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Crocodile Dundee -- 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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Director:
Writers:
Ken Shadie (screenplay) &
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Release Date:
26 September 1986 (USA) See more »
Genre:
Tagline:
From the Australian Outback to New York City, Michael J. "Crocodile" Dundee is about to survive in a different kind of Jungle. See more »
Plot:
An American reporter goes to the Australian outback to meet an eccentric crocodile poacher and invites him to New York City. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
Awards:
Nominated for Oscar. Another 3 wins & 7 nominations See more »
User Reviews:
Charismatic croc goes walkabout in the Big Apple See more (94 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order) (verified as complete)

Paul Hogan ... Michael J. 'Crocodile' Dundee

Linda Kozlowski ... Sue Charlton

John Meillon ... Walter Reilly

David Gulpilil ... Neville Bell

Ritchie Singer ... Con
Maggie Blinco ... Ida
Steve Rackman ... Donk
Gerry Skilton ... Nugget
Terry Gill ... Duffy
Peter Turnbull ... Trevor
Khristina Totos ... Rosita (as Christine Totos)
Graham 'Grace' Walker ... Angelo
David Bracks ... Burt (Roo Shooter)
Brett Hogan ... Peter (Roo Shooter)

Mark Blum ... Richard Mason
Michael Lombard ... Sam Charlton
Irving Metzman ... Irving - Doorman

Reginald VelJohnson ... Gus
Rik Colitti ... Danny

John Snyder ... Pimp
J.J. Cole ... Buzzy
Gwyllum Evans ... Wendell Wainwright
Clarie Hague ... Dorothy Wainwright
Jan Saint ... Wino
Peter Bucossi ... Subway Creek
Sullivan Walker ... Tall Man
Bobby Alto ... Pug Nose
Anne Carlisle ... Gwendoline

Anne Francine ... Fran
Paige Matthews ... Party Girl
Paul Greco ... New Yorker

Caitlin Clarke ... Simone
Nancy Mette ... Karla
Barry Kivel ... Coke Snorter
Tony Holmes ... Teenage Mugger
Dan Lounsbery ... Simpson
Dolores Messina ... Receptionist
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

Kevin Ash ... Plaza bell hop (uncredited)
Yvonne Erwin ... Dancer at Party (uncredited)

Dhonna Harris Goodale ... Token Taker (uncredited)
Sharon Househam ... Barmaid in Pub (uncredited)

Tony LaFortezza ... Bar Patron (uncredited)
Christopher Lockhart ... Subway Platform Student (uncredited)
Joe Pentangelo ... Mounted Cop on Horse (uncredited)
David Trim ... Actor at Party (uncredited)

Directed by
Peter Faiman 
 
Writing credits
Ken Shadie (screenplay) &
John Cornell (screenplay)

Paul Hogan  screenplay
Paul Hogan  story

Produced by
John Cornell .... producer
Jane Scott .... line producer
Wayne Young .... associate producer: Australia
 
Original Music by
Peter Best 
 
Cinematography by
Russell Boyd (director of photography)
 
Film Editing by
David Stiven 
 
Production Design by
Graham 'Grace' Walker 
 
Costume Design by
Norma Moriceau 
 
Makeup Department
Elizabeth Ann Fardon .... hair stylist: Australia (as Liz Fardon)
Elizabeth Ann Fardon .... makeup artist: Australia (as Liz Fardon)
Jean Paul .... hair stylist: New York
Carla White .... makeup artist: New York
 
Production Management
Kevin Dowd .... unit manager: New York
Hugh Johnston .... assistant unit manager: Australia (as Hugh Johnson)
Laura J. Medina .... assistant production manager: New York
Philip A. Patterson .... unit manager: Australia (as Phil Patterson)
Mark Silverman .... pre-production supervisor: New York
Katrina Singer .... unit manager: second unit, Australia
Peter Sjoquist .... post-production supervisor: Australia
Peter Sjoquist .... production manager: Australia
Kelly Van Horn .... production manager: New York
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Craig Bolles .... second assistant director: Australia
Jon Kilik .... second assistant director: New York (as John Kilik)
Richard Schlesinger .... second assistant director: New York
Mark Turnbull .... first assistant director
P.J. Voeten .... third assistant director: Australia (as Peter Voeten)
 
