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Black Sheep | 1996 | PG-13 | - 2.2.5

Chris Farley is a gubernatorial candidate's loose cannon brother and David Spade is hired to watch over him. Also with Tim Matheson, Christine Ebersole, Gary Busey, Grant Heslov, Timothy Carhart, Bruce McGill, Michael Patrick Carter and Boyd Banks. [1:31]

SEX/NUDITY 2 - Sexual innuendo and some shots of butt cleavage.

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VIOLENCE/GORE 2 - Played for laughs: a man headbutts a great deal, gets caught in a plane's door prior to take-off (and thus takes off with the plane), is dragged behind a car, slams his fingers in a car trunk, is pinned behind a runaway fridge and falls down a hillside on his face.

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LANGUAGE 5 - Three F-words, some scatological references, some mild obscenities and a couple of anatomical references.

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DISCUSSION TOPICS - Political ambition, brother relationships, family loyalty.
MESSAGE - People are voted into office not merely on their own merits -- family can influence the vote too.
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