Inspector Gadget


1h 17m 1999

Brief Synopsis

Based on the popular cartoon character of the same name, "Inspector Gadget" is an adventure comedy about a somewhat naive and inept security guard, John Brown, whose big heart is equal to his far-fetched dreams of becoming the world's greatest police officer. However, nothing is impossible. Suddenly unexpected circumstances make him the ideal candidate for a top secret law enforecment project, and pretty scientist Dr. Brenda Bradford applies her expertise in robotics to build him into a man of many talents--and accessories. Using a vast array of grafted-on gizmos and doohickies to bust bad guys, the often clueless Inspector Gadget must also employ his common sense to crack an especially complicated case. As he penetrates Riverton City's darkest underworld, Inspector Gadget must save not only his good name and reputation, but also rescue the world from the nefarious Claw.

Film Details

Also Known As
Inspecteur Gadget
MPAA Rating
Genre
Comedy
Romance
Adventure
Family
Adaptation
Release Date
1999
Production Company
Cesar Aguirre; Kevin Kubota; Larry Commans
Distribution Company
Walt Disney Studios Distribution
Location
Los Angeles, California, USA; Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 17m

Synopsis

Based on the popular cartoon character of the same name, "Inspector Gadget" is an adventure comedy about a somewhat naive and inept security guard, John Brown, whose big heart is equal to his far-fetched dreams of becoming the world's greatest police officer. However, nothing is impossible. Suddenly unexpected circumstances make him the ideal candidate for a top secret law enforecment project, and pretty scientist Dr. Brenda Bradford applies her expertise in robotics to build him into a man of many talents--and accessories. Using a vast array of grafted-on gizmos and doohickies to bust bad guys, the often clueless Inspector Gadget must also employ his common sense to crack an especially complicated case. As he penetrates Riverton City's darkest underworld, Inspector Gadget must save not only his good name and reputation, but also rescue the world from the nefarious Claw.

