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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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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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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:

$75,000,000 (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

The movie had more than 150,000 Skittles spilled in the Gadgetmobile after he crashed on Scolex's limo. 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

Bewildered Japanese Tourist: [as Robo Gadget is attacking the city in a Godzilla-like fashion; in English subtitles] This is why I left Tokyo!
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Crazy Credits

The producers wish to thank the people of Los Angeles, Long Beach and Pittsburgh. See more »

Connections

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Soundtracks

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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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