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The Return of the Pink Panther (1975)

G  |   |  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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21 May 1975 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

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$5,000,000 (estimated)

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SEK 3,452,123 (Sweden)
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The Pink Panther Theme
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Inspector Clouseau is funnier than ever in this hilarious comedy!
31 October 1998 | by (Brea, Ca. USA) – See all my reviews

Return of the Pink Panther is an outstanding comedy starring Peter Sellers as the lovable and totally incompetent Inspect Clouseau. I remember seeing this film for the first time just after its release and laughed so hard that my wife refused to sit next to me in the theatre. There are a few slow spots, mainly those without Sellers' charm on screen but there are more than enough belly laughs in this movie to make up for that. Don't miss it.


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