The Wolf Creek Films and TV Series Discussion Thread

DragonpolDragonpol The Crazy World of David Dragonpol
edited June 22 in General Movies & TV Posts: 14,662
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John Jarratt as Mick Taylor, the Outback pig hunter and serial killer antagonist of the Wolf Creek film and TV series.

Films:

Wolf Creek (2005)
Wolf Creek 2 (2013)
Wolf Creek 3 (TBC)

TV Series:

Wolf Creek Season 1 (2016)
Wolf Creek Season 2 (2017)

So, are there any fans of the two films or the TV series here? I've seen both of the films and am starting the recent TV series just now. It wouldn't be my normal choice of viewing as it is very gory but my friend got me into the films and I started to become a fan, though it is still very difficult for me to watch in places.

According to IMDb Wolf Creek 3 is in the works.

Anyway, here is the place to discuss the Wolf Creek series on film and TV.

Comments

  • PropertyOfALadyPropertyOfALady Colders Federation CEO
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    I'm headed North, you're headed South. Bit of a bugger!
  • DragonpolDragonpol The Crazy World of David Dragonpol
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    I'm headed North, you're headed South. Bit of a bugger!

    Ha ha! My favourite line from the first film!
  • ThunderfingerThunderfinger Kingdumb of Norway
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    I saw the original film. Are you really a fan of that?
  • DragonpolDragonpol The Crazy World of David Dragonpol
    edited October 2017 Posts: 14,662
    I saw the original film. Are you really a fan of that?

    Not the gore, but more of the Mick Taylor character.
  • ThunderfingerThunderfinger Kingdumb of Norway
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    Dragonpol wrote: »
    I saw the original film. Are you really a fan of that?

    Not the gore, but more of the Mick Taylor character.

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    Ezxept fot you, that is.
  • DragonpolDragonpol The Crazy World of David Dragonpol
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    Dragonpol's methods were a tad more sophisticated though. Horses for courses, as they say.
  • DragonpolDragonpol The Crazy World of David Dragonpol
    edited October 2017 Posts: 14,662
    This scene from Wolf Creek 2 wouldn't be out of place in a 1970s Roger Moore Bond film:

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    Never realised they made a second movie? Saw the first one, very disturbing but have to say I have recommended the film to a number of people. Been a fair few years since I watched it though.
  • LeonardPineLeonardPine The Bar on the Beach
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    Love Wolf Creek. Its a proper horror film that pulls no punches. Just like the original Texas Chainsaw, its gritty, realistic and gruelling.

    The Mick Taylor character is also horribly real, played so well by Jarratt.

    I also liked the slow build up of the film and the eerie expanse of Wolf Creek itself.

    I thought the sequel was worthless and looked like one of Wolf Creek's own imitators.

    Didn't know there was a TV series.
  • ThunderfingerThunderfinger Kingdumb of Norway
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    I find it particularly disturbing that the first film is inspired by real events.
  • DragonpolDragonpol The Crazy World of David Dragonpol
    edited October 2017 Posts: 14,662
    I find it particularly disturbing that the first film is inspired by real events.

    The second film says it is too. There's more of a Bradley Murdoch element to it. I'm sure we all remember that case from July 2001.
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    I find it particularly disturbing that the first film is inspired by real events.

    This is what really is disturbing about the piece! Also why I wanted to watch it above all else!
  • ThunderfingerThunderfinger Kingdumb of Norway
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    I found it tasteless.
  • DragonpolDragonpol The Crazy World of David Dragonpol
    edited October 2017 Posts: 14,662
    I found it tasteless.

    It is a difficult watch, certainly. Not usually the sort of thing I'd go in for had my friend not introduced me to it.
  • ThunderfingerThunderfinger Kingdumb of Norway
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    Your friend and colleague Mick Taylor?
  • DragonpolDragonpol The Crazy World of David Dragonpol
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    Your friend and colleague Mick Taylor?

    Of course. He kind of insisted. I felt compelled to watch by the knife at my throat.
  • PropertyOfALadyPropertyOfALady Colders Federation CEO
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    Draggers is never going to Australia.
  • DragonpolDragonpol The Crazy World of David Dragonpol
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    Draggers is never going to Australia.

    Correct. Too scary now.
  • PropertyOfALadyPropertyOfALady Colders Federation CEO
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    Mick is a heck of a shot with a sniper.
  • DragonpolDragonpol The Crazy World of David Dragonpol
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    Mick is a heck of a shot with a sniper.

    "Shot!"
  • ThunderpussyThunderpussy My Secret Lair
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    That's why my wife only enjoys horror films about monsters or ghosts etc.
    As these are make believe creatures, so are fun. Where as these Serial Killer
    type movies, have and could happen. Which she finds unsettling
  • DragonpolDragonpol The Crazy World of David Dragonpol
    edited June 22 Posts: 14,662
    That's why my wife only enjoys horror films about monsters or ghosts etc.
    As these are make believe creatures, so are fun. Where as these Serial Killer
    type movies, have and could happen. Which she finds unsettling

    I can see her point of course, but their reality makes them much more interesting to me as a true crime fan. I don't like things to be too fantastical generally speaking. I know, this coming from a Bond fan, but I'm sure you get what I mean.
  • ThunderpussyThunderpussy My Secret Lair
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    I too enjoy a good serial killer movie or detective story. In fact I used to
    read loads of the old True Crime magazines, which had some really
    disturbing cases in them. There are Monsters out there but they're all
    Human.
  • DragonpolDragonpol The Crazy World of David Dragonpol
    edited June 22 Posts: 14,662
    Wolf Creek 3 is on its way! Thanks to @PropertyOfALady for the tip-off this morning!

    Wolf Creek 3 plot synopsis: “An American family takes a dream trip to the Australian outback and soon draws the attention of notorious serial killer Mick Taylor. A hellish nightmare ensues as the couple’s two children escape only to be hunted by Australia’s most infamous killer.”

    https://bloody-disgusting.com/movie/3670294/john-jarratt-back-mick-taylor-wolf-creek-3-heres-everything-know/

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