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Melvin and Howard


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Drama/Comedy, USA, 1980, 95 min.

Tagline 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.

Synopsis 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!

Directed by Jonathan Demme  

Starring Jason Robards, Paul Le Mat, Elizabeth Cheshire, Mary Steenburgen, Chip Taylor, more...

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1980, Oscar, nejlepší ženský herecký výkon ve vedlejší roli, Mary Steenburgen
1980, Oscar, nejlepší původní scénář, Bo Goldman

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