Danny DeVito

Danny DeVito (born November 17, 1944) is an American actor, comedian, director, and producer. He first gained prominence for his portrayal of Louie De Palma on Taxi, for which he won a Golden Globe and an Emmy. DeVito founded the production company Jersey Films with his wife Rhea Perlman.

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The War of the Roses (1989)

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The Roses, Barbara and Oliver, live happily as a married couple. Then she starts to wonder what life would be like without Oliver, and likes what she sees. Both want to stay in the house, and so they begin a campaign to force each other to leave. In the middle of ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Danny DeVito
CAST:  Kathleen Turner  •  Michael Douglas  •  Danny DeVito  •  Marianne Sägebrecht

The Roses, Barbara and Oliver, live happily as a married couple. Then she starts to wonder what life would be like without Oliver, and likes what she sees. Both want to stay in the house, and so they begin a campaign to force each other to leave. In the middle of ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Danny DeVito
CAST:  Kathleen Turner  •  Michael Douglas  •  Danny DeVito  •  Marianne Sägebrecht

L.A. Confidential (1997)

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Three detectives in the corrupt and brutal L.A. police force of the 1950s use differing methods to uncover a conspiracy behind the shotgun slayings of the patrons at an all-night diner.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Curtis Hanson
CAST:  Kevin Spacey  •  Guy Pearce  •  Danny DeVito  •  James Cromwell

Three detectives in the corrupt and brutal L.A. police force of the 1950s use differing methods to uncover a conspiracy behind the shotgun slayings of the patrons at an all-night diner.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Curtis Hanson
CAST:  Kevin Spacey  •  Guy Pearce  •  Danny DeVito  •  James Cromwell

Big Fish (2003)

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Throughout his life Edward Bloom has always been a man of big appetites, enormous passions and tall tales. In his later years, he remains a huge mystery to his son, William. Now, to get to know the real man, Will begins piecing together a true picture of his father ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tim Burton
CAST:  Ewan McGregor  •  Albert Finney  •  Billy Crudup  •  Jessica Lange

Throughout his life Edward Bloom has always been a man of big appetites, enormous passions and tall tales. In his later years, he remains a huge mystery to his son, William. Now, to get to know the real man, Will begins piecing together a true picture of his father ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tim Burton
CAST:  Ewan McGregor  •  Albert Finney  •  Billy Crudup  •  Jessica Lange

Anything Else (2003)

Jerry Falk, an aspiring writer in New York, falls in love at first sight with a free-spirited young woman named Amanda. He has heard the phrase that life is like "anything else," but soon he finds that life with the unpredictable Amanda isn't like anything else at all.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Woody Allen
CAST:  Jason Biggs  •  Christina Ricci  •  Woody Allen  •  Danny DeVito

Jerry Falk, an aspiring writer in New York, falls in love at first sight with a free-spirited young woman named Amanda. He has heard the phrase that life is like "anything else," but soon he finds that life with the unpredictable Amanda isn't like anything else at all.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Woody Allen
CAST:  Jason Biggs  •  Christina Ricci  •  Woody Allen  •  Danny DeVito

Austin Powers in Goldmember (2002)

The world's most shagadelic spy continues his fight against Dr. Evil. This time, the diabolical doctor and his clone, Mini-Me, team up with a new foe -- '70s kingpin Goldmember. While pursuing the team of villains to stop them from world domination, Austin gets ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jay Roach
CAST:  Mike Myers  •  Beyoncé  •  Seth Green  •  Michael York

The world's most shagadelic spy continues his fight against Dr. Evil. This time, the diabolical doctor and his clone, Mini-Me, team up with a new foe -- '70s kingpin Goldmember. While pursuing the team of villains to stop them from world domination, Austin gets ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jay Roach
CAST:  Mike Myers  •  Beyoncé  •  Seth Green  •  Michael York

Batman Returns (1992)

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While Batman deals with a deformed man calling himself the Penguin, an employee of a corrupt businessman transforms into the Catwoman.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tim Burton
CAST:  Michael Keaton  •  Danny DeVito  •  Michelle Pfeiffer  •  Christopher Walken

While Batman deals with a deformed man calling himself the Penguin, an employee of a corrupt businessman transforms into the Catwoman.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tim Burton
CAST:  Michael Keaton  •  Danny DeVito  •  Michelle Pfeiffer  •  Christopher Walken

Be Cool (2005)

Disenchanted with the movie industry, Chili Palmer tries the music industry, meeting and romancing a widow of a music executive along the way.  (more)

DIRECTION:  F. Gary Gray
CAST:  John Travolta  •  Uma Thurman  •  Vince Vaughn  •  Cedric the Entertainer

