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Throw Momma From the Train

1987-12-11 | Comedy / Crime
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Larry Donner, an author with a cruel ex-wife, teaches a writing workshop in which one of his students, Owen, is fed up with his domineering mother. When Owen watches a Hitchcock classic that seems to mirror his own life, he decides to put the movie's plot into action and offers to kill Larry's ex-wife, if Larry promises to murder his mom. Before Larry gets a chance to react to the plan, it seems that Owen has already set things in motion.
Director: Danny DeVito
Stars: Danny DeVito, Billy Crystal

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The revenue of Throw Momma From the Train was 57,915,972 USD.
The casts of Throw Momma From the Train are Danny DeVito starring as Owen / Ned 'Little Ned' Lift, Billy Crystal starring as Larry Donner, Kim Greist starring as Beth Ryan, Anne Ramsey starring as Mrs. Lift, Kate Mulgrew starring as Margaret, Branford Marsalis starring as Lester.
On September 03, 2021, there were 4948 public reaction to Throw Momma From the Train including creative writing, overbearing voice, darkly funny, extremely unpleasant, strident voice.
Larry Donner, an author with a cruel ex-wife, teaches a writing workshop in which one of his students, Owen, is fed up with his domineering mother. When Owen watches a Hitchcock classic that seems to mirror his own life, he decides to put the movie's plot into action and offers to kill Larry's ex-wife, if Larry promises to murder his mom. Before Larry gets a chance to react to the plan, it seems that Owen has already set things in motion..
Throw Momma From the Train won 1988 Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films, USA, 1988 BMI Film & TV Awards.
On September 03, 2021, the IMDB rating of Throw Momma From the Train is 6.3/10, Rotten Tomato rating is 63/100, Metacritic rating is 56/100, TMDB rating is 6.0/10.
The full version of Throw Momma From the Train is provided by Amazon Prime Video , Apple iTunes , The Roku Channel , Hoopla , Vudu , Pluto TV
The runtime of Throw Momma From the Train is 88 minutes.
The release date of Throw Momma From the Train is December 11, 1987.
The production budget of Throw Momma From the Train was 14,000,000 USD.
The director of Throw Momma From the Train is Danny DeVito.
The genre of Throw Momma From the Train is Comedy,Crime.