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.
There were two classic 1949 Buick Roadmasters that were used for filming. The rear suspension on the cars were modified to accommodate the extra weight of the camera equipment as well as the cameraman who shot the action from the trunk.
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...
In Raymond's final evaluation scene, the tray of glasses in the middle of the table moves back and forth.
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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