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Writer (WGA):
Fred Wolf (written by)
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Release Date:
2 February 1996 (USA) See more »
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There's one in every family.
Plot:
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. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
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Cast

  (in credits order) (verified as complete)

Chris Farley ... Mike Donnelly

David Spade ... Steve Dodds

Tim Matheson ... Al Donnelly

Christine Ebersole ... Governor Tracy

Gary Busey ... Drake Sabitch

Grant Heslov ... Robbie Mieghem
Timothy Carhart ... Roger Kovary

Bruce McGill ... Neuschwander
Michael Patrick Carter ... Scott Colleary

Boyd Banks ... Clyde Spinoza

David St. James ... Motorcycle Cop
Skip O'Brien ... State Trooper
Branden R. Morgan ... Fan
'Gypsy' Spheeris ... Pocket Pool Lady

John Ashker ... Jim Blaine
William Howell ... Rastafarian
Austin Kottke ... Tough Kid
Toby Scott Ganger ... Tough Kid
Dylan Lucas ... Ricky
James Noah ... Mayor

Chris Owen ... Hal
Jonathan Everett Lewis ... Carl

LaRita Shelby ... Reporter

Karen Kahn ... Anchor Woman
Laura Weekes ... TV Reporter

Tucker Smallwood ... Election Analyst
Mark Arm ... Mudhoney (as Mark Thomas McLaughlin)
Steve Neil Turner ... Mudhoney
Matt Lukin ... Mudhoney (as Matt David Lukin)
Dan Peters ... Mudhoney (as Daniel Joe Peters)

Kevin P. Farley ... Bouncer

John Farley ... Bouncer
Patrick Pankhurst ... Donald Tracy
Luke Dickinson ... Andrew Tracy

Fred Wolf ... Ronald Forte
Patricia Place ... Woman at Party
Annie O'Donnell ... Election Worker
Kathleen O'Malley ... Mrs. Oneacre

Jean Speegle Howard ... Elderly Woman
Drew Wilson ... Elderly Man
Michelle Burkette ... Police Woman (as Michele Burkette)
Andrew Breymann ... Hillbilly Kid
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

Julie Benz ... Woman (uncredited)

Kathleen Card ... News Reporter (uncredited)
Lisa Gilbar ... Reporter (uncredited)

Jimmy Workman ... Druggy teen (uncredited)

Directed by
Penelope Spheeris 
 
Writing credits
(WGA)
Fred Wolf (written by)

Produced by
C.O. Erickson .... executive producer
Lorne Michaels .... producer
Dinah Minot .... co-producer
Eric Newman .... associate producer
Robert K. Weiss .... executive producer
 
Original Music by
William Ross (music by)
 
Cinematography by
Daryn Okada (director of photography)
 
Film Editing by
Ross Albert 
 
Casting by
Deborah Aquila 
Jane Shannon-Smith  (as Jane Shannon)
 
Production Design by
Peter Jamison 
 
Art Direction by
Chris Cornwell 
 
Set Decoration by
Linda Spheeris 
 
Costume Design by
Jill M. Ohanneson  (as Jill Ohanneson)
 
Makeup Department
Candida Conery .... hair stylist
James Lee McCoy .... makeup artist (as James L. McCoy)
Francisco X. Pérez .... assistant makeup artist
Danny Valencia .... hair stylist
 
Production Management
C.O. Erickson .... production manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Maria Battle-Campbell .... dga trainee (as Maria K. Battle)
Matt Earl Beesley .... second unit director
David D'Ovidio .... second assistant director: second unit
Christian P. Della Penna .... second assistant director (as Christian P. Dellapenna)
Jason Roberts .... second second assistant director
Artist W. Robinson .... first assistant director (as Artist Robinson)
David N. Schrager .... first assistant director: second unit
 
Art Department
Ross Anderson .... production painter
Evelyn Barbier .... set designer
Doug Barnard .... production illustrator
Robert A. Blackburn .... construction coordinator
Timothy Burgard .... storyboard artist (as Tim Burgard)
Clete Cetrone .... propmaker foreperson (as Clete F. Cetrone)
Cosmas A. Demetriou .... set designer
R. Scott Doran .... lead person
Don Elliott .... set dresser
Glen R. Feldman .... assistant property master
Ildefonso Goris .... greensperson (as Ildefonso Lanz Goris)
John Holcombe .... propmaker foreperson
Jonas Kirk .... construction foreperson (as C. Jonas Kirk)
Chuck McSorley .... set dresser
Marc Meisels .... set dresser
Efren N. Perez .... set dresser
Gary Seybert .... assistant property master
Daniel Smith .... construction medic
Douglas M. Vaughn .... set dresser
Dean Wilson .... property master
Abby Yaloff .... assistant property master (as Abby Rayve)
Richard Crain .... propmaker (uncredited)
Daniel R. Jennings .... set designer (uncredited)
 