Disenchanted with the movie industry, Chili Palmer tries the music industry, meeting and romancing a widow of a music executive along the way.  (more)

DIRECTION:  F. Gary Gray
CAST:  John Travolta  •  Uma Thurman  •  Vince Vaughn  •  Cedric the Entertainer

Death to Smoochy (2002)

Tells the story of Rainbow Randolph, the corrupt, costumed star of a popular children's TV show, who is fired over a bribery scandal and replaced by squeaky-clean Smoochy, a puffy fuscia rhinoceros. As Smoochy catapults to fame - scoring hit ratings and the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Danny DeVito
CAST:  Robin Williams  •  Catherine Keener  •  Danny DeVito  •  Jon Stewart

Tells the story of Rainbow Randolph, the corrupt, costumed star of a popular children's TV show, who is fired over a bribery scandal and replaced by squeaky-clean Smoochy, a puffy fuscia rhinoceros. As Smoochy catapults to fame - scoring hit ratings and the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Danny DeVito
CAST:  Robin Williams  •  Catherine Keener  •  Danny DeVito  •  Jon Stewart

Drowning Mona (2000)

The recently deceased Mona Dearly was many things: an abusive wife, a domineering mother, a loud-mouthed neighbor and a violent malcontent. So when her car and corpse are discovered in the Hudson River, police Chief Wyatt Rash immediately suspects murder rather ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Nick Gomez
CAST:  Danny DeVito  •  Bette Midler  •  Neve Campbell  •  Jamie Lee Curtis

The recently deceased Mona Dearly was many things: an abusive wife, a domineering mother, a loud-mouthed neighbor and a violent malcontent. So when her car and corpse are discovered in the Hudson River, police Chief Wyatt Rash immediately suspects murder rather ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Nick Gomez
CAST:  Danny DeVito  •  Bette Midler  •  Neve Campbell  •  Jamie Lee Curtis

Duplex (2003)

When a young couple buys their dream home, they have no idea what the sweet little old lady upstairs is going to put them through!  (more)

DIRECTION:  Danny DeVito
CAST:  Ben Stiller  •  Drew Barrymore  •  Eileen Essell  •  Amber Valletta

When a young couple buys their dream home, they have no idea what the sweet little old lady upstairs is going to put them through!  (more)

DIRECTION:  Danny DeVito
CAST:  Ben Stiller  •  Drew Barrymore  •  Eileen Essell  •  Amber Valletta

Goin' South (1978)

Henry Moon is captured for a capital offense by a posse when his horse quits while trying to escape to Mexico. He finds that there is a post-Civil War law in the small town that any single or widowed woman can save him from the gallows by marrying him.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jack Nicholson
CAST:  Jack Nicholson  •  Mary Steenburgen  •  Christopher Lloyd  •  John Belushi

Henry Moon is captured for a capital offense by a posse when his horse quits while trying to escape to Mexico. He finds that there is a post-Civil War law in the small town that any single or widowed woman can save him from the gallows by marrying him.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jack Nicholson
CAST:  Jack Nicholson  •  Mary Steenburgen  •  Christopher Lloyd  •  John Belushi

Hercules (1997)

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Bestowed with superhuman strength, a young mortal named Hercules sets out to prove himself a hero in the eyes of his father, the great god Zeus. Along with his friends Pegasus, a flying horse, and Phil, a personal trainer, Hercules is tricked by the hilarious, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ron Clements  •  John Musker
CAST:  Tate Donovan  •  Josh Keaton  •  Roger Bart  •  Danny DeVito

Bestowed with superhuman strength, a young mortal named Hercules sets out to prove himself a hero in the eyes of his father, the great god Zeus. Along with his friends Pegasus, a flying horse, and Phil, a personal trainer, Hercules is tricked by the hilarious, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ron Clements  •  John Musker
CAST:  Tate Donovan  •  Josh Keaton  •  Roger Bart  •  Danny DeVito

Jack the Bear (1993)

Story of the relationships between two sons and their father, who moves the family to California and becomes a tv horror show host after the death of his wife.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Marshall Herskovitz
CAST:  Danny DeVito  •  Gary Sinise  •  Julia Louis-Dreyfus  •  Reese Witherspoon

Story of the relationships between two sons and their father, who moves the family to California and becomes a tv horror show host after the death of his wife.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Marshall Herskovitz
CAST:  Danny DeVito  •  Gary Sinise  •  Julia Louis-Dreyfus  •  Reese Witherspoon

Last Action Hero (1993)

