Stephan Elliott, creator of The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert, goes back to the kingdom of Australian Camp in a follow-up to his 1994 cult hit. But in Welcome to Woop Woop, unrelentingly heavy whimsy makes for royal tedium, and Elliott’s broad caricature of outback eccentricities comes across as more crude (even cruel) than charming. That Thing You Do!’s Johnathon Schaech lumbers through as a New York scam artist who, while lying low Down Under, is bagged by Angie (Susie Porter), a husband-hungry Aussie who transports her bamboozled quarry to her home outpost of Woop Woop. There, every local resident is a certified Colorful Character, the hills are alive with the sounds of Rodgers and Hammerstein musicals, and Richard Simmons would feel right at home. Oz-born former matinee idol Rod Taylor (star of Hitchcock’s The Birds) goes barmy as Angie’s charismatic Daddy-O and Woop Woop’s zealous community leader. C
Welcome to Woop Woop Stephan Elliott, creator of The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert, goes back to the kingdom of Australian Camp in a follow-up to...Welcome to Woop WoopComedyR Stephan Elliott, creator of The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert, goes back to the kingdom of Australian Camp in a follow-up to...1998-11-20
Genre: Comedy; Starring: Susie Porter, Johnathon Schaech; MPAA Rating: R
Posted November 20 1998 — 12:00 AM EST
- President Obama and Vice head to prison in 'Fixing the System' trailer
- Chris Messina in talks to play Ben Affleck's best friend in 'Live By Night'
- 'Minions' clears $1 billion at the worldwide box office
- Justin Bieber to spend several mornings with you on the 'Today' show
- 'Doubt': 'Good Wife' actor to star opposite Katherine Heigl
- The first trans director of 'Transparent' on his experiences with the show
- Miley Cyrus reveals what a rainbow tastes like during Tumblr Q&A
- 'American Horror Story: Hotel' First Look: 11 EW exclusive photos
- 17 photos of people you forgot hung out at the VMAs
- 24 Movies With Great Opening Scenes
- 'Survivor: Cambodia—Second Chance' Cast Photos Revealed!
- Where is the cast of 'Can't Hardly Wait' now?
- Céline Dion, Aaron Paul, Kate & Hayden and More!