Tommy Boy is a 1995 American road comedy film produced by Lorne Michaels, directed by Peter Segal, written by Bonnie and Terry Turner, and starring former Saturday Night Live castmates and close friends Chris Farley and David Spade. The film tells the story of a socially and emotionally immature man (portrayed by Farley) who learns lessons about friendship and self-worth following the sudden death of his industrialist father. The film did well commercially, but received mixed reviews from critics. The film was shot primarily in Toronto and Los Angeles.
After seven years, Thomas R. "Tommy" Callahan III (Chris Farley) barely graduates from Marquette University and returns home to Sandusky, Ohio. His proud father, industrialist, and widower Thomas R.