over 3 years
The physical comedy is very poor compared to the original films.
Outrageously not funny. Not even a smirk.
The Pink Panther is a 2006 American comedy film and a reboot of The Pink Panther film series. In this film, Inspector Jacques Clouseau (Steve Martin) is assigned to solve the murder of a famous soccer coach and the theft of the famous Pink Panther diamond. The film also stars Kevin Kline, Jean Reno, Emily Mortimer, and Beyoncé Knowles. It was panned by critics and holds a 23% score on Rotten Tomatoes. However, it was a box office success and became the highest-grossing film of the Pink Panther series.
The film opens as Chief Inspector Charles Dreyfus (Kevin Kline) tells the case of the Pink Panther diamond. As Dreyfus narrates, a flashback occurs of a soccer match between France and China. French coach Yves Gluant (Jason Statham) comes down the stadium, wearing the Pink Panther diamond ring, and kisses his girlfriend, pop star Xania (Beyoncé Knowles), after whispering to her. After the game, Yves dies with a poison dart in his neck and the Pink Panther missing from his hand (thus...