The Pink Panther (2006) Synopsis
Inspector Jacques Clouseau is back in this prequel to the original Pink Panther (1964).
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Premiere

This one will make you laugh early and often, and send you out of the theater in a cheerful mood.
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75

USA Today

By Mike Clark
Transforming Clouseau's perennial nemesis into a more urbane smoothie, Kevin Kline delivers like a pro.
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63

Chicago Tribune

By Michael Wilmington
This Pink Panther really doesn't have to achieve the heights of the original; it just has to be funny on its own terms. But it pales there...
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60

Wall Street Journal

By Joe Morgenstern
This slapdash farce, arriving three decades after Sellers last inhabited the role, sustains a baseline of good will that often spikes into...
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50

Boston Globe

By Ty Burr
Suffice to say that Shawn Levy, director of the "Cheaper by the Dozen" movies, is no Blake Edwards; for every finely tuned slapstick...
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50

Entertainment Weekly

By Lisa Schwarzbaum
Martin's gift for physical and vocal comedy is as deft as ever.
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40

The Hollywood Reporter

By Michael Rechtshaffen
Even with the inspired choice of Steve Martin in the Clouseau role, this "Panther" picture is more bumbling and fumbling than the...
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25

New York Daily News

By Jack Mathews
This, the 10th and worst-written entry in the series, would have been better if it had followed Dreyfuss instead of Clouseau, or if Kline...
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25

Philadelphia Inquirer

By Carrie Rickey
Alas, this joyless affair doesn't have a clou.
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0

San Francisco Chronicle

By Mick LaSalle
A graceless, embarrassing effort.
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Pink Panther

By conradwsba1
This was a really good movie. But I had a hard time understanding the words....

Yet another movie that debases its past

By PythonFan
Unfortunately, despite Steve Martin's efforts, this attempt at "updating" The Pink Panther is a failure. Like so many other attempts like it, the original movies are superior in every way. If you've...

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Rated PG | For occasional crude and suggestive humor and language