Throw Momma from the Train quotes

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Larry Donner is an author and writing professor who tutors people that want to write books. Larry's life has become a misery when his ex-wife Margaret has published a book he wrote under her name and has gotten rich over it. Owen Lift, one of Larry's students, offers Larry to kill Margaret, and in return Owen, wants Larry to kill his horrible mother. Larry thinks it's a joke, until he learns Owen killed his ex-wife. And Larry has now become the prime suspect.

Director: Danny DeVito
Writer: Stu Silver
Production: Orion Pictures
Year: 1987
MetaScore: 56/100
ImdbRating: 6.3
BoxOffice: $57,915,972
Released: 11 Dec 1987
Awards: Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 2 wins & 3 nominations.

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Larry Donner - Billy Crystal
Beth - Kim Greist
Momma - Anne Ramsey
Margaret - Kate Mulgrew
Joel - Rob Reiner
Detective DeBenedetto - Bruce Kirby
Sargeant - Joey DePinto
Mrs. Hazeltine - Annie Ross
Pinsky - Raye Birk
Ms. Gladstone - Olivia Brown
Mr. Perlman - Philip Perlman
Ramon - Stu Silver
Millington - J. Alan Thomas
Mr. Lopez - Tony Ciccone
Announcer - Larry McCormick
Old Man in Hospital - Peter Brocco
Laughing Woman - Karen J. Westerfield
Cab Driver - Stanley L. Gonsales
Priest - Fred Gephart
Radio DJ - Don Burns
Jazz Band - Ralph Penland
Jazz Band - Tony Dumas
Hawaiian Band of Musicians & Dancers - Ne Kaholokula
Student - Jules Dean
Literary Student - Kelly Gallant
Guy Haines - Farley Granger
Young teen outside laundromat - Paul McMichael
Bruno Anthony - Robert Walker