MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Up 2,836 this week

Memory (II) (2006)

5.3
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 5.3/10 from 1,341 users   Metascore: 26/100
Reviews: 19 user | 16 critic | 6 from Metacritic.com

A medical reseracher teams with a retired doctor to root around in the genetically stored memories of a serial killer.

Director:

Watch Trailer
0Check in
0Share...

On Disc

at Amazon

Editors' Spotlight

IMDb Picks: October

IMDb's editors share the movies and TV shows they are excited to see in October.


User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 45 titles
created 05 Dec 2010
 
a list of 26 titles
created 30 Mar 2013
 
a list of 45 titles
created 16 Aug 2013
 
a list of 385 titles
created 21 Sep 2013
 
a list of 22 titles
created 11 months ago
 

Related Items

Search for "Memory" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Memory (2006)

Memory (2006) on IMDb 5.3/10

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

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Memory.

Videos

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Salvage (2006)
Horror | Mystery | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  

Claire Parker is going to die. At the hands of a sadistic and depraved killer, she will endure a terrifying, unimaginable brutal death--and it will all happen again. After being beaten, ... See full summary »

Directors: Jeff Crook, Josh Crook
Stars: Lauren Currie Lewis, Chris Ferry, Cody Darbe
Mortuary I (2005)
Horror | Mystery | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.9/10 X  

A family moves to a small town in California where they plan on starting a new life while running a long-abandoned funeral home. The locals fear the place, which is suspected to be on haunted ground.

Director: Tobe Hooper
Stars: Dan Byrd, Denise Crosby, Rocky Marquette
Action | Comedy | Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.1/10 X  

A young couple on the run takes the owner of a posh villa hostage after being surrounded by police, only to find that their ace in the hole is a dangerous serial killer.

Director: Stephen Manuel
Stars: Billy Zane, Cristian Solimeno, Melinda Y. Cohen
The Mad (2007)
Comedy | Horror | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.8/10 X  

A horror-thriller in which a doctor and his teenage daughter are terrorized by flesh-eating zombies at a truck stop.

Director: John Kalangis
Stars: Billy Zane, Maggie Castle, Shauna MacDonald
Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.8/10 X  

As Trevor drifts through Texas on collision course with a nightmare he is still haunted by the evils of the war he recently returned from and a promise he failed to keep. When a stranger ... See full summary »

Director: Glen Stephens
Stars: Jason Connery, C. Thomas Howell, Mark Holton
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  

The battle between loggers and environmentalists is defining, dividing and destroying communities in Canada and around the world. The Green Chain is a powerful, funny and thought-provoking film about the people who love trees.

Director: Mark Leiren-Young
Stars: Scott McNeil, Babs Chula, Tahmoh Penikett
White Rush (2003)
Crime | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.6/10 X  

A group of young tourist couples comes across a drug deal gone bad while on vacation.

Director: Mark L. Lester
Stars: Judd Nelson, Louis Mandylor, Sandra Vidal
The Keeper (2004)
Crime | Thriller | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.7/10 X  

When an apparently exemplary cop abducts and secretly imprisons a beautiful dancer, a deadly battle of wills between captor and captive ensues.

Director: Paul Lynch
Stars: Dennis Hopper, Asia Argento, Helen Shaver
Claim (2002)
Crime | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  

A young ambitious claims assesor investigates a multi million dollar marine insurance fraud.

Director: Martin Lagestee
Stars: Louise Lombard, Billy Zane, John Shrapnel
Out of Season (2004)
Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.4/10 X  

When a young drifter is forced to stay the winter in a small seaside town, he inadvertently becomes the catalyst for deceit, double crossings and murder amongst the locals.

