The Resource Rain man, United Artists presents ; a Guber-Peters Company production ; story by Barry Morrow ; screenplay by Ronald Bass and Barry Morrow ; produced by Mark Johnson ; directed by Barry Levinson ; in association with Star Partners II, Ltd, (videorecording)

Rain man, United Artists presents ; a Guber-Peters Company production ; story by Barry Morrow ; screenplay by Ronald Bass and Barry Morrow ; produced by Mark Johnson ; directed by Barry Levinson ; in association with Star Partners II, Ltd, (videorecording)

Label
Rain man
Title
Rain man
Statement of responsibility
United Artists presents ; a Guber-Peters Company production ; story by Barry Morrow ; screenplay by Ronald Bass and Barry Morrow ; produced by Mark Johnson ; directed by Barry Levinson ; in association with Star Partners II, Ltd
Title variation
Rainman
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
A self-involved young man is shocked to discover that his millionaire father left most of his estate to an unknown beneficiary. The man tracks down said beneficiary, who turns out to be his brother and an autistic savant
Member of
Awards note
Academy Award (1988): Best Picture (Johnson) ; Best Actor (Hoffman) ; Best Director (Levinson) ; Best Writing, Original Screenplay (Bass & Morrow)
Cataloging source
EOS
Characteristic
videorecording
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Rain man (Motion picture)
Credits note
Director of photography, John Seale ; film editor, Stu Linder ; music by Hans Zimmer
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
  • MPAA rating: R
  • CHV rating: PG
Language note
  • In English, dubbed French or dubbed Spanish; with optional English, French or Spanish subtitles
  • Closed-captioned for the hearing impaired
LC call number
PN1997
LC item number
.R356 2014
PerformerNote
Dustin Hoffman, Tom Cruise, Valeria Golino
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1945 December 27-
  • 1937-
  • 1962-
  • 1942-
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  • Morrow, Barry
  • Bass, Ronald
  • Johnson, Mark
  • Hoffman, Dustin
  • Cruise, Tom
  • Levinson, Barry
  • Golino, Valeria
  • Seale, John
  • Linder, Stu
  • Zimmer, Hans
  • United Artists Corporation
  • Guber-Peters Company
  • MGM Home Entertainment Inc
Runtime
134
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  • Video recordings for the hearing impaired
  • Brothers
  • Autism
  • Savants (Savant syndrome)
  • Autism
  • Brothers
  • Feature films
  • Fiction films
  • Road films
  • Savants (Savant syndrome)
  • Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
Label
Rain man, United Artists presents ; a Guber-Peters Company production ; story by Barry Morrow ; screenplay by Ronald Bass and Barry Morrow ; produced by Mark Johnson ; directed by Barry Levinson ; in association with Star Partners II, Ltd, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1988
  • Special features: deleted scenes; original featurette; audio commentaries by director Barry Levinson, screenwriter Ronald Bass, and screenwriter Barry Morrow; photo gallery; original theatrical trailer
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Control code
ocn905665219
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen.
Extent
1 videodisc (134 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
027616884169
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
M132280
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD, NTSC, region 1; dual layered; Dolby digital 5.1 in English, Dolby digital surround in French, or Dolby mono. in Spanish; widescreen 1.85:1
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Rain man, United Artists presents ; a Guber-Peters Company production ; story by Barry Morrow ; screenplay by Ronald Bass and Barry Morrow ; produced by Mark Johnson ; directed by Barry Levinson ; in association with Star Partners II, Ltd, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1988
  • Special features: deleted scenes; original featurette; audio commentaries by director Barry Levinson, screenwriter Ronald Bass, and screenwriter Barry Morrow; photo gallery; original theatrical trailer
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Control code
ocn905665219
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen.
Extent
1 videodisc (134 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
027616884169
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
M132280
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD, NTSC, region 1; dual layered; Dolby digital 5.1 in English, Dolby digital surround in French, or Dolby mono. in Spanish; widescreen 1.85:1
Video recording format
DVD

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