"For Slapstick Lovers"
What You Need To Know:
PINK PANTHER 2 is made for comedy and slapstick fans. The plot is thin but serves as an opportunity to see Clouseau bumble from one situation to another. The production values are strong. The ensemble cast, highlighted by Steve Martin and Andy Garcia, brings great levity to the crime scenes. PINK PANTHER 2 has a few light profanities and slapstick violence, but otherwise is surprisingly clean. The romance between Clouseau and Nicole ends in marriage and not a one-night stand. For movie lovers who like slapstick comedy, PINK PANTHER 2 is a lovable movie filled with many laughs.
(BB, C, L, V, A, MM) Strong moral worldview as marriage is emphasized and justice is served, plus Christian references when comic hero goes to Vatican to help the Pope whose ring has been stolen; no obscenities and five light profanities; slapstick violence as man falls off ledges, through chimneys, off roofs, drives dangerously, and sets two fires accidentally; minor sexual innuendo; upper male nudity; drinking of wine; no smoking or illegal drugs; and, theft and deception.
PINK PANTHER 2 brings bumbling Inspector Clouseau back to try to solve a mystery while creating havoc in his wake. Steve Martin reprises the role made famous by the late Peter Sellers and shines even stronger in the role in this outing. When a villain named The Tornado begins to steal priceless items, including the famous French jewel called The Pink Panther because of its pink hue, a “dream team” of detectives from different countries is assembled, led by Clouseau.
Amid much publicity, the detective dream team follows leads, trying to discover the identity and whereabouts of The Tornado. Clouseau falls in love with his assistant Nicole, but he is too shy and awkward to tell her what he feels.
After much chaos, missed chances and slapstick situations, Clouseau solves the case when his fellow detectives fail.
PINK PANTHER 2 is made for comedy and slapstick fans. The plot is a bit thin but serves as an opportunity for Clouseau to bumble from one situation to another. Martin is very strong as Clouseau and seems to be comfortable in the role this time around. From maligning the English language with his French accent to his inadvertent disasters, the movie is mostly about watching Clouseau go from one comedic beat to another.
The production values are excellent and the ensemble cast, highlighted by Andy Garcia, brings levity to the situations.
PINK PANTHER 2 has a few profanities and slapstick violence, but otherwise is surprisingly clean. The romance between Clouseau and Nicole ends in marriage and not as a one-night stand. Meanwhile, Clouseau’s sidekick, Ponton, learns that marriage is more important than his job.
For movie lovers who like slapstick PINK PANTHER 2 is a lovable movie filled with many laughs.