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Charlie Babbitt has a big problem. He's got an expensive lifestyle and a constant need for cash - but his rich father has left him next to nothing in his will. Instead, the money has gone to Raymond, Charlie's long-lost autistic brother. So Charlie kidnaps Raymond with a view to wheedling the inheritance from him - but soon finds it harder than he expected to deal with his brother's strange habits and constant repetitive announcements, mixed up with moments of apparent genius. This is a slick, entertaining road movie that also makes a sincere attempt to portray autism as it really is.
Tom Hanks won his second Oscar for this performance as a kind-hearted man-child who lives an amazingly eventful life in post-war America.
11–16 years 136 mins
Powerful film centring on a childlike man who faces a haunting moral dilemma following his release from an asylum for the criminally insane.
14+ years 129 mins
This touching drama features Sean Penn as a mentally disabled man with a mental age of seven trying to retain custody of his daughter.
11+ years 126 mins
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