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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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Bobby Bell ...
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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23 July 1999 (USA)  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$75,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

£875,923 (UK) (17 December 1999)

Gross:

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

Throughout the film, Dr. Claw makes no effort to hide his face. This is a far cry from the animated series on which the film is based - in the cartoon the villain's face was never shown. See more »

Goofs

When Gadget is hanging off the building at the end of the movie, a crewman's shadow can be seen for a short time during the overhead view. See more »

Quotes

Gadgetmobile: Better buckle up, Penny. This car's only got two speeds: "Fast" and "WOW! What Was That?"
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Crazy Credits

At the very, very end, after the credits are done rolling and Gadgetmobile finally quiets up, you see the typical logo for Caravan Pictures of a man's silohette as he walks down a lone road. But this time, a copter pops out of his hat and he flys away. See more »

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Spoofs Top Gun (1986) See more »

Soundtracks

Dance of the Toy Trumpets
(1892) (uncredited)
Composed by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Performed by The Czecho-Slovak Radio Symphony
Courtesy of Naxos of America
By Arrangement with Source/Q
Probably cut before release
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A Fun Film for Fans!
1 August 1999 | by (USA) – See all my reviews

This is a great treat for Inspector Gadget fans. Matthew Broderick makes a terrific Gadget. Michelle Trachtenberg does Penny justice, and they haven't updated her at all. She's just a very smart, cute little girl. There's no annoying concessions to the nineties. Brain doesn't talk--almost, but they've picked a very cunning-looking, adorable beagle for the part. Rupert Everett is suitably evil as Dr. Claw, and Joely Fisher portrays a believable love interest. The script honors the cartoon, and the gadgetry, most inventions from the source material, do not usurp the story or characterization which nicely portrays our heroes as simply nice people you'd love to have for your neighbors. Stay in your seat until the screen goes blank. Go-Go-Great!


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