Crocodile Dundee

Crocodile Dundee (1986)

Genres - Action-Adventure, Comedy  |   Sub-Genres - Romantic Comedy  |   Release Date - Apr 24, 1986  |   Run Time - 104 min.  |   Countries - United States of America  |   MPAA Rating - PG-13
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Crocodile Dundee (stylized as "Crocodile" Dundee in the U.S.) is a 1986 Australian-American comedy film set in the Australian Outback and in New York City. It stars Paul Hogan as the weathered Mick Dundee. Hogan's future wife Linda Kozlowski portrayed Sue Charlton.

Inspired by the true life exploits of Rod Ansell, the film was made on a budget of under $10 million as a deliberate attempt to make a commercial Australian film that would appeal to a mainstream American audience, but proved to be a worldwide phenomenon. Released on 30 April 1986 in Australia, and on 26 September 1986 in the United States, it was the second-highest-grossing film in the United States in that year and went on to become the second-highest grossing film worldwide at the box office as well, with an estimated 46 million tickets sold in the US.

There are two versions of the film: the Australian version, and an international version, which had much of the Australian slang replaced with more commonly understood terms, and was slightly shorter. Although the film was a hit both in Australia and abroad, it became controversial with some Australian critics and audiences–who resented the image of Australians as being ocker.

The first scenes were filmed in the small town of McKinlay in Queensland. The hotel has original warped and polished hardwood floors. There are no crocodiles in the area as it's in the outback with no major water source.

Crocodile Dundee was followed by two sequels: Crocodile Dundee II (1988) and Crocodile Dundee in Los Angeles (2001), although both films failed to match the critical success of the predecessor.

Movie Info

Budget

$8,800,000

Box Office

$328,203,506

Tags

Adventurer, Australian Outback, Crocodile, Culture Clash, Fish Out Of Water, Hotel, Journalist, Kangaroo, Knife, Limousine, New York, New York City, Outback, Poacher, Prostitute, Subway, Tourist

Attributes

Filming Location: 59th Street–Columbus Circle, Central Park, East Village, Fifth Avenue, Greenwich Village, Kakadu National Park, Manhattan Bridge, Manhattan Municipal Building, McKinlay, New York City, Newark Liberty International Airport, Plaza Hotel, Sydney
Narrative Location: New York City, Northern Territory

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Alternate Titles

"Crocodile" Dundee
AU
'Crocodile' Dundee
IN
'क्रोकोडाइल' डंडी
IN
Cocodrilo Dundee
AR, MX, PE, ES
Crocodile Dundee
AU, CA, DK, EC, FR, IL, NL, RO, SG, ZA, GB, US
Crocodile Dundee - Ein Krokodil zum Küssen
DE
Crocodile Dundee - En storviltjägare i New York
SE
Crocodile Dundee 1
CA, US
Crocodilo Dundee
BR, PT
Krokodil Dandi
RS
Krokodil Dundee
HR, HU, TR
Krokodíl Dundee
SK
Krokodill Dundee
EE
Krokodilmannen
FI
Krokodýl Dundee
CZ
Krokodyl Dundee
PL
Krokotiilimies
FI
Mr. Crocodile Dundee
IT
O krokodeilakias
GR
Thánh Vật Cá Sấu
VN
Timsah Dundee
TR
Ο κροκοδειλάκιας
GR
Дънди Крокодила
BG
Крокодил Данді
UA
Крокодил Данди
RU
クロコダイル・ダンディー
JP
鱷魚先生
TW