Danny is obsessed with a fictional movie character action hero Jack Slater. When a magical ticket transports him into Jack's latest adventure, Danny finds himself in a world where movie magic and reality collide. Now it's up to Danny to save the life of his hero ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  John McTiernan
CAST:  Arnold Schwarzenegger  •  Austin O'Brien  •  Charles Dance  •  F. Murray Abraham

Danny is obsessed with a fictional movie character action hero Jack Slater. When a magical ticket transports him into Jack's latest adventure, Danny finds himself in a world where movie magic and reality collide. Now it's up to Danny to save the life of his hero ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  John McTiernan
CAST:  Arnold Schwarzenegger  •  Austin O'Brien  •  Charles Dance  •  F. Murray Abraham

Man on the Moon (1999)

The story of the life and career of eccentric avant-garde comedian, Andy Kaufman.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Miloš Forman
CAST:  Jim Carrey  •  Courtney Love  •  Bob Zmuda  •  Danny DeVito

The story of the life and career of eccentric avant-garde comedian, Andy Kaufman.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Miloš Forman
CAST:  Jim Carrey  •  Courtney Love  •  Bob Zmuda  •  Danny DeVito

Mars Attacks! (1996)

'We come in peace' is not what those green men from Mars mean when they invade our planet, armed with irresistible weapons and a cruel sense of humor. This star studded cast must play victim to the alien’s fun and games in this comedy homage to science fiction ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tim Burton
CAST:  Jack Nicholson  •  Glenn Close  •  Annette Bening  •  Pierce Brosnan

'We come in peace' is not what those green men from Mars mean when they invade our planet, armed with irresistible weapons and a cruel sense of humor. This star studded cast must play victim to the alien’s fun and games in this comedy homage to science fiction ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tim Burton
CAST:  Jack Nicholson  •  Glenn Close  •  Annette Bening  •  Pierce Brosnan

Matilda (1996)

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An extraordinarily intelligent young girl from a cruel and uncaring family discovers she possesses telekinetic powers and is sent off to a school headed by a tyrannical principal.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Danny DeVito
CAST:  Mara Wilson  •  Danny DeVito  •  Embeth Davidtz  •  Rhea Perlman

An extraordinarily intelligent young girl from a cruel and uncaring family discovers she possesses telekinetic powers and is sent off to a school headed by a tyrannical principal.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Danny DeVito
CAST:  Mara Wilson  •  Danny DeVito  •  Embeth Davidtz  •  Rhea Perlman

Men in Black (1997)

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After a police chase with an otherworldly being, a New York City cop is recruited as an agent in a top-secret organization established to monitor and police alien activity on Earth: the Men in Black. Agent Kay and new recruit Agent Jay find themselves in the middle ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Barry Sonnenfeld
CAST:  Tommy Lee Jones  •  Will Smith  •  Linda Fiorentino  •  Vincent D'Onofrio

After a police chase with an otherworldly being, a New York City cop is recruited as an agent in a top-secret organization established to monitor and police alien activity on Earth: the Men in Black. Agent Kay and new recruit Agent Jay find themselves in the middle ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Barry Sonnenfeld
CAST:  Tommy Lee Jones  •  Will Smith  •  Linda Fiorentino  •  Vincent D'Onofrio

My Little Pony: The Movie (1986)

The first day of Spring is on its way and the Little Ponies are preparing for it with a big festival. But all the fun may come to an end if the witch Hydia has her way! Can the Ponies defeat Hydia and her evil daughters, Reeka and Draggle? More importantly, can ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mike Joens
CAST:  Danny DeVito  •  Madeline Kahn  •  Cloris Leachman  •  Rhea Perlman

The first day of Spring is on its way and the Little Ponies are preparing for it with a big festival. But all the fun may come to an end if the witch Hydia has her way! Can the Ponies defeat Hydia and her evil daughters, Reeka and Draggle? More importantly, can ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mike Joens
CAST:  Danny DeVito  •  Madeline Kahn  •  Cloris Leachman  •  Rhea Perlman

One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest (1975)

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While serving time for insanity at a state mental hospital, implacable rabble-rouser, Randle Patrick McMurphy, inspires his fellow patients to rebel against the authoritarian rule of head nurse, Mildred Ratched.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Miloš Forman
CAST:  Jack Nicholson  •  Louise Fletcher  •  Danny DeVito  •  William Redfield

While serving time for insanity at a state mental hospital, implacable rabble-rouser, Randle Patrick McMurphy, inspires his fellow patients to rebel against the authoritarian rule of head nurse, Mildred Ratched.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Miloš Forman
CAST:  Jack Nicholson  •  Louise Fletcher  •  Danny DeVito  •  William Redfield
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