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Rain man / United Artists presents a Gruber-Peters Company production ; story by Barry Morrow ; screenplay by Ronald Bass and Barry Morrow ; produced by Mark Johnson ; directed by Barry Levinson.

Currently available copies

  • 18 out of 29 copies are currently available at PINES. (Show copies)
  • 0 out of 0 copies are currently available at Athens Regional Library System.
  • 0 out of 0 copies are currently available at Athens-Clarke County Library.

Current holds

1 current hold on 29 total copies.

Item details

  • ISBN: 0792859677
  • ISBN: 9780792859673
  • ISBN: 079286493X
  • ISBN: 9780792864936
  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (134 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Edition: Special ed., widescreen.
  • Publisher: [Santa Monica, CA] : MGM Home Entertainment, ©2004.

Contents / Notes

General Note: Originally produced as a motion picture in 1988.
Special features include: deleted scene (2 min.); original featurette (7 min.); audio commentaries by director Barry Levinson, screenwriter Ronald Bass, and screenwriter Barry Morrow; photo gallery; original theatrical trailer (3 min.).
Contents: Special features include: deleted scenes; original featurette; audio commentaries by director Barry Levinson, screenwriter Ronald Bass, and screenwriter Barry Morrow; photo gallery; original theatrical trailer.
Creation/Production Credits: Executive producers, Peter Gruber and Jon Peters ; music by Hans Zimmer ; director of photography, John Seale.
Participant or Performer: Dustin Hoffman, Tom Cruise, Valeria Golino.
Summary, etc.: A callous young hustler living in California finds his father has died and left him only rose bushes and a '49 Buick convertible. Feeling cheated out of what he thinks should be his 3 million dollar inheritance, he kidnaps the autistic brother he never knew he had, and takes him on the ride of his life.
Target Audience: MPAA rating: R.
System Details: DVD, region 1, NTSC, dual-layer, widescreen (1.85:1); Dolby 5.1 surround, stereo surround, mono.
Language: In English or dubbed French or Spanish language, with optional English, French or Spanish subtitles; closed captioned.
Awards: Academy Awards, 1988: Best Picture; Best Actor in a Leading Role (Dustin Hoffman); Best Director (Barry Levinson); Best Writing (Screenplay Written Directly for the Screen) (Screenplay by Ronald Bass, Barry Morrow; Story by Barry Morrow).
Golden Globe Awards, 1989: Best Motion Picture - Drama; Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama (Dustin Hoffman).
Subject: Autism > Drama.
Brothers > United States > Drama.
Brothers > Drama.
Swindlers and swindling > Drama.
Autismo > Teatro.
Hermanos (Varones) > Teatro.
7.150.
Autism > Drama.
Genre: Feature films > United States.
Road films.
Feature films.
Fiction films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Films for the hearing impaired.

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