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Having bought a model ship, the Unicorn, for a pound off a market stall Tintin is initially puzzled that the sinister Mr. Sakharine should be so eager to buy it from him, resorting to murder and kidnapping Tintin - accompanied by his marvellous dog Snowy - to join him and his gang as they sail to Morocco on an old cargo ship. Sakharine has bribed the crew to revolt against the ship's master, drunken Captain Haddock, but Tintin, Snowy and Haddock escape, arriving in Morocco at the court of a sheikh, who also has a model of the Unicorn. Haddock tells Tintin that over three hundred years earlier his ancestor Sir Francis Haddock was forced to scuttle the original Unicorn when attacked by a piratical forebear of Sakharine but he managed to save his treasure and provide clues to its location in three separate scrolls, all of which were secreted in models of the Unicorn. Tintin and Sakharine have one each and the villain intends to use the glass-shattering top Cs of operatic soprano the ...

Director: Steven Spielberg
Writer: Hergé (based on "The Adventures of Tintin" by), Steven Moffat (screenplay by), Edgar Wright (screenplay by), Joe Cornish (screenplay by)
Production: Paramount
Year: 2011
MetaScore: 68/100
ImdbRating: 7.3
BoxOffice: $75,300,000
Released: 21 Dec 2011
Awards: Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 22 wins & 62 nominations.


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Cast

Tintin - Jamie Bell
Captain Haddock - Andy Serkis
Sakharine - Daniel Craig
Thomson - Nick Frost
Thompson - Simon Pegg
Allan - Daniel Mays
Ben Salaad (voice) - Gad Elmaleh
Silk - Toby Jones
Barnaby (voice) - Joe Starr
Nestor - Enn Reitel
Lieutenant Delcourt (voice) - Tony Curran
Mrs. Finch (voice) - Sonje Fortag
Pilot (voice) - Cary Elwes
Co-Pilot / French Medic (voice) - Phillip Rhys
Sailor / Lookout (voice) - Ron Bottitta
Afghar Outpost Soldier / Secretary (voice) - Mark Ivanir
Market Artist (voice) - Nathan Meister
Pedro / 1st Mate (voice) (as Sebastian Roche) - Sebastian Roché
Bianca Castafiore - Kim Stengel
Soldier (voice) (as Mohamed Ibrahim) - Abraham Justice
Press Reporter (voice) - Sana Etoile
Old Man / Truck Driver - Ché Baker
Old Lady (voice) - Jacquie Barnbrook
Reporter (voice) - Sophia Elisabeth
Thompson / Thomson - Rik Young