Art Department
Alan Armytage .... painter: Australia (as Alan Armatage)
Phillipa Banks .... art department coordinator: Australia
Andrew Chauvel .... carpenter: Australia (as Andy Chauvell)
Matt Connors .... trades assistant: Australia (as Matthew Connors)
Ian Freeman .... art department assistant: Australia
Kim Hilder .... model maker: Australia
Geoff Howe .... carpenter: Australia
Romaine Joseph .... draughtsperson: Australia
Sebastian La Costa .... storyboard artist: Australia (as Sebastian Lakosta)
Michael Leather .... art department production assistant: New York (as Mike Leather)
Lon Lucini .... art department runner: Australia (as John Paul Lucini)
Billy Malcolm .... scenic artist: Australia
Andrew Merrifield .... art department runner: Australia (as Andrew Merryfield)
Karan Monkhouse .... stand-by props: New York/Australia
John Murch .... model maker: Australia
Martin O'Neill .... property master: Australia
Martin O'Neill .... set decorator: Australia (as Martin O'Neil)
Taylor Pattison .... set dresser: New York
Mark Peltzer .... inside props: New York
Gretchen Rau .... set decorator: New York
Dennis Smith .... construction manager: Australia
Marcus Smith .... carpenter: Australia
Andy Tickner .... carpenter: Australia
Steve Wright .... set dresser: New York
 
Sound Department
Doug Brady .... mixing engineer: Australia
Steve Burgess .... post sync effects recordist: Australia
Adrian Carr .... dialogue editor: Australia
Craig Carter .... dialogue editor: Australia
Tim Chau .... sound effects editor: Australia
Peter Clancy .... assistant sound effects editor: Australia
Melissa Clark .... assistant sound effects editor: Australia
Bill Daly .... sound recordist: New York
Philip Dickson .... assistant dialogue editor: Australia (as Phil Dickson)
Helen Field .... sound assistant: Australia
Rebecca Grubelich .... assistant dialogue editor: Australia
Nick Hammond .... boom operator: New York
Phil Judd .... post sync effects mixer: Australia
Robin Judge .... post sync effects assistant: Australia (as Robyn Judge)
Bruce Lamshed .... sound effects editor: Australia
Sue Lamshed .... assistant sound effects editor: Australia
JoAnn M. Laub .... syncing editor: New York (as Joanne Laub)
David Rawlinson .... stereo sound consultant: Dolby, Australia
Roger Savage .... sound supervisor: Australia
Andrew Schmetterling .... sound production assistant: New York
Andrew Steuart .... post sync effects: Australia
Mark J. Wasiutak .... boom operator: Australia (as Mark Wasiutak)
Karin Whittington .... dialogue editor: Australia
Gary Wilkins .... sound recordist: Australia
 
Special Effects by
David Hardie .... special effects: Australia
Chris Murray .... special effects: Australia
 
Visual Effects by
Roger Cowland .... opticals: Australia
 
Stunts
Max Aspin .... stunt coordinator: Australia
Jery Hewitt .... stunt coordinator: New York
Peter Bucossi .... stunt actor (uncredited)
Lisa Dalton .... stunts (uncredited)
Mick O'Rourke .... stunts (uncredited)
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Michael Atkinson .... additional camera operator: wildlife, Australia
Brian Bansgrove .... gaffer: Australia
Ian Bird .... grip: Australia
Ray Brown .... key grip: Australia
Colin Chase .... electrician: Australia
Edward Cohen .... best boy electric: New York (as Eddie Cohen)
Michael Fedack .... best boy grip: New York
Martin Flemyng .... camera maintenance: Australia
Paul Gantner .... best boy electric: Australia
Edward Gold .... second camera operator: New York (as Eddie Gold)
Stuart Green .... grip: Australia
Terry Hopkins .... camera operator: second unit, New York
Robert Ippolito .... grip: New York
Tony Larkins .... grip: Australia
Andrew McLean .... second camera operator: Australia
Peter Menzies Jr. .... camera operator: Australia
Brandon Odegaard .... electrician: New York
George Pattison .... key grip: New York
David Petley .... assistant camera: second unit, Australia
Jason Rogers .... generator operator: Australia
Jim Sheldon .... still photographer: Australia
Jim Sheldon .... still photographer: New York
Conrad Slack .... clapper loader: Australia
Rufus Standefer .... gaffer: New York
Susan Starr .... clapper loader: New York
Jeff Victor .... assistant camera: second unit, New York
Barry Wetcher .... still photographer: New York
Geoffrey Wharton .... focus puller: Australia (as Geoff Wharton)
Geoffrey Wharton .... panaglide operator: Australia (as Geoff Wharton)
Zachary Winestine .... clapper loader: New York (as Zachery Winestine)
Rodney Bauer .... grip (uncredited)
John Haddy .... camera operator: second unit, Australia (uncredited)
Charles Quinlivan .... grip (uncredited)
Owen Stephens .... electrician (uncredited)
 
