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PG| 1 hr. 17 min.

Plot Summary
John Brown (Matthew Broderick) is a bumbling but well-intentioned security guard who is badly injured in an explosion planned by an evil mastermind. He is taken to a laboratory, where Brenda (Joely Fisher), a leading robotics surgeon, replaces his damaged limbs with state-of-the-art gadgets and tools. Named "Inspector Gadget" by the press, John -- along with his niece, Penny (Michelle Trachtenberg), and her trusty dog, Brain -- uses his new powers to discover who was behind the explosion.

Cast: Matthew Broderick , Rupert Everett , Joely Fisher , Michelle Trachtenberg , Andy Dick , Cheri Oteri , Michael G. Hagerty , Dabney Coleman

Director: David Kellogg

Genres: Comedy

Distributor: American International Pictures, Walt Disney Pictures, Buena Vista Pictures

Inspector Gadget (1999)

Release Date: July 23rd, 1999|1 hr. 17 min.

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critic reviews (10)
fan reviews ( 1 )
  • 75
    Bob Graham San Francisco Chronicle

    While it is a spectacle of animatronics, digital graphics and other special effects, the actors are never overwhelmed by them as personalities. show more

  • 50
    Mark Caro Chicago Tribune

    Feels like a demonstration reel for toys, action figures and future DisneyQuest installations. show more

  • 50
    The Globe and Mail (Toronto)

    Inspector Gadget may be a live-action movie, but at its heart it's more cartoonish than most cartoons. show more

  • July 19, 2011 jbieb129
    Report This User

    inspector gadget is really coll beacause do really coll stuff

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