Melvin and Howard (1980)
Movie: Melvin and Howard
- Director: Jonathan Demme
- Stars: Antony Alda, Brendan Kelly, Charlene Holt, Charles Napier, Cheryl Smith, Dabney Coleman, Danny Dark, Danny Tucker, Denise Galik, Elizabeth Cheshire, Gary Goetzman, Gene Borkan, Gloria Grahame, Herbie Faye, Jack Kehoe, Jack Verbois, Jason Robards, Joe Spinell, John Glover, John Levin, Joseph Ragno, Martine Beswick, Mary Steenburgen, Melissa Prophet, Michael J Pollard, Pamela Reed, Paul Le Mat, Rick Lenz, Rob Reece, Robert Ridgely, Shirley Washington, Sonny Carl Davis, Susan Peretz, Tom Willett
- Release Date: September 19, 1980
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- Genre: Drama, Comedy
This movie tells the possibly true story of Melvin Dummar. Melvin is a nice guy, but he is a total loser: unlucky, impractical and can\’t keep a job. One night, however, he helps an old man who has had a motorcycle accident in the desert. Melvin laughs when the old man says he is Howard Hughes, the eccentric multimillionaire. But when Howard Hughes dies, Melvin is mailed a will leaving him part of the estate!