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Inspector Gadget (1999)

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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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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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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

When Penny is in the hospital visiting her injured uncle, "Dr. Howard, Dr. Fine, Dr. Howard" is heard on the PA system. This is a reference to the Three Stooges and their classic gag. See more »

Goofs

When Robo Gadget, jumps out of the police chief's window, we see him do several front flips, but as soon as he lands on the ground, he does a back flip. 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 »

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Features The Simpsons (1989) See more »

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Wild Wild Life
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Written by David Byrne, Chris Frantz (as Chistopher Frantz), Tina Weymouth (as Martina Weymouth) and Jerry Harrison
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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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