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.
Hans Zimmer's musical score lasts less than 12 minutes. It consists of two tracks, Leaving Wallbrook/On The Road and Las Vegas/End Credits, the first of which appears at various intervals throughout the film.
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...
When Charlie and Ray first arrive in Las Vegas, they are traveling southbound on the Strip as evidenced by the Westward Ho passing left to right on Ray's side of the car. A few shots later they are passing the Flamingo Hilton in a northerly direction. Finally, a shot facing south shows the car again passing the Westward Ho in a southbound direction.
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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