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Rain Man (12-Dec-1988)

Director: Barry Levinson

Writers: Ronald Bass; Barry Morrow

Music: Hans Zimmer

Producer: Mark Johnson

Keywords: Drama, Autism, Inheritance, Road Trip, Las Vegas

Car salesman Charlie Babbitt's father has died, leaving the bulk of his $3M fortune to Raymond, an older, autistic brother that he did not know he had. In a fit of greed he kidnaps Raymond from his institution, embarking on a cross-country road trip; as they spend more time together, their bond grows unexpectedly strong. Won Oscars for Best Picture, Best Actor, Best Director, and Best Screenplay; received nominations for 4 others including Best Cinematography and Best Score. The character of Raymond Babbitt was based on real-life autist Kim Peek.

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Ray Baker
9-Jul-1948   Parent Trap III
Tom Cruise
3-Jul-1962   Flamboyant Scientologist
Valeria Golino
22-Oct-1966   Respiro
Beth Grant
18-Sep-1949   Sissy Hickey on Sordid Lives
Dustin Hoffman
8-Aug-1937   The Graduate
Bonnie Hunt
22-Sep-1961   Life with Bonnie
Lucinda Jenney
23-Apr-1954   Rain Man
Chris Mulkey
3-May-1948   Bakersfield, P.D.
Julie Payne
11-Sep-1946   Improv and voice actress


Dustin Hoffman   ...   Raymond Babbitt (lost autistic brother)
Tom Cruise   ...   Charlie Babbitt (gets no inheritance)
Valeria Golino   ...   Susanna
Jerry Molen   ...   Dr. Bruner
Jack Murdock   ...   John Mooney
Michael D. Roberts   ...   Vern
Ralph Seymour   ...   Lenny
Lucinda Jenney   ...   Iris
Bonnie Hunt   ...   Sally Dibbs
Kim Robillard   ...   Small Town Doctor
Beth Grant   ...   Mother at Farm House
Dolan Dougherty   ...   Farm House Kid
Marshall Dougherty   ...   Farm House Kid
Patrick Dougherty   ...   Farm House Kid
John-Michael Dougherty   ...   Farm House Kid
Peter Dougherty   ...   Farm House Kid
Andrew Dougherty   ...   Farm House Kid
Loretta Wendt Jolivette   ...   Dr. Bruner's Secretary
Donald E. Jones   ...   Minister at Funeral
Bryon P. Caunar   ...   Man in Waiting Room
Donna J. Dickson   ...   Nurse
Earl Roat   ...   Man on Wallbrook Road
William Montgomery, Jr.   ...   Wallbrook Patient Entering TV Room
Elizabeth Lower   ...   Bank officer
Michael C. Hall   ...   Police Officer at Accident
Robert W. Heckel   ...   Police Officer at Accident
W. Todd Kenner   ...   Police Officer at Accident
Kneeles Reeves   ...   Amarillo Hotel Owner
Jack W. Cope   ...   Irate Driver
Nick Mazzola   ...   Blackjack Dealer
Ralph Tabakin   ...   Shift Boss
Ray Baker   ...   Mr. Kelso
Isadore Figler   ...   Pit Boss
Ralph M. Cardinale   ...   Pit Boss
Sam Roth   ...   Floorman
Nanci M. Harvey   ...   Lady at Blackjack Table
Kenneth E. Lowden   ...   Guard in Video Room
Jocko Marcellino   ...   Las Vegas Coroner
John Thorstensen   ...   Train Conductor
Blanche Salter   ...   Woman at Pancake Counter
Jake Hoffman   ...   Boy at Pancake Counter
Voice-over Actors
Royce D. Applegate   ...   (voiceover)
June Christopher   ...   (voiceover)
Anna Mathias   ...   (voiceover)
Archie Hahn   ...   (voiceover)
Luisa Leschin   ...   (voiceover)
Ira Miller   ...   (voiceover)
Chris Mulkey   ...   (voiceover)
Tracy Newman   ...   (voiceover)
Julie Payne   ...   (voiceover)
Reni Santoni   ...   (voiceover)
Bridget Sienna   ...   (voiceover)
Ruth Silveira   ...   (voiceover)
Jonathan Stark   ...   (voiceover)
Lynne Marie Stewart   ...   (voiceover)
Arnold F. Turner   ...   (voiceover)
Gigi Vorgan   ...   (voiceover)


Review by Anonymous (posted on 5-May-2007)

I happened to catch this film on a late night, At first I didn't know watch to expect, and herd alot about it. Soon I realized that this is a great flick. Dustin Hoffman is amazing as Autistic savant Raymond Babbitt, and I consider this to be he's greatest performances to date. Tom Cruise was also great to as Raymond younger jerk of a brother car salesman Charlie Babbitt, I'm not a Tom Cruise fan, but I thought his performance was awesome. The part where Charlie tells Raymond that he loves having him a his big brother, and they but their head together for a long time, makes my water all the time. I recommand this movie to anyone of all ages.

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