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Crocodile Dundee (1986)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $174,803,506Details
International Box Office $153,400,000Details
Worldwide Box Office $328,203,506
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  5. Video Sales
  6. Cast & Crew
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Metrics

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists

RecordRankAmount
All Time Domestic Box Office (Rank 201-300) 248 $174,803,506
All Time International Box Office (Rank 401-500) 500 $153,400,000
All Time Worldwide Box Office (Rank 301-400) 362 $328,203,506
All Time Domestic Box Office for Comedy Movies 31 $174,803,506
All Time International Box Office for Comedy Movies 63 $153,400,000
All Time Worldwide Box Office for Comedy Movies 38 $328,203,506
Leggiest Movies 20 16.55

See the Box Office tab (Domestic) and International tab (International and Worldwide) for more Cumulative Box Office Records.


Movie Details

Production Budget:$8,800,000
Domestic Releases: September 26th, 1986 (Wide) by Paramount Pictures
MPAA Rating: PG-13
Running Time: 97 minutes
Franchise: Crocodile Dundee
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Keywords: Country Mouse, City Mouse, Romance, Culture Clash, Writing and Writers, Suicide Attempt, LGBT, Relationships Gone Wrong, New York
Source:Original Screenplay
Genre:Comedy
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Contemporary Fiction
Production Countries: Australia,
United States

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankAmountChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest Domestic 35th Weekend 7 $1,099,578 May 22, 1987 241
Biggest Domestic 30th Weekend 10 $1,069,852 Apr 17, 1987 206
Biggest Domestic 28th Weekend 15 $1,143,850 Apr 3, 1987 192
Biggest Domestic 27th Weekend 14 $1,151,751 Mar 27, 1987 185
Biggest Domestic 26th Weekend 15 $1,239,185 Mar 20, 1987 178
Biggest Domestic 25th Weekend 16 $1,266,366 Mar 13, 1987 171
Biggest Domestic 24th Weekend 18 $1,454,603 Mar 6, 1987 164
Biggest Domestic 23rd Weekend 13 $1,747,675 Feb 27, 1987 157
Fastest to $150m 315 $150,007,335 Feb 20, 1987 154
Biggest Domestic 22nd Weekend 11 $2,115,716 Feb 20, 1987 150
Biggest Domestic 21st Weekend 5 $2,689,887 Feb 13, 1987 143
Washington's Birthday (All Movies, 3-Day, Inflation Adjusted) 292 $5,950,773 Feb 13, 1987 143
Biggest Domestic 20th Weekend 8 $2,589,206 Feb 6, 1987 136
Biggest Domestic 19th Weekend 11 $2,812,319 Jan 30, 1987 129
Biggest Domestic 18th Weekend 23 $2,567,070 Jan 23, 1987 122
Super Bowl (All Movies, 3-Day, Inflation Adjusted) 236 $5,679,068 Jan 23, 1987 122
Biggest Domestic 17th Weekend 14 $3,580,010 Jan 16, 1987 115
Martin Luther King (All Movies, 3-Day, Inflation Adjusted) 238 $7,919,971 Jan 16, 1987 115
Biggest Domestic 16th Weekend 24 $3,258,312 Jan 9, 1987 108
Biggest Domestic 15th Weekend 13 $4,676,392 Jan 2, 1987 101
New Year's Day (All Movies, 3-Day, Inflation Adjusted) 221 $10,345,471 Jan 2, 1987 101
Biggest Domestic 14th Weekend 8 $5,860,797 Dec 26, 1986 94
Christmas (All Movies, 3-Day) 229 $5,860,797 Dec 26, 1986 94
Christmas (All Movies, 3-Day, Inflation Adjusted) 165 $13,664,661 Dec 26, 1986 94
Biggest Domestic 13th Weekend 72 $2,282,721 Dec 19, 1986 87
Biggest Domestic 12th Weekend 89 $2,273,536 Dec 12, 1986 80
Fastest to $100m 595 $100,582,188 Dec 5, 1986 77
Biggest Domestic 11th Weekend 54 $3,803,625 Dec 5, 1986 73
Biggest Domestic 10th Weekend 17 $7,266,867 Nov 28, 1986 66
Thanksgiving (All Movies, 3-Day) 175 $7,266,867 Nov 28, 1986 66
Thanksgiving (All Movies, 3-Day, Inflation Adjusted) 118 $16,942,965 Nov 28, 1986 66
Thanksgiving (All Movies, 5-Day) 198 $7,266,867 Nov 28, 1986 66
Thanksgiving (All Movies, 5-Day, Inflation Adjusted) 167 $16,942,965 Nov 28, 1986 66
Biggest Domestic 9th Weekend 47 $5,537,875 Nov 21, 1986 59
Biggest Domestic 8th Weekend 68 $5,521,551 Nov 14, 1986 52
Veterans Day (All Movies, 3-Day) 132 $5,521,551 Nov 14, 1986 52
Veterans Day (All Movies, 3-Day, Inflation Adjusted) 90 $12,873,697 Nov 14, 1986 52
Biggest Domestic 7th Weekend 97 $6,392,661 Nov 7, 1986 45
Halloween (All Movies, 3-Day) 49 $5,716,215 Oct 31, 1986 38
Halloween (All Movies, 3-Day, Inflation Adjusted) 22 $13,327,563 Oct 31, 1986 38
Fastest to $50m 1,189 $51,846,699 Oct 24, 1986 31
Columbus Day (All Movies, 3-Day) 66 $10,560,827 Oct 10, 1986 17
Columbus Day (All Movies, 3-Day, Inflation Adjusted) 23 $24,622,952 Oct 10, 1986 17

