PG-13 | | Adventure, Comedy
After his auto-parts tycoon father dies, the overweight, underachieving son teams up with a snide accountant to try and save the family business.
Tommy graduates from Marquette University, which was Chris Farley's real-life alma mater.
What is our carrying charge for all the merchandise in the warehouse?
Tommy: Ohhhh, man...
Richard Hayden: One and a...
Tommy: ...half percent. I knew that. Why can't I remember it?
Richard Hayden: Try an association like, uhhh... Let's say the average person uses ten percent of their brain. How ...
Richard hits Tommy Boy across the side of his face with a board. It is revealed, during the lunch scene at The Cluck Bucket, that this left a huge bruise on Tommy Boy's face. Yet just a short while later, when Tommy makes his first successful sale to Ted, there is not a trace of any bruise on his face (nor is any sign of the bruise seen at any time later in the movie).
Rob Lowe is mentioned on video covers, but remains uncredited on-screen.
When it aired on Comedy Central, it omitted the part when Tommy was singing that he was a maniac and how he's a boss when Paul cleans him with gas after they get dirty by the cows.
$8,027,843 2 April 1995