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24th October 1986
1h 44m
Steve Miner
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Soul Man

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Soul Man is a 1986 Comedy film released on 24th October; Steve Miner directed the film which stars James Earl Jones, Julia Louis-Dreyfus and C. Thomas Howell. The film was a box office success, earning a profit of $30,500,000 on its budget.

A caucasian prospective grad student's affluent family won't pay his way through law school, so he takes tanning pills to darken his skin in order to qualify for an African-American scholarship at Harvard. He soon gets more than he bargained for, as he begins to learn what life is really like for blacks in America.

If you started watching this film now, it would finish at approximately 5:07pm.
James Earl Jones James Earl Jones
Age at Filming ≈ 54
Julia Louis-Dreyfus Julia Louis-Dreyfus
Age at Filming ≈ 24
C. Thomas Howell C. Thomas Howell
Age at Filming ≈ 19
Rae Dawn Chong Rae Dawn Chong
Age at Filming ≈ 24
Arye Gross
Age at Filming ≈ 25
Melora Hardin Melora Hardin
Age at Filming ≈ 18
Leslie Nielsen Leslie Nielsen
Age at Filming ≈ 59
David Reynolds
Age at Filming ≈ 19
Amy Stoch
Age at Filming ≈ 27
Ron Reagan
Age at Filming ≈ 27
Jeff Altman
Age at Filming ≈ 34


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Cast Age

Estimated Ages At Time of Filming

25% 13-19
42% 20-29
8% 30-39
17% 50-59
8% Unknown

Cast Genders

Who Is Most Represented

33% Female
67% Male

Good/Bad Characters

More Heroes of Villains?

100% Unknown

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100% Unknown