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The Adventures of Tintin (23-Oct-2011)

Director: Steven Spielberg

Writers: Joe Cornish; Steven Moffat; Edgar Wright

From comic book: The Adventures of Tintin by Hergé

Keywords: Action/Adventure

Film adaptation of the famous Belgian comic book series follows an adventurous young reporter as he sets out on a treasure hunt with a seafaring captain.

Tintin, a journalist operating out of Brussels, Belgium with trusty canine sidekick Snowy in tow, purchases a miniature model of a ship called the Unicorn at an outdoor market. Unbeknownst to the young man, the seemingly mundane model ship contains a scroll providing clues to a highly valuable treasure, a fact that sees him becoming the target of several heated altercations and ultimate prisoner aboard a vessel called the Karaboudjan, where he meets a permanently-drunk captain named Haddock and becomes the man's unlikely accomplice in a hunt for loot left behind by his late father's wrecked ship. Nominated for an Academy Award for Best Original Score.

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Jamie Bell
14-Mar-1986   Billy Elliot
Daniel Craig
2-Mar-1968   The current James Bond
Mackenzie Crook
29-Sep-1971   Gareth Keenan on The Office
Gad Elmaleh
19-Apr-1971   Midnight In Paris
Cary Elwes
26-Oct-1962   The Princess Bride
Nick Frost
28-Mar-1972   Shaun of the Dead
Toby Jones
7-Sep-1967   Voice of Dobby the Elf
Simon Pegg
14-Feb-1970   Shaun of the Dead
Sebastian Roché
4-Aug-1964   James Craig on General Hospital
Andy Serkis
20-Apr-1964   Gollum in LOTR trilogy


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