MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Down 2,052 this week

Memories of Manon (1988)

TV Movie  |   |  Crime, Drama, Thriller  |  13 February 1989 (UK)
8.2
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 8.2/10 from 69 users  
Reviews: 3 user

Yvette Marcel (Melissa Anderson) asks her godfather Control and McCall for help dealing with her irrational father, who is intent on locating Manon, the mother she believed had been killed years before.

Director:

0Check in
0Share...

Hall of Fame Family Movies

It takes a compelling story to transcend time and become an instant classic. Here are 10 films that have accomplished just that.

Visit our Family Entertainment Guide

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 8234 titles
created 10 Aug 2011
 
a list of 30 titles
created 20 Feb 2013
 
a list of 1383 titles
created 12 Jul 2014
 
a list of 100 titles
created 10 months ago
 

Related Items

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Memories of Manon (TV Movie 1988)

Memories of Manon (TV Movie 1988) on IMDb 8.2/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Memories of Manon.

User Polls

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Codename: Kyril (TV Mini-Series 1988)
Certificate: M Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

A tense tale of Cold War espionage and betrayal. A Russian agent enters England to force a hidden British agent high in the KGB to reveal himself.

Stars: Edward Woodward, Ian Charleson, Joss Ackland
Callan (1974)
Action | Crime | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

David Callan, top agent/assassin for the S.I.S., was forced to retire because he had lost his nerve. Now, Callan is called back into service to handle the assassination of Schneider, a ... See full summary »

Director: Don Sharp
Stars: Edward Woodward, Eric Porter, Carl Möhner
The Equalizer (1985–1989)
Action | Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

A retired intelligence agent turned private detective helps various threatened clients to equalize the odds.

Stars: Edward Woodward, Keith Szarabajka, Robert Lansing
The Equalizer (2014)
Action | Crime | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

A man believes he has put his mysterious past behind him and has dedicated himself to beginning a new, quiet life. But when he meets a young girl under the control of ultra-violent Russian gangsters, he can't stand idly by - he has to help her.

Director: Antoine Fuqua
Stars: Denzel Washington, Marton Csokas, Chloë Grace Moretz
Airwolf (1984–1986)
Action | Adventure | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

As part of a deal with an intelligence agency to look for his missing brother, a renegade pilot goes on missions with an advanced battle helicopter.

Stars: Jan-Michael Vincent, Alex Cord, Ernest Borgnine
Horror | Mystery | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

At the snobby Crawford Academy, Virginia's group of friends start to go missing years after horrible events that happened to her as a child around her birthday.

Director: J. Lee Thompson
Stars: Melissa Sue Anderson, Glenn Ford, Lawrence Dane
Remington Steele (1982–1987)
Adventure | Comedy | Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

The cases of a female private detective partnered with a former thief who assumes the role of a fictitious detective in the business.

Stars: Stephanie Zimbalist, Pierce Brosnan, Doris Roberts
The Equalizer (TV Movie 2015)
Documentary | Sport

What if the greatest high-performance athletes - present and past - could compete against each other on a level playing field?

Director: Rebecca Snow
CI5: The New Professionals (TV Series 1998)
Action | Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

CI5, the British squad formed by George Cowley to combat 'anarchy, acts of terror, crimes against the public', has developed into an international force with operatives hired from around ... See full summary »

Stars: Edward Woodward, Kal Weber, Colin Wells
Equalizer (2012)
Short | Action | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  

When Blaire makes a decision that throws off all of her plans, she to tries to defy fate in attempt to fix everything.

Director: J.J. Englert
Stars: Joshua Daniel Hershfield, Dana Johnson, Erin Kimball
Wet Job (TV Movie 1981)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

Ten years after leaving the S.I.S., former agent/assassin David Callan is living a quiet life as the owner/operator of a militaria shop. He is forced out of retirement to participate in one... See full summary »

Director: Shaun O'Riordan
Stars: Edward Woodward, Russell Hunter, George Sewell
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.2/10 X  
Director: Mark Collicott
Stars: Chris Batters, Bill Bingham, Andrew Dinner
Edit

Cast

Credited cast:
...
...
Yvette Marcel (as Melissa Anderson)
...
...
...
Phillip Marcel
Anne Heywood ...
Manon Brevard Marcel
Irving Metzman ...
...
Jimmy
...
Arthur Trent
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Joe Chiaramonte ...
Ehrlich
John Corey ...
Blanchard
Kate Dezina
...
Dorgan
Maurice Hines ...
Bump
Joe Malanga
Edit

Storyline

This was two episodes of the series "The Equalizer". In it a young woman named Yvette Marcel, whose father, Philipp is a Canadian law enforcement agent. And it seems that he has an informant in the mob code named, Chrysallis. Now it also seems that this man is about to give very damaging testimony against the mob, so they have to find out who he is. So, one of the top guys, Frank Dorgan kidnaps her and tells her that unless she tells him who this man is, her father is dead. And with time running out and no one to turn to. She turns to her godfather, Control, who in turns to McCall, cause her mother was someone McCall loved. Written by <rcs0411@yahoo.com>

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Crime | Drama | Thriller

Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

13 February 1989 (UK)  »

Also Known As:

Equalizer - Die lebende Tote  »

Company Credits

Production Co:

 »
Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Connections

Edited from The Equalizer (1985) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

There are two films on Manon!
20 October 2004 | by (Rome, Italy) – See all my reviews

There are actually two films with Manon: "The Mystery of Manon" is a sequel of "Memories of Manon", and not the UK video name. They are both very good indeed, and Edward Woodward as Robert McCall is superb, as always. In the "Memories" McCall, while helping Philippe Marcel, Yvette's father and husband of his long lost love Manon, discovers that he himself is in actual fact Yvette's father, whereas in the "Mystery" she discovers the same. In both, the past returns to haunt McCall, in the "Mystery" it almost kills him, his son Scott and Control. It is a great pity that the whole Equalizer series is not available on DVD - it is a wonderful series, with a very amusing script and good interpreters, first and foremost Edward Woodward himself. Although we do sometimes get re-runs, in many countries not all episodes have been shown, probably because they are dubbed and that has a cost which weighs with the networks that buy the right to show them. But however good the dubber (and in Italy they are good), nothing compares with the original!


5 of 6 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Discuss Memories of Manon (1988) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?