The Pink Panther

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The Pink Panther Overview

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 Inspector Dreyfus assigns the worst police inspector Jacques Clouseau to the case.

Who Stars in The Pink Panther

Steve Martin
Inspector Jacques Clouseau

Steve Martin

Kevin Kline
Chief Inspector Dreyfus

Kevin Kline

Jean Reno
Gendarme Gilbert Ponton

Jean Reno

Beyoncé Knowles
Xania

Beyoncé Knowles

Emily Mortimer
Nicole

Emily Mortimer

Henry Czerny
Yuri

Henry Czerny


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Review for The Pink Panther

Author: tricksy

From the beginning I knew a prequel to the PINK PANTHER series would be an abomination. I did not, however, think it would be worse than I expected. I went to see the movie because I am a fan of Steve Martin and his writing. His attempt at either imitating or recreating the Clouseau role (whichever it was) was, in the very least, a failed accomplishment. The beauty of the Sellers "Clouseau" was the subtlety that Sellers brought to the character. He was clumsy as opposed to stupid. The real humor in the originals is that Clouseau would solve the case, more or less, by accident through his faults. Thus when he received acclaim it was that much more humorous. Martin's "Clouseau" is stupid and vain and has no likable traits. He actually has some police skills that help him in the end, but are not in the vain of Clouseau. He is NOT Clouseau. Why would anyone want to recreate a character that was perfect?


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Production


The Montecito Picture Company


Columbia Pictures

Robert Simonds Productions

International Production Company


Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer


Facts

Status
Released

Release Date
2006-02-10

Original Language
English

Runtime
1 hr 33 mins

Genres
Action Comedy Crime Mystery Family

Keywords
robbery investigation inspector killer clouseau pink panther murder hunt


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