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Inspector Gadget (1999)

A security guard's dreams come true when he is selected to be transformed into a cybernetic police officer.

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Cast

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Sikes (as Michael G. Hagerty)
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Chief Quimby
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Gadgetmobile (voice)
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Artemus Bradford (as René Auberjonois)
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Himself
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Famous Big Guy with Silver Teeth
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Famous Villain with Deadly Hat
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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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This summer, Inspector Gadget gets his head togther. See more »


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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:

$90,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$21,889,138, 25 July 1999, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$97,403,112

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$134,403,112
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Trivia

At one point Jim Carrey was attached to the project with Tom Shadyac as director, Peter Farrelly and Bobby Farrelly set to write and Willem Dafoe was going to play Dr. Claw. See more »

Goofs

In the scenes where Sikes is wearing the electronic helmet, the chin strap is fastened, then loose and then fastened again. 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

The opening credits appear on a G logo that is assembled and filled with gadgets. See more »

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References Columbo (1971) See more »

Soundtracks

The Good, the Bad & the Ugly
(1966)
Composed by Ennio Morricone
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Go Go Gadget!
1 May 2001 | by See all my reviews

This movie is actually pretty good. It was much better than what most critics said. Now that is surprising though. Why? Because this was made by Disney, a studio (to put it nicely) I am really not fond of. Matthew Broderick does a good job as the title character (really). The other actors don't play their characters as well as they could have. Moving to a more positive aspect, the special effects are another major highlight of the movie. Same for the action and fight scenes. As for the story, it's okay. The story is pretty much a prequel to the animated series, showing Inspector Gadget's origin. It's far from perfect, but keep in mind this movie is based on a Saturday morning series from the eighties and intended for the kids. Thumbs up.


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