The Return of the Pink Panther

Movie review by Charles Cassady Jr., Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 10+

Hilarious Clouseau better in sequel than original.

PG 1975 115 minutes

Parents say

age 10+

Based on 4 reviews

Kids say

age 7+

Based on 10 reviews

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age 9+

Outstanding, quirky, and hilarious!

This movie is for everyone! Like most pink panther movies Peter Sellers hits the high note for all of us! What a great family film that makes you laugh until you fall out of your seat! This is a must see!

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Too much violence
age 11+

Cliche violent action flick, buoyed by Sellers's brilliant comedy

Cassady's review is dead-on: this does feel like 2 separate movies. Lord and Lady Lytton are quite despicable characters: selfish, snobbish, deceitful, and quite willing to endanger or harm others for their own amusement. However, Clouseau and Dreyfus have some of their most inspired bits: a highlight is Clouseau's attempted masquerade as a phone repairman. Younger children may be disturbed by Dreyfus's repeated shooting mishaps, and to see Captain von Trapp as a surprisingly violent con artist, (in shockingly ugly 70s outfits). And it might be worth mentioning that the cavalier treatment of mental illness would not pass muster today.

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Too much drinking/drugs/smoking

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