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...
Early in the film, when the lawyer is reading the will to Charlie, Charlie says "I definitely got the rose bushes, I have definitely got the rose bushes." This foreshadows Raymond's extensive use of the word "definitely" later on.
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 Susanna gets mad at Charlie and storms out of the tub, Charlie's sweats have a different pattern of water splashes than when she goes out the door.
Throughout the movie, Raymond is taking pictures. The pictures that he takes are shown as the background for the credits.
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