Black Sheep
Black Sheep (2006)

A genetic engineering experiment gone horribly awry turns a large flock of docile sheep into unrelenting killing machines in this rural horror comedy directed by Jonathan King and featuring special effects designed by Weta Workshop. When… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: October 9, 2007
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70%
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User Score
53%



Critic Score: 70% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: With an outrageous premise played completely straight, Black Sheep is a violent, grotesque, and very funny movie that takes B-movie lunacy to a delirious extreme.

Nigel Floyd
Time Out

The performances may be uneven, but the flawed characters are believable, the sheep surprisingly scary and the animal antics often laugh-out-loud funny.

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Andrea Gronvall
Chicago Reader

Stunning vistas of New Zealand's rolling countryside aren't enough to carry this lame 2006 horror spoof about a lab experiment gone awry.

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Fernando F. Croce
CinePassion

Brisk, rambunctious splatter-comedy

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Bruce Westbrook
Houston Chronicle

This lurid lunacy from New Zealand is a horror-humor cross-breed of animal lore and giddy gore.

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Andrew Sarris
New York Observer

The most gruesomely satisfying spectacle for hard-core environmentalists would be that of a group of foreign investors in the evil enterprise being gobbled up by a flock of rampaging sheep.

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Ron Wilkinson
Monsters and Critics

Lush photography of the beautiful New Zealand hills combines with skin ripping mayhem and over-the-top humor to make one of the funniest of the new wave zombie satires yet.

Terry Lawson
Detroit Free Press

Anyone lacking a taste for red meat will likely say bah to the one-joke juiciness of Black Sheep, but ovine enthusiasts will be licking their chops.

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Bruce Newman
San Jose Mercury News

...Black Sheep never rises above sensation and splatter, or goes beyond the one thing it does best: It bites.

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Philip French
Observer [UK]

It's a lively affair, extremely violent, full of black humour and what might be called shear terror.

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Flixster Audience Score: 53% Flixster User Reviews
Jens S.
In this New Zealand horror thriller, genetically changed sheep go rampage. That shows all trademarks of Peter Jackson's early gore-fests but is not… More
Directors Cat
[img]http://images.rottentomatoes.com/images/user/icons/icon14.gif[/img] If your an open minded person, Black Sheep is both clever and ludicrous in equal… More
xGary Xx
An immoral farmer using illegal genetic manipulation to create a new strain of sheep gets more than he bargained for when a couple of animal rights activists… More
Dead Angel
For a low budget, this movie was good. Not brilliant but not bad either. But I must say that the mutation was quite unnecessary.
Phil Hubbs
Deranged killer man eating sheep, sheep?! there are only two countries in the world where you could imagine this being set, Wales or New Zealand. I will spare… More
Dean !
A very gory and funny horror comedy! For a low budget the gore effects are good, gruesome and it's generally quite funny most of the time! You'll… More

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