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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

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Inspector Gadget / Robo Gadget / John Brown
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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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Himself
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Richard Lee-Sung ...
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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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  »

Box Office

Budget:

$90,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$21,889,138 (USA) (23 July 1999)

Gross:

$97,360,069 (USA) (24 December 1999)
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1.85 : 1
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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 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

[during the credits, RoboBrenda is doing an exercise show that only she can do, as she is spinning seemingly uncontrollably]
Robo-Brenda: And kick, and kick and kick and kick and kick and kick and fall!
[RoboBrenda falls off the deck onto the beach which isn't too far down]
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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 Dragnet (1987) See more »

Soundtracks

Wild Thing '94
and "Wild Thing" (uncredited)
Written by Chip Taylor
Performed by X
Courtesy of Morgan Creek Music Group
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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