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The Pink Panther 2 (2009)

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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.

Director:

Harald Zwart

Writers:

Scott Neustadter (screenplay), Michael H. Weber (screenplay) | 5 more credits »
3 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Steve Martin ... Clouseau
Jean Reno ... Ponton
Emily Mortimer ... Nicole
Andy Garcia ... Vicenzo
Alfred Molina ... Pepperidge
Yuki Matsuzaki ... Kenji
Aishwarya Rai Bachchan ... Sonia
John Cleese ... Dreyfus
Lily Tomlin ... Mrs. Berenger
Jeremy Irons ... Avellaneda
Johnny Hallyday ... Milliken
Geoffrey Palmer ... Joubert
Philip Goodwin Philip Goodwin ... Renard
Armel Bellec ... Louis
Jack Met Jack Met ... Antoine (as Jack Metzger)
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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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Taglines:

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 »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Trivia

This is the third film directed by Harald Zwart in Hollywood after a six-years hiatus. His last film - to February 2009 - was Agent Cody Banks (2003). See more »

Goofs

In the bathroom scene, Dreyfus goes and hits himself several times on the head against the wall. After he finishes, a bruise can be seen on his forehead. Next shot, he leaves the bathroom, and the bruise is gone. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
British Librarian: [inside the British Library] I now bring to your attention one of the most stunning treasures inside the British Library's entire collection: the Magna Carta.
[the tourists murmur at the stolen Magna Carta display, with The Tornado's calling card left at the scene]
Turin Guide: [inside the Turin Chapel] And now, over here, perhaps the most cherished ancient artifact in the Western world: the Shroud of Turin.
[...]
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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 »

Connections

References Mighty Morphin Power Rangers (1993) See more »

Soundtracks

Bridal Chorus
from "Lohengrin"
Written by Richard Wagner
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User Reviews

 
I liked it
17 February 2009 | by espen-4See all my reviews

Many critics dislike this movie. Reading their comments I still do not understand why. The movie has many funny moments. The audience I watched this movie with seemed to like it.

I wonder what people expect from a silly movie about a bumbling policeman getting into embarrassing situations. The most usual comment from critics is that Peter Sellers was a much better Clouseau. I am a big fan of the original movies. What Peter Sellers had that Steve Martin is lacking is the arrogance. I am talking about the arrogance Peter Sellers' Clouseau displayed when had just made a fool of himself. Nevertheless, I think Steve Martin made a good Clouseau. I would definitely recommend this movie. Relax and enjoy.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English | French | Spanish | Italian

Release Date:

6 February 2009 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Untitled Pink Panther Sequel See more »

Filming Locations:

Bedford, Massachusetts, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$70,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$11,588,150, 8 February 2009

Gross USA:

$35,922,978

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$76,025,134
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Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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