Soul Man

  • 1986
  • Movie
  • PG-13
  • Comedy

This amiable but politically confused comedy is essentially a comic version of BLACK LIKE ME, the true-life book and film about John Howard Griffin, who dyed his skin dark so he could learn what it was like to be black in America. Mark Watson (C. Thomas Howell) and best pal Gordon (Arye Gross) are UCLA seniors who have been accepted by Harvard law school....read more

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C.Thomas Howell on <EM>24</EM>

An Outsider Infiltrates 24's CTU

If C. Thomas Howell's recent MIA status frustrates those who've had to rely on the USA network to air such memorable '80s fare as The Outsiders, Red Dawn and Soul Man, fear not. The drought has ended. During tonight's two-hour 24 "event" (starti… Read more

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Soul Man - Official Trailer
02:11 — A teenager unable to pay for his law school education disguises himself as a black student to obtain a minority scholarship. Better than it sounds, th (more…)

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  • Released: 1986
  • Rating: PG-13
  • Review: This amiable but politically confused comedy is essentially a comic version of BLACK LIKE ME, the true-life book and film about John Howard Griffin, who dyed his skin dark so he could learn what it was like to be black in America. Mark Watson (C. Thomas Ho… (more)

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