Best Danny DeVito movies

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Best Danny DeVito movies
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TOP 25:
Hoffa
Hoffa
Danny DeVito as: Bobby Ciaro
Genre: Crime, History
Release: 1992
A portrait of union leader James R. Hoffa, as seen through the eyes of his friend, Bobby Ciaro. The film follows Hoffa through his countless battles with the RTA and President Roosevelt.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Paul Guilfoyle movies?

TOP 24:
The Lorax
The Lorax
Danny DeVito as: The Lorax (voice)
Genre: Animation, Family
Release: 2012
A 12-year-old boy searches for the one thing that will enable him to win the affection of the girl of his dreams. To find it he must discover the story of the Lorax, the grumpy yet charming creature who fights to protect his world.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Ed Helms movies?


TOP 23:
Johnny Dangerously
Johnny Dangerously
Danny DeVito as: Burr
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Release: 1984
An honest, goodhearted man is forced to turn to a life of crime to finance his neurotic mother's skyrocketing medical bills.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Marilu Henner movies?

TOP 22:
Get Shorty
Get Shorty
Danny DeVito as: Martin Weir
Genre: Comedy, Thriller, Crime
Release: 1995
Chili Palmer is a Miami mobster who gets sent by his boss, the psychopathic "Bones" Barboni, to collect a bad debt from Harry Zimm, a Hollywood producer who specializes in cheesy horror films. When Chili meets Harry's leading lady, the romantic sparks fly. After pitching his own life story as a movie idea, Chili learns that being a mobster and being a Hollywood producer really aren't all that different.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Rene Russo movies?

TOP 21:
Nobel Son
Nobel Son
Danny DeVito as: Gastner
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Release: 2007
Soon after his insufferably arrogant father wins the Nobel Prize for chemistry, Barkley Michaelson is kidnapped by Thaddeus James, a young genius who claims to be Barkley's illegitimate half-brother. Motivated not so much by money as revenge, Thaddeus tries to convince Barkley to help him carry out a multimillion-dollar extortion plot against their patriarch.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Eliza Dushku movies?


TOP 20:
Dumbo
Dumbo
Danny DeVito as: Max Medici
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy, Family
Release: 2019
A young elephant, whose oversized ears enable him to fly, helps save a struggling circus, but when the circus plans a new venture, Dumbo and his friends discover dark secrets beneath its shiny veneer.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Taissa Farmiga movies?

TOP 19:
Tin Men
Tin Men
Danny DeVito as: Ernest Tilley
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Release: 1987
A minor car accident drives two rival aluminum-siding salesmen to the ridiculous extremes of man versus man in 1963 Baltimore.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Barbara Hershey movies?

TOP 18:
Ruthless People
Ruthless People
Danny DeVito as: Sam Stone
Genre: Comedy
Release: 1986
A couple, cheated by a vile businessman, kidnap his wife in retaliation, without knowing that their enemy is delighted they did.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Bette Midler movies?


TOP 17:
Romancing the Stone
Romancing the Stone
Danny DeVito as: Ralph
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Romance
Release: 1984
Though she can spin wild tales of passionate romance, novelist Joan Wilder has no life of her own. Then one day adventure comes her way in the form of a mysterious package. It turns out that the parcel is the ransom she'll need to free her abducted sister, so Joan flies to South America to hand it over. But she gets on the wrong bus and winds up hopelessly stranded in the jungle.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Kathleen Turner movies?

TOP 16:
Smallfoot
Smallfoot
Danny DeVito as: Dorgle (voice)
Genre: Adventure, Animation, Fantasy, Family
Release: 2018
A bright young yeti finds something he thought didn't exist—a human. News of this “smallfoot” throws the simple yeti community into an uproar over what else might be out there in the big world beyond their snowy village.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best James Corden movies?

TOP 15:

Batman Returns

Batman Returns
Danny DeVito as: Oswald Cobblepot / The Penguin
Genre: Action, Fantasy
Release: 1992
Having defeated the Joker, Batman now faces the Penguin—a warped and deformed individual who is intent on being accepted into Gotham society, with the help of Max Schreck, a crooked businessman, whom he coerces into helping him run for the position of Mayor of Gotham, while they both attempt to frame Batman in a different light. Batman must attempt to clear his name, all while also deciding just what must be done with the mysterious Catwoman slinking about.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Paul Reubens movies?


