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Tad, the Lost Explorer (2012)
"Las aventuras de Tadeo Jones" (original title)

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Tad is a celebrity archeologist and adventurer just like his hero Max Mordon... in his dreams! In reality, Tad is a Chicago construction worker. One day, however, he is mistaken for a real ... See full summary »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Óscar Barberán ...
Tadeo (voice)
...
Sara (voice)
Pep Anton Muñoz ...
Mordon (voice)
Luis Posada ...
Momia (voice) (as Lluís Posada)
Meritxell Ané ...
Tadeo niño (voice)
...
Kopponen (voice)
Carles Canut ...
Profesor Humbert (voice)
Félix Benito ...
Profesor Lavrof (voice)
Aleix Estadella ...
(voice)
José Antonio Jimenez ...
(voice)
Marta Martorell ...
Abuela (voice)
Rosa Moyano ...
(voice)
Rafa Parra ...
(voice)
Jordi Royo ...
Capataz (voice)
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(voice) (as Carles Vicente)
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Tad is a celebrity archeologist and adventurer just like his hero Max Mordon... in his dreams! In reality, Tad is a Chicago construction worker. One day, however, he is mistaken for a real Professor and takes his place on a flight to Peru in search of the Lost City of Paititi. Professor Lavrof and his beautiful daughter Sara are waiting for the famous professor to crack the code. Unfortunately for Tad, Sara is engaged to real-life hero Max Mordon, but Max has secretly betrayed the Professor by teaming up with the evil Kopponen and his shady Odysseus corporation. Time for Tad to step up. Written by Anonymous

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Tadeo, el explorador perdido  »

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WILHELM SCREAM: Inside the Mayan city, when the fireball starts rolling, two soldiers fall off the cliff and one of them screams. See more »

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When Tad sees his plumb bob hanging from The Mummy's neck he calls it a depth gauge. See more »

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Sweet Champagne
Written by Rafael Cebrián, Edward Morrow, David Hachuel, and Edward Frank López
Performed by 'The Monomes'
Courtesy of Sony Entertaiment España SL
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A great family movie, I hope more people watch it!
26 February 2013 | by (Brazil) – See all my reviews

This was an unexpected experience for me. I went to watch it with my older sister because of 2 reasons: 1. When I was a kid, my biggest dream was to become an archaeologist; 2. We watched a small interview of one of the movie's creators on TV, and he had so much heart for the movie that we could see it in his eyes and listen in his words.

Needless to say (due to the 10/10 score above) that the movie blew me away. Was this the best animated movie I've ever seen? No, there are some with deeper or more original stories. But for sure it is one of my favorites!

The story is great, not much original, but funny and with many references. The peruvian theme is a great choice, their culture is incredibly rich, with many myths (such as Paititi) and legacies like Machu Picchu. The characters are very likable, our 3 leads and their pets are funny, smart and kind-hearted.

I believe that, if this movie excelled in anything, was in lighting once again that adventurous spark in me, making me believe that I can take on many adventures in my life and explore the world. A movie like this is exactly what I (and any child out there) needed to regain my hope, imagination and braveness.


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