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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

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 ...
(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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No whip, no gun...All fun!


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31 August 2012 (Spain)  »

Also Known As:

Tadeo, el explorador perdido  »

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€5,000,000 (estimated)
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Trivia

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

Connections

Followed by Tad Jones: The Hero Returns (2016) See more »

Soundtracks

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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22 January 2013 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

I must say I expected a sub-Pixar animated feature,but Tad has surprised me on so many levels that I actually rated it higher than the recent Disney/Pixar films.

the characters are well developed and animated superbly,but I was particularly impressed by the set designs,although the whole production has been done with so much imagination and artistic flair...it's true that it's a cartoon-y take on I.Jones/TombRaider theme but the attention to detail in every shot is simply staggering,and on top of it all it is a very cute looking movie.

It'll take a second viewing to process all the details I must have missed the first time,as it's really fast-paced.


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