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Wolf Creek (2005)

Three backpackers stranded in the Australian outback are befriended by a local who turns out to be a sadistic psychopath and will plunge them into a hellish nightmare of insufferable torture.

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Three backpackers travel into the Australian Outback, only to find themselves stranded at Wolf Creek crater. Once there they are encountered by a bushman, Mick Taylor, who offers them a ride back to his place. Little do the three know that their adventure into the Outback, would be a complete nightmare after the backpackers find a way to escape.

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Rated R for strong gruesome violence, and for language | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

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Also Known As:

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Box Office

Budget:

$1,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

£554,618 (UK) (16 September 2005)

Gross:

$16,186,348 (USA) (3 March 2006)
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Trivia

Jamie Dunn and Peter Moon were considered for the role of Mick Taylor. See more »

Goofs

In shots from the back seat towards the driver's seat, both the tachometer and speedometer read zero - the car is in neutral and being pulled from the front while the characters are acting. The car is not running or being "driven" by the actors. See more »

Quotes

Mick Taylor: What was it your mate said again? Oh, yeah, that's not a knife - *this* is a knife!
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Crazy Credits

The producers would like to thank ... the people of Hawker, Port Augusta, Flinders Ranges and South Australia, ... Frank, Marie and the entire Mclean family See more »

Connections

Referenced in Top Gear: Best of Australia: Part 1 (2014) See more »

Soundtracks

Rx8
(2005)
Written by Justin Astbury and Rob Biancetti
Produced and Performed by SystemBot
Recorded © Timms Tunes/Digital Recordings
Under License from Digital Recordings 2004
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What the heck is wrong with you people?
15 June 2006 | by (Chicago, Illinois) – See all my reviews

To those who enjoyed the film, I have one question: Why? This film was stupid and a complete waste of time. I'm not one who was looking for a gory film, so don't say to me that I didn't get the "art" of the film because all in all, this was a poorly made film and believe it or not as horrible as it may sound I was rooting for the killer to win because those girls were so incredibly stupid.

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The girl surprises the killer by having his riffle, she misses the shot and hits his neck, good injury, but not great. Now if she didn't want to kill him, that's fine, but injure him... bad! Now there are no more bullets for her to kill him, but he has a knife, she doesn't take his knife and stabs him. OK, that I could see, maybe she forgot or something, but now she could have taken the butt of the riffle and hit him in the head causing a bad concussion or even death. But no, she just hits him in the back that would probably more likely wake him up or give him a tiny back ache. Stupid women! I'm a girl and I was embarrassed to be one because of this movie.

This movie is so stupid, don't waste your time or money. To people who liked this film, I'm not judging but seriously, what did you see in this movie?

1/10


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