Crocodile Dundee in Los Angeles (2001)



Critic Consensus: A family movie without toilet jokes, but there's nothing that haven't seen before.

Movie Info

Mick "Crocodile" Dundee, his partner, Sue, and their young son, Mikey, have traveled far away from their tiny Australian town of Walkabout. Sue has been temporarily assigned to head the Los Angeles bureau of her father's newspaper after the original bureau chief died under suspicious circumstances. Mick, who wants to expose Mikey to the world outside Walkabout, decides that he and Mikey should accompany Sue and the whole family travels to exotic California together. When Mick accidentally gets … More

Rating: PG (for some language and brief violence)
Genre: Action & Adventure, Comedy
Directed By:
Written By: Eric Abrams, Matthew Berry, Paul Hogan
In Theaters:
On DVD: Sep 18, 2001
Box Office: $25.3M
Paramount - Official Site


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as Sue Charlton

as Arnan Rothman

as Nugget O'Cass

as Milos Drubnik

as Mikey Dundee

as Jean Ferraro

as Miss Mathis

as Himself

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as Herself

as English Tourist

as American Tourist

as American Lady

as Barmaid Ida

as Half of Tourist Coup...

as Other Half of Touris...

as Limo Driver

as Marriage-Minded Skat...

as Freeway Driver

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as Freeway Passenger

as Freeway Cop

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as Ponytail Guy

as Actor at Party

as Model at Party

as Producer at Party

as Studio Tour Guide

as Grumpy Guy

as Grumpy Guy's Wife

as Lethal Agent

as Concierge

as Venice Beach Juggler

as Venice Beach Pickpoc...

as Trench Coat Man

as Trench Coat Man

as Assistant Director

as Director

as Classmate

as Evil Baron

as Animal Trainer

as Cowgirl at Bar

as Gang Banger

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as Minister

as Silvergate Thug

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Critic Reviews for Crocodile Dundee in Los Angeles

All Critics (98) | Top Critics (29)

When movies have degraded to the point that Tyson is acting more than Quentin Tarantino is directing, maybe it is time for an industry shutdown, strike-induced or otherwise.

Full Review… | April 20, 2001
USA Today
Top Critic

Crocodile Dundee In Los Angeles is a shrimp that should have been cooked more thoroughly on the barbie, or never tossed on in the first place.

Full Review… | April 20, 2001
Toronto Star
Top Critic

This new, slicked-up, Hollywood version of Dundee makes us wish he'd stayed home. Or maybe that we'd stayed home.

Full Review… | April 20, 2001
Seattle Times
Top Critic

Painfully stupid but kids love it. Go figure.

Full Review… | December 22, 2010
Common Sense Media

Becomes so laconic it forgets a movie ought to do something besides show you a lazy smile.

| June 11, 2003
Northwest Herald (Crystal Lake, IL)

There's the odd decent gag but you're too busy chanting the mantra 'Straight To Video, Straight To Video' to laugh.

Full Review… | February 12, 2003

Audience Reviews for Crocodile Dundee in Los Angeles


Well I guess you know what I'm gonna say about this third sequel. The first film was great and the second was decent enough but was walking a tightrope in terms of how much further they could take the franchise. This final film falls from that tightrope right into a large vat of poo.

The idea is weak, so very weak. The intrepid bushman is back, this time in LA, why? because his love must go there to run the family newspaper business for a time. This of course equals lots of pathetic predictable visual gags that refer to LA culture and anything remotely well known in the area. For example 'Dundee' goes to Paramount Studios for a tour, he ends up as an extra on movie sets and there is a hideous cameo by Mike Tyson, pretty much all the things you would expect from a comedy film set in the vile city of LA.

Its sad because it just seems that LA has nothing to offer in terms of locations or ideas that somehow don't end up revolving around the film business. I mean there are other tacky moments of course, you have the obligatory attempted drive by mugging by some stereotypical Latin American youths, dubious nightclubs, airhead blondes, fast food drive thru's etc...but still the whole thing still ends up revolving around the movie business with most sequences taking place on movie sets.

I get the impression that because the first two films were set in New York, movie folk in LA (the West) were jealous so they had to make another with Dundee in their neck of the woods battling with their cross cultural problems (gotta have something to do with LA it seems, can't not have that *groan*).

I mean really, the whole notion is such a waste of time, you could of made a much better go of it in another country at least. Try Dundee in Japan or Russia or Italy or where ever! sure the whole idea is still stretched and pointless but at least it would be more interesting, but no lets make it in LA, cos we can't possibly leave out LA.

Ignoring all rational advice we have this terrible result, a total cheese fest. Admittedly the continuity is again good with cast members returning, down side is Dundee now has a brat (son of 'Crocodile' Dundee? thank god not yet), luckily he is not involved too much which begs the question why put him in there in the first place?. Hogan still defies the laws of time and looks damn good as Dundee, his weather beaten tanned leathery face still looks youngish as does his body, makeup aside.

With US/Hollywood meddling this final chapter in the Aussie franchise is a by the numbers load of fluffy crapola that didn't even need to be made. Could of been reasonable with better imagination, maybe a new location instead of boring LA...and what the hell happened to his croc skin waistcoat?! Guess that wasn't very PC for nowadays.

Phil Hubbs

Super Reviewer

1 star

MisterYoda ?

Super Reviewer

Crodile Dundee is the Best!

Wahida K

Super Reviewer

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