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Quotations from Rain Man

Rain Man is a drama film that follows the lives of two brothers after their father's death. After their father's death, an abrasive and selfish yuppie named Charlie discovers that his brother Raymond, an autistic savant, received their father's multimillion-dollar estate. Actually, Charlie had no idea Raymond even existed until their father's death. Directed by Barry Levinson. Starring Dustin Hoffman, Tom Cruise, and Valeria Golino.

Rain Man won four Oscar awards, including Best Actor, Best Director, and Best Picture. The film received overwhelmingly positive reviews upon its release and went on to have great financial success in the box office. Read on for some quotes from Rain Man.


Doctor: Raymond, do you know what autistic is?
Raymond: Yeah.
Doctor: You know that word?
Raymond: Yeah.
Doctor: Are you autistic?
Raymond: I don't think so. No. Definitely not.
Raymond: That's my pen. That's definitely my book.
Charlie: Well taking your book is not a serious injury!
Raymond: Serious injury book is a red book, that book is blue.
Charlie: Well forgive me, I've lost my secret decoder ring!
Raymond: I'm an excellent driver.
Charlie: Listen, Ray, our dad died, that means he's not with us anymore. Did they tell you about that?
Raymond: I don't know.
Charlie: You don't know if they told you or you don't know what death is?
Raymond: I don't know.
Dr. Bruner: Raymond's unable to make decisions.
Charlie: You're wrong.
Dr. Bruner: He can't decide for himself.
Charlie: He's capable of a lot more than you know!
Charlie: What you have to understand is, four days ago he was only my brother in name. And this morning we had pancakes.
Raymond: [after Charlie throws underwear out of car] Uh oh. Underwear on the highway. Uh oh.
Raymond: I'm an excellent driver.
Charlie: When did you drive?
Raymond: I drove slow on the driveway when my dad came to Walbrook.
Charlie: Was Dad in the car?
Raymond: Yeah.
Charlie: I'll have to let you drive sometime.
[Raymond grabs the wheel and nearly steers them into an oncoming car]
Charlie: Raymond, you NEVER! NEVER touch the steering wheel when I'm driving. Do you hear me? Do you hear me?
[In a telephone booth with the door closed]
Raymond: Uh oh fart. Uh oh fart.
Charlie: Did you fart, Ray? Did you fucking fart?
Raymond: Fart.
Charlie: [Trying unsuccessfully to open the door] How can you stand that?
Raymond: I don't mind it.
Charlie: How can you stand it?
Raymond: Ten minutes to Wapner. We're definitely locked in this box with no TV.
[Raymond is boarding a train back to Walbrook]
Raymond: 'Course, three minutes to Wapner.
Charlie: You'll make it.
Raymond: Yeah.
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