- Rated: PG
- Run Time: 1 hours, 42 minutes
- Video: Color
- Released: June 23, 2009
- Originally Released: 1964
- Label: MGM (Video & DVD)
- Encoding: Region 1 (USA & Canada)
- Packaging: Keep Case
- Aspect Ratio: Widescreen - 1.85
- Dolby Surround 5.1 - English, French, Spanish
- Subtitles - English, French, Spanish - Optional
Performers, Cast and Crew:
USA Today - 04/02/1999
"...A classic and one of Blake Edwards' best films..."
Premiere - 04/01/2004
"[A] marvelous showcase for Sellers..."
The second in the series of films involving bumbling French inspector Jacques Clouseau has the the inept detective trying to clear a maid accused of murdering her lover--even though all clues point to her.
- Theatrical release: June 24, 1964.
- Nine years after co-writing the hilarious A SHOT IN THE DARK, William Peter Blatty went on to pen what is arguably one of the scariest films of all time, THE EXORCIST.
- A SHOT IN THE DARK features the first appearance of Chief Inspector Dreyfus, a recurring character in every Pink Panther film thereafter--always portrayed by actor Herbert Lom.