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Insp. Jacques Clouseau teams up with a squad of International detectives who are just as bumbling as he is. Their mission: Stop a globe-trotting thief who specializes in stealing historical artifacts.

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Storyline

After having been rewarded for solving the mystery of the Pink Panther Diamond, inspector Jacques Clouseau has been assigned to minor tasks by his boss inspector Dreyfus so as not to have him in his way anymore. Unfortunately, the famous diamond has once again been stolen as have many other artifacts in a series of burglaries around the world. His past success will enable inspector Clouseau to be part of the dream team comprised of the greatest detectives of the affected countries, where he will be able to display his numerous talents across the world. Written by Happy_Evil_Dude

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Les meilleurs inspecteurs du monde font équipe...cherchez l'intrus! (The best detectives in the world are teaming up...look for the intruder!) See more »


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Rated PG for some suggestive humor, brief mild language and action | See all certifications »

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6 February 2009 (USA)  »

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The Next Pink Panther  »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend:

£821,726 (UK) (13 February 2009)

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$35,922,978 (USA) (20 March 2009)
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Trivia

Shawn Levy, director of the previous film, chose not to helm this entry, serving instead as executive producer. See more »

Goofs

When Clouseau jumps from the globe to the chandelier, the face of Steve Martin's stunt double is visible. See more »

Quotes

Pepperidge: Tell me, how did you enjoy your trip to the *airport*?
Insp. Jacques Clouseau: [holding his stamped hand to his chin in thought] Now, how did you know that?
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Crazy Credits

The opening titles of the film double as an animated short featuring the famous animated counterparts of Inspector Clouseau and the Pink Panther. Similarly the film ends with the animated Pink Panther walking across the screen before the end titles start. Both of these appearances are consistent with the previous films in the franchise. See more »

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References Long Flat Balls (2006) See more »

Soundtracks

Habanera Para Baile
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Arranged by K.T. Wilder
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French, Fun
28 February 2009 | by See all my reviews

True to the first installment, The Pink Panther 2 begins with much promise by way of Inspector Clouseau's own brand of semi slapstick humor, loses its way somewhere around the middle, and then finds it again to round off a fairly watchable movie. As far as humor is concerned, one gets the feeling that there is an overlap of far too many elements – the stereotypes, the action sequences, the warped logic, the karate kid family create sequences that are delightful but in certain instances a trifle too much. Good to see Aishwariya in a substantial role, not the least towards the end. The ending is definitely not guessable, though I am not sure whether it is entirely logical. Well, all is fair in Clouseau's end-justifies-the-means-and-hilarity world


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