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Black Sheep(1996)

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Brief Synopsis

Set in Buckley, Washington, the story opens during the final days of the state gubernatorial race as candidate Al Donnelly makes a campaign stop in his hometown. Al''s younger brother, Mike, a well-meaning underachiever, is hell-bent on doing his brother proud, but despite his best intentions, something always goes wrong. Donnelly''s advisors decide that Mike needs a "handler" to keep an eye on him during the final days of the campaign. Enter Steve Dodds, a lowly aide on the campaign team, who is to keep Mike under wraps. Al''s opponent, the incumbent Governor Evelyn Tracy, takes full advantage of Mike''s gaffes to bolster her own campaign--even if it means setting Mike up on purpose. When Dodd''s attempts to keep Mike under control fail, and Mike''s escapades continue to make front page news, the pair is dispatched to a dilapidated cabin in the woods to sit out the final days before the election. While in the woods, the guys encounter any number of challenges--both natural and unnatural.

Cast & Crew

Chris Farley Mike Donnelly
David Spade Steve Dodds
Tim Matheson Al Donnelly
Gary Busey Drake Sabitch
Christine Ebersole Governor Tracy
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

Additional Details

MPAA Ratings:  PG-13 Premiere Info: 
Release Date:  1996 Production Date: 
Color/B&W:  Distributions Co:  Paramount Pictures
Sound:  Production Co:  Broadway Video, Inc. .....Production Company, Paramount Pictures .....Production Company, L.A. Maddogs .....Production Company, Paramount Pictures Scoring Stage M .....Production Company, Central Casting, Inc. .....Production Company, .....Production Company, Michaelson'S Catering .....Production Company, CAST Security, Inc. .....Production Company, Pacific Title & Art Studio .....Production Company, Light Matters Inc .....Production Company, .....Production Company, City of Buckley .....Production Company, City of Monrovia .....Production Company, .....Production Company, Steve Martin's Working Wildlife .....Production Company, MTV Productions .....Production Company, .....Production Company, Deluxe Entertainment Services Group .....Production Company, Eastman Kodak .....Production Company, Panavision, Ltd. .....Production Company, Paramount Pictures .....Studio, Paramount Pictures .....Domestic Theatrical Distributor, Paramount Home Media .....Domestic Video Distributor
Duration(mins):  Country:  United States (USA)

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