Crocodile Dundee, is the next film on the
Top 25 Outdoor Movies of All Time
. This movie is a great pick for your next outdoor movie or backyard cinema screening, but before we get into any details, here's the theatrical release trailer for the film:
Crocodile Dundee begins with Sue Charlton (Linda Kozlowski), a Newsweek Reporter, who is on a search for the legendary man of the outback Micheal J. "Crocodile" Dundee (Paul Hogan). She has heard a number of fantastic stories about "Mick", but soon finds out that many of them are exaggerated tall tales. However, Mick is afforded several opportunities to show off his outback skills, and saves Sue from a close encounter with a crocodile. As she wraps up her story, she invites Mick back to New York City, and he decides to go with her. He is soon in a a foreign landscape, and he awkwardly (and comically) shows his naivetГ© in relation to modern life when he asks his African American taxi driver what tribe he is from, washes his clothes in a bath, among several other hilarious experiences. The movie is a great comedy that will entertain the entire community, as well as bring back a bit of nostalgia from the mid 80's.
The most important reason why this film deserves a spot on our Top 25 Outdoor Movies of All Time list is because this film is loved by so many people, that it is sure to be a success in every community. In fact, the movie was created at a budget of under $10 million, because it was only meant for American audiences, but it quickly became a worldwide phenomenon- and ultimately became the highest grossing box-office movie in 1986! Make sure however, to keep your audience in mind with Crocodile Dundee.
The film is not for young children, and is rated PG-13 for several suggestive scenes, and adult humor. It would make a really great pick as a date night or college film, or depending on your community, you may want to screen it to the entire community, but just make sure that your community members understand what their kids will be watching. All in all, Crocodile Dundee is a must for the perfect outdoor movie season.
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