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3.7
196 Ratings

Melvin and Howard

Directed by Jonathan Demme
United States, 1980
Comedy, Drama

Synopsis

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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Melvin and Howard Directed by Jonathan Demme

Awards & Festivals

Academy Awards

1981 | 2 wins including: Best Actress in a Supporting Role

1981 | Nominee: Best Actor in a Supporting Role

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