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Crocodile Dundee in Los Angeles (2001)

Australian Outback adventurer Mick "Crocodile" Dundee travels to Los Angeles with his young son while his longtime companion suspects foul play at a movie studio.

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Duke Bannister ...
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Betty Bobbitt ...
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Karen Crone ...
Barmaid Ida
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Storyline

From the opening shot of a Jurassic Park-esque reptilian eye, you know you are in for a wild ride. As Mick "Crocodile" Dundee sits in a canoe sharpening his famous knife, a monstrous croc hides somewhere in the deep. The croc suddenly attacks, tearing Mick's boat to pieces and leaving him and mate Jacko up a tree. Life for Mick can only get easier, right? When Mick arrives at home, he discovers longtime companion Sue's newspaper-mogul father has called, and needs her help on an article at the paper's Los Angeles branch. Mick, who recognizes his importance in the modernizing bush is now no more than as a tourist attraction, agrees to join her, and together Mick, Sue and son Mikey head for Los Angeles. Here the adventure truly begins, as Mick and Jacko brave a cowboy bar where the horsemen are of a different color, and a Hollywood film party where everyone seems interested in Mick's mate Malcolm "Mal" Gibson's colorful exploits. Sue's article soon leads to a sleazy film producer, so ... Written by Anonymous

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He heard there was wildlife in L.A. He didn't know how wild.


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Rated PG for some language and brief violence | See all certifications »
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20 April 2001 (USA)  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$21,150,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

AUD 1,775,475 (Australia), 14 April 2001

Opening Weekend USA:

$7,714,362, 22 April 2001, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$25,635,682

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$39,438,674
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Alec Wilson appears in this film as, an apparent, long time friend of Mick's from Australia. He also appeared in Crocodile Dundee II (1988) as the local hired goon named 'Denning', who worked alongside the drug lords helping them to track down Mick and Sue in the Australian outback. See more »

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When Mick and Jacko are ordering food from Wendy's, the order of 'Biggie Fries' appear on the screen before they actually order them. See more »

Quotes

Mick "Crocodile" Dundee: [just before leaving curator's office, he notices a painting] Who painted this?
Curator: Pablo Picasso.
Mick "Crocodile" Dundee: I'm a drinkin' man myself, but I've never been *that* wasted.
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References Mission: Impossible III (2006) See more »

Soundtracks

Boys from the Bush
Performed by Lee Kernaghan
Written by Lee Kernaghan and Garth Porter
Courtesy of ABC Records (Australia) / Garth Porter Productions
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An unlikely return
9 August 2002 | by See all my reviews

Paul Hogan's knive-tossing, hand-slapping Outback legend skipped the whole of the 90's so his 2001 comeback came as something of a big surprise. Unfortunately, audiences had of course moved on and the critics didn't hesitate in drowning the film. Indeed, you don't have to be an expert to realise that this belated third caper isn't exactly accomplished film-making; there's an uninvolving and considerably underdeveloped plot whilst the comedy itself (consistently spot-on in the original) is pretty much hit-and-miss here.

Still, if its clean, fun, enjoyable entertainment you're looking for, Dundee in LA serves the purpose well and is satisfying for the family or younger ones. The character himself is still interesting and enjoyable to watch as he once again returns to the USA, this time acting detective when he suspects a shady movie company of smuggling. Not by no means a classic but harmless and pleasant entertainment nonetheless.


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