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Black Sheep (1996)

 -  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)  »

Also Known As:

Black Sheep - Schwarzes Schaf mit wei├čer Weste  »

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$32,377,000 (USA)
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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 »

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Old lady: Dream on, you little fart.
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References Tommy Boy (1995) See more »

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Duelin' Banjos
by Arthur Smith
Performed and Produced by George Foster
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I couldn´t stop laughing
7 October 1999 | by (Lidingö, Sweden) – See all my reviews

I just laughed and laughed and laughed so hard all my way thru the movie. This is ten times funner than Tommy Boy, but some say the opposite. But maybe they don´t love(d) Chris Farley as much as I do. Black Sheep is Chris Farleys funniest movie. Beverly Hills Ninja is right behind.

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