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Rain Man Film Summary & Analysis

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Characters

Raymond Babbitt played by Dustin Hoffman

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Raymond Babbitt is the older brother of Charlie Babbitt. Raymond remembers Charlie even though Charlie was too young to remember when Raymond left their home. For years, Raymond has been living at Walbrook Hospital after he accidentally burned Charlie with hot water after their mother's death. He is an idiot savant - a type of autistic person. Raymond is very talented with counting and numbers, but he has no way to cope with the normal things of life. He recites Abbott and Costello's "Who's on First?" every time he gets nervous. He cannot stand to have his routines changed or his stuff touched.

Raymond lives a cloistered life at Walbrook, seeing his father only on the weekends until Charlie appears. After the death of their father, Raymond inherits $3 million, and Charlie finds out about his existence. Charlie steals...

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