Son of the Pink Panther
Son of the Pink Panther (1993)

The third "Pink Panther" film made since the death of Peter Sellars, whose "Inspector Clouseau" became a movie icon, this entry takes place in Lugash, the fictional location of the first "Pink Panther" and… More

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Rated: PG
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Genre: Comedy
Release Date: July 26, 2005
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Critic Score: 6% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: Roberto Benigni is an undeniably gifted physical comic, but the misguided Son of Pink Panther betrays his energetic efforts with a painfully unfunny script.

Jonathan Rosenbaum
Chicago Reader

[Benigni's] cheerful physicality and soul -- combined with Edwards's continuing feel for slapstick -- give the tired routines of Son of the Pink Panther whatever life they have.

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John Hartl
Seattle Times

That there are any laughs at all is due almost entirely to Benigni. He's not remotely like Sellers, but he's a creative physical comedian.

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Stephen Hunter
Baltimore Sun

What's missing? Zest, creativity, density, paprika, astonishment, speed. Most of all: speed. Slapstick is like basketball -- if it doesn't happen fast, it doesn't happen.

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Peter Rainer
Los Angeles Times

Edwards actually sets the stage at the end for a sequel. Is there anybody out there who would want to see it? More to the point, would Edwards want to make it?

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John Petrakis
Chicago Tribune

To be fair, Benigni does the best he can with the supremely unfunny material.

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Todd Anthony
New Times

Stay away at all costs. Do not be lulled by nostalgic memories of Inspector Clouseau's malapropisms; do not be fooled by slick print or TV ads; do not let your kids talk you into it.

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Jay Boyar
Orlando Sentinel

This movie will finally kill off the series.

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Ty Burr
Entertainment Weekly

Outside of the James Bond films, it's hard to think of a series as passÚ as Blake Edwards' Pink Panther comedies.

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TV Guide's Movie Guide

Each new installment has become like a visit with old friends who are often annoying and frequently boring, but are missed in some strange way when they're not around.

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Flixster Audience Score: 19% Flixster User Reviews
Lucas Martins
Com toda certeza o pior filme da s├ (C)rie A Pantera Cor de Rosa.
Leo L
Benigni is simply fantastic!
Byron Brubaker
I am surprised this one was made so recently. I liked the opening credits with the animated pink panther brought to life to direct an a cappella performance of… More
Sunil Jawahir
Ten years after Peter Sellers died, Blake Edwards feels the need to make another sequel that is both tactless and unfunny.