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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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inspector | clouseau | team | italy | detective | See more »

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Inspect the unexpected. 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

Budget:

$70,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

£821,726 (UK) (13 February 2009)

Gross:

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

The Pink Panther is actually the name of a diamond that is stolen in The Pink Panther (1963), The Return of the Pink Panther (1975), Trail of the Pink Panther (1982), The Pink Panther (2006) and this one. The diamond has become synonymous with these films, even though there is actually no connection with the other films that use the Pink Panther in the title. See more »

Goofs

The Italian Inspector's plane has an American registration number. See more »

Quotes

Pepperidge: *Talking about Clouseau* If he solves this case, I'm perfectly willing to run around for 24 hours wearing nothing but a tutu carrying a big, pink, fluffy handbag.
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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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Follows The Pink Panther (2006) See more »

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The Pink Panther Theme
Written by Henry Mancini
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Steve Martin Is Losing It
6 February 2009 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

Sorry, but Steve Martin as Inspector Clouseau just does not make it. There is only one Clouseau, and that's Peter Sellers. I can't understand why Martin has done this, except his ego has gotten so big he thinks he's funny enough to pull it off. Well I have news for Steve: Forget it! Both of these Pink Panther remakes are totally lame travesties and nothing more than cheap imitation cash-grabs. Steve Martin, go back to doing what you're good at, being Steve Martin, not a second-rate, amateur, really bad imitation of Peter Sellers. As for John Cleese, he must be hard up for cash. That's the only reason I can see him doing this. Obviously the Hollywood marketing people have aimed this piece of junk at the juvenile market which is too young to know about Peter Sellers.


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