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Tadeo Jones 2: El secreto del Rey Midas (2017)

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Tad Jones, the most awkward explorer, must rescue his beloved Sara from a millionaire who is looking for King Midas' necklace.
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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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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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Rated PG for action and some rude humor | See all certifications »

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Spain | USA

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English | Spanish

Release Date:

25 August 2017 (Spain) See more »

Also Known As:

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

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€9,000,000 (estimated)
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Dolby Digital

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2.35 : 1
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Trivia

The bird Belzoni never talks, but he is capable to communicate using show-bill. It's a nod for infamous Wile E. Coyote (Looney Tunes' character who prosecuted Road Runner), who either never talked but used show-bill to talk to camera. 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

A 2D animation of the mummy returning home is seen during the end titles. See more »

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Follows Las aventuras de Tadeo Jones (2012) See more »

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A rather enjoyable animated adventure...
16 June 2018 | by paul_haakonsenSee all my reviews

I sat down to watch "Tad the Lost Explorer and the Secret of King Midas" (aka "Tadeo Jones 2: El secreto del Rey Midas") with my 8 year old son.

It turned out that we actually both quite liked the storyline and were more than adequately entertained by what we saw here. Not only did "Tad the Lost Explorer and the Secret of King Midas" have an entertaining storyline and plot, but it was also an abundance of fun and laughs. Most of which were produced by the mummy sidekick.

Neither of us were aware that this was not the first movie, but I guess it doesn't require you to have watched the first movie, because I didn't feel that I was missing out on anything, well aside from the story of how Tad and the mummy got to know one another, as it was hinted to in the story.

The animation style was quite good and it was a nice treat to look at on the screen. We saw an English dubbed version of this, which actually worked out well enough, despite it being a dub. Usually dubbed versions suffer from a terrible voice acting performance, but not "Tad the Lost Explorer and the Secret of King Midas".

"Tad the Lost Explorer and the Secret of King Midas" has something for all ages. My son liked it because it was, well let's just be honest, an animated movie. I enjoyed it for the comedy, storyline and its light-hearted similarity to "Indiana Jones" in a sense.


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