over 3 years
Tries and fails to replace Peter Sellers. Loved the Roger Moore cameo though.
Curse of the Pink Panther is a 1983 comedy film, the eighth installment of the The Pink Panther series of films started by Blake Edwards in the early 1960s.
The film was one of two produced concurrently following the death of the series' star, Peter Sellers. Whereas the previous film, Trail of the Pink Panther made use of unused footage of Sellers as Inspector Clouseau, Curse attempted to relaunch the series with a new lead, Ted Wass, as American detective Clifton Sleigh, an equally incompetent police officer assigned to find the missing Inspector Clouseau. The film contains a cameo by Roger Moore at the end of the film as Clouseau.
The film was a critical and commercial failure.
While investigating the theft of the Pink Panther diamond during the previous film (Trail of the Pink Panther), Chief Inspector Jacques Clouseau, (Peter Sellers), hailed as France's greatest detective, disappeared at sea during a plane crash. His former superior, Chief Inspector Charles Dreyfus (Herbert Lom),...