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Black Sheep (1996)

PG-13  |   |  Comedy  |  2 February 1996 (USA)
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A gubernatorial candidate hires a wormy special assistant whose only job is to make sure the candidate's well-meaning but incompetent brother doesn't ruin the election.

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Comedy about the prospective Washington State Governor Al Donnelly whose only stumbling block on the road to power is his embarrassing younger brother Mike. To keep him out of mischief, Al forces one of his aides, Steve Dodds to keep an eye on him during the election. However, this is easier said than done... Written by Jonathan Broxton <j.w.broxton@sheffield.ac.uk>

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Rated PG-13 for crude language and humor, drug-related material and sexual innuendo | See all certifications »

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2 February 1996 (USA)  »

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Black Sheep - Schwarzes Schaf mit weißer Weste  »

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$32,377,000 (USA)
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Trivia

A reference to The Brady Bunch (1969) is made in the movie. Co-star Tim Matheson was billed third. Later that year he was billed third, playing one of the main characters in A Very Brady Sequel (1996). David Spade also had a cameo appearance in the film. See more »

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While it may be easy to prove that dead people are still on the voter rolls, there is no way to prove which candidate they voted for. See more »

Quotes

[a bat flies out at them]
Steve: What the heck is that?
Mike: Ah! It's Ozzy Osborne!
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References Deliverance (1972) See more »

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Get a Job
by Kirk Miller
Performed by Hog
Courtesy of Geffen Records, Inc.
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Tommy Boy... Part II... and you will just keep laughing!
31 January 2001 | by (New Jersey, United States) – See all my reviews

Black Sheep is one of the most hilarious movies I have seen... I am a big Farley, Spade fan and this is just as funny as Tommy Boy... no one does it better then Farley when it comes to physical humor, and the dry humor that David Spade delivers is knee slapping funny... I definitely recommend this movie!


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