Watermelon Man (1970)
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Watermelon Man (1970)

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A bigoted white insurance agent, married with two children, wakes up to find that he is now a blackman! His doctor suggests he might be more comfortable with a black doctor, his neighbors want him to move so their property values won't drop, his wife take… View More
Genres Drama, Comedy
Director Melvin Van Peebles
Starring Godfrey Cambridge, Estelle Parsons, Howard Caine, D'Urville Martin View More

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Movie Summary

A bigoted white insurance agent, married with two children, wakes up to find that he is now a blackman! His doctor suggests he might be more comfortable with a black doctor, his neighbors want him to move so their property values won't drop, his wife takes the children and leaves and his boss' desires to capitalize on him as the man to tap the black insurance market.
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Movie Details

Genres Drama, Comedy
Director Melvin Van Peebles
Starring Godfrey Cambridge, Estelle Parsons, Howard Caine, D'Urville Martin, Mantan Moreland, Kay Kimberly, Kay E. Kuter, Ray Ballard, Rhodie Cogan
Studio Name Sony Pictures
Release Date 1970
VUDU Release Date 12/10/2008
Rating About Ratings
Running Time 100 minutes
Language English
Audio Tracks SD/Enhanced Widescreen, Dolby Digital

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