Revenge of the Pink Panther

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Revenge of the Pink Panther Review


Peter Sellers' fifth and final performance as Clouseau, of Pink Panther fame, finds the bumbling detective the target of a French crime lord determined to boost him image by offing the notoriously hard-to-kill inspector. It's the most cartoon-like of the series (when Clouseau falls through a hole in the floor -- cut out in a circle beneath where he stands, natch -- his hat stays suspended in air on the story above), and the least memorable by a longshot. Never mind that it doesn't make a lot of sense to start with (no explanation is made for the reappearance of former inspector Dreyfus (Herbert Lom), who disintegrated himself at the end of Panther #4), and the remainder of the movie is mainly one setup for Sellers to ham it up after another. Still, what a ham, eh?


Revenge of the Pink Panther

Facts and Figures

Run time: 99 mins

In Theaters: Wednesday 19th July 1978

Distributed by: MGM

Production compaines: United Artists, Jewel Productions, Sellers-Edwards productions, Pimlico Films

Reviews

Contactmusic.com: 3 / 5

Rotten Tomatoes: 82%
Fresh: 14 Rotten: 3

IMDB: 6.7 / 10

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Starring: as Insp. Clousseau, as Hercule Poirot, as Insp. Charles Dreyfus, as Cato Fong, as Simone Legree, as Philippe Douvier, as Guy Algo, as Al Marchione, as Julio Scallini, André Maranne as Sgt. Chevalier, as Prof. Balls, as Fernet, as Claude Russo, Danny Schiller as Cunny

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