We’re rewarding the question askers & reputations are being recalculated! Read more.

Questions tagged [rainman]

Rain Man is an Oscar-winning 1988 drama film, tells the story of an abrasive and selfish yuppie, Charlie Babbitt, who discovers that his estranged father has died and bequeathed all of his multimillion-dollar estate to his other son.

Filter by
Sorted by
Tagged with
5
votes
2answers
987 views

Why did Raymond receive the inheritance instead of Charlie?

In Rain Man, a large majority of the film is premised off Charlie wanting to get the $3 million estate inheritance from Raymond, issued by their father after his death. Well, IIRC, Raymond was sent ...
6
votes
2answers
12k views

How accurate was the portrayal of Autism in Rain Man?

In Rain Man, Raymond Babbit has the following attributes: Eidetic memory Crazy counting and maths skills Obsessive compulsive about schedule (ie. meals, TV) Dislike of human touch "Random" fears - ...