GenreAdventure, Family Film seriesKameleon LanguageDutch
DirectorSteven de Jong
Marc Willard WriterHotze de Roos, Jean Ummels Release date2003 (2003) Initial releaseJune 25, 2003 (Netherlands) DirectorsSteven de Jong, Marc Willard CastSteven de Jong (Evert Klinkhamer), Maarten Spanjer (Gerben Zonderland), Joep Sertons (Dokter), Willeke van Ammelrooy (Margreet Bleeker), Peter Tuinman (Wim Bleeker) Similar moviesRelated Steven de Jong movies
De schippers van de kameleon officiele trailer
De Schippers van de Kameleon (2003) is a Dutch family film with as main characters identical twins Koen van der Donk (Hielke Klinkhamer) and Jos van der Donk (Sietse Klinkhamer). The actors are also identical twins, born March 6, 1988. The film is based on the books of Hotze de Roos about the adventures of the twins with their boat, the opduwer De Kameleon.
The film received a Golden Film (100,000 visitors) and a Platinum Film (400,000 visitors) and with 750.000 viewers in cinemas. It was the best viewed Dutch film production in 2003. In 2006 it was chosen as "Best Children's Movie" at the 4th International Film Festival in Eilat, Israel.
The film also has a sequel, Kameleon 2, with the same characters and actors.