Tad: The Explorer

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.


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Summary Details
DistributorParamount Pictures International
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Runtime1 hr 32 min
Opening Weekend$3,614,372
469 theaters
GenresAdventure Animation Comedy Family
Release DateAug 31, 2012
Widest Release469 theaters
In Release488 days/69 weeks
DateRankWeekend %± LW TheatersChange AvgTo DateWeekend
Aug 31-Sep 21$3,614,372-469-$7,706$3,614,3721
Sep 7-91$2,464,250-31.8%424-45$5,811$8,569,6772
Sep 14-161$1,952,438-20.8%412-12$4,738$11,696,2733
Sep 21-231$1,829,045-6.3%404-8$4,527$14,033,1434
Sep 28-301$1,761,147-3.7%405+1$4,348$16,188,2765
Oct 5-74$982,711-44.2%386-19$2,545$17,721,2586
Oct 12-142$1,459,469+48.5%354-32$4,122$19,423,6997
Oct 19-213$1,018,938-30.2%346-8$2,944$20,551,7598
Oct 26-285$547,712-46.2%327-19$1,674$21,268,0929
Nov 2-46$617,558+12.8%297-30$2,079$22,287,81810
Nov 9-117$354,245-42.6%270-27$1,312$22,642,06211
Nov 16-188$224,578-36.6%223-47$1,007$22,945,26512
Nov 23-2512$153,838-31.5%191-32$805$23,126,51113
Nov 30-Dec 216$60,956-60.4%121-70$503$23,204,51214
Dec 14-1622$26,222-84-$312$23,530,71716
Dec 21-2326$10,715-59.1%34-50$315$23,550,15617
Dec 28-3030$10,228-4.5%26-8$393$23,568,88618
Jan 4-636$3,646-64.4%18-8$202$23,853,62419
Jan 11-1336$5,469+50%17-1$321$23,861,00120
Jan 18-2033$7,951+45.4%19+2$418$23,869,70721
Jan 25-2741$2,987-62.4%11-8$271$23,873,03322
Feb 1-343$2,875-3.7%12+1$239$23,876,21823
Feb 8-1042$3,684+28.1%12-$307$24,670,48024
Feb 15-1744$3,065-16.8%11-1$278$24,673,67225
Feb 22-2444$3,589+17.1%11-$326$24,677,46826
Mar 1-348$4,058+13.1%12+1$338$24,682,57427
Mar 8-1048$3,495-13.9%17+5$205$23,568,03728
Mar 22-2457$563-5-$112$23,573,46030
Mar 29-3164$384-31.8%4-1$96$23,573,90431
Apr 5-770$89-76.8%1-3$89$23,261,44832
May 17-1934$9,675-39-$248$23,871,40238
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