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Throw Momma from the Train (1987)

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Kim Greist Kim Greist
Beth
Anne Ramsey Anne Ramsey
Momma
Kate Mulgrew Kate Mulgrew
Margaret
Rob Reiner Rob Reiner
Joel
Bruce Kirby Bruce Kirby
Detective DeBenedetto


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Stu Silver Stu Silver
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Kill Mamma

17 years, 3 months ago at Nov 8 0:54
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This crime comedy may be a bit goofy, but Danny Devito and Billy Crystal are hilarious together. Anne Ramsey is mamma, and let me tell you, I would definitely be on board with Devito to end her life.

An average movie

4 years, 7 months ago at Jul 9 8:32
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Since I always had a weak spot for Danny De Vito, I was quite eager to check this flick. Well, even thought the damned thing was definitely fun, to be honest, it didn’t completely worked and I think it was mostly due to the fact that it was De Vito’s directing debut. Indeed, the whole thing felt rather unfocused and it took such a long time to finally take off. I mean, the concept definitely h... read more
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Description: When struggling mystery writer Owen (Danny DeVito) realizes that he and his teacher, Larry (Billy Crystal), are both slowly going crazy thanks to the women in their lives, he gets a great idea: He'll kill Larry's devious ex-wife if Larry offs Owen's domineering, overbearing mother. Expect classic black comedy after Owen fulfills his end of the bargain -- and Larry's stuck without an alibi! ... (more)
Release date: 11 December 1987
UPC: 027616861023
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" When struggling mystery writer Owen realizes that he and his teacher, Larry, are both slowly going crazy thanks to the women in their lives, he gets a great idea: He'll kill Larry's devious ex-wife if Larry offs Owen's domineering, overbearing mother. Expect classic black comedy after Owen fulfills his end of the bargain, and Larry's stuck without an alibi! The film, featured earlier performances by Annie Ross, Kim Griest, Kate Mulgrew, Branford Marsalis, and Oprah Winfrey, with Anne Ramsey"


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An average movie

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