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Memories of Me (1988)

PG-13  |   |  Comedy, Drama  |  October 1988 (USA)
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On his girlfriend's insistence, a disgruntled man tries to make peace with his high-spirited, street-smart and often irritatingly careless father, a failed actor who never quit his dream to be a success.

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Abbie
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Abe
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Lisa
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Dorothy Davis
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Horace Bosco
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Al (Broccoli)
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Dancer
Joe Shea ...
Stan Kantor
Joe 'Flash' Riley ...
Tango (as Jay 'Flash' Riley)
Billy Beck ...
Angry Man
Margarito Mendoza ...
Mariachi Trumpet Player
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On his girlfriend's insistence, a disgruntled man tries to make peace with his high-spirited, street-smart and often irritatingly careless father, a failed actor who never quit his dream to be a success.

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Comedy | Drama

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October 1988 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Memories of Me - Das tragisch-komische Leben eines großartigen Versagers  »

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Budget:

$12,000,000 (estimated)

Gross:

$3,965,604 (USA)
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Trivia

In many scenes throughout the movie, Billy Crystal is seen wearing either a sweatshirt or a t-shirt from New York University. Billy Crystal graduated from NYU with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in 1970. See more »

Goofs

At Abe's funeral, there were flowers surrounding and on top of the casket. At Jewish funerals, flowers are not sent because it signifies a joyous occasion. See more »

Quotes

Lisa: I have this patient, a boy. He's 12, he's terminal. He's amazing - he tells me something new every day; he tells me everything.
Abbie: He's a kid and he's scared.
Lisa: You want a mirror?
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References Midnight Cowboy (1969) See more »

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I Cried Like a Baby
16 November 2000 | by (Philadelphia, PA) – See all my reviews

Okay, the movie really isn't that good but it really does make me wail like a newborn. It's the whole father/son relationship thing that works in this film. I'm not a big fan of Billy Crystal but he's okay in this. Alan King is the real star and he shines pretty bright. Give it a chance.


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