Tommy Boy

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Tommy Boy ★★ 1995 (PG-13)

Nottoobright rich kid Tommy (Farley) teams up with snide, officious accountant Richard (Spade) to save the family auto parts business after dad (Dennehy) buys the farm. Tommy and Richard must deal with a conniving stepmom and stepbrother (Derek and Lowe), a ruthless rival (Aykroyd), and a road trip from hell to drum up some new business. Not as bad as it sounds, but inconsistent direction and toofamiliar characters offset the amusing chemistry between Farley and Spade. 98m/C VHS, DVD . Chris Farley, David Spade, Brian Dennehy, Bo Derek, Dan Aykroyd, Julie Warner, Rob Lowe; D: Peter Segal; W: Bonnie Turner, Terry Turner; C: Victor Kemper; M: David Newman. MTV Movie Awards ‘96: On Screen Duo (Chris Farley/David Spade).