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R| 1 hr. 35 min.

Plot Summary
When luckless dreamer Melvin Dummar (Paul Le Mat) rescues a grizzled, half-dead man (Jason Robards) from the desert, he's skeptical of the man's claim that he's actually reclusive billionaire Howard Hughes. But in the wake of Hughes' death a decade later, a will appears naming Melvin the recipient of $156 million, and a media circus ensues. Accused of forgery, Melvin vigorously maintains his innocence despite a strong intuition that he'll never see any of the money.

Cast: Paul Le Mat , Jason Robards , Mary Steenburgen , Jack Kehoe , Pamela Reed , Dabney Coleman , Michael J. Pollard , Gloria Grahame

Director: Jonathan Demme

Genres: Comedy drama

Melvin and Howard (1980)

Release Date: September 19th, 1980|1 hr. 35 min.

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