Mr. Bean wins a trip to Cannes where he unwittingly separates a young boy from his father and must help the two come back together. On the way he discovers France, bicycling, and true love, among other things.
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
Inspector Clouseau entering the motel room with Ponton to discover only one bed to share is a direct tip of the hat to Steve Martin's character Neil Page having to share a room with John Candy's Del Griffith in Planes Tranes and Automobiles 1984. Even Inspector Clouseau's pajamas share a striking resemblance to the ones worn by Candy. See more »
The passenger door window of Clouseau's SmartCar is down when the cyclist flies over it, but rolls back up afterward. See more »
Chief Inspector Dreyfus:
Ah, Clouseau. Yes, well, the first time I ever heard that name, uh, Clouseau was just a little, um... nobody, a police officer in some little village far outside of Paris.
Chief Inspector Dreyfus:
He was the village idiot as far as I could tell.
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The opening credits feature the Pink Panther being pursued by, and in turn harassing, an animated Inspector Clouseau (who now resembles Steve Martin). The credits are directed by Bob Kurtz, who had worked on some of the "Pink Panther" shorts. See more »
Tres Tres Chic
Written by Gary McFarland and Adam Dorn (as Adam Dornblum)
Performed by Adam Dorn
Courtesy of Palm Pictures Special Markets
Contains a sample of "Flea Market"
Written by Gary McFarland
Performed by Gábor Szabó (as Gabor Szabo)
Courtesy of The Verve Music Group
Under license from Universal Music Enterprises See more »
P-U this movie is one big stinker!!! How could anyone like this piece of garbage! Steve Martin is horrible as Inspector Jacques Clouseau, and could quite possibly take away the title for worst accents from Kevin Costner! I mean really Peter Sellers was a genius and that part was made for him but if Steve Martin can't do a French accent then get someone else! He tried to cover his lack of ability by pronouncing his "r's" as "w's" and it came out sounding like baby talk! Moderized gags and crappy jokes lead this stink bomb straight to the sewer. I took my kids to see this and they were not even impressed in the least and they are 15 and 10 years old! Don't waste your money seeing this in the theater, don't buy the DVD until it hits the $5.00 bin that way it won't cost much more than renting it and you can burn your copy after watching it that way you will get some satisfaction!
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