Sound Department
Randle Akerson .... sound effects editor
Petra Bach .... supervising adr editor
Bill Baldwin .... assistant sound editor
Bob Baron .... adr mixer
John Benson .... supervising sound editor
Willie D. Burton .... sound mixer (as Willie Burton)
Valerie Davidson .... foley editor
Zack Davis .... adr editor
Ken Dufva .... foley artist
Roger Fearing .... assistant sound editor (as Roger N. Fearing Jr.)
David Lee Fein .... foley artist
Christopher Flick .... supervising foley editor
Cameron Frankley .... sound effects editor
Robert W. Harris .... cable person (as Robert Harris)
Gregg Landaker .... re-recording mixer
Marvin E. Lewis .... boom operator
Steve Maslow .... sound re-recording mixer
Anthony Milch .... dialogue editor (as Tony Milch)
Karen Minahan .... assistant sound editor
Carin Rogers .... dialogue editor
Randy Singer .... foley mixer
Thomas W. Small .... foley editor (as Thomas Small)
Beth Sterner .... supervising sound editor
Mike Szakmeister .... dialogue editor
David F. Van Slyke .... sound effects editor
Bill Ward .... assistant sound editor
 
Special Effects by
Guy Faria .... special effects foreperson
Richard Zarro .... special effects coordinator (as Richard M. Zarro)
Ronald Zarro .... special effects foreperson (as Ronald E. Zarro)
 
Visual Effects by
Mat Beck .... visual effects supervisor
David Sosalla .... visual effects supervisor
Colin Strause .... 3D effects artist: Pixel Envy (uncredited)
 
Stunts
Stanton Barrett .... stunts (as Stanton T. Barrett)
Bob Brown .... stunts
William H. Burton Jr. .... stunts (as William H. Burton)
Tim A. Davison .... stunts (as Tim Davison)
Shane Dixon .... stunt coordinator
Christopher Epper .... stunts
Danny Epper .... stunts
James W. Gavin .... stunts
Sandra Lee Gimpel .... stunts (as Sandy Gimpel)
Tabby Hanson .... stunts
Chuck Hicks .... stunts
Jimmy Hock .... stunts
Henry Kingi Jr. .... stunts
Paul M. Lane .... stunts (as Paul Lane)
Shawn Lane .... stunts
Kent W. Luttrell .... stunts (as Kent Luttrell)
Eddie Matthews .... stunts (as Eddy Mathews)
John Meier .... stunts (as John C. Meier)
Royce L. Minor .... stunts (as Royce Minor)
Gary Morgan .... stunts
Jimmy Nickerson .... stunts
Alan Oliney .... stunts
Manny Perry .... stunts
Jimmy N. Roberts .... stunts
Troy Robinson .... stunts
Danny Rogers .... stunts
Erik Rondell .... stunts
Gilbert Rosales .... stunts
Michael Runyard .... stunts
Martin Valinsky .... stunts
Kaye Wade .... stunts
Eric Watson .... stunts
Danny Weselis .... stunts
Janet Wilder .... stunts
Scott Wilder .... stunts
Danny Wynands .... stunts (as Dan Wynands)
George Zamora .... stunts (as George M. Zamora)
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Patric J. Abaravich .... first company grip
Patric J. Abaravich .... rigging electric
John Boccaccio .... first assistant photographer
Greg Cantrell .... rigging chief lighting technician (as Gregory M. Cantrell)
Louie DeMarco .... loader (as Lou DeMarco)
Bob Hall .... first assistant photographer
Mike Hodges .... first company grip
Casey Hotchkiss .... camera operator
Paul Hughen .... camera operator
Richard Kuhn .... dolly grip
Marcos O. Lopez .... second assistant photographer (as Marcus O. Lopez)
E. Scott Mayhugh .... chief lighting technician
John McEveety .... second assistant photographer
Daniel P. Moore .... video supervisor
Tracy Neftzger .... second company grip (as Tracy Alan Neftzger)
Charles J. Schray .... dolly grip
Raymond Stella .... director of photography: second unit (as Raymond N. Stella)
Francis X. Valdez III .... assistant chief lighting technician
Merie Weismiller Wallace .... still photographer (as Merie W. Wallace)
Sid Lucero .... grip (uncredited)
Steven J. Mikolas .... video assist (uncredited)
Douglas Pellegrino .... camera operator (uncredited)
Eric Sagot .... rigging electrician (uncredited)
 
Casting Department
Karen Miller .... casting associate
Alex Wald .... casting assistant (as Alex Rosenberg)
Tricia Wood .... casting assistant
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Cindy Evans .... key set costumer
Alix Friedberg .... costumer
Kelly Lindquist .... costume supervisor
Matt Reitsma .... costumer
Deborah Slate .... costumer
Adrienne Wait .... costumer
Kanani Wolf .... costumer
 
Editorial Department
Peter Fandetti .... assistant editor
Phil Hetos .... color timer
Michael Matzdorff .... lightworks assistant
Theresa Repola Mohammed .... negative cutter
Ann Trulove .... first assistant editor
 
