Tom Cruise’s 1949 Buick Roadmaster from ‘Rain Man’ is getting restored
Proving there is no film car too obscure to to save, the 1949 Buick Roadmaster convertible featured in Rain Man will be restored and debuted at the 2016 Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance.
Although Tom Cruise and Dustin Hoffman may have been the leading men of the 1988 film Rain Man, for us car enthusiasts, the star was the ’49 Roadmaster.
For those who don’t quite recall, in the film, Cruise’s Charlie Babbitt inherits only his late father’s Buick (along with some prized rosebushes) while his older brother, Raymond, played by Hoffman, is bequeathed their father’s fortune. Read more…
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