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List of Chris Farley Movies: Ranked Best To Worst

1. Tommy Boy (1995)
19
5
Tommy Boy
PG-13
19
5

Dimwitted Tommy Callahan III inherits Callahan Auto, a near-bankrupt car-parts company after his father suddenly dies while getting married to Beverly Burns. While Tommy goes on a cross-country sales trip with his father’s assistant Richard to save the company, Beverly who is a con-artist tries everything, to sell the company for cash. 

Role:
Tommy
Directed By:
Peter Segal
Awards:
MTV Movie & TV Award for Best On-Screen Duo
2. Wayne's World (1992)
21
8
Wayne's World
PG-13
21
8

Friends Wayne Campbell and Garth Algar, who host the public-access television show Wayne's World from Wayne's basement, are convinced by sleazy television producer Benjamin Oliver to do the show professionally on his network. However, they are unaware of Benjamin's secret motive of ruining Wayne's show, as well as his budding romance with Chinese-American singer Cassandra Wong.

Directed By:
Penelope Spheeris
4. Black Sheep (1996)
10
6
Black Sheep
PG-13
10
6

A candidate who is running for the elections hires a special assistant, whose one and only job is to make sure that the former’s incompetent brother doesn’t ruin the election campaign. 

Role:
Mike Donnelly
Starring:
Julie Benz, William Gary Busey, David Spade, Tim Matheson, Christine Ebersole, Gary Busey
Directed By:
Penelope Spheeris
5. Airheads (1994)
10
6
Airheads
PG-13
10
6

The story revolves around three aspiring rock musicians’ determination to make it big. Unable to have their tape heard by producers they sneak into a radio station; but when the manager reacts negatively they pull out water pistols, which look real, and demand airplay, unaware that somebody has already informed the police.  

Role:
Wilson
Directed By:
Michael Lehmann
6. Almost Heroes (1998)
8
5
Almost Heroes
PG-13
8
5

In 1804, Leslie Edwards, an aristocrat, and Bartholomew Hunt, a man with knowledge of the wilderness, unite to compete against the renowned Lewis & Clark to become the first people to chart and make it across the US to the Pacific Ocean.

Role:
Bartholomew Hunt
Starring:
Matthew Perry, Eugene Levy, Bokeem Woodbine, Barry Del Sherman, Robert Tittor
Directed By:
7. Beverly Hills Ninja (1997)
8
6
Beverly Hills Ninja
PG-13
8
6

When a white orphan boy washes ashore near their village in Japan, a group of Ninjas adopts him, remembering an old legend, which says that a white boy will come and become a master. But to their dismay, he grows up inept and fat. Then one day, when others are away, a beautiful Californian woman comes to the village, asking for help. 

Role:
Haru
Starring:
Chris Rock, Billy Connolly, Nicollette Sheridan, Robin Shou, Nathaniel Parker
Directed By:
Dennis Dugan

TV Shows

All That
9
3
All That
TV-Y7
9
3
Starring:
Amanda Bynes, Sherman Hemsley, Alexa Vega, Kenan Thompson, Kel Mitchell, John Leguizamo, Carmen Electra
Directed By:
Steve Hoefer, Virgil L. Fabian, Rich Correll, Adam Weissman, Bruce Gowers
Roseanne
17
7
Roseanne
TV-PG
17
7
Role:
 Man in Clothing Store (uncredited) 1 episode, 1993
Starring:
Alyson Hannigan, Traci Lords, Tim Curry, Milton Berle, George Clooney, Johnny Galecki, Bob Denver
Directed By:
The Jackie Thomas Show
3
3
The Jackie Thomas Show
3
3
Starring:
Bill Maher, Adam Goldberg, Laurie Metcalf, Ann Cusack, Fred Willard, Jeri Ryan, Bob Odenkirk
Directed By:
Michael Lessac, Peter Segal
Tom
2
3
Tom
2
3
Starring:
Bob Odenkirk, Tom Arnold, Alison La Placa, Jason Marsden, Josh Stoppelwerth
Directed By:
Philip Charles MacKenzie, Will Mackenzie, Robert Berlinger

Special Appearance/Cameo

Dirty Work (1998)
9
4
Dirty Work
PG-13
9
4

Two friends—Sam and Mitch—are in need of money to pay for Sam’s dad’s heart surgery. However, they both get fired, after which they come up with a great idea to make money. They start a revenge-for-hire business, which becomes a big success.        

Role:
Jimmy (uncredited)
Starring:
Chevy Chase, Ken Norton, Gary Coleman, Don Rickles, John Goodman, Traylor Howard, Adam Sandler
Directed By:
Bob Saget
Billy Madison (1995)
14
9
Billy Madison
PG-13
14
9

Billy, son and heir of hotel magnate Brian Madison, upsets his father with his irresponsible lifestyle. Brian threatens to pass over his business to the deceitful Eric Gordon. The only way Billy can stop this is by clearing all his 12 school grades in 24 weeks, something which he previously achieved due his father’s influence. Billy tries to prove himself, but Eric is desperate to stop him.

Role:
Bus Driver (uncredited)
Starring:
Adam Sandler, Bridgette Wilson, Steve Buscemi, Norm MacDonald, Darren McGavin, Bridgette Wilson-Sampras, Bradley Whitford
Directed By:
Tamra Davis

Chris Farley Awards

MTV Movie & TV Awards
Tommy Boy Best On-Screen Duo 1996