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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:
... Inspector Gadget / Robo Gadget / John Brown
... Sanford Scolex
... Brenda / Robobrenda
... Penny
... Kramer
... Mayor Wilson
... Sikes (as Michael G. Hagerty)
... Chief Quimby
... Gadgetmobile (voice)
... Artemus Bradford (as René Auberjonois)
... Thelma
... Himself
... Famous Big Guy with Silver Teeth
... Famous Villain with Deadly Hat
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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Walt Disney Pictures presents Inspector Gadget 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:

$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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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Steven Spielberg, a fan of the '80s cartoon considered being the executive producer of this film and have the film released under the Amblin banner. His two choices for the role of Inspector Gadget were Chevy Chase and Steve Martin, but he was busy with other films. See more »

Goofs

As John Brown wakes up after being transformed into Inspector Gadget, he falls off the right side of the table. An overhead shot of the operating room shows him on the other side of the table as he is getting back up. See more »

Quotes

[Scolex contemplates on a nickname]
Scolex: Too bad Hook is taken, eh?
Sikes: How 'bout Captain Claw?
Kramer: Or Santa Claw?
Scolex: Just Claw, one word... like Madonna.
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Crazy Credits

At the end of the closing credits, the Caravan Pictures logo features Gadget flying away on his Gadget copter. See more »

Connections

References Peter Pan (1953) See more »

Soundtracks

Inspector Gadget
(1987)
Main Theme
Written by Haim Saban and Shuki Levy
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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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