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Tad, the Lost Explorer (2012)

Las aventuras de Tadeo Jones (original title)
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 Jones (voice)
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Sara Lavrof (voice)
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Freddy (voice)
José Corbacho ...
Freddy (voice)
Pep Anton Muñoz ...
Max 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 ...
Voces adicionales (voice)
José Antonio Jimenez ...
Voces adicionales (voice)
Marta Martorell ...
Abuela Tadeo (voice)
Rosa Moyano ...
Voces adicionales (voice)
Rafa Parra ...
Voces adicionales (voice)
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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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No whip, no gun...All fun!


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31 August 2012 (Spain)  »

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Tadeo, el explorador perdido  »

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€5,000,000 (estimated)
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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 Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back (1980) See more »

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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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Fun family movie!
19 September 2012 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I happened to see Tad The Lost Explorer with some Spanish friends and their children in Madrid a couple of weeks ago - I'm not sure if it's out yet in the U.S.? Anyway - found it to be a very fun ride. Sort of an homage to Indiana Jones, but very sweet. Actually had much more heart than I expected. ANd some great action sequences - the kids I saw it with loved every second! I was actually looking up the film on IMDb to see who made it and when I saw the first review I was really surprised to see a negative review. I'll admit that animated movies usually aren't my thing, but I really thought the characters and story were great.


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