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...
Warner Brothers had, at one point, the opportunity to make both "Rain Man" and Forrest Gump (1994) but ended up with neither because of concerns they were too similar. Peter Guber and Jon Peters' production company, which had picked up the script for "Rain Man", had a first look deal with... ...
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 gets out of the car and tries to tell Raymond it's not funny when he does "Who's On First," Charlie carries his jacket in his right hand. It then cuts to a closer shot and Charlie raises his right hand, which is empty. The jacket is later seen in his left hand, but he didn't have time to shift it there.
Throughout the movie, Raymond is taking pictures. The pictures that he takes are shown as the background for the credits.
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