The Adventures of Tintin

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Drawing deep from the classic Raiders of the Lost Ark playbook, Steven Spielberg has crafted another spirited, thrilling adventure in the form of Tintin.

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Paramount Pictures and Columbia Pictures Present a 3D Motion Capture Film The Adventures of Tintin directed by Steven Spielberg from a screenplay by Steven Moffat and Edgar Wright & Joe Cornish. Starring Jamie Bell as Tintin, the intrepid young reporter whose relentless pursuit of a good story thrusts him into a world of high adventure, and Daniel Craig as the nefarious Red Rackham. -- (C) Official Site

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Cast

Jamie Bell
as Tintin
Andy Serkis
as Captain Haddock/Sir Francis Haddock
Daniel Craig
as Rackham/Sakharine
Nick Frost
as Thomson
Simon Pegg
as Thompson
Daniel Mays
as Allan/Pirate Flunky #1
MacKenzie Crook
as Tom/Pirate Flunky #2
Gad Elmaleh
as Ben Salaad
Joe Starr
as Barnaby
Enn Reitel
as Nestor/Mr. Crabtree
Tony Curran
as Lieutenant Delcourt
Sonje Fortag
as Mrs. Finch
Phillip Rhys
as Co-Pilot/French Medic
Ron Bottitta
as Sailor/Lookout
Mark Ivanir
as Afgar Outpost Soldier/Secretary
Nathan Meister
as Market Artist
Sebastian Roche
as Pedro/1st Mate
Kim Stengel
as Bianca Castafiore
Sana Etoile
as Press Reporter
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All Critics (222) | Top Critics (47)

  • There are so many variables moving so fast that it's a wonder Spielberg didn't have someone onboard from Princeton's department of Higher Math to help keep track. But his crack team here is enough.

    Apr 12, 2013
  • It's delirious stuff, often laugh-out-loud funny.

    Apr 12, 2013 | Full Review…

    Tom Charity

    CNN.com
    Top Critic
  • The action grows wearisome as it grinds on, and the film becomes a succession of dazzling set pieces devoid of simple feelings.

    Dec 22, 2011 | Full Review…
  • A frenetic bonbon with an empty center, and a movie made without any perceivable audience outside of filmmakers besotted by their own innovative processes.

    Dec 22, 2011 | Rating: 2/4 | Full Review…

    John Anderson

    Newsday
    Top Critic
  • The Adventures of Tintin comes at you in a whoosh, like a volcano full of creative ideas in full eruption... It hits home for the kid in all of us who wants to bust out and run free.

    Dec 22, 2011 | Rating: 3.5/4 | Full Review…
  • Hergé was the pioneer of an even-handed style of cartooning with solid lines and no shading that became known as ligne claire, but there is a decided lack of clear lines in this erratic movie adaptation of his work.

    Dec 22, 2011 | Rating: 2/4 | Full Review…

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