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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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Maggie Blinco ...
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Khristina Totos ...
Rosita (as Christine Totos)
Graham 'Grace' Walker ...
Angelo
David Bracks ...
Burt (Roo Shooter)
Brett Hogan ...
Peter (Roo Shooter)
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Richard Mason
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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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26 September 1986 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

'Crocodile' Dundee  »

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Budget:

AUD 8,800,000 (estimated)

Gross:

$174,635,000 (USA)
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Trivia

The "quotes" around "Crocodile" in the title were added for the American release to ensure people didn't think that Dundee was a crocodile. See more »

Goofs

When the pimp approaches Mick for the second time, he says, "If it isn't the man who doesn't like bad [expletive] language in front of ladies!" However, Mick didn't make this comment to Simone and Carla until after he'd knocked the pimp unconscious, so the pimp couldn't have heard it. See more »

Quotes

Neville Bell: [Mick has just snuck up on Nev and is holding his knife to Nev's throat] Ah, Mick! You frightened shit out of me!
Michael J. "Crocodile" Dundee: So I oughta, mate. Sneaking up on a man when he's rendering first aid to a lady.
Neville Bell: Ah, is that what you were doing?
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Connections

Referenced in Monster Man: Seeing Double/Pilot (2012) See more »

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Different World
Performed by INXS
Written by Andrew Farriss (as A. Farriss) and Michael Hutchence (as M. Hutchence)
Produced by Andrew Farriss (as A. Farriss)
Engineered by D. Nicholas
Copyright 1986 Tol Muziek
Administered worldwide by MCA Music, Inc.
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The Naive Crocodile Dundee Comes To New York
24 June 2002 | by (England) – See all my reviews

Crocodile Dundee is a great comedy from 1986 which can be enjoyed after repeat viewings. Over the years I've heard a lot of criticism of this film and I cannot understand it. If you don't like this film, then something must be wrong.

It's great to see the tough but naive Crocodile Dundee-played excellently by Paul Hogan-come to New York and after a sequence of events meet up with journalist Sue Charlton played by Linda Koslowski. Koslowski and Hogan made a great team in this film.

Like all comedies I won't spoil the scenes for anyone who hasn't seen the film but there are some great scenes particularly one where two youngsters try to mug Dundee with a knife. You'll laugh at what happens next.

All in all, a great comedy. Ignore any criticism you've heard of this film and enjoy a great film.


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