Rain Man (1988)
2hr 13min
Movie Story Line
When his estranged father dies, Charlie Babbit discovers that he has an autistic brother, with extraordinary savant abilities, who lives in a care-facility.
Watch the Trailer

Watch This Movie
Teaching Idea #1

What is autism? How has our understanding of autism changed over the last 50 years? How is intelligence linked to autism? What other neurodevelopmental disorders exist?

Teaching Idea #2

Eidetic memory
What is photographic memory? How does it work? How is eidetic memory different from memories that use mnemonic devices? How is eidetic memory different fro echoic memory?