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.
13 July 2005 | Philip Van der Veken
8 | A good drama that gives an idea of what living with an autistic person must be like
It's not very difficult to see why this movie won four Oscars and was nominated for four more. The academy loves movies...
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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