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Crocodile Dundee (1986)

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An American reporter goes to the Australian outback to meet an eccentric crocodile poacher and invites him to New York City.

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Rosita (as Christine Totos)
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Burt (Roo Shooter)
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Storyline

Michael J. "Crocodile" Dundee is an Australian crocodile hunter who lives in the Australian outback and runs a safari business with his trusted friend and mentor Walter Reilly. After surviving a crocodile attack, a New York journalist named Sue arrives to interview Mick about how he survived and learns more about the crocodile hunter. After saving Sue from a crocodile, Sue invites Mick to visit New York City, since Mick has never been to a city. Mick finds the culture and life in New York City a lot different than his home and he finds himself falling in love with Sue. Written by Daniel Williamson

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The Wizard of Auz hits The Big Apple! See more »

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Adventure | Comedy

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Release Date:

26 September 1986 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

'Crocodile' Dundee  »

Box Office

Budget:

AUD 8,800,000 (estimated)

Gross:

$174,635,000 (USA)
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Trivia

"'Crocodile' Dundee" was the second biggest Box Office Hit of 1986. See more »

Goofs

Sue asks Mick if the snake he killed was poisonous. Snakes are venomous, not poisonous. See more »

Quotes

Michael J. "Crocodile" Dundee: I went walkabout, and when I came back, she'd gone.
Sue Charlton: How long were you gone?
Michael J. "Crocodile" Dundee: Couple of months.
Walter Reilly: Try eighteen.
Sue Charlton: And she didn't wait? Humph - strange girl!
Michael J. "Crocodile" Dundee: Yeah!
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Referenced in 30 Rock: Christmas Special (2008) See more »

Soundtracks

Sloppy Crocodile
Written by Greedy Smith
Performed by Mental As Anything (as Mental as Anything)
Produced by Charles Fisher
Engineered by John Bee and Peter Walker
Mental As Anything appear courtesy of CBS
Copyright Syray Music Pty. Ltd.
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Paul Hogan!
4 April 2001 | by (Honolulu,Hawaii) – See all my reviews

Hogan was the reason for this films success.He really comes off naturally and is very charming.The direction techniques of this movie was only fair and the story is very very simple BUT another secret of this movie besides Mr. Hogan is the great screenplay.No wasted scenes and the story just moves along taking the audience with it for more.The screenplay works so well that although the movie is one of the most predictable movies ever,the audience still enjoys the ending,and to top it all off,the audience actually wants more!Now this is a way to make simple movies.Charm our hearts and take our emotions and curiosity for an entertaining and educational ride.Extreme gimmicks and million dollar effects are not always required.Back to the basics filmakers!


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