The Movie Review Guy Best Movies for 2013
Dec 31, 2013
The Top 80 movies from the 1980's in 80 Days (DAY 36)::
45. “Crocodile Dundee” (1986)
An American reporter goes to the Australian outback to meet an eccentric crocodile poacher and invites him to New York City.
Paul Higan—Michael J. ‘Crocodile’ Dundee
Linda Kozlowkis—Sue Charlton
John Meillon—Walter Reily
Mark Blum—Richard Mason
Facts about the this movie:
*Budget: AUD 8,800,000
*Opening Weekend: AUD 1,412,494 (Australia)
*Grossed: $360,000,000 (Worldwide)
*The buffalo that Mick Dundee pacified was drugged.
*The “quotes around “Crocodile” in the tilte were added for the American release to ensure people didn’t think the Dundee was a crocodile.
* When Paul Hogan gave an interview for Crocodile Dundee in Los Angeles, he put to rest the myth that there was a real Crocodile Dundee. He assured the interviewer that there was not, and that the idea for the character came from his own head. Hogan admitted that on a trip to New York he felt like a complete fish-out-of-water and the idea began to form in his head.
* The Sydney Harbour Bridge is shown in the beginning of the movie from the hotel window while Sue is on the phone to New York. Paul Hogan helped paint this bridge before he started his life as an actor and was said to have kept his co-workers laughing a good bit of the time.
Why I Picked this movie #45:
1.It still holds up
2. It is a very funny movie.
3. It has a great heart to it.
4. Good cast.
5. Good love twist
6. Good Script/Story
7. Good chemistry between Paul Hogan and Linda Kozlowkis, that be why they got married in real life after making part two.
8. It had a great air (feel) to it.
9. It was a small film that came out of no ware.
10. Iconic Movie from the 1980’s.
11. Great acting job by Paul Hogan.
First time seeing it:
I saw this for first with my mother at the movie theater.