Inspector Gadget

July 23rd, 1999







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

Release Year: 1999

Rating: 3.9/10 (18,760 voted)

Critic's Score: 36/100

Director: David Kellogg

Stars: Matthew Broderick, Rupert Everett, Joely Fisher

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.

Writers: Andy Heyward, Jean Chalopin

Cast:
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 - Famous Identifier of Sea Planes (as Robert N. Bell)

Taglines: The Greatest Hero Ever Assembled

Release Date: 23 July 1999

Filming Locations: Baton Rouge, Louisiana, USA

Box Office Details

Budget: $75,000,000(estimated)

Opening Weekend: $21,889,138 (USA) (25 July 1999) (2814 Screens)

Gross: $97,360,069 (USA) (26 December 1999)



Technical Specs

Runtime:



Did You Know?

Trivia:
Tim Curry was considered for the role of Claw.

Goofs:
Continuity: When Inspector Gadget falls on top of Brenda in the building, the position of their faces rapidly changes between shots.

Quotes:
Inspector Gadget: I don't know what you're up to, Claw, but I will stop you.
Dr. Claw: Aw touché, Inspector, I think someone has been watching way too many Saturday morning cartoons.



User Review

It strayed away from the cartoon too much

Rating:

Film: Gadget's real name is John Brown.

Cartoon: His name really is Gadget. --- Film: Claw's real name is Sanford Scolex.

Cartoon: His name really is Claw. --- Film: Metro City is in the USA.

Cartoon: Metro City is in Canada. --- Film: Gadget works for the local police department.

Cartoon: Gadget works for Interpol. --- Film: Gadget used to be a security guard and was injured in an explosion.

Cartoon: Gadget used to be a policeman and was injured when he slipped on a banana peel. --- Film: Claw's face is shown (and it looks nothing like the action figure).

Cartoon: Claw's face is never shown. --- Film: Claw has a mechanical claw inplace of one of his hands.

Cartoon: Claw has normal hands. --- Film: Quimby hates Gadget for no reason.

Cartoon: Quimby thinks Gadget is one of Interpol's best inspectors. --- Film: The Gadget Mobile can talk and has many gadgets.

Cartoon: The Gadget Mobile can't talk, can change from a police car to a van (and vice versa) and has only a few gadgets. --- Film: Gadget was put back together by a team of surgeons.

Cartoon: Gadget was put back together by one man; Professor Baxter. --- Film: Claw is the head of Scolex Industries.

Cartoon: Claw is the head of a criminal organization called MAD. --- Film: Claw has two minions.

Cartoon: Claw has hundreds of minions. --- Film: Gadget has 60 gadgets.

Cartoon: Gadget has 14,000 gadgets.









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