Rain Man

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Overview of the Movie: Rain Man
The movie started with a background story on Charlie Babbitt who was played by Tom Cruise. He was a car importer and was in trouble with the EPA for not having the cars up to their standards. To get away from the struggles of being around the car business and the constant phone calls of customers he decided to go on a vacation with his girlfriend Susanna to Palm Springs.
On the way to Palm Springs he received a call saying his father died. Charlie and Susanna goes to Ohio to bury Charlie's father. After the burial function he met up with his fathers lawyer to discuss his inheritance. Charlie being distinct from his dad since the age of 16 was informed that he would only get his dad’s car Buick Roadmaster and Rose bushes. When Charlie heard his he got angry and wanted to find out who was entitled for his dad’s three million dollars.
While on the process of finding who was unnamed person who was entitled for the three million dollars, he found out that he has a older brother and his parents kept that a secret from Charlie. He found out that he has an autistic older brother who lives in a mental institution. Charlie kidnaps his brother Raymond played by Dustin Hoffman, and tries to bring him to Los Angeles.
At first Charlie was angry that no one told him about Raymond. Charlie did not understand what it means to be autistic. So, on the way to Los Angeles he got angry at Raymond for being scared of airplanes and having to watch television shows on specific times. On the journey to Los Angeles Charlie realized that Raymond was the Rain Man Charlie always dreamed about.
Charlie constantly got phone calls from Los Angeles that no one was buying his cars and customers want their down payments back. Charlie realized then that he can use Raymond’s autism as a way to gamble and count cards in Las Vegas. Both of them went to Vegas and…...

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