Director: Jevon O'Neill
Stars: Dennis Hopper, Gina Gershon, Jordan Frieda
Memory (2008)
Horror | Mystery | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  

When the police investigate reports of a little girl screaming hysterically in an apartment, they find landlady Ingorn (Mai Charoenpura) moving in with her 7 year old daughter, Pear. The ... See full summary »

Director: Torpong Tunkamhang
Stars: Mai Charoenpura, Ananda Everingham, Sun Khumpirannon
Closets (2010)
Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.9/10 X  

Based on actual events that took place only a few years ago, it weaves the enigmatic tale of Jonas Littleton...a good, but faulty man whose life had taken a sour detour - to a prison cell. ... See full summary »

Director: Charles Peterson
Stars: Patrick Adam, Corbin Bernsen, Brian Boyett
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
...
...
Stephanie Jacobs
...
Carol Hargrave
...
Dr. Deepra Chang
Deirdre Blades ...
Alisha Briggs
Scott G. Anderson ...
Scott McHale
Matt Fentiman ...
William Terrell
...
Bonnie McHale
...
Allison Frost
...
Ricky McHale
...
Lisa Mullens
Alisha Davlin ...
Young Alisha Briggs
Joel McFarlane ...
Nick Chang
...
Little Girl
Edit

Storyline

A medical reseracher teams with a retired doctor to root around in the genetically stored memories of a serial killer.

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

Sometimes memories can kill.

Genres:

Drama | Horror | Thriller

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for language and frightening images | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

 »
Edit

Details

Official Sites:

|

Country:

|

Language:

Release Date:

23 March 2007 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Memore  »

Filming Locations:

 »

Box Office

Budget:

$3,500,000 (estimated)
 »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Goofs

When Briggs is investigating the names of children who died in fires during the past few years, he comes across one and reads the name out loud as "Vasquez", yet the newspaper article and Briggs' own notes say, "Valdez". See more »

Connections

References The Crocodile Hunter (1996) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
A Pleasant Surprise From Zane and Hopper
14 June 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

After accidentally touching an unknown drug, Taylor Briggs (Billy Zane) begins having flashbacks to the life of someone else -- a child abductor who has never been caught. Can he put the pieces together and solve the crime before the kidnapper abducts again?

I have said in other reviews that Billy Zane really makes a movie. My trust in that statement was fractured after seeing "The Mad" (though I don't blame Zane), but once more restored after this picture. He appears in practically every scene. While not the greatest film you'll see (it has a very made-for-TV or straight-to-video feel about it), the plot is interesting and the characters likable. Billy Zane, of course, helps tremendously by being the evil twin of Ben Affleck.

It also helps to have Dennis Hopper play Taylor's foster father Max Lichtenstein, although his only purpose in this film is to show up at random times with a few beers and cigars. Oh well, he's still better here than he was in "Land of the Dead". "Max," says Hopper, "is a guy whose wife has died and he's sort of coasting through life a bit like a ghost. But it's a really warm relationship that he has with Taylor -- something genuine and real." That's a good quote. And Hopper knows Max, if the rumors are true, because he spent weeks studying his lines despite being a relatively small character -- residents around town would catch him in restaurants reading. Tricia Helfer was also pretty decent, though not particularly noteworthy.

This was a plot-driven film, to be sure. Rated R for "language and frightening images", there's no nudity or gore here. The frightening images, as far as I can tell, are just a person in a mask. Nothing really disturbing. There's a photo album that may be thought as disturbing by some. I thought it was deviously brilliant.

The plot was excellent because it's not only a thriller but also a mystery (a race against time to solve a child abduction case, while the lead also must find how he's connected to the kidnapper). There's even sub-mysteries (such as how the lead's girlfriend knows about the kidnappings) that might leave you guessing. And random shout-out: nice use of a cell phone as a flashlight. We've all been there.

I give this film credit because I thought I had it figured out before it was half over. My two guesses about certain plots were close, but ultimately both wrong. There's a few twists you won't see coming. The "big reveal" is disappointing only if you're being overly critical, as they sort of dump it all on you at once for no reason. But I thought it was okay.

I wouldn't have rented this film on my own, but having been asked to review it, I'm glad I did. If you're scanning the new releases and find this, you could do much worse. I saw it with two friends and we all seemed to enjoy it, so it caters to a wider range than just myself. And Billy Zane and Dennis Hopper are in it. Worth checking out if you want a story different from your usual serial killers and splatter films.


16 of 23 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
WHERE DID YOU SEE THIS MOVIE?? davestevenson62
it isn't half as bad as the rating... SauroNero
the end shelleypack
release date? starforce18
Can't wait to see it lflowers-1
Question about the plot francinedisney
Discuss Memory (2006) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?