The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert (1994) Poster


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Les Girls (1957)
The Waltons (1971) (TV Series)
When Felicia is locked out of the bus one night, Bernadette says "Good night, John-boy".
The Adventures of Barry McKenzie (1972)
homage in title of film , Director mentioned in interview
The Poseidon Adventure (1972)
When Tick meets his wife, Marion, in the casino, he mentions to her that he can now fit in her one piece bathing suit, and they both do an impression of Shelly Winters swimming in the underwater engine room scene from Poseidon Adventure (1972)
The Texas Chain Saw Massacre (1974)
When in Coober Pedy, Adam/Felicia walks into the video store in full drag and asks the clerk whether he has "The Texas Chain Saw MASCARA," as a play on words from the original movie title.
Neighbours (1985) (TV Series)
A Cry in the Dark (1988)
When Tick's son plays charades, he mimes Lindy Chamberlain, "The dingo took my baby!"
Frauds (1993)
Movie Poster in shop.

Referenced in 

Mystery Science Theater 3000: Deathstalker and the Warriors from Hell (1996) (TV Episode)
Tom: "Priscilla, Queen of the Desert"
Red Dwarf: Ouroboros (1997) (TV Episode)
"Priscilla, Queen of Deep Space"
The Drew Carey Show: New York and Queens (1997) (TV Episode)
Mimi and others are dressed as characters from Priscilla and dance to "Shake Your Groove Thing" outside of a midnight showing of the film.
The Nanny: From Flushing with Love (1997) (TV Episode)
C.C. calls Niles "Priscilla, Queen of the Dessert."
Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels (1998)
Soap and Tom's dialog about assumptions (mis)quotes Marion in "Priscilla".
The Drew Carey Show: Drew's Dance Party Special (1998) (TV Episode)
A clip from the episode "New York and Queens" is featured. In it, Mimi and other characters dress as characters from "Priscilla."
South Park: Bigger, Longer & Uncut (1999)
Winona Ryder, at the USO show, does her own version of the "Ping Pong Ball Trick".
The Book That Wrote Itself (1999)
talked about in the movie
Forever Fabulous (1999)
Features an homage to the film with beauty queens in the desert.
ABBA: The Winner Takes It All (1999) (Video)
Director Stephan Elliott talks about using ABBA's music in this movie
Cut (2000)
A character mentions this movie.
Never Mind the Buzzcocks: Episode #9.6 (2001) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Brian.
The King of Queens: Mammary Lane (2002) (TV Episode)
TiVo has recorded this for Spence.
The Sopranos: Eloise (2002) (TV Episode)
Terence Stamp's role in this film is mentioned by Meadow's roommate.
Kangaroo Jack (2003)
Tripping the Rift: Power to the Peephole (2004) (TV Episode)
Gus's pick of movie to watch
Best! Movies! Ever!: Fights (2007) (TV Episode)
mentioned by Sean Gehon
The Wiggle Show (2007)
Film name is mentioned by narrator
Get Smart (2008)
Terrance Stamp name appears on screen durring the introduction at the exact time Max switched to an ABBA song on his iPod. Bernadette (Played by Stamp) said to Felicia in The Adventures of Prescilla: Queen of the Desert, "I've said it before, and I'll say it again: "No more fucking ABBA!""
Evil Bong 2: King Bong (2009)
someone is called "Priscilla, Queen of the Desert"
Dancing with the Stars: Episode #9.6 (2009) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Sonia Kruger in a remark on Jessica McNamee's costume.
Waxie Moon (2009)
scene discussed by characters
Live from Studio Five: Episode #1.45 (2009) (TV Episode)
Ian mentions the film.
IMDb's 20th Anniversary Star of the Day: Jennifer Todd (2010) (TV Episode)
Jennifer Todd mentions this movie during interview
Being Human: Type 4 (2011) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue
Face Off: Switched and Hitched (2011) (TV Episode)
title mentioned
Modern Family: Boys' Night (2011) (TV Episode)
mentioned in dialogue
Dancing with the Stars: Episode #11.3 (2011) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Daniel MacPherson when he talks about the death of Bill Hunter the previous week.
Drop Dead Diva: Jane's Secret Revealed (2013) (TV Episode)
Elaine says she came to town to see the musical.
Awkward.: Taking Sides (2013) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue
The Crazy Ones: Sydney, Australia (2013) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue
RuPaul's Drag Race: Sissy That Walk! (2014) (TV Episode)
Courtney mentions the film.
The Cinema Snob: Drive (2014) (TV Episode)
another "drag queen" movie the Snob tries to make reference to
After the Ball (2015)
mentioned in dialogue
Neighbours 30th: The Stars Reunite (2015) (TV Movie)
Mentioned by Guy Pearce.
Cesko Slovensko má talent: Episode #5.13 (2015) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Jaro Slávik.
Film '72: Episode #44.10 (2015) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Danny Leigh when reviewing The Dressmaker (2015)
Gilmore Girls: A Year in the Life: Fall (2016) (TV Episode)
Lorelai suggests the movie for a bridesmaid dress motif.

Featured in 

The 52nd Annual Golden Globe Awards (1995) (TV Special)
The 67th Annual Academy Awards (1995) (TV Special)
Ladies Please! (1995)
features footage from this film.
40,000 Years of Dreaming (1997) (TV Movie)
An excerpt of this film is featured.
ABBA: The Winner Takes It All (1999) (Video)
Features a scene where a ABBA song is performed
I Love the '90s: Part Deux: 1994 (2005) (TV Episode)
Footage from this is featured.
The Hidden History of Homosexual Australia (2005)
extracts from this movie are featured
20 to 1: Great Aussie Movies (2006) (TV Episode)
Clips shown in a segment.
20 to 1: Magnificent Movies (2006) (TV Episode)
Some clips from this movie are shown when it is the subject of a segment.
Schau mir in die Augen, Kleiner (2007)
features a clip of the film
20 to 1: Party Songs (2007) (TV Episode)
Clips shown in a segment on the song I Will Survive.
Best! Movies! Ever!: Road Trips (2007) (TV Episode)
clips featured to illustrate the best road movies
20 to 1: Scene-Stealing Songs (2009) (TV Episode)
Clips shown in a segment on the song Finally.
20 to 1: Greatest Break Up Songs (2010) (TV Episode)
Clips shown in a segment on I Will Survive.
The Rotten Tomatoes Show: Salt/Ramona and Beezus/Summer Doc Round-Up (2010) (TV Episode)
Terence Stamp Creepazoiditude segment
ABBA: Bang a Boomerang (2013)
Clips shown.
Showreel: Ready Freddie (2013) (TV Episode)
Trailer shown and film reviewed


Lawrence of Arabia (1962)
When the bus breaks down the drag queens cross the desert in similar costumes and style as in Lawrence of Arabia (1962)

Spoofed in 

Plump Fiction (1997)
The Sweetest Thing (2002)
Christina and Courtney dress up in outfits worn by characters in that movie during their 'movie montage' scene

See also

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