The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert Synopsis
Drag queens (Terence Stamp, Hugo Weaving, Guy Pearce) in Australian desert.
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The Globe and Mail (Toronto)

By Rick Groen
Good ain't the half of it in this case - it's funny, it's endearing, it's strangely touching. [19 Aug 1994]
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83

Entertainment Weekly

By Lisa Schwarzbaum
The generosity and gorgeousness with which Aussie writer-director Stephan Elliott (and costume designers Lizzy Gardiner and Tim Chappel)...
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75

ReelViews

By James Berardinelli
The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert is about the most fun you can have with three guys who like to dress up as women.
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75

Chicago Tribune

By
On the whole, though, it is funny and compassionate, silly and sweet. [26 Aug 1994]
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75

Rolling Stone

By Peter Travers
In this roaringly comic and powerfully affecting road movie, Terence Stamp gives one of the year's best performances.
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75

TV Guide

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The script is spiked with cheeky, occasionally hilarious encounters, like the trio's stroll through a lazy Outback town in flamboyant...
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63

Chicago Sun-Times

By Roger Ebert
It is done well, yet one is still surprised to find it done at all.
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60

Wall Street Journal

By Julie Salamon
Like the "girls," the movie is flamboyant in almost every respect - the costumes, the humor and the sentimentality. [1 Sep 1994]
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50

San Francisco Chronicle

By Mick LaSalle
Director Stephan Elliott too easily buys into the drag queens' conception of themselves as valiant pursuers of illusion, without ever...
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50

USA Today

By Mike Clark
Poor, no-respect ABBA gets tweaked repeatedly in this unexpectedly handsome widescreen import - though, in keeping with the movie's soft...
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***tastic

By Jimdawg
Ok.. OSmething about gay movies I just have to say I love not only because I am gay but it tells a humor side of dressing in dragg.. Not saying that I do it but there are guys out there who do it and...

Priscilla - Fabulous!

By sunoverla
Loved it (and I've seen it several times)!!...

You'll Never See A Ping-Pong Ball The Same Way Again

By TimTheEnchanter
Release your inner fabulousness and see this movie now. It's a road movie with a heart. The new DVD comes out 6/5/07. But see it on the big screen if you can....

The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert

By philosophymom
For anyone who delights in living their life true to themselves, I highly recommend this terrific movie. Most notable is the performance of Terrance Stamp who we all know and love as one of the...

Drag-a-licious!

By nkash001
Great movie....

Fabluous

By grantalfaro
Superiour acting by Stamp, Weaving and Piearce... especiallly since theyre all straight... the slap comedy was awsome and the underliying story was excellent....

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Rated R
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says Iffy for 16+ Drag queens drive funny, tender, but mature musical.
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