Memento (2000) Poster



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Remade as 

Ghajini (2005)
Hindi remake
Ghajini (2008)
This is a remake.

Edited into 

5 Second Movies: Memento (2008) (TV Episode)
Movie edited into a short comedic clip


Alfred Hitchcock Presents (1955) (TV Series)
Vertigo (1958)
Green Acres (1965) (TV Series)
The Shining (1980)
The only fact with the word murder in it is also the only tattoo spelt backwards and similar to "Redrum" in The Shining a woman looks at it in the mirror to understand it.
Betrayal (1983)
The structural concept is nearly the same.
The Silence of the Lambs (1991)
The name Jimmy Grants appears in both Movies.
Clean Slate (1994)
Pocahontas (1995)
"Tracks? Who are you? Pocahontas?"
Fear (1996)
Random Hearts (1999)
Billboard advertising the movie seen next to the hotel
American Psycho (2000)
Both films uses the song "Something in the Air" by David Bowie during the end credits.

Referenced in 

At the Movies: A Knight's Tale/Angel Eyes/About Adam/The King Is Alive/Bread and Roses (2001) (TV Episode)
Referenced during the "Parting Shot" segment.
Irreversible (2002)
Home Movies: My Cheatin' Heart (2002) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue
Playboy Video Centerfold: Playmate of the Year Dalene Kurtis (2002) (Video)
The boyfriend charater in chapter 3 got the same short tem memory lost from a car accident. Polaroid photos and hand written text is used to help recollect forgotten events.
Everwood: Colin the Second (2003) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue.
Watching the Alien (2003) (Video)
mentioned once
Dinner for Five: Episode #2.5 (2003) (TV Episode)
Title mentioned by Jon Favreau.
Finding Nemo (2003)
Dory has the same short-term memory problem as Memento's main character.
The Memory of a Killer (2003)
Character writes clues on his body because he keeps forgetting everything (he has the disease of Alzheimer)
Kill.switch (2003) (Video Game)
High Chaparall: Robert Englund (2004) (TV Episode)
You can see this movie in Robert Englund's DVD collection
Film Geek (2005)
Two female customers talk about this film in a video store.
American Dad!: Pilot (2005) (TV Episode)
Stan says "Did you see Memento? It's not as good the second time."
Stephen Tobolowsky's Birthday Party (2005)
Referenced by Greg Wagnowsky
Dinner for Five: Episode #4.8 (2005) (TV Episode)
Title mentioned by Dax Shepard.
At the Movies: The Lords of Dogtown/Mysterious Skin/Rock School/Batman Begins (2005) (TV Episode)
Referenced during the "Batman Begins" review.
Ghajini (2005)
The plot of this film is very similar to that of Memento(2000). Both are about a man with short term memory loss who tattoos events onto his body and keeps a journal who is looking for his lover's killer.
Film Noir: Bringing Darkness to Light (2006) (Video)
Mentioned once.
Video Kings (2007)
They talking about the Movie.
Saturday Night Live: Scarlett Johansson/Björk (2007) (TV Episode)
Mentioned on Weekend Update
The Darkness (2007) (Video Game)
Jackie has tattoo on his neck that reads simply "memento." In 'Memento' Leonard records vital information by tattooing it on his body.
Manhunt 2 (2007) (Video Game)
The photo of Judy and the clippings inside the safehouse.
Stargate: Atlantis: Tabula Rasa (2007) (TV Episode)
Themes of memory loss and the use of notes on the body and polaroid photos in order to remember important information.
Silent Hill: Origins (2007) (Video Game)
Room 503 of the Riverside Motel is littered with Polaroids like Leonard's motel room in Memento. A general theme of lost/repressed memories is prevalent in both stories. The 'Bad Ending' of Silent Hill: Origins implies Travis may be responsible for the Butcher's killings, similar to Memento's plot twist concerning Leonard and Sammy Jankis.
Be Kind Rewind (2008)
DVD is shown.
Fazendo as regras (2008) (Short)
Make or Break TV: EZ Streets (2008) (TV Episode)
Listed as one of Joe Pantoliano's credits
Ghajini (2008)
Entire theme of short term memory loss, how the protagonist keeps memory using tattoos and Polaroid pics
Who Wants to Be a Millionaire: Million Dollar Movie Week 3 (2009) (TV Episode)
Subject of a $4,000 question
Red Dwarf: Back to Earth (Part Two) (2009) (TV Episode)
Poster on wall when the Dwarfers discover they're characters on a TV show
One Minutes (2009)
The section Phone Call in One Minutes runs the series of events backwards as a reference to Memento.
Vengeance (2009)
Word references on the pictures and on Costello's gun
Proinhibition (2009) (Short)
The film takes the jumbled, out-of-sequence view point of its deranged main character.
Weeds: Ducks and Tigers (2009) (TV Episode)
mentioned by Doug
Micmacs (2009)
DVD is shown in a video store.
The Big Fat Quiz of the Year (2010) (TV Special)
