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Throw Momma From the Train (1987)


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Title: Throw Momma From the Train (1987)

Tagline: Owen asked his friend, Larry, for a small favor...

Genre: Comedy, Crime

Director: Danny DeVito

Cast: Danny DeVito, Billy Crystal, Kim Greist, Anne Ramsey, Kate Mulgrew, Branford Marsalis, Rob Reiner, Bruce Kirby, Joey DePinto, Annie Ross, Raye Birk, Oprah Winfrey, Olivia Brown, Philip Perlman, Stu Silver, J. Alan Thomas, Randall Miller, Andre Rosey Brown, Tony Ciccone, Larry McCormick, Peter Brocco, Hettie Lynne Hurtes

Release: 1987-12-11

Runtime: 88

Plot: 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 (1987)


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