Movies starring Danny Devito

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Mars Attacks!

What do you get if you use Tim Burton, the inspired and irreverent director of Batman and Ed Wood, to combine an invasion force of bug-eyed, big-brained Martians, a star-studded cast featuring some of the biggest names in Hollywood, and a huge spec...

Run Time: 1:47
U.S. Release Date: 1996-12-13
MPAA Rating: "PG-13" (Violence)
Genre: SCIENCE FICTION/COMEDY
Director: Tim Burton
Cast: Jack Nicholson, Paul Winfield, Danny DeVito, ...
Matilda

Arriving in the latter half of the summer, Danny DeVito's Matilda beats out such worthy contenders as The Hunchback of Notre Dame and Harriet the Spy for best family fare of the season. In fact, I haven't enjoyed a so-called "children's film" this...

Run Time: 1:33
U.S. Release Date: 1996-08-02
MPAA Rating: "PG"
Genre: FANTASY/COMEDY
Director: Danny DeVito
Cast: Mara Wilson, Danny DeVito, Rhea Perlman, ...
One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest

Arguably, some of the issues addressed by One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest are not as relevant in 2006 as they were in the mid-1970s, but that realization in no way diminishes the film's dramatic impact. This was the second English language film fo...

Run Time: 2:13
U.S. Release Date: 1975-11-19
MPAA Rating: "R" (Profanity, Nudity, Sexual Situations)
Genre: DRAMA
Director: Milos Forman
Cast: Jack Nicholson, Marya Small, Louisa Mortiz, ...
Other People's Money

Other People’s Money, the motion picture adaptation of Jerry Sterner’s 1989 play, opens with a deliciously cynical monologue by Danny DeVito that captures public perceptions from the era: “I love money. I love money more than I love the ...

Run Time: 1:43
U.S. Release Date: 1991-10-18
MPAA Rating: "R" (Profanity, Sexual Content)
Genre: Drama
Director: Norman Jewison
Cast: Danny DeVito, Gregory Peck, Penelope Ann Miller, ...
Rainmaker, The

It has been several years since I've read a book by John Grisham (I believe the last one was The Client). After three or four of Grisham's novels, I grew tired of the predictable repetitiveness and contrived suspense of the narratives. As a resul...

Run Time: 2:20
U.S. Release Date: 1997-11-21
MPAA Rating: "PG-13" (Profanity, Violence)
Genre: THRILLER/DRAMA
Director: Francis Ford Coppola
Cast: Matt Damon, Teresa Wright, Dean Stockwell, ...
Solitary Man

Gordon Gekko lives! But then we all know that - Oliver Stone and Michael Douglas have filmed a sequel to Wall Street that is currently sitting on shelves awaiting its late September 2010 release. However, Douglas gives us a preview of what an alt...

Run Time: 1:30
U.S. Release Date: 2010-05-21
MPAA Rating: "R" (Profanity, Sexual Content, Violence)
Genre: DRAMA
Director: Brian Koppelman, David Levien
Cast: Michael Douglas, Susan Sarandon, Danny DeVito, ...
Space Jam

Joe Pytka is known best as a TV commercial director. He's the man behind the "Thank you for your support" Bartles & James ads, the "Bo knows" Nike ads, and the Ray Charles "Uh huh" Diet Pepsi ads. In fact, according to his bio, he has dir...

Run Time: 1:30
U.S. Release Date: 1996-11-15
MPAA Rating: "PG" (Cartoon Violence)
Genre: Comedy/Adventure
Director: Joe Pytka
Cast: Michael Jordan, Larry Bird, Porky Pig, ...
Terms of Endearment

Warning: As with most retrospective reviews, this reveals key plot points. Spoilers abound.Undoubtedly, one of the reasons why James L. Brooks’ feature debut, the three-hankie weeper Terms of Endearment, won the Oscar for Best Picture is tha...

Run Time: 2:12
U.S. Release Date: 1983-12-09
MPAA Rating: "PG" (Profanity, Sexual Content)
Genre: Drama/Comedy
Director: James L. Brooks
Cast: Shirley MacLaine, Debra Winger, Jack Nicholson, ...
Virgin Suicides, The

The Virgin Suicides is Sofia Coppola's directorial debut, and its effectiveness illustrates that she's better behind the camera than she is in front of it. (Most movie-goers will remember her ill-fated attempt to portray Michael Corleone's daughte...

Run Time: 1:36
U.S. Release Date: 2000-04-21
MPAA Rating: "R" (Mature Themes)
Genre: DRAMA
Director: Sofia Coppola
Cast: James Woods, Danny DeVito, Leslie Hayman, ...
War of the Roses, The

When it comes to dark satires of the romantic comedy genre, few films are more vicious than Danny DeVito's 1989 offering, The War of the Roses. The film revels in its blackness in a way that few films during the last several decades have; even th...

Run Time: 1:56
U.S. Release Date: 1989-12-08
MPAA Rating: "R" (Violence, Profanity, Sexual Situations)
Genre: COMEDY
Director: Danny DeVito
Cast: Michael Douglas, Kathleen Turner, Danny DeVito