Cast

   Michael J. 'Crocodile' Dundee
Linda Kozlowski    Sue Charlton
John Meillon    Walter Reilly
Mark Blum    Richard Mason
Michael Lombard    Sam Charlton
David Gulpilil    Neville Bell
Reginald VelJohnson    Gus

Production and Technical Credits

Director   
Screenwriter    Ken Shadie
Sound Effects Editor    Tim Chau

DVD and Blu-ray Releases for May 13th, 2014

May 13th, 2014

It's a weird week on the home market. There are more first-run releases on this week's list than last week, as well as some TV on DVD releases and others. That said, it still feels very shallow. Even coming up with a list of ten new releases will include some filler. According to Amazon.com, I, Frankenstein is the biggest selling new release of the week. However, Her is the best new release of the week and the Blu-ray Combo Pack is the Pick of the Week. More...

Featured Blu-ray review: Crocodile Dundee / Crocodile Dundee II

May 12th, 2014

Before I say anything about this Blu-ray... Crocodile Dundee is a trilogy. It is a trilogy, but they are releasing just the first two films. That's a big slight. The first Crocodile Dundee cost less than $10 million, but it made more than $300 million worldwide in 1986. Just two years later, Crocodile Dundee 2 came out, and while it made nearly $100 million less worldwide, it was still a huge hit. Nearly 30 years later, these two films are coming out on a two-disc Blu-ray set. Has it aged well? Will fans of the films want to pick it up? More...

