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Inspector Gadget (1999)

A security guard's dreams come true when he is selected to be transformed into a cybernetic police officer.

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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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Famous Big Guy with Silver Teeth
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Famous Villain with Deadly Hat
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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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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  »

Box Office

Budget:

$90,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$21,889,138 (USA) (25 July 1999)

Gross:

$97,403,112 (USA)
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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Louis C.K. auditioned for a role as a police officer. 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

Scolex: [on his claw] This is sort of post-modern Captain Hook kind of feel it. Very "diabolical." I deserve a dashing appellation.
Kramer: A dashing appellation. What is that? A hillbilly with a tuxedo?
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Crazy Credits

Throughout the credits, extra scenes involving the film's characters are shown. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Nostalgia Critic: Once Upon a Forest (2011) See more »

Soundtracks

Run on the Spot
(1997)
Written by Richard March and Michael Stokes
Performed by Bentley Rhythm Ace
Courtesy of Astralwerks Records
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Decent, could've been better
6 July 2015 | by See all my reviews

I wouldn't have said Matthew was the best role for Inspector Gadget, but after seeing the movie, I had a change of heart. Although it's not really close to the original, it's a funny interpretation of the character. I know it's a Disney movie, but I do wish they didn't make such corny jokes and were a little more serious from time to time. I like the addition of the Gadget mobile being a living car; He turned out to be a funny character! I also love Gadget's origin story and crush on Brenda! They fit the character well. Although Penny and Brain ended up not doing much in the whole movie, which was a little disappointing. But, I did enjoy the fact Gadget was able to save the day on his own rather then receiving their help like he always does in the series. It shows even though he's naive, he's learning! I knew this movie was born to have a sequel, but the sequel was so awful I wish I could unsee it! Never watch the sequel, guys!!


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