Throw Momma from the Train Reviews

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March 26, 2009
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 99.9% of us let the urge pass without ever acting on it.
June 24, 2006
If it all gets a little soft-centred towards the end, there's more than enough vitality and invention to be going on with.
May 20, 2003
Mr. Crystal and Mr. DeVito ... make one of the oddest pairs imaginable but have a rapport that's a delight.
January 1, 2000
You can feel how much fun it was for DeVito to direct this. But the movie's one-note broadness seems suited more to cable.
January 1, 2000
"Throw Momma from the Train" is a series of missed opportunities and unexploited situations, a movie that wants to have genuine nastiness at its heart but never quite works up the energy or the nerve to be truly heartless.
January 1, 2000
Better yet, just throw the whole thing in front of a subway and hope it gets dragged a couple of miles.
November 8, 2016
Danny DeVito directs and stars in this funny, offbeat homage to Alfred Hitchcock thrillers, but it's co-star Billy Crystal who brings all the elements together
January 11, 2016
So-so diverting one-note black comedy.
February 27, 2015
...a fairly forgettable piece of work that could (and should) have been so much better...
September 13, 2012
Dark '80s comedy with slapstick and sexual content.
September 13, 2007
August 22, 2005
April 29, 2005
darkly hilarious
December 28, 2004
November 23, 2004
November 19, 2004
November 18, 2004
Funny film that sort of play-acts being a black comedy
August 27, 2004
This black comedy careens all over the place to squeeze laughs out of matricide, jealousy, and the ego trip of writers. Most of the time, the humor is strained
July 8, 2004
June 25, 2004
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