Melvin and Howard

Melvin and Howard (1980)

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.

  • Genre: Comedy, Drama
  • Release Date: 1980-09-19
  • User Rating: 6.7/10 from 31 ratings
  • Runtime: 1h 35min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: Universal Pictures
  • Production Country: United States of America
  • Director:
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From 31 Ratings
6.8 91%


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

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Production Art Linson Producer
Directing Jonathan Demme Director
Crew Tak Fujimoto Cinematography
Writing Bo Goldman Writer
Editing Craig McKay Editor
Art Robert Gould Set Decoration
Production Michael Chinich Casting
Production Don Phillips Producer
Sound Bruce Langhorne Music
Art Toby Carr Rafelson Production Design
Art Richard Sawyer Art Direction