Movies starring Danny Devito

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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, ...
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, ...
Jumanji: The Next Level

Perhaps there are interesting directions in which the filmmakers could have taken the Jumanji series – after all, the 2017 reboot, Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle, was vast improvement over the mid-1990s original. Unfortunately, driven by Hol...

Run Time: 2:02
U.S. Release Date: 2019-12-13
MPAA Rating: "PG-13" (Violence, Profanity)
Genre: Adventure/Comedy
Director: Jake Kasdan
Cast: Dwayne Johnson, Karen Gillan, Kevin Hart, ...
Dumbo

Dumbo is a perfectly adequate family film. While that may seem like damning with faint praise, keep in mind that this movie was never considered to be among Disney’s 2019 big guns. It fills a niche and does so nicely with a style and approac...

Run Time: 1:52
U.S. Release Date: 2019-03-29
MPAA Rating: "PG"
Genre: Adventure/Fantasy
Director: Tim Burton
Cast: Colin Farrell, Michael Keaton, Danny DeVito, ...
Lorax, The

"I am the Lorax. I speak for the trees. I speak for the trees for the trees have no tongues." Considering the brevity of the average Dr. Seuss book, it's no surprise that many of his best-known stories have been satisfactorily adapted into half-...

Run Time: 1:30
U.S. Release Date: 2012-03-02
MPAA Rating: "PG"
Genre: ANIMATED
Director: Chris Renaud
Cast: (voices) Danny DeVito, Ed Helms, Zac Efron, ...
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, ...
When in Rome

Those who were regular viewers of Veronica Mars recognize there's an immense wellspring of charisma available to Kristen Bell that she has thus far been unable to tap in her post-Mars career. When in Rome, despite being a standard-order romantic c...

Run Time: 1:28
U.S. Release Date: 2010-01-29
MPAA Rating: "PG-13" (Sexual Content)
Genre: ROMANCE/COMEDY
Director: Mark Steven Johnson
Cast: Kristen Bell, Josh Duhamel, Alexis Dziena, ...
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
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, ...
Heist, The

Since the death of Alfred Hitchcock, many filmmakers have vied to succeed the Master of Suspense. With apologies to rip-off artist Brian De Palma, my vote goes to David Mamet, whose films House of Games and The Spanish Prisoner can stand alongside ...

Run Time: 1:49
U.S. Release Date: 2001-11-09
MPAA Rating: "R" (Profanity, Violence)
Genre: THRILLER
Director: David Mamet
Cast: Gene Hackman, Danny DeVito, Delroy Lindo, ...