PG-13 | | Comedy
A gubernatorial candidate hires a wormy special assistant whose only job is to make sure the candidate's well-meaning but incompetent brother doesn't ruin the election.
Lorne Michaels later said that the film was "an act of desperation by Paramount." The studio had under-promoted Tommy Boy (1995), and was now looking to cash in on the same comedy formula. At the time, Michaels had just finished contentious battles with the studio over the script for Wayne's World 2 (1993), and the animosity between the two camps spilled over into Chris Farley's contract with Paramount. Although Farley's agent lined up possible roles in The Cable Guy (1996) (for which he was offered $3 million) and Kingpin, the studio wanted another buddy comedy with Farley and David Spade.
Voting kicks ass right! Cause, uh, if voting kicks ass, you got some kick ass shit!
The wind velocity to blow the roof off the cabin would take hurricane speeds, yet the trees seen around the cabin are barely moving.
$10,593,609 4 February 1996
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