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.
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...
The story line states that 8,095 Buick Roadmaster Convertibles were made for 1949. This is incorrect; the actual total is 8,244.
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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