
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Move 'em Out
Composed by Henry Mancini
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Peter Sellers' last Panther
26 January 2008 | by blanche-2See all my reviews

Peter Sellers is once again Inspector Clouseau in "Revenge of the Pink Panther," a 1978 film also starring Herbert Lom, Dyan Cannon, Robert Webber and Robert Loggia. A mobster decides to get Clouseau out of the way with disastrous results for everyone around the clumsy detective. In one of the best scenes, Clouseau picks up a good-looking woman, ladies man that he is, but she turns out to be a transvestite. Clouseau is forced to change clothes with her and is left on the highway. When the car crashes, the dead body is identified as Clouseau's, and the world mourns, with one exception - Clouseau's superior, Dreyfus (Lom) who feels that now, he can start living again. Forced to give the eulogy and on the verge of a psychotic break, Dreyfus keeps laughing as he speaks. A great scene. When Clouseau returns to his house, he finds that Cato, believing him dead, has turned it into an Asian brothel, making for more hilarity This isn't the best Blake Edwards-Peter Sellers collaboration, but it has some great moments. There is a tremendous amount slapstick; some of it is funny, and some goes a long way. Seeing Sellers as Clouseau, however, is always worth it.


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