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Tars Tarkas (Character)
from John Carter (2012)

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  1. John Carter (2012) Played by Willem Dafoe

  2. Princess of Mars (2009) (V) Played by Matt Lasky
    ... aka "Avatar of Mars" - USA (cable TV title)
    ... aka "Avatar of Mars" - Japan (English title) (imdb display title)

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From John Carter (2012)
Tars Tarkas: [on Barsoom, Carter discovers due to his different bone density and planet's low gravity, he's able to jump high, after which he runs into the Tharks and their leader, Tars Tarkas]
Tars Tarkas: Hello! Don't run. Don't run away.
John Carter: [Carter hides behind some rocks not understanding anything Tarkas is saying]
Tars Tarkas: [subtitled] Hello. Don't run. Don't run away.
John Carter: [Tarkas slowly walks towards Carter and Carter comes out from behind the rocks] Alright. You've got me. I surrender.
Tars Tarkas: [Tarkas points to himself] Jeddak.
John Carter: Jeddak?
Tars Tarkas: Jeddak. Tars Tarkas
John Carter: [Carter salutes as he introduces himself] Captain John Carter, Virginia.
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