R | | Mystery, Thriller
A man juggles searching for his wife's murderer and keeping his short-term memory loss from being an obstacle.
This movie marks the first in a long-time collaboration between director Christopher Nolan and cinematographer Wally Pfister. They would make an additional six movies together before Pfister became a director himself.
So where are you? You're in some motel room. You just - you just wake up and you're in - in a motel room. There's the key. It feels like maybe it's just the first time you've been there, but perhaps you've been there for a week, three months. It's -...
During the confrontation between Leonard and Teddy after Leonard has killed Jimmy, Leonard mentions the $200,000 in Jimmy's car. However, at this point he has already forgotten about killing Jimmy, so he should also have forgotten about the money as Teddy doesn't mention it.
£90,642 (UK) (20 October 2000)
$25,530,884 (USA) (9 November 2001)
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