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Rain Man

Charlie learns that the father who threw him out as a teenager has died and left him a convertible and a previously unknown brother, Raymond. Raymond is autistic but able to calculate complicated mathematical problems in his head with great speed and accuracy. Enraged by what has happened and by his father keeping Raymond's existence from him, Charlie kidnaps Raymond from his residential home, and the two begin a long road trip.

Rain Man
Released:
December 26, 1988

Cast:

Dustin Hoffman, Tom Cruise, Valeria Golino

Director:
Barry Levinson

Producer:
Mark Johnson

Written by:
Barry Morrow and Ronald Bass

Distributor:
United Artists

Budget:
$25 million

Box Office:
$354.8 million

Awards:

Academy Award for Best Picture
Academy Award for Best Leading Actor (Dustin Hoffman)
Academy Award for Best Director (Barry Levinson)
Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay
Nominated - Academy Award for Best Art Direction
Nominated - Academy Award for Best Cinematography
Nominated - Academy Award for Best Film Editing
Nominated - Academy Award for Best Original Score



Metacritic Score:
65

Rotten Tomatoes Score:
90%