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Tad, the Lost Explorer, and the Secret of King Midas (2017)

Tadeo Jones 2: El secreto del Rey Midas (original title)

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Releases July 30, 2021
Tad Jones, the most awkward explorer, must rescue his beloved Sara from a millionaire who is looking for King Midas' necklace.

Directors:

David Alonso, Enrique Gato (co-director)

Writers:

Jordi Gasull (story by), Javier López Barreira (story by) (as Javier Barreira) | 4 more credits »
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Michelle Jenner ... Sara Lavrof (voice)
Adriana Ugarte ... Tiffany (voice)
Óscar Barberán Óscar Barberán ... Tadeo Jones (voice)
Luis Posada Luis Posada ... Momia (voice)
Miguel Ángel Jenner ... Rackham (voice)
José Corbacho ... Taxista (voice)
Roser Batalla ... Secuaz Mujer (voice)
Rafael Calvo Rafael Calvo ... Obrero 1 (voice)
David Brau David Brau ... Obrero 2 (voice)
Masumi Mutsuda Masumi Mutsuda ... Obrero 3 (voice)
Francesc Belda Francesc Belda ... Secuaz musculoso / Capatáz (voice)
Pablo Gómez Pablo Gómez ... Marinero (voice)
Pau López Pau López ... Marinero 2 (voice)
Manuel Osto Manuel Osto ... Anticuario (voice)
Pep Papell ... Secuaz 1 (voice)
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Storyline

Two years later of their first adventure, Tad Jones and Sara Lavrof have separate lives, he as a simple construction worker studying archaeology to graduate, and she as a renowned archaeologist and explorer. After discovering the final clue of the existence of King Midas' necklace, Sara invites Tad to an exposition in Las Vegas, where he hopes that she accepts turning in his girlfriend. Just before to travel, Tad realizes that the mummy of Paititi has been exiled from the Inca city by help him and he appears on his home, forcing Tad to travel Las Vegas with his dog Jeff and the mummy. But all hopes and dreams of Tad breaks when a millionaire named Jack Rackham kidnaps Sara to force her revealing the location of the three parts of Midas' necklace. Forming team with Tiffany (Sara's scholar), Mummy, the dog Jeff and Belzoni (Sara's pet, a grouch and intelligent bird who talks using show-bills), Tad Jones and his friends will travel around the world trying rescue Sara and defeat Rackham ... Written by Chockys

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Get ready for a great adventure.


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG for action and some rude humor | See all certifications »

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Trivia

Unusually for a cartoon character, Tad's stubble grows through the movie See more »

Goofs

In the story of Midas when he's little daughter touches him she's is been transformed in gold, but when Tad touches Rackham(the person who wears the necklace of Midas) nothing happens. See more »

Quotes

Tad Jones: Hey, am I speaking the wrong language here?
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Crazy Credits

The Paramount logo is blue & has 2 thunderstorms. See more »

Connections

References Titanic (1997) See more »

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enjoyable and nicely naive
8 April 2020 | by edanerumSee all my reviews

I enjoyed the first one, because it was a bit different than many other anmiation movies for example from Disney/Pixar/Dreamworks etc.

what i liked

  • a story and characters that stood on their own
  • simple but really working lighting and rendering quality
  • realy nice movement animation and sound


what i would have liked more of
  • some unexpected plot twist
  • i unique storyline like the first one


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Country:

Spain | USA

Language:

English | Spanish

Release Date:

30 July 2021 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Tad, the Lost Explorer, and the Secret of King Midas See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

EUR9,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$4,028, 3 December 2017

Gross USA:

$5,874

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$35,704,046
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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