Million Dollar Crocodile is a 2012 Chinese monster movie directed by Lin Lisheng.
Xiao, befriends Amao a 36 foot crocodile, who lives on his fathers croc sanctuary. Xiao's father is forced to sell his crocodiles to a gangster who plans to use them for high priced meals. Before Amao is due to be slaughtered, he escapes, slaying his captors in the process. Amongst the chaos, Amao accidentally swallows a bag with $1 million dollars inside. When rumor's of this spread, the town locals are split with some fearing for their lives and others set out to capture and kill the crocodile, at any cost.
- Tao Guo as Wang Beiji
- Barbie Hsu as Wen Yan
- Suet Lam
Million Dollar Crocodile was shown as a "work-in-progress" print at Marché du Film at the Cannes Film Festival in May 2012. Australian sales firm Odin's Eye Entertainment picked up the rights to Million Dollar Crocodile. The film was released in China on June 8, 2012. Million Dollar Crocodile will be the opening film at the 36th Montreal World Film Festival.
- This is the first Chinese monster movie