• Fri. Dec 1st, 2023

“Memento” is a psychological thriller movie directed by and released in 2000. The movie follows Leonard Shelby, a man with anterograde amnesia, who is unable to form new memories. Leonard is on a quest to find the person who killed his wife and caused his condition. Using a system of notes, tattoos, and Polaroid photos, Leonard tries to piece together clues to track down the killer. However, he soon discovers that the truth may not be as simple as he thought.


“Memento” is a unique and captivating movie that keeps the audience on the edge of their seats. 's nonlinear narrative style adds a layer of complexity to the movie, making it a challenging and engaging watch. The movie is also helped by the outstanding performance of as Leonard Shelby, who perfectly portrays the character's confusion and frustration. “Memento” is a must-watch for anyone who enjoys psychological thrillers and is looking for something different.


“Memento” received critical acclaim upon release and was nominated for several awards. The movie won the Best Original Screenplay award at the Academy Awards in 2001, and it also won the Best Original Screenplay award at the Writers Guild of America Awards in 2002. The movie was also nominated for Best Film Editing, but it lost to “Traffic.”


“Memento” is a cult classic that has gained popularity over the years. The movie's unique narrative style and complex plot have made it a favorite among film buffs. It currently has an 8.4/10 rating on IMDb and a 93% approval rating on Rotten Tomatoes. Despite being released over 20 years ago, “Memento” remains a relevant and exciting movie to watch.

Directed by
Produced by Suzanne Todd Jennifer Todd
Screenplay by
Based on “Memento Mori”
by Jonathan Nolan
Starring , , ,
Music by David Julyan
Cinematography Wally Pfister
Edited by Dody Dorn
Summit Entertainment Team Todd
Distributed by Newmarket
Release date September 5, 2000 (Venice) March 16, 2001 (United States)
Running time 113 minutes
Country United States
Language English
Budget $4.5 million
Box office $40 million

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