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Welcome to Woop Woop (1997)

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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

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Teddy
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Daddy-O
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Angie
Dee Smart ...
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Blind Wally
Mark Wilson ...
Duffy
Paul Mercurio ...
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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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Storyline

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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Release Date:

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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One of the few times in movies when an actor or actress makes their first appearance in the movie after their name is listed in the end credits. Shane Paxton as Sonny and Bindi Paxton as Cher don't appear in the movie until a scene after the credits are done rolling, which takes place 15 years later. See more »

Quotes

Angie: Sock it to me!
Teddy: Sock it to you?
Angie: Root me stupid! Fuck me dry!
Teddy: Root you stupid! Fuck you dry!
Truck Driver: Arggh, give her the pork sauce!
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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 South Pacific (1958) See more »

Soundtracks

Bali Ha'i
Music by Richard Rodgers and lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II
Performed by Moodswings and Neneh Cherry
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If you're not Australian, you may not get it.
23 May 2004 | by (USA) – See all my reviews

I saw "Welcome to Woop Woop" a couple of weeks ago on HBO, on the recommendation of my American neighbour. He loved it! And he's right. I watched this film grinning from ear to ear, and if it were not for my neighbour's enjoying it so much, I'd have thought that only Australians would get the drift of this film.

"Welcome to Woop Woop" is resplendent with Australian iconography, and if you don't know the space you may have a hard time understanding the references. As an Australian, I can tell you those references are spot on! The language, being out in the bush, the actors Rod Taylor and Barry Humphries (Dame Edna) and so many others, the stereotypical Aborigine. Cockatoos, dunnies(outhouses), the VW van, the backyard tip (dump), the brand of beer (it's real), Rogers and Hammerstein films, kangaroos as Aboriginal spirits, kangaroos as dog meat (true, not good, but true), even the main character's dog ( a Blue Heeler, Australian Cattle Dog), and the reference to the beach. They have nailed this film. 10 stars!


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