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PG-13| 2 hr. 9 min.

Plot Summary
After getting canned from his advertising job, down-and-out divorcé Bill Rago (Danny DeVito) gets a gig teaching English at a nearby army base. There, he takes on a group of underachieving students from poor backgrounds who seem apathetic about their education. Bill becomes frustrated, but finally turns the class around when he begins discussing "Hamlet." However, Sgt. Cass (Gregory Hines), a hardened drill instructor, is skeptical of Bill's teaching methods.

Cast: Danny DeVito , Gregory Hines , James Remar , Cliff Robertson , Lillo Brancato Jr. , Stacey Dash , Kadeem Hardison , Richard T. Jones

Director: Penny Marshall

Genres: Comedy

Distributor: Abril Vídeo, Buena Vista Pictures

Renaissance Man (1994)

Release Date: June 1st, 1994|2 hr. 9 min.

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    Peter Stack San Francisco Chronicle

    At least it can be said that Renaissance Man, the new Penny Marshall film arriving at theaters today, has its heart in the right place and that star Danny DeVito comes across as thoughtful, intelligent, even sweet. [03 Jun 1994] show more

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    Susan Wloszczyna USA Today

    Warm, squishy and manipulative, like being slobbered on by a mongrel pup that's begging for more Snausages.[03 Jun 1994] show more

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    Julie Salamon Wall Street Journal

    The director Penny Marshall has a gently persuasive touch that keeps the movie's most brazen manipulations from being too offensive. [02 Jun 1994] show more

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