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Mortadelo & Filemon: The Big Adventure (2003)

La gran aventura de Mortadelo y Filemón (original title)
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The DDT, the professor Bacterio's dangerous invention has just been stolen by the dictator of Tirania. The Súper wants to recover it but he knows that it should not call Mortadelo and ... See full summary »


Javier Fesser
6 wins & 2 nominations. See more awards »





Cast overview, first billed only:
Benito Pocino Benito Pocino ... Mortadelo
Pepe Viyuela ... Filemón Pi
Dominique Pinon ... Fredy Mazas
Paco Sagarzazu Paco Sagarzazu ... Tirano
Mariano Venancio ... El Súper
Janfri Topera Janfri Topera ... Profesor Bacterio
Berta Ojea Berta Ojea ... Ofelia
María Isbert ... Sra. Filemón
Emilio Gavira Emilio Gavira ... Rompetechos
Germán Montaner Germán Montaner ... Klaus
Janusz Ziemniak Janusz Ziemniak ... Nadiusko
Paco Hidalgo Paco Hidalgo ... Verdugo
Javier Aller Javier Aller ... Mickey el Gigante
Luis Ciges ... Ingeniero en cemento
José Manuel Moya José Manuel Moya ... Danino


The DDT, the professor Bacterio's dangerous invention has just been stolen by the dictator of Tirania. The Súper wants to recover it but he knows that it should not call Mortadelo and Filemón, so it sends the case to a boaster detective called Freddy Mazas so that recover the invention, but Freddy is bribed by the dictator Tirano. The mission seems that it will fail although Mortadelo and Filemón investigate the case for their own means. Written by amanfigo@yahoo.es

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Did You Know?


(at around 1h 35 mins) Near the end, at the parade, a poster on the wall says "Ibañez for President". Francisco Ibáñez is the creator of the Mortadelo and Filemón cartoon characters. See more »


Ofelia: What are you doing?
Filemón Pí: Deciding who's taking you out to dinner, Ofelia.
Ofelia: Don't cry, Mr. Filemón. You can take me out some other time.
Mortadelo: No, that's why he's crying. The loser takes the cow out to pasture.
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Crazy Credits

Gustamante as the 3D mosquito. This is a reference to singer David Bustamante. See more »

Alternate Versions

German theatrical version was cut prior to submission to the FSK by ca. 19 minutes because the distributor thought they would never get a "Not under 6" rating for the complete version. Ironically, the complete version was later released on DVD with exactly that rating. See more »


Spoofs Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade (1989) See more »


Qué será, será
Written by Ray Evans and Jay Livingston
Universal Music Publishing Spain
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amazing special effects for a boring movie
22 March 2003 | by wildyeibiSee all my reviews

This movie has surprisingly good visual effects for a low budget Spanish movie, compared to Hollywood productions, but it is a very boring movie. It is a good adaptation from the comic book as most of the elements of the "tebeo" actually are well depicted in the movie, but the characters are lifeless and somehow you do not get attached to them. I just sat back and watched how those readings that I used to like in school came to life visually but I hardly laughed at the jokes and gags, they were too childish and repetitive. Another misconception was that characters, specially Mortadelo, should talk rapidly and with an unvaried tone (actually, acting was kind of poor). During the film, I didn't even understand what they were saying and I guess I should wait to see it in tv to get most of their lines. I prefer P.Tinto, Fesser's first movie, it has the same good visual effects, but, at least, there is some heart in the characters and you get a little more interested in the plot.

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Release Date:

7 February 2003 (Spain) See more »

Also Known As:

Agenti dementi See more »


Box Office


EUR7,500,000 (estimated)

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Sound Mix:

DTS | Dolby Digital



Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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