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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

Cast overview, first billed only:
Óscar Barberán ...
Tadeo Jones (voice)
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Sara Lavrof (voice)
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Freddy (voice)
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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)  »

Also Known As:

Tadeo, el explorador perdido  »

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€5,000,000 (estimated)
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1.85 : 1
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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

Spoofs Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom (1984) See more »

Soundtracks

What Makes You Beautiful
Written by Rami Yacoub, Carl Falk, and Savan Kotecha
Performed by One Direction
By arrangement with:BMG, EMI Music Publishing Spain and Kobalt Music Publishing Ltd
Courtesy of Sony Entertaiment España SL
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I loved it
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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