History Film / TheAdventuresofPriscillaQueenOfTheDesert

29th Sep '16 9:49:19 AM Mdumas43073
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This 1994 dramedy from Australian writer-director Stephan Elliott stars Creator/HugoWeaving, Creator/GuyPearce, and Terrence Stamp as a spectacularly camp trio of drag performers who travel across Australia in a converted school bus named "Priscilla, Queen of the Desert". Hugo Weaving plays Anthony "Tick" Belrose, a.k.a. Mitzi Del Bra. Guy Pearce plays Adam Whitely, a.k.a. Felicia Jollygoodfellow. Terence Stamp plays Bernadette Passenger.

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This 1994 dramedy from Australian writer-director Stephan Elliott stars Creator/HugoWeaving, Creator/GuyPearce, and Terrence Terence Stamp as a spectacularly camp trio of drag performers who travel across Australia in a converted school bus named "Priscilla, Queen of the Desert". Hugo Weaving plays Anthony "Tick" Belrose, a.k.a. Mitzi Del Bra. Guy Pearce plays Adam Whitely, a.k.a. Felicia Jollygoodfellow. Terence Stamp plays Bernadette Passenger.
29th Sep '16 9:47:51 AM Mdumas43073
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This movie stars Creator/HugoWeaving, Creator/GuyPearce, and Terrence Stamp as a spectacularly camp trio of drag performers who travel across Australia in a converted school bus named "Priscilla, Queen of the Desert". Hugo Weaving plays Anthony "Tick" Belrose, a.k.a. Mitzi Del Bra. Guy Pearce plays Adam Whitely, a.k.a. Felicia Jollygoodfellow. Terence Stamp plays Bernadette Passenger.

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This movie 1994 dramedy from Australian writer-director Stephan Elliott stars Creator/HugoWeaving, Creator/GuyPearce, and Terrence Stamp as a spectacularly camp trio of drag performers who travel across Australia in a converted school bus named "Priscilla, Queen of the Desert". Hugo Weaving plays Anthony "Tick" Belrose, a.k.a. Mitzi Del Bra. Guy Pearce plays Adam Whitely, a.k.a. Felicia Jollygoodfellow. Terence Stamp plays Bernadette Passenger.



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4th Aug '16 5:06:41 PM TargetmasterJoe
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* SceneryPorn: is full of it during the three protagonists' trip towards Alice Springs. Combines this and CostumePorn during the climb to Kings Canyon.

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* RoadTripPlot
* SceneryPorn: The movie is full of it during the three protagonists' trip towards Alice Springs. Combines this and CostumePorn during the climb to Kings Canyon.



* TheStinger: After the credits we see a monk in a Japanese temple, where the kite and blowdoll seen early in the film finally land.

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* TheStinger: After the credits credits, we see a monk in a Japanese temple, where the kite and blowdoll seen early in the film finally land.
31st Jul '16 6:02:06 PM TargetmasterJoe
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** Adam's teasing of Bernadette, calling her Ralph... until she finally snaps and beats him up.

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** Adam's teasing of Bernadette, calling her Ralph...[[spoiler:Ralph]]... until she finally snaps and beats him up.
22nd May '16 9:02:42 PM Nylsa
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This movie stars Creator/HugoWeaving, Creator/GuyPearce, and Creator/TerrenceStamp as a spectacularly camp trio of drag performers who travel across Australia in a converted school bus named "Priscilla, Queen of the Desert". Hugo Weaving plays Anthony "Tick" Belrose, a.k.a. Mitzi Del Bra. Guy Pearce plays Adam Whitely, a.k.a. Felicia Jollygoodfellow. Terence Stamp plays Bernadette Passenger.

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This movie stars Creator/HugoWeaving, Creator/GuyPearce, and Creator/TerrenceStamp Terrence Stamp as a spectacularly camp trio of drag performers who travel across Australia in a converted school bus named "Priscilla, Queen of the Desert". Hugo Weaving plays Anthony "Tick" Belrose, a.k.a. Mitzi Del Bra. Guy Pearce plays Adam Whitely, a.k.a. Felicia Jollygoodfellow. Terence Stamp plays Bernadette Passenger.



* CastingGag: The three leads are actors famous for playing macho heavies.



* FollowTheLeader: ''Film/ToWongFooThanksForEverythingJulieNewmar'', which had none of the edge this film had.
5th Mar '16 4:11:03 AM emmerys
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* BiTheWay: Played with. [[spoiler: Tick and his wife, Marion are both bisexual. He denies it though to fit in the drag queen subculture.]]



* NoBisexuals: Averted: [[spoiler: Tick's wife Marion, and Tick himself to some extent (though he denies it).]]

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* NoBisexuals: Averted: [[spoiler: Tick's wife Marion, and Tick himself to some extent (though he denies it).]]


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** Tick is based on Cindy Pastel, a famous drag queen from Sydney. [[spoiler: Like Tick, Pastel was married with children but attempted to keep his bisexuality as secret.]]
4th Jan '16 2:43:47 PM nombretomado
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* ShoutOut: Hugo's prancing in a green dress as rescue arrives is said to be one to TheSoundOfMusic on the director's commentary.

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* ShoutOut: Hugo's prancing in a green dress as rescue arrives is said to be one to TheSoundOfMusic ''Film/TheSoundOfMusic'' on the director's commentary.
1st Dec '15 2:10:06 PM Exxolon
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A year later Hollywood would tackle the same basic premise in ''Film/ToWongFooThanksForEverythingJulieNewmar''



* FollowTheLeader: ''ToWongFoo'', which had none of the edge this film had.

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* FollowTheLeader: ''ToWongFoo'', ''Film/ToWongFooThanksForEverythingJulieNewmar'', which had none of the edge this film had.
29th Nov '15 3:47:44 PM dsneybuf
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This movie stars Creator/HugoWeaving, Creator/GuyPearce, and Creator/TerrenceStamp as a spectacularly camp trio of drag performers who travel across Australia in a converted school bus named "Priscilla, Queen of the Desert". Hugo Weaving plays Anthony "Tick" Belrose, a.k.a. Mitzi Del Bra. Guy Pearce plays Adam Whitely, a.k.a. Felicia Jollygoodfellow. Terence Stamp plays Bernadette Bassenger, birth name [[spoiler:Ralph.]]

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This movie stars Creator/HugoWeaving, Creator/GuyPearce, and Creator/TerrenceStamp as a spectacularly camp trio of drag performers who travel across Australia in a converted school bus named "Priscilla, Queen of the Desert". Hugo Weaving plays Anthony "Tick" Belrose, a.k.a. Mitzi Del Bra. Guy Pearce plays Adam Whitely, a.k.a. Felicia Jollygoodfellow. Terence Stamp plays Bernadette Bassenger, birth name [[spoiler:Ralph.]]
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22nd Aug '15 10:40:55 AM AnotherGuy
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* BadassGay: Bernadette, who hints she's had some military in her past life.
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