Referenced by name
The Astronaut on the Roof (2010) (Short)
Title is referenced
Heavy Rain (2010) (Video Game)
Scott Shelby shares the same last name as the film's protagonist, and both demonstrate trust issues with people they get close to.
Who Wants to Be a Millionaire: Million Dollar Movie Week 1 (2010) (TV Episode)
Included in a $10,000 question
Richard Roeper & the Movies: Inception (2010) (TV Episode)
Listed as a movie directed by Christopher Nolan
At the Movies: Inception/The Sorcerer's Apprentice (2010) (TV Episode)
Referenced during the "Inception" review.
IMDb's 20th Anniversary Star of the Day: Jennifer Todd (2010) (TV Episode)
Jennifer Todd mentions this movie during interview
The North Pole Deception (2010) (Short)
Quoted dialogue: "Always get a receipt"
Miss Representation (2011)
Listed as one of Jennifer Todd's movies in viewer introduction
The Prodigies (2011)
Poster in Jim's cell
Supernatural: Like a Virgin (2011) (TV Episode)
Bobby calls the newly re-souled Sam "Memento", due to his memory loss.
Supernatural: Unforgiven (2011) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Dean in relation to Sam's spotty memories of his previous hunt in the town.
Weeds: Object Impermanence (2011) (TV Episode)
mentioned by Heylia
Forget About It: Inception (2011) (TV Episode)
Panda mentions Nolan directing "Memento"
Tosh.0: Surfer Fail (2011) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue
Bored to Death: The Blonde in the Woods (2011) (TV Episode)
When Steven points out to George that he keeps getting his name wrong, George says to him, "I am so sorry, Steven. Because of the marijuana, my whole life is like that film, Memento."
Nostalgia Critic: Blair Witch 2: Book of Shadows (2011) (TV Episode)
"Already this movie is more confusing than Memento."
Phineas and Ferb: Escape from Phineas Tower/The Remains of the Platypus (2011) (TV Episode)
Up until the last three minutes, The Remains of the Platypus is told in reverse order. To later help jog his memory (affected by a Doofenshmirtz contraption), Perry writes a note to himself on his chest.
Chuck: Chuck Versus Bo (2012) (TV Episode)
Jeff loses his short-term memory multiple times and writes several notes and reminders on his arm.
Nostalgia Critic: Thomas and the Magic Railroad (2012) (TV Episode)
"Since when was this a kid version of Memento?"
The Eric Andre Show: Rick Fox (2012) (TV Episode)
Eric does a "Memento" thing, using tattoos to remember who he is.
Bum Reviews: The Dark Knight Rises (2012) (TV Episode)
mentioned as also directed by Christopher Nolan
The Inbetweeners: The Field Trip (2012) (TV Episode)
Will refers to the film.
The Returned: Serge et Toni (2012) (TV Episode)
Poster on the back of Camille's bedroom door.
Community: Advanced Documentary Filmmaking (2013) (TV Episode)
Chang/Kevin's checking of notes written on his body to remind him of recent memories is similar to that of Guy Pearce's character in Christopher Nolan's movie 'Memento.' In this case, however, the character has good long-term memory but no short-term, while Chang claims to have the opposite. Also, written on his forearm is a reminder to "Rent Memento."
Remember Sunday (2013) (TV Movie)
The structural concept is similar. Protagonist has anterograde amnesia. He also leaves sticky notes all over, writing cryptic notes to himself.
Chris Stuckmann Movie Reviews: 500th Video - Blu-Ray Collection!! (2013) (TV Episode)
Chris Stuckmann mentions it. Also, DVD is shown.
Honest Trailers: Iron Man 3 (2013) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by the narrator
Nostalgia Critic: Man of Steel (2013) (TV Episode)
"The out of order story that got critical acclaim with Memento so Nolan's been trying to use it with every film he's been attached to? "
Continue?: Continue? Panel - MAGFest 2014 (2014) (TV Episode)
The Originals: The Casket Girls (2014) (TV Episode)
Josh Rosza says, "all these notes that you made, it's very Memento (2000) of you," to Camille O'Connell.
Being Human: The Panic Womb (2014) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue
WatchMojo: Top 10 Spoilers That Ruin the Movie (2014) (TV Episode)
Leonard Shelby is Sammy Jankis gets an honorable mention.
Nostalgia Critic: Is Tree of Life Full of Shit? (2014) (TV Episode)
another film that goes outside the traditional structure
Chris Stuckmann Movie Reviews: Complete Blu-Ray Collection (2014) (TV Episode)
Chris Stuckmann mentions it. Also, DVD is shown.
Bad Education: The Exam (2014) (TV Episode)
Alfie's cheating method, "The Memento Method" involves the pupil writing the answers on parts of their body.
PWN: Interstellar: PWN #1 (2014) (TV Episode)
Title is mentioned
Interstellar: Nolan's Odyssey (2014) (TV Movie)
Title is referenced
iZombie: Liv and Let Clive (2015) (TV Episode)
