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My Dad's a Detective (2009)
"Mijn vader is een detective" (original title)

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Max isn't as good a detective as he thinks. His son Sam's a better sleuth. Together with his tomboy neighbor and a rich baron's son, Sam helps Max search for a stolen rare parrot. When a ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Cees Geel ...
Max
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Benno
Camilla Siegertsz ...
Tjeerd Melchers ...
Sam
Jasmin Pasteuning ...
Rick Mackenbach ...
Beau van Erven Dorens ...
Ellen Ten Damme ...
Bas Muijs ...
Jories
Rebecca Loos ...
Irwana
Mike Libanon ...
Enrico
Peer Mascini ...
Wetenschapper
Peter Faber ...
Zeebonk
Ferry van Willige ...
Trip (as Ferry van Willigen)
Jordan Erant ...
Farouk (as Jordan Erat)
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Max isn't as good a detective as he thinks. His son Sam's a better sleuth. Together with his tomboy neighbor and a rich baron's son, Sam helps Max search for a stolen rare parrot. When a band of criminals kidnaps Max, the kids tail them in a speedboat and strand on a remote island fort. Something's being hidden there... As they unravel the mystery, they're pursued by a creepy villain who guards the fort day and night. Written by Holland Film

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In search of a lost parrot. A detective gets abducted. His children follow the leads and arrive on a mysterious fortress island.

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8 April 2009 (Netherlands)  »

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€1,200,000 (estimated)
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Winner Vittoria Veneto Film Festival, Italy 2012 - Youth Jury, Monte Baldo, Best Film. See more »

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