Throw Momma from the Train

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Throw Momma from the Train ★★★ 1987 (PG-13)

DeVito plays a man, henpecked by his horrific mother, who tries to persuade his writing professor (Crystal) to exchange murders. DeVito will kill Crystal's ex-wife and Crystal will kill DeVito's mother. Only mama isn't going to be that easy to get rid of. Fastpaced and entertaining black comedy. Ramsey steals the film. Inspired by Hitchcock's “Strangers on a Train.” 88m/C VHS, DVD . Danny DeVito, Billy Crystal, Anne Ramsey, Kate Mulgrew, Kim Greist, Branford Marsalis, Rob Reiner, Bruce Kirby; D: Danny DeVito; W: Stu Silver; C: Barry Sonnenfeld; M: David Newman.