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Tad: The Explorer (2012)

Las aventuras de Tadeo Jones (original title)
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Construction worker Tad wants to be a famous archaeologist. He gets a chance to look for a lost Inca city in Peru, where the gold was hidden. He meets the professor's cute daughter/assistant. Villains chase them.

Director:

Enrique Gato

Writers:

Javier López Barreira (screenplay) (as Javier Barreira), Gorka Magallón (screenplay) | 8 more credits »
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Óscar Barberán Óscar Barberán ... Tadeo Jones (voice)
Michelle Jenner ... Sara Lavrof (voice)
José Mota ... Freddy (voice)
José Corbacho ... Freddy (voice)
Pep Anton Muñoz Pep Anton Muñoz ... Max Mordon (voice)
Luis Posada Luis Posada ... Momia (voice) (as Lluís Posada)
Meritxell Ané Meritxell Ané ... Tadeo niño (voice)
Miguel Ángel Jenner ... Kopponen (voice)
Carles Canut ... Profesor Miguel Humbert (voice)
Félix Benito Félix Benito ... Profesor Lavrof (voice)
Aleix Estadella Aleix Estadella ... Voces adicionales (voice)
José Antonio Jimenez José Antonio Jimenez ... Voces adicionales (voice)
Marta Martorell Marta Martorell ... Abuela Tadeo (voice)
Rosa Moyano Rosa Moyano ... Voces adicionales (voice)
Rafa Parra Rafa Parra ... Voces adicionales (voice)
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Storyline

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!


Certificate:

TV-PG | See all certifications »

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Did You Know?

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

References Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981) 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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Wonderful animated movie
26 September 2012 | by elainelandauSee all my reviews

Tad the Lost Explorer is an animated adventure filled with belly laughs. It thoroughly entertained four generations of our family. Parents may be tempted to dump the kids off at the box office. If they do, they will miss out on a colorful cinematic escape filled with memorable characters, including a hilarious vocally-challenged parrot. All the characters are flawed, funny and fabulous. The clever running gags, the solid story telling, and the quality of the animation make this a stand-out family film. Our kids want to follow Tad anywhere after going on this ride. We need more films like this - made for audience of all ages. What a delight!


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Country:

Spain | France

Language:

English | Spanish

Release Date:

31 August 2012 (Spain) See more »

Also Known As:

Tadeo, el explorador perdido See more »

Filming Locations:

Madrid, Spain

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Box Office

Budget:

EUR5,000,000 (estimated)

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$49,491,605
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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