In 1983, Inspector Gadget arrived on TV screens and became a huge hit with audiences. The series – about a bumbling bionic detective – proved so popular it led to a run of follow-up shows, as well as a collection of movies.

But how many Inspector Gadget movies are there?


The Inspector Gadget films in order

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To date, there are four Inspector Gadget movies. The films – produced between 1999 and 2005 – include:

  • Inspector Gadget (1999)
  • Inspector Gadget‘s Last Case: Claw’s Revenge (2002)
  • Inspector Gadget 2 (2003)
  • Inspector Gadget’s Biggest Caper Ever (2005)

In addition to the movies listed above, the Inspector Gadget franchise has produced two animated specials: Inspector Gadget Saves Christmas (1992) and Inspector Gadget: Gadget’s Greatest Gadgets (2000).


Are all of the Inspector Gadget movies part of the same series?

Inspector Gadget and Inspector Gadget 2 are live-action films which are loosely connected. However, the films have different cast members, and share little in common.

Last Case and Biggest Caper Ever are animated features. These films are standalone tales that can be viewed as unrelated features.


Who are the cast of the Inspector Gadget films?

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Notable cast members in the Inspector Gadget film series include Matthew Broderick, French Stewart, Joely Fisher, Rupert Everett, Michelle Trachtenberg, Andy Dick, D. L. Hughley, Elaine Hendrix, Maurice LeMarche, and Bernie Mac.

Are all the movies the work of the same director?

The Inspector Gadget movies are the work of multiple directors. David Kellogg directed Inspector Gadget, Michael Maliani directed Last Case, Alex Zamm directed Inspector Gadget 2, and Ezekiel Norton directed Biggest Ever Caper.


What is the best Inspector Gadget film?

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According to IMDb, the Inspector Gadget films are ranked as follows:

  • Inspector Gadget‘s Last Case: Claw’s Revenge (2002) – 4.8/10
  • Inspector Gadget’s Biggest Caper Ever (2005) – 4.7/10
  • Inspector Gadget (1999) – 4.1/10
  • Inspector Gadget 2 (2003) – 3.4/10

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