Music Department
Bob Bornstein .... music preparation
Anita Camarata .... music supervisor
Matthew Della Polla .... music scoring coordinator
Robert Fernandez .... music mixer
Robert Fernandez .... music recordist
Steve Mccroskey .... supervising music editor (as Steve Mc Croskey)
William Ross .... orchestra conductor
William Ross .... orchestrator
Steven Scott Smalley .... orchestrator
Patti Zimmitti .... orchestra contractor
Tom Boyd .... musician: oboe soloist (uncredited)
Kevin Crehan .... assistant music editor (uncredited)
James Thatcher .... musician: French horn (uncredited)
 
Transportation Department
Howard Brady Davidson .... transportation coordinator
Jim Frear .... picture car coordinator
Gary Paulsen .... transportation captain
 
Other crew
Roland Armstorff .... assistant production office coordinator
Anna Baltimore .... set medic (as Anna C. Baltimore)
Becky Brake .... location manager
Stacy Broff .... assistant: Ms. Minot
Judith M. Brown .... teacher (as Judy Brown)
Danny Carter .... production assistant (as Danny R. Carter)
Dawn Darfus .... production accountant
Ted Dondanville .... assistant: Mr. Farley
Jeff Edwards .... puppeteer
Dave Freed .... production assistant (as David Freed)
Don Garrison .... location manager
Lisa Gilbar .... production assistant
Jane E. Graves .... production assistant
Cindy Hochman .... production office coordinator (as Cindy Hochman Price)
Ele Johnson .... production assistant
Larry K. Johnson .... script supervisor
Karen R. Jones .... unit publicist
Valerie Y.O. Kim .... assistant location manager
Deborah Krainin .... assistant: Mr. Weiss
Deborah Laub .... location manager
Erin Maroney .... assistant: Mr. Michaels
Greg Nicotero .... puppeteer
Judd Nissen .... production assistant
Eileen A. O'Donnell .... clearances
Erica Pearce .... production assistant
Jonathan Pessin .... assistant: Mr. Weiss
Matt Piedmont .... assistant: Mr. Spade
David M. Rodriguez .... assistant production auditor
Chanel Salzer .... assistant location manager
Lauren Smith .... assistant: Mr. Weiss
Michael D. Starks .... craft service
Gian Temperilli .... production assistant
Phoebe Trachtenberg .... assistant: Mr. Newman
Kristan Wagner .... location manager
Mark Walbaum .... production assistant
Diane Ward .... assistant production office coordinator
Scott Wilder .... assistant: Ms. Spheeris (as Scott A. Wilder)
Bennie Zura .... production assistant (as Benjamin W. Zura)
Daniel Veluzat .... location liaison (uncredited)
 
Crew believed to be complete


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Rated PG-13 for crude language and humor, drug-related material and sexual innuendo
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87 min
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Trivia:
As of 2009, this was the last film Toby Scott Ganger ever starred in.See more »
Goofs:
Continuity: During the chase to the Governor's mansion, the road switches between wet and dry.See more »
Quotes:
Steve:[on Drake Sabitch] This guy is like Leatherface, Chucky and Jan Brady all rolled into one.See more »
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1 out of 1 people found the following review useful.
Black Sheep (1996) - Vote for Donnely! Vote for Farley! Vote for Spade! Vote for Gary Busey!, 24 January 2012
Author: nickmesafilms (nickmesafilms@yahoo.com) from United States

Starring Chris Farley and David Spade, "Black Sheep" is yet another SNL-like comedy produced by creator Lorne Michaels. The movie starts with Mike Donnelly, portrayed by Chris Farley, whose brother is running for governor of Washington, but it turns out that his crazy shenanigans is ruining the campaign. So his brother sends out his personal assistant, portrayed by David Spade, to help keep Mike under control before the big campaign. "Black Sheep" is not a sequel to "Tommy Boy", even though they are both produced by Lorne Michaels, and they both have a special SNL quality to it, and the duo of Chris Farley and David Spade are back, only they are in different roles this time. This movie does have the same formula, but even if it's funny and enjoying, this is not as good as it's previous competition. It was glad to see Farley and Spade back on screen together after they previously worked with each other on "Tommy Boy". They are still wacky and funny like always, and it was really nice to see these two maniacs on screen. But neither one of them brings a unique or really good performance. But I would rather like to see these guys bullying each other, and bond with one quick one-liner after another, like in "Tommy Boy". But they don't accomplish that this time. I did laugh out loud at times, but it was just until later in the movie where almost everything becomes less funny. But let's not forget that Gary Busey, with two horrible-looking buck front teeth, makes an appearance in this movie, and it's just flat-out-weird. "Black Sheep" may be considered as one of the 90s worst movies to others. But I knew what I wanted to see, and I enjoyed another SNL Farley-Spade duo motion picture. "Black Sheep", in my review, "completely untraditional, but somewhat hilarious".

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