Black Sheep
Black Sheep (2006)

A fluke of genetic engineering turns New Zealand's chief farm animal into a scourge of bloodthirsty killers in this comedy horror by Jonathan King. Glenholden Station has been a family owned farm for years, but in the hands of a new… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: September 10, 2006
DVD Release Date: October 9, 2007
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Critic Score: 71% 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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Anil Sinanan
Times (UK)

This woolly mix of hilarity and horror works best when played for baaad laughs. One thing is sure - it will put you off doner kebabs for life.

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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.

Scott Weinberg

If there was a list of movies about killer mutated sheep, this would undoubtedly be the best of the bunch.

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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.

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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Fernando F. Croce

Brisk, rambunctious splatter-comedy

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Flixster Audience Score: 53% Flixster User Reviews
Daniel J DeMersseman
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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
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
Directors Cat
[img][/img] If your an open minded person, Black Sheep is both clever and ludicrous in equal… More
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
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.