Rain Man

Continuity mistake: After the opening credits, while the red car's being lowered, the angle changes to a close-up and all the people in the background change positions: A man behind the red car walks around it twice, and 2 people appear from nowhere next to a white car.

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Continuity mistake: After the duo stops at a motel with pink neon, Ray starts reciting his riddle about the guy on first base again, which gets Charlie annoyed and he badgers him over it. After their little exchange, Ray is walking up to the side of the car as Charlie opens the door to their room. Ray is standing very close to the car, standing right on the yellow line of the parking space. The camera then suddenly jump cuts to a higher angle and Ray is now several feet back standing in the middle of the next parking space over.

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Continuity mistake: In the scene in the restaurant where Tom Cruise and Dustin Hoffman are trying to order breakfast, Hoffman's character fixes the salt and pepper shaker a certain way. In the next shot they are opposite the way he fixed them. Then in the next shot they are back to the way he had fixed them. (00:37:15)

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Raymond: Of course you can't have pancakes without maple syrup.
Charlie: You bet your butt.
Raymond: Bet your butt.

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Trivia: When this movie gave a test screening, it got terrible reactions from the audience, mostly because of the ending. One even went so far to say that he was mad Raymond didn't "snap out of it" at the end.

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Question: Why does Ray freak out when Charlie turns on the hot water in the bathtub?

Answer: When they were children, Ray witnessed Charlie being burned by hot bath water. I think Ray says something about how he was left to look after Charlie while Charlie was in the bath, and Charlie got burned by the hot water. That memory must be very strong for Ray, and not comprehending the passing of time, Ray did not want to see Charlie hurt again.

Mark English

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