Steven Spielberg brings his filmmaking magic to the world of motion capture animation in this long-awaited big screen incarnation of the beloved comic book hero. Always in search of a good story, intrepid reporter Tintin stumbles upon a rollicking adventure that puts him on the trail of a hidden treasure - but he'll have to outrun and outsmart a series of bunglers and villains to find it first.
Based on the series of books The Adventures of Tintin by Hergé, the film is produced by Steven Spielberg, Peter Jackson and Kathleen Kennedy.
Oscar 2012 Nominee for Best Original Score
Trailers + Extras
- The Adventures of Tintin Trailer 1
- EPIX NEWS: SPECIAL EDITION: EPIX at Comic-Con! The Adventures of Tintin
- The Adventures of Tintin Trailer 2
- Fanboy Featurette Peter Jackson & Steven Speilberg talk about making The...
- Classic Adventure Storytelling Speilberg & Jackson talk about the process of making The...
- Snowy to the Rescue
- Wrong Lifeboat
- With or Without You
- Last of the Haddocks
- Newspaper Clue
- Breaking Down Walls Steven Spielberg talks about breaking down walls...
- A Rollicking Adventure Steven Spielberg and the cast talk about what audiences...
- Growing up on Tintin Steven Spielberg and the cast talk about their...
- The Adventures of Tintin TV Spot 2
- The Adventures of Tintin TV Spot 1
- Get The Key
- Getting To Know Tintin The cast of The Adventures of Tintin talk about who their...
- Tintin & Captain Haddock The cast of The Adventures of Tintin talk about their...
Top 10 Fun Facts
- Later, live-action: The Adventures of Tintin marks Steven Spielberg's first ever animated film.
- Waiting for the right time: Steven Spielberg nabbed the rights to Tintin all the way back in 1983.
- Inspiration is everywhere: Steven Spielberg first discovered The Adventures of Tintin comic books when they were referenced in a review of his film Raiders of the Lost Ark.
- Nothing beats a good recommendation: Jamie Bell, who had worked with producer Peter Jackson on King Kong, won the role of Tintin after Thomas Brodie-Sangster had to drop out due to scheduling conflicts.
- Easter eggs: the framed newspapers hanging in Tintin's apartment reference some of his other comic adventures, such as "Cigars of the Pharaoh."
- Long time coming: an original draft of the script was completed way back in the early '80s, by E.T. screenwriter Melissa Mathison.
- Spielberg had competition: directors Roman Polanski and Claude Berri were also interested in helming the project.
- The Doctor calls: screenwriter Steven Moffat was unavailable to polish his draft of the script after becoming executive producer of the cult hit series Doctor Who. Edgar Wright and Joe Cornish stepped in to handle the rewrite.
- Best laid plans: when the film was originally in development back in 1984, Spielberg imagined Jack Nicholson as Captain Haddock.
- Mo-cap Master: after portraying the creatures Gollum and King Kong in previous Peter Jackson projects, motion capture superstar Andy Serkis jokingly expressed his concern that Jackson would cast him as Tintin's dog Snowy.