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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 »
1 win & 13 nominations. See more awards »

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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>

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

Walt Disney Pictures presents Inspector Gadget 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

Shots inside of the Gadgetmobile clearly show the same clear blue sky and nothing mobile in the background. See more »

Quotes

[at Scolex Industries]
Gadgetmobile: Can you find the Scolex Building from here, or should I call the police?
Inspector Gadget: I am the police!
Penny: Hey, wait! What about me?
Gadgetmobile: You're smarter than he is. Stay in the car.
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Crazy Credits

The credit for Brain reads "Don Adams (Really!)" 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 Gidget (1965) See more »

Soundtracks

Audivi Vocem
Written by Thomas Tallis
Arranged by George Wilson
Courtesy of Associated Production Music
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This is not just bad, it's VERY bad.
27 May 2001 | by jane-42See 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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