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The Return of the Pink Panther (1975)

 -  Comedy | Crime | Mystery  -  21 May 1975 (USA)
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Inspector Clouseau is put on the case when the Pink Panther diamond is stolen, with the Phantom's trademark glove the only clue.

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That famous jewel, The Pink Panther, has once again been stolen and Inspector Clouseau is called in to catch the thief. The Inspector is convinced that 'The Phantom' has returned and utilises all of his resources - himself and his oriental manservant - to reveal the true identity of 'The Phantom'. Written by Graeme Roy <gsr@cbmamiga.demon.co.uk>

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You may rest assured that there's trouble, because Inspector Clouseau is on the case...That's the trouble.

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Comedy | Crime | Mystery

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21 May 1975 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

El regreso de la pantera rosa  »

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$5,000,000 (estimated)

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SEK 3,452,123 (Sweden)
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Trivia

Milton Reid is credited as Japanese Restaurant Owner, but he is nowhere to be seen in the film. See more »

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In the jumping light bulb sequence you can clearly see the device in the socket that makes the light bulb jump out. It's an electronic trigger mechanism that ejects the bulb at will. See more »

Quotes

Doctor: [referring to Clousseau] How much do you hate him?
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Crazy Credits

During the closing credits, the straightjacket-bound Dreyfus is shown watching and commenting on the words, particularly when Peter Sellers' credit comes up as "Clouseau." Dreyfus also writes "The End" on the wall of his padded cell with his feet. See more »

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The Pink Panther Theme
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Some classic stuff, but not quite up to snuff...
7 September 1999 | by (San Jose, CA) – See all my reviews

This is probably the fourth best film in the series, rating only ahead of 'Revenge' in terms of the original Sellers' films. There is some very funny stuff, but not quite up to the standards set in some of the other films.

For me, the sequence starting with Clouseau vacuuming Lady Linton's apartment is the best in the movie. Our first meeting with Guy Gadua (sp?) is hysterical as well.

Christopher Plummer is good, but Niven would have been better. Too bad he was unavailable.


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