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Soul Man 1986 123movies

Soul Man 1986 123movies

A comedy with heart and soulOct. 24, 1986104 Min.
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#123movies #fmovies #putlocker #gomovies #solarmovie #soap2day Watch Full Movie Online Free – Sadly, all good things must come to an end, and now, the party is over for the carefree, pampered, and very white California kid, Mark Watson. As a result, with his self-made millionaire father refusing to pay the tuition to attend the prestigious Harvard Law School, Mark’s only hope rests on a full scholarship intended for an African-American applicant, and a bunch of tanning pills. Now, with his curly perm and the dark complexion, Mark can fraudulently make his dream come true; however, has Mark ever considered the ramifications, moral and legal, of his deception?
Plot: 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.
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Finding Humor in a Serious Places Makes for Interesting Film
C. Thomas Howell comes from a rich family and has been accepted to Harvard, but, when his father expects him to pay for his own college education and won’t finance it, Tom goes to drastic measures for a scholarship. It seems that Harvard has, in this movie anyway, a scholarship for the most qualified African-American that comes from a certain demographic. So, of course, he goes black face and gets some soul, brother. I said soul. What actually sounds like a pretty lame, almost offensive, and just plain stupid film turns out in fact to be one of the most thought-provoking 1980s comedies made. Granted, it might be biting off more than it can chew, but this film is genuinely funny and has characters that are three-dimensional due in part to good acting by Tom; Rae Dawn Chong, who plays a student he starts to care for; and teacher James Earl Jones. My two favorite moments in the film are when he tells his parents, “Mom, Dad, I’m black!” and when he tells teacher James Earl Jones, “No sir, I didn’t quite learn how it feels to be black, because I could at any time go back to being white.” That moment really made the film for me, as it defines the difference between putting yourself in someone’s place and actually being them. I see this film, from all the ratings, has a low mean, but I think it deserves better, as it’s a very entertaining and funny film, while having moments that speak to the viewer in its indirect and subtle way without being preachy. I would definitely watch this again and would recommend it for those who like comedies with a little soul and substance to it.
Review By: JLRMovieReviews Rating: 8 Date: 2013-12-18

Other Information:

Original Title Soul Man
Release Date 1986-10-24
Release Year 1986

Original Language en
Runtime 1 hr 44 min (104 min)
Budget 4500000
Revenue 35000000
Status Released
Rated PG-13
Genre Comedy, Romance
Director Steve Miner
Writer Carol Black
Actors C. Thomas Howell, Rae Dawn Chong, Arye Gross
Country United States
Awards N/A
Production Company N/A
Website N/A

Technical Information:

Sound Mix Dolby Stereo
Aspect Ratio 1.85 : 1
Camera Panaflex Cameras and Lenses by Panavision
Laboratory Technicolor, Hollywood (CA), USA (color)
Film Length 2,741 m (Italy)
Negative Format 35 mm
Cinematographic Process Spherical
Printed Film Format 35 mm

Soul Man 1986 123movies
Soul Man 1986 123movies
Original title Soul Man
TMDb Rating 5.4 113 votes

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