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Son of the Pink Panther (1993)

PG | | Comedy | 27 August 1993 (USA)
Charles Dreyfus encounters Jacques Gambrelli, who reminds him painfully of Inspector Clouseau, the man who drove him insane. With good reason: Gambrelli is Clouseau's son.

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Eighth entry in the Pink Panther. It is nearly 30 years since Inspector Jacques Clouseau managed to get Maria Gambrelli off from a murder charge (events of "A Shot In The Dark".) Maria has gone on and have moved to a seaside town. Also Princess Yasmin of Lugash has come to the town for a holiday with her father. She is kidnapped and because of the strong ties between France and Lugash, Chief Inspector Dreyfus is called in to find her. He is hampered by the local police officer Jacques and is amazed when he finds that Jacques is Maria's son. He is terrified even though he and Maria are falling in love that Jacques is Clouseau's son and Jacques is showing Clouseau-ish behaviour. Both Jacques and Dreyfus set out to find the missing Princess... Written by Lee Horton <Leeh@tcp.co.uk>

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Inspector Clouseau's biggest mistake lives on! See more »

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Rated PG for comic violence and some mild sensuality | See all certifications »
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27 August 1993 (USA)  »

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Blake Edwards' Son of the Pink Panther  »

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$25,000,000 (estimated)

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$2,457,574 (USA)
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Trivia

Elke Sommer didn't want to reprise the role of Maria Gambrelli, feeling there was no point without Peter Sellers. See more »

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When Jacques and Yasmin are reciting from Romeo and Juliet, Yasmin puts her hand on Jacques face. In the next shot, her hand is nowhere on his face but goes back to being on his face in the shot after. See more »

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Maria Gambrelli: Charles, I planned to tell you... I had twins.
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Crazy Credits

The closing credits start with the Pink Panther walking across a still of Jacques Gambrelli. Suddenly the animated Gambrelli cuts away the head of live-action Gambrelli and pops out of the hole, dropping the head on the Panther; the enraged Panther chases him into fading blackness. See more »

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Follows The Pink Panther (1963) See more »

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The Pink Panther Theme
Written by Henry Mancini
Performed by Bobby McFerrin
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A funny mess thanks to Roberto Benigni
11 February 2005 | by (Glen Cove, New York) – See all my reviews

No this doesn't match the Sellers films, but it does have Roberto Benigni which is reason enough to watch.

Okay, yes, when Benigni is not on screen this film is bad, and some of the performances are patently bizarre (Edwards' daughter as one of the villains for example) but it has some very clever silliness by the mad man of Italian comedy which is fine by me.

I know this isn't much of a review but it isn't much of a movie with only one thing, or rather one man to recommend it. If you don't like Benigni in full on silly mode then don't watch this. If you do like him you must see this.


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