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The Pink Panther (2006)

Bumbling Inspector Clouseau must solve the murder of a famous soccer coach and find out who stole the infamous Pink Panther diamond.

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When the coach of the France soccer team is killed by a poisoned dart in the stadium in the end of a game, and his expensive and huge ring with the diamond Pink Panther disappears, the ambitious Chief Insp. Dreyfus assigns the worst police inspector Jacques Clouseau to the case. His intention is to give a diversion to the press, while he uses his best men to chase the killer and thief. He assigns Gendarme Gilbert Ponton to work with Clouseau and inform each step of the investigation. When Clouseau is nominated with honor to the highest prize in France, Dreyfus decides to humiliate Clouseau and take him out of the case. However Clouseau has already solved the mystery. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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Rated PG for occasional crude and suggestive humor and language | See all certifications »

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$65,000,000 (estimated)

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$20,220,412 (USA) (10 February 2006)

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$82,226,474 (USA) (14 April 2006)
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The teaser trailer features Inspector Clouseau using the glass breaking device he got from Agent 006. This scene is not in the final film. See more »

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When Clouseau is talking with LaRoque, the table with his coat and the chair behind the desk disappear when he hits the desk to break the vase off his hand. See more »

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Inspector Jacques Clouseau: And you are?
Ponton: Gilbert Ponton. Detective, second class. I've been assigned to work with you.
Inspector Jacques Clouseau: And what qualifications do you have for police work?
Ponton: My family's done police work in Paris for nine generations.
Inspector Jacques Clouseau: And before that?
Ponton: We were policemen in the surrounding areas for 200 years.
Inspector Jacques Clouseau: And before that?
Ponton: Immigrants from various countries in Europe all involving police work.
Inspector Jacques Clouseau: And before that?
Ponton: Farmers.
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The opening credits reflect the functions of the credited persons, for instance, Pink Panther as the orchestra director (at the music credits), standing before a photo camera (director of photography), etc. See more »

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References Smile Pretty, Say Pink (1966) See more »

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The Race
Written by Boris Blank & Dieter Meier
Performed by Yello
Courtesy of Mercury Records Limited
Under license from Universal Music Enterprises
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One four letter word sums this piece of tripe up
9 March 2006 | by (Bradford, Great Britain) – See all my reviews

One four letter word is all that is needed to sum this piece of tripe up, and it sure as hell isn't good, okay or fair. I hated it, it is insult not only to the original but also to Martin who seems to have taken to doing these god-awful remakes that in fact only serve to butcher the memory and heritage of the original film.

Sellars turned a star performance in the Original and while it was extremely silly, it was not childish.

I would suggest a better use of your time would be to drill a hole through your hand. I therefore poo poo this film utterly and without remorse.


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