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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)
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Sara (voice)
Pep Anton Muñoz ...
Mordon (voice)
Luis Posada ...
Momia (voice) (as Lluís Posada)
Meritxell Ané ...
Tadeo niño (voice)
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Kopponen (voice)
Carles Canut ...
Profesor Humbert (voice)
Félix Benito ...
Profesor Lavrof (voice)
Aleix Estadella ...
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José Antonio Jimenez ...
(voice)
Marta Martorell ...
Abuela (voice)
Rosa Moyano ...
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Rafa Parra ...
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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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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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References Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981) See more »

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Crash & Burn
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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10 February 2014 | by (Australia) – See all my reviews

Tad, The Lost Explorer is a great little animated film that reminds me of a child's version of Indiana Jones. It's really quite charming and I was impressed with the substance of the film. You had your generic cartoon characters but then there were the animated characters with depth and personalities. The animation was quite good I believe and the colours were rich and appealing.

It may follow the typical, no surprise structure that many animated movies follow but that does not matter. It is enjoyable nonetheless and who doesn't enjoy watching a predicable yet endearing movie every now and then.


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