The Pink Panther Strikes Again
|The Pink Panther Strikes
Again (1976) is the 5th in the series.
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|Jacques Clouseau (Peter
Sellers) has become Chief Inspector, and his former boss, Herbert Lom,
has been driven crazy, and hatches a plot to blackmail the world with
a doomsday machine to get Sellers killed. Lesley-Anne Downe, as the
Russian assassin, has a nip slip in clear light, then a very dark
topless scene. The film is mainly slapstick, and vaudeville schtick,
but does feature the animated titles, and the great Mancini theme. The
titles this time are homages to about a dozen films.
It could have been my mood, but
I didn't get much entertainment from this film.
I agree. I found this film completely unfunny. I guess you have to
- With their
dollars ... $20 million
guideline: 7.5 usually indicates a level of
excellence, about like three and a half stars
from the critics. 6.0 usually indicates lukewarm
watchability, about like two and a half stars
from the critics. The fives are generally not
worthwhile unless they are really your kind of
material, about like two stars from the critics.
Films under five are generally awful even if you
like that kind of film, equivalent to about one
and a half stars from the critics or less,
depending on just how far below five the rating
guideline: A means the movie is so good it
will appeal to you even if you hate the genre. B means the movie is not
good enough to win you over if you hate the
genre, but is good enough to do so if you have an
open mind about this type of film. C means it will only
appeal to genre addicts, and has no crossover
appeal. D means you'll hate it even if you
like the genre. E means that you'll hate it even if
you love the genre. F means that the film is not only
unappealing across-the-board, but technically
inept as well.
Based on this
description, this film is a C.
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