Casting Department
Loretta Crawford .... casting consultant: New York
Paula Herold .... casting: New York
Elizabeth Guber Stephen .... casting assistant: New York (as Elizabeth Guber)
Riccardo Bertoni .... extras casting (uncredited)
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Paulette Aller .... wardrobe assistant: New York (as Paulette Aller Shelton)
Mel Dykes .... wardrobe assistant: Australia
Isis Mussenden .... wardrobe production assistant: New York
Susan Pullen .... stand-by wardrobe: Australia (as Susie Pullen)
James Watson .... costumer cutter: Australia
Deirdre N. Williams .... wardrobe supervisor: New York (as Diedre Williams)
 
Editorial Department
Peter Carrodus .... assembly editor: Australia
Dick Fokker .... assistant editor: Australia
Annette Kelly .... assistant editor: Australia
Richard Piorkowski .... laboratory liaison: Australia
 
Location Management
Craig Bolles .... location scout: Australia
Margaret Daley .... location production assistant: New York
Kevin Delaney .... location production assistant: New York
Kevin Dowd .... location scout: New York
John Kerr .... location production assistant: New York
David Pomier .... location manager: New York
Philip A. Patterson .... location manager: Australia (uncredited)
 
Music Department
Peter Best .... conductor: Australia
Peter Best .... music arranger: Australia
Doug Brady .... music recordist: Australia
Bruce Lamshed .... music mixer: Australia
Roger Savage .... music mixer: Australia
Trevor Smith .... music consultant: Australia
 
Transportation Department
Ralph Clark .... transportation manager: Australia
Sue Clark .... transportation assistant: Australia
Jeremy Hutchinson .... driver: Australia
Herb Lieberz .... teamster driver: New York
David Thomas .... driver: Australia (as Dave Thomas)
Dennis Williams .... driver: Australia
 
Other crew
Doon Allen .... unit assistant: New York
Dale Aspin .... dog handler: Australia
Victor Atkinson .... assistant: Australia
Elizabeth Benjamin .... pre-production assistant: New York
Amanda Bennett .... production secretary: Australia
John Bowring .... armorer: Australia
Peter Brown .... ja ja camp coordinator: Australia
Peter Carroll .... dialogue coach: Australia
John Cornell .... script editor: Australia
Victoria Cullingham .... craft service: New York
H. Clay Dear .... double: Paul Hogan (as Clay Dear)
H. Clay Dear .... stand-in: Paul Hogan (as Clay Dear)
Lee Dillow .... assistant: Paul Hogan, Australia
Alan Edwards .... helicopter pilot: Australia
John Faithful .... location caterer: Australia (as John Faithfull)
James Fanning .... teamster captain: New York (as Jim Fanning)
Julie Forster .... production coordinator: Australia
Graham Gow .... snake handler: Australia
Bob Hall .... kakadu liaison: Australia
Richard Harper .... financial controller: Australia
Lisa Herth .... stand-in: Linda Kozlowski
Paul Hogan .... script editor: Australia
Peita Hurcum .... production accountant: Australia
Kerry Jackson .... unit runner: Australia
Georgia Kacandes .... assistant production coordinator: New York
Adrienne Kahn .... promotions: New York
Elyse Katz .... set assistant: New York (as Elyse H.Katz)
Mark Kyle .... cattle handler: Australia
Claude Lambert .... safety officer: Australia
Ilene S. Landress .... crafts production assistant: New York (as Ilene Landress)
Terry Lee .... helicopter pilot: Australia
Rosemary Lombard .... assistant to producer: New York
Nene Morgan .... base office liaison: Australia
Bluey O'Brien .... aboriginal attachment: Australia (as Bluey)
Daphne Paris .... continuity: Australia
Anne Phillips .... production accountant: Australia (as Ann Phillips)
Denise Pinckley .... production coordinator: New York
Henry Rainger .... buffalo handler: Australia
Hugh Rawson .... key production assistant: New York
Bob Rich .... production associate: New York
Jacquie Robertson .... nurse: Australia (as Jacqui Robertson)
Sally Roy .... assistant production coordinator: New York
Jim Sexton .... office production assistant: New York
David Thomas .... mechanic: Australia (as Dave Thomas)
Dennis Thompson .... vet: Australia
Steve Warrington .... location caterer: Australia
Dennis Williams .... mechanic: Australia
John Wood .... armorer: Australia
Peggy Wood .... secretary to producer and director: Australia
Jordan Derwin .... double: "Sam" (uncredited)
Greg Ferris .... marketing canada (uncredited)
Christina Pierce .... double: "Sue" (uncredited)
Laura Stillman .... production accountant: New York (uncredited)
Robert Wess .... double: "Gus" (uncredited)
 
