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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

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Sikes (as Michael G. Hagerty)
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Chief Quimby
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Gadgetmobile (voice)
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Artemus Bradford (as René Auberjonois)
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Himself
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Famous Big Guy with Silver Teeth
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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 »


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

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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

Lindsay Lohan turned down the role of Penny, due to working on her first movie, Disney's The Parent Trap (1998). See more »

Goofs

When inspector gadget is fighting robot gadget on top of the bridge, for a second or two you can clearly see Matthew Broderick's stunt double's face. This happens right before Matthew calls for "time" out. See more »

Quotes

Officer John Brown: Dr. Bradford? Hi. I borrowed a book from your dad. "Power Learning Through Speed Study." It took me forever to get through it.
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Crazy Credits

In the credits, there is an extended scene about "Minions Anonymous" including Richard Kiel (Jaws from James Bond), Mr. T, and others in the audience. 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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