Crew

Brian Adams

Visual Effects

Peter Afterman

Music Supervisor

Crisoforo Aguilar

Post-Production Assistant

Cesar Aguirre

Cable Operator

Bob Ahmanson

Other

Kent Alexander

Grip

Richard Alonzo

Art Department

Peter Alvarez

Foreman

Mary Andrews

Adr Editor

Jeff M Andrus

Grip

Frank Annuziata

Production

Ron Annuziata

Production

Chris Antonucci

Stunts

Dawn Aotani

Assistant

Charlie Araiza

Other

Lou Arkoff

Coproducer

Michael Arndt

Assistant

Seth Arnett

Stunts

Stuart Artingstall

Hair

Bob Arvin

Visual Effects

Bryan Ashford

Grip

Christopher Assells

Sound Effects Editor

Scott Austin

Audio

Gerard Averill

Assistant Location Manager

Jon Avnet

Executive Producer

Bob Badami

Music Editor

Chris Bailey

Animation Supervisor

Lafaye Baker

Stunts

Denise T. Ballantyne

Production

Ken Ballentine

Electrician

Jim Balsam

Camera

Jim Bandsuh

Visual Effects

Greg Barchie

Production Assistant

Cynthia Barr-bright

Makeup

Hank Barrio

Other

Stacy M. Basil

Animal Trainer

Bill Basso

Art Department

Allen Battino

Other

David Beasley

Other

Lisa A Becker

Production Supervisor

Michael A Belgrave

Swing Gang

Harold Belker

Visual Effects

Lamonte Bell

Accountant

Bruce Bellamy

Swing Gang

Lon Bender

Sound Design

Barry Benefield

Production

John Beran

Grip

F Alan Berg

Swing Gang

Barry Bernardi

Executive Producer

Bruno Bianchi

Characters As Source Material

Robb Bihun

Storyboard Artist

Richard E Birch

Foreman

Roger Birnbaum

Producer

Richard L Blackwell

Stunts

James Blevins

Effects Assistant

Will Blount

Property Master

Charles Bolwell

Other

Richard Bomberger

Visual Effects

Lisa Bonaccorso

Other

Ted Boonthanakit

Storyboard Artist

David Booth

Rerecording

Barbara A Bordo

Visual Effects

May Boss

Stunts

Darin Bouyssou

Art Department

Judy Bowerman

Animator

Lester Boykin

Electrician

Ted Boyse

Stunts

Lisa Bradley

Production Coordinator

John Branagan

Stunts

Tristan Brighty

Assistant Editor

Emery Brown

Production Designer

Jill Brown

Stunts

Jeanette Browning

Adr

Sue Brunell-edwards

Production Accountant

Greg Bryant

Animatronics

Patricia Buckley

Art Department

Heather Burton

Stunts

Rob Burton

Visual Effects

David Bush

Effects Assistant

Nelson Bush

Swing Gang

Richard Butler

Stunts

Brian Buzzelli

Grip

Stacey Byers

Set Designer

David Byrne

Song

Connie Cadwell

Animatronics

Greg Callas

Construction Coordinator

John Calpin

Art Department

Greg Camp

Song

Bill Campbell

Animator

Douglas J Campbell

Editor

Keith Campbell

Stunts

Scott Campbell

Visual Effects Supervisor

Marc Canas

Rerecording

Casey Cannon

Visual Effects Producer

John Cannon

Assistant Sound Editor

Kenny Carceller

Grip

Carol Chacamaty

Other

Jean Chalopin

Coproducer

Jean Chalopin

Characters As Source Material

Doc D Charbonneau

Stunts

Laurie Charchut

Production Accountant

Jim Charmatz

Art Department

Todd Cherniawsky

Set Designer

Peter Chesney

Other

Peter Chesney

Special Effects Coordinator

Tom Chesney

Other

Scott Chiu

Art Assistant

Phil Chong

Stunts

S Todd Christensen

Location Manager

Maria Cittadini Borelli

Visual Effects

Art Cleaver

Foreman

Bill Cobb

Special Effects

Jeff Cobos

Other

Michael Cobos

Other

Ralph Cobos

Other

Alan Cody

Editor

Alan B Cohen

Assistant

David Cohenen

Production Assistant

Ralph Coleman

Location Manager

Kyle Collinsworth

Effects Assistant

Christian Colquhoun

Digital Effects Supervisor

Christian Colquhoun

Puppeteer

Gil Combs

Stunts

Larry Commans

Cable Operator

Robert Consing

Storyboard Artist

Blaine Converse

Effects Assistant

Eric P Cook

Special Effects

Eric P Cook

Other

Michael Cooper

Special Effects

Anthony Cope

Other

Paul Corbo

Other

Liz Cotter

Other

Dave Covarrubias

Puppeteer

Dave Covarrubias

Animatronics

Jill S. Coverdale

Art Assistant

Edward J Cox

Electrician

Jay Cox

Color Timer

Barry Crane

Art Department

Jeannette Cremarosa

Other

Richard Cronn

Lighting Technician

Douglas Crosby

Stunts

Charlie Croughwell

Stunts

Trudy Cruser

Production

Sarah E Culley

Extras Agent/Coordinator

Missy Dallas

Production

Mercedes Danforth

Casting Associate

Agathe David-weill

Other

Craig Davis

Other

Tim A Davison

Stunts

Jon Dawe

Puppeteer

Jon Dawe

Animatronics

Mark Dawson

Other

Sandy De Crescent

Music Contractor

Gloria De Los Santos-geary

Visual Effects

John Debney

Music

Brad Dechter

Original Music

Ted Deiker

Production Coordinator

Marcel Dejong

Consultant

Teunis Deraat

Other

Glenn Derry

Puppeteer

Glenn Derry

Production Designer

Lou Diaz

Art Department

Derek Dibiagio

Office Assistant

Leslie Dilley

Production Designer

Eric Dilucente

Location Manager

Dino Dimuro

Sound Effects

Gary Dionne

Stunts

Lino Disalvo

Animator

Bruce Donnellan

Other

Bruce Donnellan

Special Effects

Alon Dori

Art Department

Roxanne Dorman

Apprentice

Rob Dressel

Animator

Mickey Duff

Other

Charles Dupuis

Other

Steve Durham

Song

Richard Dwan

Dialogue Editor

Guy Hendrix Dyas

Visual Effects

Colin Eckart

Other

Noah Edelman

Production Assistant

Gregory L Edwards

Grip

Jeff Edwards

Animatronics

Kerry Ehrin

Screenplay

Kerry Ehrin

From Story

David Eland

Other

Francois Ellett

Art Department

Joel Elliott

Production Assistant

Josh Elliott

Assistant Property Master

Bradley Thomas Emmons

Rigging Gaffer

Mike Estrella

Production Assistant

Christian F Eubank

Other

Jerry Eubanks

Electrician

Debbie Evans

Stunts

Roy Farfel

Stunts

Dane Farwell

Stunts

Liz Lang Fedrick

Casting Associate

Lisa Jean Felski

Accountant

Giovanni Ferrara

Other

Agnes Ferreyra

Assistant

Gustavo Ferreyra

Props

Film Details

Also Known As
Inspecteur Gadget
MPAA Rating
Genre
Comedy
Romance
Adventure
Family
Adaptation
Release Date
1999
Production Company
Cesar Aguirre; Kevin Kubota; Larry Commans
Distribution Company
Walt Disney Studios Distribution
Location
Los Angeles, California, USA; Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 17m

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Released in United States on Video December 7, 1999

Released in United States Summer July 23, 1999

Based on the 1983 syndicated cartoon series "Inspector Gadget."

Matthew Broderick reportedly received $5,000,000 for this role.

Project was previously in development with producer Ivan Reitman at Universal.

Matthew Broderick reportedly received $5,000,000 for this role.

Began shooting July 22, 1998.

Completed shooting November 25, 1998.

Spyglass Entertainment was formerly Caravan Pictures.

Released in United States Summer July 23, 1999

Released in United States on Video December 7, 1999