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Tommy Boy Reviews

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May 23, 2003
Read More | Original Score: 1/5
January 1, 2000
The movie is an assembly of cliches and obligatory scenes from dozens of other movies, all its better.
Full Review | Original Score: 1/4
June 9, 2005
Tommy Boy unspools just as you expect it to, and the comedy is as unrewarding as the story
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
August 28, 2005
There's nothing to grasp, nothing that gives off that good feeling of enjoying a comedy.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/5
January 1, 2000
As a sketch for a Saturday Night Live show, it would have been a tour de force. But as part of this rather unimaginative movie, it's just a bit with a burning desk.
August 5, 2013
re-do it as a 10-15 minute motivational tape as a seminar for business and sales people
Full Review | Original Score: C
December 26, 2008
Farley and Spade have a definite chemistry, and they do their best to pick up the slack. [Blu-ray]
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
May 6, 2008
Stupid is apparently in.
August 21, 2003
| Original Score: 0/5
January 7, 2005
| Original Score: 2/5
April 30, 2003
| Original Score: 1/5
July 28, 2002
| Original Score: 2/5
January 1, 2000
It all falls to Farley, who plays a good bonehead but isn't quite ready for prime time.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
January 1, 2000
This Tommy Boy is no pinball wizard, but you may leave the theatre wishing that the character were at least deaf, dumb, and blind.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
January 1, 2000
This is predictable and very silly stuff, but there are some solid laughs.
May 20, 2003
The most peculiar aspect of the movie is that some of it is played straight.
Read More | Original Score: 1.5/5
July 26, 2005
Read More | Original Score: 2/5
September 7, 2011
Full Review | Original Score: C
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February 9, 2006
It's some indication of the wit involved that Farley is reduced to cracking fat jokes at his own expense.
May 6, 2008
If this pairing sounds like movie magic to you, we're sure you'll love the picture.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
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