PG | | Animation, Action, Adventure
Intrepid reporter Tintin and Captain Haddock set off on a treasure hunt for a sunken ship commanded by Haddock's ancestor.
10,000 Thundering Typhoons! Come here you pilfering parakeet!
In the market Sakharine offers to write a check for the model of the Unicorn using a retractable ballpoint pen (you can even hear the click). Ballpoints were not sold in Belgium or the UK until December 1945 (and came into widespread use in the 1950s) and the retractable ballpoint pen was not invented until 1959. The movie takes place in the early 1930s based on the dates on the newspaper cutouts showing Tintin's reporting.
In the opening credits, Tintin and Snowy are on the roof of a moving train which passes some iconic scenes from the comic books. They pass the Black Island from "The Black Island", then the moon rocket from "Destination Moon" and "Explorers on the Moon", and finally the ancient astronaut statue from "Flight 714".
CZK 213,778 (Czech Republic) (23 October 2011)
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