Curse of the Pink Panther
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Curse of the Pink Panther was released just after Trail of the Pink Panther with a script that has someone looking for the inept Inspector Clousseau and the fabulous stolen Pink Panther diamond at the same time. In Curse, Clifton Sleigh (Ted Wass) is a New York retread of the bumbling Inspector, chosen to look for him by Clousseau's former boss because Sleigh most certainly will never find him. Although peppered with a few inventive stunts, Curse still falls short of the Sellers classics. In a bizarre side note, David Niven was himself terminally ill at the time of his appearance in Trail… More

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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 29%

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"One of the weaker entries in the series."
‑ Charles Cassady, Common Sense Media
"The curse is the absence of Peter Sellers. Poor Niven is dubbed."
‑ Steve Crum, Kansas City Kansan
"Yeah, I know. But I fell out of my seat laughing at the ending."
‑ Jeffrey Westhoff, Northwest Herald (Crystal Lake, IL)
"there's more to Clouseau than just making a mess of things"
‑ Christopher Null,
"The magic is gone without Peter Sellers."
‑ Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat, Spirituality and Practice
"Just not the same"
‑ Karina Montgomery, Cinerina
"may God have mercy on Blake's soul"
‑ Stefan Birgir Stefansson,
"There's a special corner of hell reserved for people who try to do Clouseau without Sellers."
‑ Widgett Walls,
"Yes, because we all know that the American equivalent to Peter Sellers is ... Ted Wass."
‑ Scott Weinberg,
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