Domestic Cumulative Box Office Records


Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1986/09/26 1 $8,038,855   879 $9,145   $8,038,855 3
1986/10/03 1 $8,207,503 +2% 971 $8,453   $19,544,717 10
1986/10/10 1 $10,560,827 +29% 1,378 $7,664   $32,840,242 17
1986/10/17 1 $7,434,202 -30% 1,378 $5,395   $42,667,910 24
1986/10/24 1 $6,745,249 -9% 1,495 $4,512   $51,846,699 31
1986/10/31 1 $5,716,215 -15% 1,495 $3,824   $59,675,856 38
1986/11/07 1 $6,392,661 +12% 1,485 $4,305   $68,229,726 45
1986/11/14 1 $5,521,551 -14% 1,485 $3,718   $76,016,041 52
1986/11/21 1 $5,537,875 n/c 1,495 $3,704   $83,119,455 59
1986/11/28 3 $7,266,867 +31% 1,495 $4,861   $94,267,407 66
1986/12/05 4 $3,803,625 -48% 1,487 $2,558   $99,480,811 73
1986/12/12 6 $2,273,536 -40% 1,435 $1,584   $102,855,724 80
1986/12/19 7 $2,282,721 n/c 1,256 $1,817   $106,024,183 87
1986/12/26 3 $5,860,797 +157% 1,423 $4,119   $114,343,128 94
1987/01/02 3 $4,676,392 -20% 1,375 $3,401   $122,920,198 101
1987/01/09 3 $3,258,312 -30% 1,359 $2,398   $127,546,612 108
1987/01/16 5 $3,580,010 +10% 1,315 $2,722   $132,345,012 115
1987/01/23 4 $2,567,070 -28% 1,347 $1,906   $135,990,541 122
1987/01/30 3 $2,812,319 +10% 1,297 $2,168   $139,790,205 129
1987/02/06 6 $2,589,206 -8% 1,256 $2,061   $143,241,200 136
1987/02/13 6 $2,689,887 +4% 1,200 $2,242   $146,645,972 143
1987/02/20 6 $2,115,716 -21% 1,186 $1,784   $149,363,133 150
1987/02/27 9 $1,747,675 -17% 1,050 $1,664   $151,755,010 157
1987/03/06 10 $1,454,603 -17% 1,012 $1,437   $153,720,911 164
1987/03/13 12 $1,266,366 -13% 876 $1,446   $155,490,613 171
1987/03/20 12 $1,239,185 -2% 857 $1,446   $157,309,340 178
1987/03/27 11 $1,151,751 -7% 830 $1,388   $158,939,371 185
1987/04/03 12 $1,143,850 -1% 773 $1,480   $160,542,223 192
1987/04/17 10 $1,069,852   820 $1,305   $163,073,198 206
1987/05/22 10 $1,099,578   671 $1,639   $168,134,511 241

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1986/09/26 1 $11,337,214   879 $12,898   $11,337,214 7
1986/10/03 1 $10,942,201 -3% 971 $11,269   $22,279,415 14
1986/10/10 1 $12,954,293 +18% 1,378 $9,401   $35,233,708 21
1986/10/17 1 $9,867,742 -24% 1,378 $7,161   $45,101,450 28
1986/10/24 1 $8,858,191 -10% 1,495 $5,925   $53,959,641 35
1986/10/31 1 $7,877,424 -11% 1,495 $5,269   $61,837,065 42
1986/11/07 1 $8,657,425 +10% 1,485 $5,830   $70,494,490 49
1986/11/14 1 $7,087,090 -18% 1,485 $4,772   $77,581,580 56
1986/11/21 1 $9,418,960 +33% 1,495 $6,300   $87,000,540 63
1986/11/28 2 $8,676,646 -8% 1,495 $5,804   $95,677,186 70
1986/12/05 3 $4,905,002 -43% 1,487 $3,299   $100,582,188 77
1986/12/12 6 $3,159,274 -36% 1,435 $2,202   $103,741,462 84
1986/12/19 7 $4,740,869 +50% 1,256 $3,775   $108,482,331 91
1986/12/26 5 $9,761,475 +106% 1,423 $6,860   $118,243,806 98
1987/01/02 3 $6,044,494 -38% 1,375 $4,396   $124,288,300 105
1987/01/09 3 $4,476,702 -26% 1,359 $3,294   $128,765,002 112
1987/01/16 6 $4,658,469 +4% 1,315 $3,543   $133,423,471 119
1987/01/23 3 $3,554,415 -24% 1,347 $2,639   $136,977,886 126
1987/01/30 3 $3,674,108 +3% 1,297 $2,833   $140,651,994 133
1987/02/06 5 $3,304,091 -10% 1,256 $2,631   $143,956,085 140
1987/02/13 6 $3,291,332 n/c 1,200 $2,743   $147,247,417 147
1987/02/20 6 $2,759,918 -16% 1,186 $2,327   $150,007,335 154
1987/02/27 9 $2,258,973 -18% 1,050 $2,151   $152,266,308 161
1987/03/06 10 $1,957,939 -13% 1,012 $1,935   $154,224,247 168
1987/03/13 11 $1,845,908 -6% 876 $2,107   $156,070,155 175
1987/03/20 12 $1,717,465 -7% 857 $2,004   $157,787,620 182
1987/03/27 11 $1,610,753 -6% 830 $1,941   $159,398,373 189