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Rain Man ()

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featuring Dustin Hoffman, Tom Cruise, Valeria Golino, Jerry Molen, Jack Murdock

Self-centered, avaricious Californian Charlie Babbitt (Tom Cruise) is informed that his long-estranged father has died. Expecting at least a portion ... Show synopsis

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  • 1. VHS, MGM /UA Home Video, 12/23/1993

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Reviews of Rain Man

Overall customer rating: 5.000
mehaul

Brotherly Love

by mehaul on Apr 24, 2010

TITLE: Rain Man GENRE: Psychological expose CAST: Dustin Hoffman, Tom Cruise and Valeria Golino PLOT: Discovering upon his father's death that he has an institutionalized autistic savant brother, a selfish yuppie wants what he feels is his share of the inheritence. He kidnaps the brother, hoping to get ransom. This causes him to loose his girlfriend. As he and the brother travel toward LA, they rekindle their earliest of memories of each other and re-ignite the feeling of brotherly love. By the movie's end, the savant is more open to life through these adventures hardening his ability to withstand unaccustomed circumstances and the yuppie brother learns there is more to life than money. RETURN ON INVESTMENT: 9.6 of 10; Academy Awards (1989): Best Picture, Best Actor (Hoffman), Best Director (Barry Levinson), Best screenplay. Need I say more? DVD BONUS: Three overdubbings of commentary to choose from: the director and each of the screenwriters, some photo stills from behind the scenes, a theater trailer and a deleted scene. ADDED NOTES: This is sad. The person who was ultimately the source of inspiration for the Hoffman (playing Raymond Babbitt)character, was a savant named Kim Peek who died this past December. One of the screenwriters, Morrow's wife had written about the character before in "Bill" got her husband interested in the world of autism. DH and TC got together and studied the issue and pushed the studios to put together a concept project bringing in script consultant Levinson to direct. As this effort shows, we need not lock away our psychologically challenged, but can under proper circumstances, integrate them into our world.

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