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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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David Kellogg

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Andy Heyward (characters), Jean Chalopin (characters) | 5 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Matthew Broderick ... Inspector Gadget / Robo Gadget / John Brown
Rupert Everett ... Sanford Scolex
Joely Fisher ... Brenda / Robobrenda
Michelle Trachtenberg ... Penny
Andy Dick ... Kramer
Cheri Oteri ... Mayor Wilson
Mike Hagerty ... Sikes (as Michael G. Hagerty)
Dabney Coleman ... Chief Quimby
D.L. Hughley ... Gadgetmobile (voice)
Rene Auberjonois ... Artemus Bradford (as René Auberjonois)
Frances Bay ... Thelma
Mr. T ... Himself
Richard Kiel ... Famous Big Guy with Silver Teeth
Richard Lee-Sung ... Famous Villain with Deadly Hat
Bobby Bell 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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The ultimate crime fighting machine. See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG for whacky violence/action, language and innuendo | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English | Norwegian | French | Spanish

Release Date:

23 July 1999 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Real Inspector Gadget See more »

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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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Technical Specs

Runtime:

| (original cut)

Sound Mix:

DTS | Dolby Digital | SDDS

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

The shooting script with revisions dated 8/18/98 credits the following writers (in order): Dana Olsen, Jeff Berry, Kerry Ehrin, Zak Penn, Gary Ross, Kerry Ehrin (again), Edward Neumeier, John Hamburg, Michael McCullers, and Audrey Wells. 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

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, don't you wanna hang out?
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Crazy Credits

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

Alternate Versions

Original version ran ca. 110 minutes. After previews the film was cut down to its current length of 78 min. See more »

Connections

References Tiny Toon Adventures (1990) See more »

Soundtracks

Inspector Gadget
(1987)
Main Theme
Written by Haim Saban and Shuki Levy
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I was a fan of the original cartoon series
3 January 2000 | by connick-2See all my reviews

I was a huge fan of the original cartoon series, and was looking forward to finally seeing Gadget on the big screen -- but I never in my wildest dreams expected something so extremely extremely terrible. The pace was WAY too fast, there was no plot, and 'wowser!' - what the hell is that?? It was 'WOWSERS!!'.


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