PG | | Adventure, Comedy, Crime
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.
Steve Martin immediately accepted to reprise his role for this sequel because of his love of the character and the opportunity to do very physical, burlesque comedy.
I now bring to your attention one of the most stunning treasures inside the British Library's entire collection: the Magna Carta.
Turin Guide: And now, over here, perhaps the most cherished ancient artifact in the Western world: the Shroud of Turin.
Japanese Curator: The Imperial...
Clouseau and Ponton load a new model Smart Car to drive to the airport. As they drive, the car turns into an older Smart Car, with different rear lights. When they arrive at the airport, the car is a new Smart Car.
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.
English, French, Spanish, Italian
$11,588,150 (USA) (8 February 2009)
$35,922,978 (USA) (22 March 2009)