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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"'Crocodile' Dundee" - UK, USA
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Runtime:
97 min | 93 min (DVD)
Country:
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Aspect Ratio:
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Certification:
Argentina:13 | Australia:M | Australia:PG (tv rating) | Canada:PG | Finland:K-12 | Iceland:L | Ireland:15 | Netherlands:AL | New Zealand:PG | Norway:11 | Norway:12 | Peru:Apt | Portugal:M/6 | Singapore:PG | South Korea:15 (DVD rating) (2001) | South Korea:12 (1987) | Sweden:11 | UK:15 | USA:PG-13 (certificate #28246) | West Germany:6 (f) (original rating) | West Germany:12 (f) (re-rating)

Did You Know?

Trivia:
"'Crocodile' Dundee" was the second biggest Box Office Hit of 1986.See more »
Goofs:
Errors made by characters (possibly deliberate errors by the filmmakers): Sue asks Mick if the snake he killed was poisonous. Snakes are venomous, not poisonous.See more »
Quotes:
Neville Bell:Oh no, you can't take my photograph.
Sue Charlton:Oh, I'm sorry, you believe it will take your spirit away.
Neville Bell:No, you got lens-cap on it.
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Soundtrack:
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FAQ

Is "Crocodile Dundee" based on a book?
What is goanna?
Was it winter or summer when Mick and Sue were in Australia?
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25 out of 29 people found the following review useful.
Charismatic croc goes walkabout in the Big Apple, 9 March 2006
Author: roghache from Canada

What a wonderful adventure romance! This is a film that neither my husband, my teenage son, or myself can resist watching time after time, whenever it happens to be on TV.

The movie tells the tale of Mick Dundee, a charismatic adventurer from Walkabout Creek in the Australian outback, who ends up as a 'croc out of water' (as some reviewers have cleverly phrased it) in New York City. Naturally, there's a 'sheila' with him, a love interest in the form of beautiful blonde American journalist, Sue Charlton. The sparks fly between them, the chemistry cooks, and so on.

This movie of course is made solely by the legendary character of Mick Dundee, played to charming perfection by Paul Hogan, both in his native bush and also Big City settings. You'll be in stitches, you'll cheer for him, you'll be amazed at his adaptation of his unique Down Under bush survival skills to the streets of the Big Apple. The knife incident...what can I say? He displays an endearing innocence of the seedier aspects of Big City life, notably its drugs and prostitutes. But it's not only Mick's humour and charisma, this adventurer is a guy with integrity that would put most everyone, rural or urban, Australian or American, to shame.

The greatest supporting role here must surely go to Mick's bush buddy, Wally, who's basically 'all talk and no action', yet one of the most likable ever film characters.

The ending? I won't give it away, but it's a dilly, a dandy, and a doozy. Just one of the many reasons I can watch this great movie again and again. The first Crocodile Dundee sequel is equally entertaining, and though the second (Crocodile Dundee in Los Angeles) doesn't quite measure up, I can never resist watching Mick in action.

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