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Black Sheep

comedy


Meet Mike Donnelly. He's one lovable accident waiting to happen. Dedicated to helping his big brother Al win the race for Washington State governor, he turns every opportunity for votes into an embarrassing disaster.

Rotten Tomatoes® scores

  • Critic Score
    28%
  • Audience Score
    71%

movie reviews from Rotten Tomatoes®

  • Tomatometer®

    28%
    reviews counted: 14
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  • Audience

    71%

Top Critic Reviews

Fresh:

- Brian Lowry, Variety, Tuesday, July 6, 2010

Rotten:

- Chuck O'Leary, Fantastica Daily, Thursday, June 24, 2010

Rotten: the most charming of Farley's screen efforts, but it's too bad he wasn't around long enough to make anyting better

- Eric Melin, Scene-Stealers.com, Thursday, June 24, 2010

Audience Reviews

3 stars

"I liked it better the first time when it was called Tommy Boy!" was the general response to this film when it came out. Yes, it does look like a replica of Spade and Farley's previous film on the surface, but the plot and theme are somewhat different. I would recommend that only fans of this comedy duo watch this movie. It's not as good as Tommy Boy, but if you just want more of this duo, you'll enjoy it anyway.

- ajv2688, Saturday, July 9, 2011

2 stars

This is bloody average and definitely not funny as it's not educational etc. It tries to rely on Chris Farley's endless pratfalls and stupidity. David Spade, on the other hand, provides sarcasm that isn't funny at all. Overall, pretty dumb and desperate attempt at comedy.

- deano, Thursday, March 18, 2010

4 stars

Chris Farley stars as the goofy brother of Al Donnelly (Tim Matheson) who is a candidate for the governor of Washington state. Mike Donelly (Chris Farley) just can't stay out of trouble and he keeps unwillingly getting set up by not so good guys that want to use Mike to make his brother look bad as a candidate for governor. As a matter of fact, Mike gets in so much trouble that Al hires a worker (David Spade) to try and keep him out of trouble. I've seen "Tommy Boy," "Black Sheep," and "Beverly Hills Ninja," and I have to say without a doubt that "Black Sheep" is my favorite of the three. It has a lot of parts that had me laughing real hard. It's a shame that Chris Farley died and that there won't ever be anymore great comedy movies that he's in. Whether you're one of his fans or not, if you like comedy movies, either watch or rent "Black Sheep." I would buy it if it was me, it's well worth it! NOTE: That was my Amazon review from the year 2001.

- stormyweather980, Thursday, September 10, 2009