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Throw Momma From the Train

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Original title
Throw Momma From the Train
Running time
88 min.
United States United States
Stu Silver
David Newman
Barry Sonnenfeld
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Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM). Distributed by Orion Pictures
Comedy | Black Comedy
Synopsis / Plot
Larry Donner is a author and writing professor who tutors people who want to write books. Larry's life has become a misery when his Ex-wife 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 Larry's Ex-wife and in return Owen wants Larry to kill his horrible mother. Larry thinks it is a joke, until he learns Owen killed his Ex-wife and he has become the prime suspect.
1987: Nominated for Oscar: Best Supporting Actress (Anne Ramsey)
1987: Golden Globes: Nominated Best Actor Comedy (DeVito) & Supp. Actress (Ramsey)
Globo de Oro: Mejor actor comedia (Robin Williams)
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