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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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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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Walt Disney Pictures presents Inspector Gadget See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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23 July 1999 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

The Real Inspector Gadget  »

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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

Brendan Fraser was considered for the role of Gadget, but turned the role down due to working on George of the Jungle (1997) another live-action Disney film based on an animated cartoon. See more »

Goofs

A lighter can be seen in Gadget's hand when the fire is supposed to come from his thumb. See more »

Quotes

Gadgetmobile: Let's team up: I'll go after them; and you say 10-4!
Inspector Gadget: 10-4?
Gadgetmobile: Right. See ya!
[speeds off after some escaped convicts, leaving Gadget just standing there]
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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 »

Connections

References Gidget (1965) See more »

Soundtracks

Jeopardy Theme
Written by Merv Griffin
Courtesy of Columbia TriStar Television Distribution
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I was a fan of the original cartoon series
3 January 2000 | by (Australia) – See all my reviews

I was a huge fan of the original cartoon series, and was looking forward to finally seeing Gadget on the big screen -- but I never in my wildest dreams expected something so extremely extremely terrible. The pace was WAY too fast, there was no plot, and 'wowser!' - what the hell is that?? It was 'WOWSERS!!'.


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