TOP 14:

Space Jam

Space Jam
Danny DeVito as: Mr. Swackhammer (voice)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family
Release: 1996
Swackhammer, an evil alien theme park owner, needs a new attraction at Moron Mountain. When his gang, the Nerdlucks, heads to Earth to kidnap Bugs Bunny and the Looney Tunes, Bugs challenges them to a basketball game to determine their fate. The aliens agree, but they steal the powers of NBA basketball players, including Larry Bird and Charles Barkley -- so Bugs gets some help from superstar Michael Jordan.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Dee Bradley Baker movies?

TOP 13:

The Big Kahuna

The Big Kahuna
Danny DeVito as: Phil Cooper
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Release: 2000
Three salesmen working for a firm that makes industrial lubricants are waiting in the company's "hospitality suite" at a manufacturers' convention for a "big kahuna" named Dick Fuller to show up, in hopes they can persuade him to place an order that could salvage the company's flagging sales.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Peter Facinelli movies?

TOP 12:

The War of the Roses

The War of the Roses
Danny DeVito as: Gavin D'Amato
Genre: Comedy
Release: 1989
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 the fighting is D'Amato, the divorce lawyer. He gets to see how far both will go to get rid of the other, and boy do they go far.

TOP 11:

Jumanji: The Next Level

Jumanji: The Next Level
Danny DeVito as: Eddie
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Release: 2019
As the gang return to Jumanji to rescue one of their own, they discover that nothing is as they expect. The players will have to brave parts unknown and unexplored in order to escape the world’s most dangerous game.


TOP 10:

The Rainmaker

The Rainmaker
Danny DeVito as: Deck Shifflet
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Release: 1997
When Rudy Baylor, a young attorney with no clients, goes to work for a seedy ambulance chaser, he wants to help the parents of a terminally ill boy in their suit against an insurance company. But to take on corporate America, Rudy and a scrappy paralegal must open their own law firm.

TOP 9:

Terms of Endearment

Terms of Endearment
Danny DeVito as: Vernon Dahlart
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Release: 1983
Aurora, a finicky woman, is in search of true love while her daughter faces marital issues. Together, they help each other deal with problems and find reasons to live a joyful life.

TOP 8:

Matilda

Matilda
Danny DeVito as: Harry Wormwood
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Release: 1996
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.

TOP 7:

The Virgin Suicides

The Virgin Suicides
Danny DeVito as: Dr. Horniker
Genre: Drama, Romance
Release: 1999
A group of male friends become obsessed with five mysterious sisters who are sheltered by their strict, religious parents.

TOP 6:

Man on the Moon

Man on the Moon
Danny DeVito as: George Shapiro
Genre: Comedy, Drama, History
Release: 1999
The story of the life and career of eccentric avant-garde comedian, Andy Kaufman.


TOP 5:

Hercules

Hercules
Danny DeVito as: Philoctetes (voice)
Genre: Adventure, Animation, Comedy, Fantasy, Romance, Family
Release: 1997
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, hotheaded villain Hades, who's plotting to take over Mount Olympus!

TOP 4:

Jim & Andy: The Great Beyond- Featuring a Very Special, Contractually Obligated Mention of Tony Clifton

Jim & Andy: The Great Beyond- Featuring a Very Special, Contractually Obligated Mention of Tony Clifton
Danny DeVito as: Himself
Genre: Comedy, Documentary
Release: 2017
Offbeat documentarian Chris Smith provides a behind-the-scenes look at how Jim Carrey adopted the persona of idiosyncratic comedian Andy Kaufman on the set of Man on the Moon.

TOP 3:

L.A. Confidential

L.A. Confidential
Danny DeVito as: Sid Hudgens
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Drama, Thriller
Release: 1997
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.

TOP 2:

Big Fish

Big Fish
Danny DeVito as: Amos Calloway
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Release: 2003
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 from flashbacks of his amazing adventures.

TOP 1:

One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest

One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest
Danny DeVito as: Martini
Genre: Drama
Release: 1975
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.



If you like the best Danny DeVito movies, then you will also like the best Kathleen Turner movies, where many of their films coincide.