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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

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

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

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No whip, no gun...All fun!


Certificate:

TV-PG | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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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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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

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

References Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back (1980) See more »

Soundtracks

Crash & Burn
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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Predictable but great for a family
11 January 2019 | by ashleighabsurdSee all my reviews

I thought that this movie would be perfect for people who are looking for an adventure movie that they can watch with children. This movie was really predictable and did bore me at points but I feel that a younger demographic would really like this. Also I like the message of never giving up on your dreams which is throughout this movie.


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