"A Shot in the Dark" quotes

A Shot in the Dark poster
Inspector Jacques Clouseau investigates the murder of Mr. Benjamin Ballon's driver at a country estate.

Director: Blake Edwards
Writer: Blake Edwards, William Peter Blatty, Harry Kurnitz
Production: N/A
Genre: comedy, mystery
Year: 1964
MetaScore: 70/100
ImdbRating: 7.5
BoxOffice: $12,368,234
Released: 23 Jul 1965
Awards: 3 nominations total

43 Clips

Why do so many men smoke afterwards - A Shot in the Dark 00:26
Why do so many men smoke afterwards
I'm back on the case - A Shot in the Dark 00:58
I'm back on the case
Do not tangle with me - A Shot in the Dark 00:26
Do not tangle with me
A trail of death follows Inspector Clouseau - A Shot in the Dark 00:22
A trail of death follows Inspector Clouseau
I know this is your apartment - A Shot in the Dark 00:39
I know this is your apartment
We can't just fire her - A Shot in the Dark 01:18
We can't just fire her
Uncomfortable furniture - A Shot in the Dark 00:20
Uncomfortable furniture
My coat is on fire - A Shot in the Dark 00:24
My coat is on fire
He just tore the dress off - A Shot in the Dark 01:21
He just tore the dress off
Supposing you tell me what happened - A Shot in the Dark 01:27
Supposing you tell me what happened
Behind them lays the whole fabric of deductive truth - A Shot in the Dark 02:51
Behind them lays the whole fabric of deductive truth
With the murder weapon in her hands - A Shot in the Dark 03:08
With the murder weapon in her hands
It's a good job I was able to check my reflexes - A Shot in the Dark 00:31
It's a good job I was able to check my reflexes
What are you doing there - A Shot in the Dark 01:00
What are you doing there
What was I saying - A Shot in the Dark 01:48
What was I saying
That just goes to prove what I have said all along - A Shot in the Dark 00:44
That just goes to prove what I have said all along
And you will learn something - A Shot in the Dark 03:40
And you will learn something
There's something that I am very interested to know - A Shot in the Dark 00:55
There's something that I am very interested to know
You will not smoke - A Shot in the Dark 00:25
You will not smoke
What are we going to do - A Shot in the Dark 00:26
What are we going to do
Merely because I dislike them - A Shot in the Dark 00:23
Merely because I dislike them
What do you want - A Shot in the Dark 00:20
What do you want
And now six more innocent people - A Shot in the Dark 00:31
And now six more innocent people
I just cut off my thumb - A Shot in the Dark 00:33
I just cut off my thumb
That stupid driver of mine parked too close to the fountain - A Shot in the Dark 00:22
That stupid driver of mine parked too close to the fountain
What about the maid - A Shot in the Dark 00:50
What about the maid
Not unless you take off your clothes - A Shot in the Dark 00:41
Not unless you take off your clothes
You should get out of these clothes immediately - A Shot in the Dark 00:41
You should get out of these clothes immediately
I made a terrible mistake - A Shot in the Dark 00:15
I made a terrible mistake
He released her again - A Shot in the Dark 01:38
He released her again
There is something - A Shot in the Dark 00:24
There is something
I admit to the affair - A Shot in the Dark 00:14
I admit to the affair
If someone has been murdered here - A Shot in the Dark 00:22
If someone has been murdered here
Nothing matters but the facts - A Shot in the Dark 00:33
Nothing matters but the facts
Would you please call for a doctor - A Shot in the Dark 00:13
Would you please call for a doctor
Inspector Ballon - A Shot in the Dark 00:25
Inspector Ballon
Commissioner Dreyfus - A Shot in the Dark 00:27
Commissioner Dreyfus
It seems a bit stuffy in here - A Shot in the Dark 00:21
It seems a bit stuffy in here
I'm not in the habit of killing people - A Shot in the Dark 00:21
I'm not in the habit of killing people
Give me ten men like Clouseau and I could destroy the world - A Shot in the Dark 00:19
Give me ten men like Clouseau and I could destroy the world
This case is already so full of cracks I guess one more wouldn't make any difference - A Shot in the Dark 00:29
This case is already so full of cracks I guess one more...
They were your fingerprints - A Shot in the Dark 00:52
They were your fingerprints
The murderer was after me - A Shot in the Dark 00:24
The murderer was after me

Cast

Jacques Clouseau - Peter Sellers
Maria Gambrelli - Elke Sommer
Benjamin Ballon - George Sanders
Charles Dreyfus - Herbert Lom
Dominique Ballon - Tracy Reed
Hercule LaJoy - Graham Stark
Simone - Moira Redmond
Madame LaFarge - Vanda Godsell
Dudu - Ann Lynn
Georges - David Lodge
Francois - André Maranne
Maurice - Martin Benson
Cato - Burt Kwouk
Receptionist at nudist camp - Reginald Beckwith
Henri LaFarge - Douglas Wilmer
Camp Attendant - Bryan Forbes
Game Warden (as André Charise) - Andre Charisse
Gendarme - Howard Greene
The Doctor - John Herrington
The Psycho-Analyst - Jack Melford
Taxi Driver - Victor Baring
Gendarme - Victor Beaumont
Kazak Dancer - Tutte Lemkow
Flamenco Dancers & Guitarist - Hurtado de Córdoba
Balding Customer - Fred Hugh
Soprano - Rose Hill
Tahitian Dance Group - Tahitian Dance Group
Amused Pedestrian - Lewis Alexander
Kazak Restaurant Patron - Maurice Bush
Woman looking in Elke Sommer's car - Pauline Chamberlain
Kazak Restaurant Patron - Fred Davis
Kazak Restaurant Patron - Mabel Etherington
Coroner - Peter Evans
Kazak Restaurant Patron - Joyce Everson
Kazak Restaurant Patron - Walter Henry
Kazak Restaurant Patron - George Holdcroft
French Police Inspector - Lindsay Hooper
Recital Attendee - Aileen Lewis
Kazak Restaurant Patron - Leonard Llewellyn
Kazak Restaurant Patron - Charles Price
Kazak Restaurant Patron - Pat Ryan
Kazak Restaurant Patron - Jeff Silk
Kazak Restaurant Patron - William F. Sully
Kazak Restaurant Patron - John Tatham
Amused Pedestrian / Flamenco Audience - Pearl Walters
Kazak Restaurant Patron - John Wilder