R | | Drama
Selfish yuppie Charlie Babbitt's father left a fortune to his savant brother Raymond and a pittance to Charlie; they travel cross-country.
Dustin Hoffman spent a lot of time with savant Kim Peek, the inspiration for Raymond's character. Rain Man writer Barry Morrow first met Peek in 1986, and on winning an Oscar for the screenplay of "Rain Man" in 1989, gave his Oscar trophy to Kim Peek. Hoffman made Kim's father (the ... ...
Now it's five and a half weeks and I'm still sitting on four Lamborghinis that can't meet spot emissions standards. Now, how many times you wash out with EPA?
Lenny: Uh, yes sir, they're finally, uh, clearing EPA; uh, just one or two more days.
Charlie: Three times...
In the restaurant scene when Charlie causes Raymond serious injury, the pack of cigarettes on the table changes. It starts with the pack being normal, then it shows it slightly crushed and then it returns to normal.
Throughout the movie, Raymond is taking pictures. The pictures that he takes are shown as the background for the credits.
$7,005,719 (USA) (16 December 1988)
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