Inspector Gadget Movie Information

Movie Information

Overall Rank: 32596

Average Rating: 1.6/4

# of Ratings: 78

Theatrical Release Date: 07/23/1999

Language: English

Genre: Family, Action

MPAA Rating: PG

Director: David Kellogg

Actors: Matthew Broderick, Rupert Everett, Joely Fisher, Michelle Trachtenberg, Andy Dick, Cheri Oteri

Plot: Nebbish rent-a-cop John Brown clings to life after he's mangled in an explosion perpetrated by the iniquitous Dr. Claw. But robotics expert Brenda Bradford comes to his rescue and replaces his limbs with a cornucopia of gadgets. Transformed into crime-fighting machine, the newly-created Inspector Gadget vows to bring down Dr. Claw.

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Rating of
1/4

Matthew Brady - wrote on 02/07/2014

John Brown clings to life after he's mangled in an explosion perpetrated by the iniquitous Dr. Claw. But robotics expert Brenda Bradford comes to his rescue and replaces his limbs with a cornucopia of gadgets. Transformed into crime-fighting machine, the newly-created Inspector Gadget vows to bring down Dr. Claw. Matthew Broderick I have seen you in other movies and you was good in it but in this movie you was awful.

Rating of
1.5/4

Alaine - wrote on 12/16/2011

Almost painful. Kids I was babysitting pleaded for it to get turned off. I watched it alone later and understood their wisdom.

Rating of
1/4

Snoogans - wrote on 11/02/2011

Live action adaptation of the cartoon is pretty cartoony. Some good use of CG effects wasted on a sub-par film.

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TheWolf
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Rating of
2.5/4

Not great, but somewhat resembling the show

TheWolf - wrote on 08/04/2007

Okay, this movie is EXACTLY what I expected. I was a huge fan of the cartoon (and of Get Smart as well) as a young child, and had some hopes for this film. I expected the kid stuff, it is, after all, a Disney movie, but that was outweighed by the thrill of seeing the Inspector himself in live action. The casting was pretty much on target. Matthew Broderick provided a well enough Gadget, however he needed a little more development. He goes from champion of justice to bumbling idiot just a little to quickly. These aspects should have been blended a little more. Rupert Everett played a perfectly diabolical Claw. Dabney Coleman and Cheri Oteri needed way more screen time than they got, as their's were the most enjoyable characters. Michelle Trachtenberg played Penny very well, but her role …

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