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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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Metrics

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists

RecordRankAmount
All Time Domestic Box Office (Rank 201-300) 249 $174,803,506
All Time International Box Office (Rank 501-600) 507 $153,400,000
All Time Worldwide Box Office (Rank 301-400) 365 $328,203,506
All Time Domestic Box Office for Comedy Movies 14 $174,803,506
All Time International Box Office for Comedy Movies 34 $153,400,000
All Time Worldwide Box Office for Comedy Movies 16 $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
Theater Average 35th Weekend 79 $1,639 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 316 $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 $6,122,761 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 $5,843,203 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 $8,148,872 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 $10,644,473 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 $14,059,594 Dec 26, 1986 94
Theater Average 14th Weekend 86 $4,119 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 596 $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 $17,432,646 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 $17,432,646 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) 136 $5,521,551 Nov 14, 1986 52
Veterans Day (All Movies, 3-Day, Inflation Adjusted) 93 $13,245,769 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 $13,712,753 Oct 31, 1986 38
Fastest to $50m 1,198 $51,846,699 Oct 24, 1986 31
Columbus Day (All Movies, 3-Day) 67 $10,560,827 Oct 10, 1986 17
Columbus Day (All Movies, 3-Day, Inflation Adjusted) 24 $25,334,598 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

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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 GrossWeek
1986/09/26 1 $8,038,855   879 $9,145   $8,038,855 1
1986/10/03 1 $8,207,503 +2% 971 $8,453   $19,544,717 2
1986/10/10 1 $10,560,827 +29% 1,378 $7,664   $32,840,242 3
1986/10/17 1 $7,434,202 -30% 1,378 $5,395   $42,667,910 4
1986/10/24 1 $6,745,249 -9% 1,495 $4,512   $51,846,699 5
1986/10/31 1 $5,716,215 -15% 1,495 $3,824   $59,675,856 6
1986/11/07 1 $6,392,661 +12% 1,485 $4,305   $68,229,726 7
1986/11/14 1 $5,521,551 -14% 1,485 $3,718   $76,016,041 8
1986/11/21 1 $5,537,875 n/c 1,495 $3,704   $83,119,455 9
1986/11/28 3 $7,266,867 +31% 1,495 $4,861   $94,267,407 10
1986/12/05 4 $3,803,625 -48% 1,487 $2,558   $99,480,811 11
1986/12/12 6 $2,273,536 -40% 1,435 $1,584   $102,855,724 12
1986/12/19 7 $2,282,721 n/c 1,256 $1,817   $106,024,183 13
1986/12/26 3 $5,860,797 +157% 1,423 $4,119   $114,343,128 14
1987/01/02 3 $4,676,392 -20% 1,375 $3,401   $122,920,198 15
1987/01/09 3 $3,258,312 -30% 1,359 $2,398   $127,546,612 16
1987/01/16 5 $3,580,010 +10% 1,315 $2,722   $132,345,012 17
1987/01/23 4 $2,567,070 -28% 1,347 $1,906   $135,990,541 18
1987/01/30 3 $2,812,319 +10% 1,297 $2,168   $139,790,205 19
1987/02/06 6 $2,589,206 -8% 1,256 $2,061   $143,241,200 20
1987/02/13 6 $2,689,887 +4% 1,200 $2,242   $146,645,972 21
1987/02/20 6 $2,115,716 -21% 1,186 $1,784   $149,363,133 22
1987/02/27 9 $1,747,675 -17% 1,050 $1,664   $151,755,010 23
1987/03/06 10 $1,454,603 -17% 1,012 $1,437   $153,720,911 24
1987/03/13 12 $1,266,366 -13% 876 $1,446   $155,490,613 25
1987/03/20 12 $1,239,185 -2% 857 $1,446   $157,309,340 26
1987/03/27 11 $1,151,751 -7% 830 $1,388   $158,939,371 27
1987/04/03 12 $1,143,850 -1% 773 $1,480   $160,542,223 28
1987/04/17 10 $1,069,852   820 $1,305   $163,073,198 30
1987/05/22 10 $1,099,578   671 $1,639   $168,134,511 35

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossWeek
1986/09/26 1 $11,337,214   879 $12,898   $11,337,214 1
1986/10/03 1 $10,942,201 -3% 971 $11,269   $22,279,415 2
1986/10/10 1 $12,954,293 +18% 1,378 $9,401   $35,233,708 3
1986/10/17 1 $9,867,742 -24% 1,378 $7,161   $45,101,450 4
1986/10/24 1 $8,858,191 -10% 1,495 $5,925   $53,959,641 5
1986/10/31 1 $7,877,424 -11% 1,495 $5,269   $61,837,065 6
1986/11/07 1 $8,657,425 +10% 1,485 $5,830   $70,494,490 7
1986/11/14 1 $7,087,090 -18% 1,485 $4,772   $77,581,580 8
1986/11/21 1 $9,418,960 +33% 1,495 $6,300   $87,000,540 9
1986/11/28 2 $8,676,646 -8% 1,495 $5,804   $95,677,186 10
1986/12/05 3 $4,905,002 -43% 1,487 $3,299   $100,582,188 11
1986/12/12 6 $3,159,274 -36% 1,435 $2,202   $103,741,462 12
1986/12/19 7 $4,740,869 +50% 1,256 $3,775   $108,482,331 13
1986/12/26 5 $9,761,475 +106% 1,423 $6,860   $118,243,806 14
1987/01/02 3 $6,044,494 -38% 1,375 $4,396   $124,288,300 15
1987/01/09 3 $4,476,702 -26% 1,359 $3,294   $128,765,002 16
1987/01/16 6 $4,658,469 +4% 1,315 $3,543   $133,423,471 17
1987/01/23 3 $3,554,415 -24% 1,347 $2,639   $136,977,886 18
1987/01/30 3 $3,674,108 +3% 1,297 $2,833   $140,651,994 19
1987/02/06 5 $3,304,091 -10% 1,256 $2,631   $143,956,085 20
1987/02/13 6 $3,291,332 n/c 1,200 $2,743   $147,247,417 21
1987/02/20 6 $2,759,918 -16% 1,186 $2,327   $150,007,335 22
1987/02/27 9 $2,258,973 -18% 1,050 $2,151   $152,266,308 23
1987/03/06 10 $1,957,939 -13% 1,012 $1,935   $154,224,247 24
1987/03/13 11 $1,845,908 -6% 876 $2,107   $156,070,155 25
1987/03/20 12 $1,717,465 -7% 857 $2,004   $157,787,620 26
1987/03/27 11 $1,610,753 -6% 830 $1,941   $159,398,373 27

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