Top 5 Tommy Boy Movie Facts

Following is our collection of Tommy Boy facts. Handpicked and verified, these little-known details can be obscure enough most people will miss. These behind the scene easter eggs and hidden messages will give you another view of Tommy Boy film message.

Chris Farley in Tommy Boy (1995) dressed very similar to his idol John Belushi in Animal House (1978)
Chris Farley in Tommy Boy (1995) dressed very similar to his idol John Belushi in Animal House (1978)

Young Tommy drops his history book while running for the bus. This explains why he doesn't know his history test questions later in college.

Tommy Boy Trivia

These trivia from Reddit and other sources can be used as questions with answers in quizzes or games.

  1. Rob Lowe appears un-credited despite having a large role in the film. He was under contractual obligation for The Stand and did the film as a favor to Chris Farley.

Tommy Boy Easter Eggs

Hidden objects, characters, easter eggs, and their meanings are wonderful ways to discover the filmmaker's perspectives of any given movie.

  • 1 - When Tommy is teasing David in the hotel room, you can see that Naked Gun 33 1/3 is available on Pay Per View. Both movies were directed back to back by Peter Segal.
    When Tommy is teasing David in the hotel room, you can see that Naked Gun 33 1/3 is available on Pay Per View. Both movies were directed back to back by Peter Segal.

Tommy Boy Hidden Details

Tommy Boy poster
Tommy Boy poster

Tommy Boy Plot

After his auto-parts tycoon father dies, the overweight, underachieving son teams up with a snide accountant to try and save the family business.

Cast and Details

Here are the full cast and crew of Tommy Boy. The goofs, crazy credits, and trivia they have performed may have not taken your attention. Some are hidden for a reason, while others randomly forgotten.

Genre Adventure, Comedy
Director Peter Segal
Stars Chris Farley, David Spade, Brian Dennehy, Bo Derek
IMDB score 7.1