Two drag-queens and a transsexual contract to perform a drag show at a resort in Alice Springs, a resort town in the remote Australian desert. They head west from Sydney aboard their lavender bus, Priscilla. En route, it is discovered that the woman they've contracted with is the wife of one of the drag queens. Their bus breaks down, and is repaired by Bob, who travels on with them.

  1. Stephan Elliott

    Director, Screenplay

Top Billed Cast

  1. Terence Stamp

    Terence Stamp

    Ralph/Bernadette Bassenger

  2. Hugo Weaving

    Hugo Weaving

    Anthony Belrose/Mitzi Del Bra

  3. Guy Pearce

    Guy Pearce

    Adam Whitely/Felicia Jollygoodfellow

  4. Bill Hunter

    Bill Hunter


  5. Sarah Chadwick


Full Cast & Crew

The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert
The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert



Status Released

Release Information

  • August 10, 1994


    Under 17 requires accompanying parent or adult guardian 21 or older. The parent/guardian is required to stay with the child under 17 through the entire movie, even if the parent gives the child/teenager permission to see the film alone. These films may contain strong profanity, graphic sexuality, nudity, strong violence, horror, gore, and strong drug use. A movie rated R for profanity often has more severe or frequent language than the PG-13 rating would permit. An R-rated movie may have more blood, gore, drug use, nudity, or graphic sexuality than a PG-13 movie would admit.

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 44m

Budget -

Revenue $11,220,670.00

Homepage -



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