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The Resource 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

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

Label
Rain man
Title
Rain man
Statement of responsibility
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
Title variation
Rainman
Creator
Contributor
Screenwriter
Composer
Director
Producer
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
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
Awards note
  • 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).
Cataloging source
TDS
Characteristic
videorecording
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/collectionName
Rain man (Motion picture)
Credits note
Executive producers, Peter Gruber and Jon Peters ; music by Hans Zimmer ; director of photography, John Seale
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
MPAA rating: R
Language note
In English or dubbed French or Spanish language, with optional English, French or Spanish subtitles; closed captioned
LC call number
  • RC553.A88
  • PN1997
  • PN1997
LC item number
  • R356 2004
  • .R356 2004x
  • .R2346 2004
PerformerNote
Dustin Hoffman, Tom Cruise, Valeria Golino
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1945 December 27-
  • 1937-
  • 1962-
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  • Levinson, Barry
  • Johnson, Mark
  • Morrow, Barry
  • Bass, Ronald
  • Hoffman, Dustin
  • Cruise, Tom
  • Golino, Valeria
  • Zimmer, Hans
  • United Artists Corporation
  • Guber-Peters Company
  • MGM Home Entertainment Inc
Runtime
134
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  • Autism
  • Brothers
  • Brothers
  • Swindlers and swindling
  • Autismo
  • Hermanos (Varones)
  • Autism
  • Brothers
  • Swindlers and swindling
  • United States
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
Label
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
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
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.)
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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
Control code
9055005
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Special ed., widescreen.
Extent
1 videodisc (134 min.)
Isbn
9780792859673
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 027616884169
  • 027616918963
  • 883904275084
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
  • 1004334
  • 128691
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)54389736
  • (OCoLC)54389736
System details
DVD, region 1, NTSC, dual-layer, widescreen (1.85:1); Dolby 5.1 surround, stereo surround, mono
Video recording format
DVD
Label
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
Publication
Copyright
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.)
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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
Control code
9055005
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Special ed., widescreen.
Extent
1 videodisc (134 min.)
Isbn
9780792859673
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 027616884169
  • 027616918963
  • 883904275084
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
  • 1004334
  • 128691
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)54389736
  • (OCoLC)54389736
System details
DVD, region 1, NTSC, dual-layer, widescreen (1.85:1); Dolby 5.1 surround, stereo surround, mono
Video recording format
DVD

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