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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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Thelma
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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>

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

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The long arm of the law just got a little longer See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

In a scene where evil Gadget is terrorising the town, a Japanese man says "This is why I left Tokyo!" and in another scene Dr Claw says "You remind me of something Godzilla once said." These are both references to Godzilla (1998), which starred Matthew Broderick. See more »

Goofs

When Gadget is found in the scrap yard, the machinery in his stomach is visible. When he gets up, he is suddenly wearing a shirt, and the machinery can no longer be seen. See more »

Quotes

Robo-Brenda: I look just like you! Only prettier... hey, I bet we even share brain waves! Are you thinking about Gelato? Cause I am!
Dr. Brenda Bradford: OK... I'm going to go find John.
[walks away]
Robo-Brenda: Aw, well, on't you wanna hang out?
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Crazy Credits

In memorium Michael A. White See more »

Connections

Spoofs Jeopardy! (1984) 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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This is not just bad, it's VERY bad.
27 May 2001 | by See all my reviews

Well. Where to begin. Let's just say this; avoid this movie at all

costs. It's based on a cartoon series. The movie makes the cartoon look

like Hamlet. Filled with emasculated actors who seem embarrassed to be

here, lousy camera work, terrible music, and enough product placement to

make you want to never visit Yahoo! again, this movie is really the

bottom of the barrel. To quote the New Yorker, Matthew Broderick and

Rupert Everett mug their way through this picture with the gay abandon

of men who have spotted a rare species of paycheck in the distance."

They should pay us some of the millions they earned for watching it.

Awful.


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