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Curse of the Pink Panther (1983)

Directed by Blake Edwards

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.


Blake Edwards


Blake Edwards

Geoffrey Edwards


David Niven … Sir Charles Litton

Robert WagnerGeorge Lytton

Herbert Lom … Chief Insp. Charles Dreyfus

Joanna Lumley … Countess Chandra

Capucine … Lady Simone Litton

Ted Wass … Sergeant Clifton Sleigh

Harvey Korman … Prof. Auguste Balls

Burt Kwouk. … Cato Fong

Roger Moore … Chief Insp. Jacques Clouseau (as Turk Thrust II)

Leslie Ash … Juleta Shane (AKA Julie Morgan)

André Maranne … Michelle Chauvin (as Patricia Davis)

Denise Crosby … Denise

Liz Smith … Marta Balls

Danny Schiller … Cunny


  • David Niven was close to death during filming and could not speak. His voice at times was dubbed by Rich Little.