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Welcome to Woop Woop (1997)

A con artist escapes a deal gone wrong in New York and winds up in the Aussie outback in a strange town whose inhabitants are an oddball collection of misfits.

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A con artist escapes a deal gone wrong in New York and winds up in the Aussie outback in a strange town whose inhabitants are an oddball collection of misfits. Written by Anonymous

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Rated R for strong sexuality and language, and for some drug content | See all certifications »
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13 November 1998 (USA)  »

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Opening Weekend USA:

$19,812, 15 November 1998, Limited Release

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$35,471, 22 November 1998
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Barry Humphries: As Blind Wally. See more »

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Nun in "The Sound of Music": Maria, our abbey is not to be used as an escape. What is it you can't face?
All: [shouting] What is it, you cunt face!
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Brilliant Black Comedy
13 June 2004 | by See all my reviews

Welcome to Woop Woop amounts to a farce with a very unique (and appalling) storyline. The town Woop Woop is literally 'off the map' and its inhabitants interact in a surreal and disturbing fashion.

Fleeing from danger in New York, the lead character (Johnathon Schaech) makes it to Australia, only to walk into a much bleaker situation – a kind of time-warp - where Daddy-O is the law, the judge, and the executioner. Rule number one: no-one escapes from Woop Woop.

Unfairly criticized as vulgar and offensive, many have missed what this film is all about. Properly understood, however, this makes for highly entertaining (if somewhat foreboding) viewing. Great stuff!


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