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To Wong Foo, Thanks for Everything! Julie Newmar [DVD] [1995]

Beeban Kidron cross-dressing comedy To Wong Foo, Thanks for Everything! Julie Newmar comes to DVD with a widescreen transfer that preserves the original theatrical aspect ratio of 1.85:1. English, Spanish, and French soundtracks are rendered in Dolby Digital 5.1. There are no subtitles on this release, but the English soundtrack is closed-captioned. Supplemental materials include deleted scenes. This is a fine release from Universal that does offer excellent sound and picture quality even though it is short on meaningful extras.
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    Overview

    Ratings & Reviews


    Overall Customer Rating:
    95% of customers would recommend this product to a friend (17 out of 18)

    Special Features


    • Deleted scenes
    • Closed Captioned

    Synopsis


    To Wong Foo, Thanks for Everything! Julie Newmar
    Patrick Swayze plays Vida Boheme, a classy and long-reigning drag queen. With his understudy Noxeema Jackson (Wesley Snipes), Vida wins a New York drag stage contest and an all-expenses-paid trip to Hollywood. But when Miss Chi Chi Rodriguez (John Leguizamo) cries at having lost the contest, soft-hearted Vida cashes in the airline tickets so the three of them can take a car out West. The film becomes a strange sort of buddy road movie, with the three cross-dressers traveling across the American heartland in a shiny yellow Cadillac. First they tangle with Sheriff Dollard (Chris Penn). He stops them for a minor traffic violation, puts the moves on Vida, and Vida knocks him out, so they flee. Later, they are stranded by car problems in a small town in Nebraska. Renting a room in a hotel, they put some life into the town and its annual strawberry festival. They provide a mousy local woman, Carol Ann (Stockard Channing), with new role models of assertiveness. They also insist on chivalrous treatment from the local good old boys and give lessons on courting to a teenage girl. This film was released on the heels of the more outrageous Australian film The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert, which featured Terence Stamp as a drag queen. ~ Michael Betzold, Rovi

    Cast & Crew


    • Wesley Snipes
      Wesley Snipes - Noxeema Jackson
    • Patrick Swayze
      Patrick Swayze - Vida Boheme
    • John Leguizamo
      John Leguizamo - Miss Chi-Chi Rodriguez
    • Stockard Channing
      Stockard Channing - Carol Ann
    • Blythe Danner
      Blythe Danner - Beatrice



    Customer rating

    Rating 4.6 out of 5 stars with 18 reviews

    94%
    would recommend to a friend

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    • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

      A funny film but not a drag

      Posted
      RCATL
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      Like the Australian film "The Adventures Priscilla, Queen of the Desert", which featured a trio of drag queens traveling across the Australian outback from Sydney to Alice Springs in a pink bus, the American version featured its own drag queen trio traveling from NYC to Los Angeles in an aging yellow Cadillac convertible. Great one liners in this film.

      I would recommend this to a friend

    • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

      extremely funny movie

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      mikey
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      Patrick Swayze was one of the most looked up to men of his time. Yet he was comfortable enough with himself to portray one of the funniest Drag queens ever on the screen. All of these guys are so funny. I would recommend this movie to anyone who wants a great laugh .

      I would recommend this to a friend

    • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

      Awesome Movie!

      Posted
      Flonkerton

      I first saw this movie when i was 6 or 7, and ever since then, i have watched it over and over...going on atleast 100 times. The humor is great, the one liners never get old, and the story is def. life changing. I would suggest everyone watch this movie.

      I would recommend this to a friend

    • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

      It'll make you laugh like crazy!

      Posted
      tono

      It's really a great comedy with great actors! If you don't have any issues with this type of comedy, you'll really enjoy it! John Leguizamo is great at it, and Weasley Snipes has some great punch lines. I recommend it to anyone.

      I would recommend this to a friend

    • Rating: 2 out of 5 stars

      Strange, But Good Acting

      Posted
      kevman79

      The only good thing about this movie was the acting, everything else seemed silly, and I wouldn't bother with this one if I were you. Widescreen, minor bonus features.

      No, I would not recommend this to a friend

    • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

      INTERESTING MOVIE!

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      snowqueen
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      I LOVE ALL #3 OF THESE ACTORS IN THERE OWN RIGHT, BUT TO SEE THEM DRESSED IN DRAG WAS VERY DIFFRENT. THE STORYLINE WAS VERY GOOD.

      I would recommend this to a friend

    • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

      Too funny

      Posted
      Greg
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      Great movie with lots of action. Entertaining and fun for the family

      I would recommend this to a friend

    • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

      awesome

      Posted
      candyman
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      wife loves the show and wanted it to show friends!

      I would recommend this to a friend



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