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Tommy Boy (1995)

 -  Comedy  -  31 March 1995 (USA)
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An incompetent, immature, and dimwitted heir to an auto parts factory must save the business to keep it out of the hands of his new, con-artist relatives and big business.

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Tommy Callahan Jr. is a slow-witted, clumsy guy who recently graduated college after attending for seven years. His father, Big Tom Callahan, owns an auto parts factory in Ohio. When Tommy arrives back home, he finds he has a position at the factory waiting for him. His dad also introduces Tommy to the new brake pad division of the factory and to Tommy's soon-to-be stepmother, Beverly, and her son Paul. But when Big Tom dies, the factory threatens to go under unless the new brake pads are to be sold. Therefore, Tommy must go on the road to sell them, along with the assistance of Richard, Big Tom's right-hand man. Will Tommy save the company, or will the factory, and the town, go under? Written by Anonymous

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If at first you don't succeed, lower your standards.

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Rated PG-13 for sex-related humor, some drug content and nudity | See all certifications »

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$32,700,000 (USA)
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Tommy graduates Marquette University, which was Chris Farley's real-life alma mater. See more »

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When Tommy and Richard are trying to board a flight from Sandusky, OH to Chicago, the plane at the gate is an Air Transat L-1011. Air Transat is a Canadian charter operator and would not operate flights between those two cities. See more »

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Tommy: [admiring his new office] Hey, there's even a fridge! You could put six packs of be...
[glances at his dad]
Tommy: ... soda in here...
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References Scanners (1981) See more »

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Entertaining!
20 September 2011 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

This is a funny film - genuinely. It produces a few giggles and one or two howls of laughter.

Chris Farley is great, as usual. Totally unique and talented. But he plays a really talentless young man in this film, who screws up everything. Skinny David Spade is the perfect choice as the exact opposite of the over-weight Farley. Things he says, especially some of his side remarks, are really quite amusing.

The funniest scene is at the petrol station. I find that just hilarious.

If you're looking for a 90 minute piece of half decent entertainment that is really simple to follow, then here is a film for you. It'll be cheap wherever you get it from.


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