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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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Stephan Elliott

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Douglas Kennedy (novel), Michael Thomas (screenplay) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Johnathon Schaech ... Teddy
Rod Taylor ... Daddy-O
Susie Porter ... Angie
Dee Smart Dee Smart ... Krystal
Richard Moir ... Reggie
Maggie Kirkpatrick Maggie Kirkpatrick ... Ginger
Barry Humphries ... Blind Wally
Mark Wilson Mark Wilson ... Duffy
Paul Mercurio ... Midget
Stan Yarramunua Stan Yarramunua ... Young Lionel
Bob Oxenbould Bob Oxenbould ... Moose
Daniel Rigney ... Small Kenny
David Hoey ... Dirty Dean
Sarah Osmo Sarah Osmo ... Laverne
Con Demetriou 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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Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for strong sexuality and language, and for some drug content | See all certifications »

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Country:

Australia | UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

13 November 1998 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Bienvenue à Woop Woop See more »

Filming Locations:

South Australia, Australia See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$19,812, 15 November 1998, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$35,471, 22 November 1998
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DTS | Dolby Digital

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Color

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2.35 : 1
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Trivia

The movie's closing credits dedication reads: "To Richard and Oscar... ...and Danny". See more »

Quotes

Angie: Fuck me dead, what's that when it's at home?
Teddy: Stuff.
Angie: Yeah? I know what me Daddy-O would say, I can just hear him, All we get in Woop Woop is that Rogersan
Teddy: Who?
Angie: Rogersan, y'know Rogersan Hammerstein?
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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 »

Alternate Versions

Version shown at Cannes was 106 minutes; distributor Goldwyn recut it to the 97-minute released length. See more »

Connections

Spoofs Animal Farm (1954) See more »

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Timebomb
Written and Performed by Chumbawamba
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Brilliant use of Bad Taste and dysphemism for the sex act
26 August 2004 | by amatthews-1See all my reviews

This is a film classic, in the mode of 'There's something about Mary'. Rod Taylor gives the performance of a lifetime. The ethereal counterpoint provided by the Rogers and Hammerstein scores is strange and wonderful at the same time. It's a comedy, a very dark comedy. It's a love story ... F#*($K me blue, F*@#(K me raw, to the strains of The Sound of Music. It's great entertainment. It's Deliverance meets Rogers and Hammerstein. It's Sex and Drugs, and Broadway show tunes in the Australian outback. A combination your not likely to have sampled before, but one you will wish there was a sequel for. If TV sitcoms are your thing, you just won't get this film. It's bizarre, shocking (if you shock easily), wildly funny, and atmospheric. Is there something about this film that is uniquely Australian? Probably not, this had to have been a bizarre and disturbing dream, or a psychotic episode scripted. It's great entertainment, and certainly an escape from reality. It's a 10


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