Melvin and Howard (1980)

R 09/19/1980 (US) ComedyDrama 1h 35m

Poor Melvin. All he wanted was to be Milkman of the Month. Instead, he lost his job, his truck, and his wife. Then Howard Hughes left him $156,000,000.


The story of hard-luck Melvin Dummar, who claimed to have received a will naming him an heir to the fortune of Howard Hughes.

  1. Jonathan Demme


  2. Bo Goldman


Top Billed Cast

  1. Paul Le Mat

    Paul Le Mat

    Melvin Dummar

  2. Mary Steenburgen

    Mary Steenburgen

    Lynda Dummar

  3. Jason Robards

    Jason Robards

    Howard Hughes

  4. Elizabeth Cheshire

    Darcy Dummar

  5. Chip Taylor

    Chip Taylor

    Clark Taylor

  6. Melvin E. Dummar

    Bus Depot Counterman

  7. Michael J. Pollard

    Michael J. Pollard

    Little Red

  8. Denise Galik

    Denise Galik


  9. Gene Borkan

    Go-Go Club Owner #1

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Melvin and Howard
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Original Language English

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