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Inspector Gadget (1999)

PG  |   |  Action, Adventure, Comedy  |  23 July 1999 (USA)
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A security guard's dreams come true when he is selected to be transformed into a cybernetic police officer.

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Brenda / Robobrenda
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Kramer
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Sikes (as Michael G. Hagerty)
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Gadgetmobile (voice)
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Artemus Bradford (as René Auberjonois)
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Famous Identifier of Sea Planes (as Robert N. Bell)
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Storyline

A remake of the television series, Matthew Broderick stars as Gadget, who suffers an accident at the beginning of the film, and befriends Brenda, a robotic surgeon who repairs Gadget so that he can defeat the villain Claw. In the meantime, Gadget and Brenda fall in love. Written by Ari Herzog <ari@ici.net>

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Rated PG for whacky violence/action, language and innuendo | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

23 July 1999 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

The Real Inspector Gadget  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$75,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$21,889,138 (USA) (23 July 1999)

Gross:

£8,266,880 (UK) (25 February 2000)
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Trivia

Tim Curry was considered for the role of Claw. See more »

Goofs

In the scene when Scolex brings RoboGadget to life, in the close up shots of RoboGadget's head, the collar of a grey t-shirt can be seen. But in shots where we see his body, it is all machinery below his neck. See more »

Quotes

[Scolex contemplates on a nickname]
Scolex: Too bad Hook is taken, eh?
Sikes: How 'bout Captain Claw?
Kramer: Or Santa Claw?
Scolex: Just Claw, one word... like Madonna.
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In memorium Michael A. White See more »

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Spoofs Dick Tracy (1990) See more »

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I'll Be Your Everything
from Inspector Gadget
Written by Haim Saban, Shuki Levy, Steve Durham, Tim James and Joshua Allen Stevens
Produced by The Groove Brothers
Performed by Youngstown
Courtesy of Hollywood Records, Inc.
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You're better off watching the cartoon!
20 October 2000 | by (U.S.A) – See all my reviews

This shotty movie doesn't even live up to the excellent 80's cartoon! I mean Matthew Broderick was good as Inspector Gadget.

Everyone else wasn't that great. So take my advice, skip the movie and watch the cartoon instead


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