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Welcome to Woop Woop (1997)

R  |   |  Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy  |  13 November 1998 (USA)
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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.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Teddy
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Daddy-O
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Angie
Dee Smart ...
Krystal
Richard Moir ...
Reggie
Maggie Kirkpatrick ...
Ginger
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Blind Wally
Mark Wilson ...
Duffy
Paul Mercurio ...
Midget
Stan Yarramunua ...
Young Lionel
Bob Oxenbould ...
Moose
Daniel Rigney ...
Small Kenny
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Dirty Dean
Sarah Osmo ...
Laverne
Con Demetriou ...
Darren
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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)  »

Also Known As:

Bienvenue à Woop Woop  »

Box Office

Opening Weekend:

$19,812 (USA) (13 November 1998)

Gross:

$35,471 (USA) (20 November 1998)
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This Australian movie was based on the novel "The Dead Heart" by Douglas Kennedy. An Australian film actually called Dead Heart (1996) had been made and released just a year earlier. See more »

Quotes

Reggie: Happy as a bastard on Father's Day.
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Crazy Credits

At the beginning of the movie, the opening credits state "no animals were harmed in the making of this movie..." several seconds later they add "Neither were any people." See more »

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Features The Sound of Music (1965) See more »

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Bali Ha'i
Music by Richard Rodgers and lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II
Performed by Moodswings and Neneh Cherry
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Brilliant Black Comedy
13 June 2004 | by (Seatlle) – 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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