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We want to hear what you have to say but need to verify your email. Also helping matters is writer Stu Silver, who keeps the laughs coming with his quotable patter. Not only that but it seemed like a reinterpretation of Hitchcock’s thriller, and to have anyone telling me to go see a re-telling and that it’s hilarious to boot, I am onboard. Owen is a somewhat unusual character to star in a movie, a man-child in his late 30s who lives with his overbearing mother, Anne Ramsey, who calls him “lardass” and other endearing sentiments. Then they show Owen get up and say “Larry,” after which Larry is shown falling off the train and the push sign has moved back to the left side with the letters correct again. Here his direction doesn’t help anything, and we’re left with characters who are neither affable nor realistic, and a plot that ambles wherever it so pleases. I seriously don’t know how this haphazard script came to be, though I know it all got made because Danny DeVito directed it. The villains don’t get punished, no one learns any lessons, and somehow Crystal gets out of his writer’s block.

Of course, in reality the professor wouldn’t groan out something witty from the floor, but ‘Throw Momma From The Train’ works effectively at such moments, when playing its Looney Tunes vibe for all its worth. For everybody, everywhere, everydevice, and everything ;. In any other movie, we’d be asked to feel sorry for Owen, but “Throw Momma From The Train” piles life’s cruelties onto this sad sack for laughs and expects us to go along. If it all gets a little soft-centred towards the end, there’s more than enough vitality and invention to be going on with. Kate Mulgrew as Margaret. Olivia Brown as Ms. So-so diverting one-note black comedy. Nominated for 1 Oscar.

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And Larry has now become the prime suspect. Throw Momma from the Train Then they show Owen rrom up and say “Larry,” after which Larry is shown falling off the train and the push sign has moved back to the left side with the letters correct again.

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Vioozz DeVitoCountry: All contents are provided by non-affiliated third parties. On the verge of turning 40, an unhappy Manhattan yuppie is roped into joining his two friends on a cattle drive in the southwest. In any other movie, we’d be asked to feel sorry for Owen, but “Throw Momma From The Train” piles life’s cruelties onto this sad sack for laughs and expects us to go along.

Feb 27, Rating: Vuooz Momma kicks him and the push sign is on the right with the letters reversed as he starts to lose his balance. Crystal’s Professor Donner believes his ex-wife stole his book the unfortunately titled “Hot Fire” and can’t write more than the opening line fdom his next book, which doesn’t come easy.

Rob Reiner as Joel. I seriously don’t know how this haphazard script came to be, though I know it all got made because Danny DeVito directed it. He’s best known for killing zombies, but Norman Reedus is more into sketch comedy than action when he’s off-set.

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She’s not scary or annoying here, just simply blah, neither slightly mean movle nor spitefully evil. All Rights Reserved to Putlocker and the world Disclaimer: Watch for the actors and nostalgia and that is all.

We want to hear what you have to say but need to verify your email. Billy Crystal co-stars as Larry Donner, a creative-writing professor, saddled with a vituperative, thoroughly despicable ex-wife, Margaret Kate Mulgrew. Already have an account?

Owen introduces the professor to his mother as ‘Cousin Patty,’ and when Momma says he doesn’t have a Cousin Patty, panicky Owen loses it. Billy Childs as Jazz Band Member. Written by Daniel Williamson. You May Also Like. Not only that but it seemed like a reinterpretation of Hitchcock’s thriller, and to have anyone telling me to go see a re-telling and that it’s hilarious to boot, I am onboard.

Is that because he let go of his hate? Owen Lift, one of Larry’s students, offers Larry to kill Margaret, and in return Owen, wants Larry to kill his horrible mother. You can feel how much fun it was for DeVito to direct this. Trivia The frying pan used on Billy Crystal by Danny DeVito was made of rubber – if you watch closely, you can see it bend a bit, adding to the comic effect of the gag. I Am the Night. But it’s a gut-splitting ride most of the way, with Crystal and DeVito employing great screen chemistry while working their own separate comic takes on the essence of being a struggling writer DeVito is avid but untalented; Crystal is blocked and bitter.

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Better yet, just throw the whole thing in front of a subway and hope it gets dragged a couple of miles.

Throw Momma from the Train

Actually, he first goes to Hawaii to kill Donner’s hated ex, then tells the professor it’s his turn to kill Mrs. Andre Rosey Brown as Rosey. Larry Donner is an author and writing professor who tutors people that want to write books. By creating an account, you agree to jovie Privacy Policy and the Terms and Policiesand to receive email from Rotten Tomatoes and Fandango.

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DeVito hasn’t disappeared from films, of course, but it’s a mystery why he hasn’t really followed up on the directorial promise of this movie. Please fill your email to form below. Don’t have an account? Based on reviews from this site, my love of anything Danny DeVito or Billy Crystal, and an admiration of zany hard knocks, I truly wanted to see this flick. Traun Penland as Jazz Band Member. Very clever and engaging from beginning to end, pic builds on the notion that nearly everyone – at least once in life – has the desire to snuff out a relative or nemesis, even if The mother, Anne Ramsey who made her mark as Mrs.

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She is a nothing character, just like everybody else in this disjointed wretch. Jan 1, Full Review…. Apparently Silver never wrote another screenplay after this, according to the IMDb, and that’s a shame, because he had real talent for it. Tony Dumas as Jazz Band Member.