Ravi: "Her life is like the whore-y version of that movie, Memento."
Blindspot (2015) (TV Series)
Both premises involve a character trying to remember who they are based on the tattoos they left marked and outlined on their own body
JonTron: Titanic: The Legend Goes On (2015) (TV Episode)
"A little Memento-meets-Titanic; really bold filmmaking."
Nostalgia Critic: Why Do Good Directors Go Bad? (2016) (TV Episode)
detailed in the rise of Christopher Nolan's career
The Worlds of Philip K. Dick (2016)
Poster is shown.
iZombie: Reflections of the Way Liv Used to Be (2016) (TV Episode)
With Blaine's new memory loss, Don E. tells Blaine that they can tattoo his body with reminders like from the movie Memento.
Honest Trailers: Finding Nemo (2016) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by narrator
The Chase Australia: Episode #2.97 (2016) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Andrew O'Keefe as a possible answer, and the correct answer, to a question about which Guy Pearce crime thriller features reverse chronology asked when Kat and the Chaser go head to head.
Ridiculous IMDb Plot Keywords: Movie Challenge (2017) (Video)
The movie is one of the answers to the quiz.
Supernatural: Regarding Dean (2017) (TV Episode)
Dean mentions the movie.
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Starcrash (2017) (TV Episode)
Jonah and the bots mention the film in reference to the repetition of shots
Outlast 2 (2017) (Video Game)
The school scenes being in reverse order was inspired by the film.
Hayom BaLayla: Episode #2.59 (2017) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in relation to Avi Gabay
Sean Bradley Reviews: Dunkirk (2017) (TV Episode)
Mentioned when talking about Christopher Nolan's other non-linear films
Late Night with Seth Meyers: Ellen Pompeo/John Leguizamo/Jhene Aiko (2017) (TV Episode)
Seth suggests Donald Trump get a "Memento tattoo" as a reminder of his bad memory
Family Guy: Dog Bites Bear (2018) (TV Episode)
Peter relates the film to his current situation
Game Night (2018)
Mentioned in dialogue
Honest Trailers: The Oscars 2018 (2018) (TV Episode)
Title seen in screenshot
Mark Kermode's Secrets of Cinema: Science Fiction (2018) (TV Episode)
Referenced in reference to Interstellar
Saturday Night Live: Adam Driver/Kanye West (2018) (TV Episode)
Title mentioned by Colin Jost on Weekend Update.
One Day at a Time: Benefit with Friends (2019) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue.
DVD-R Hell: Hell's Bells, Part 4: The Fruit of Rock, Continued (2019) (TV Episode)
Brad mentions it and a poster is shown.
PewDiePie Is Being Targeted by the Mainstream Media Again (2019) (Video)
Memeology shows a meme based on the movie.
Supergirl: The Quest for Peace (2019) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Brainy
Nostalgia Critic: Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Road Chip (2019) (TV Episode)
The movie is mentioned.
Minty Comedic Arts: 10 Things You Didn't Know About Dark Knight (2019) (TV Episode)
Minty mentions the movie.
Brooklyn Nine-Nine: Pimemento (2020) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Jake.
Curb Your Enthusiasm: Beep Panic (2020) (TV Episode)
Larry has a DVD copy of the film.
Rememer (2020) (Video)
The premise of forgetting a key memory that results in repeating the same process again and again.
Betty: Zen and the Art of Skateboarding (2020) (TV Episode)
Camille notices the DVD in Bambi's collection.
Diminishing Returns: Christopher Nolan Season Begins (2020) (Podcast Episode)
Diminishing Returns: The Christopher Nolan Season (2020) (Podcast Episode)
Minty Comedic Arts: 10 Things You Didn't Know About Angel Heart (2020) (TV Episode)
Minty mentions the movie.
Diminishing Returns: The World Is Not Enough (2020) (Podcast Episode)
Rose Matafeo: Horndog (2020) (TV Special)
Rose talks about guys being surprised to find out she's seen it.
Diminishing Returns: Tenet (2020) (Podcast Episode)
The Klatos Paradox (2020)
Use of both Black & White and Color is an homage to this film
Aunty Donna's Big Ol' House of Fun: Dating (2020) (TV Episode)
The watermelon lists Christopher Nolan films.
American Dad!: A Roger Story (2022) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Hayley
Minty Comedic Arts: 10 Things You Didn't Know About Batman Begins (2022) (TV Episode)
Minty mentions the movie.

Featured in 

At the Movies: The Million Dollar Hotel/The Invisible Circus/Head Over Heels (2001) (TV Episode)
Clips are shown during a segment on the 2001 Sundance Film Festival.
At the Movies: The Mexican/Enemy at the Gates/See Spot Run (2001) (TV Episode)
Clips shown for the review.
Anatomy of a Scene: Memento (2001) (TV Episode)
At the Movies: The Best Films of 2001 (2001) (TV Episode)
Richard Roeper's #1 pick.
The 59th Annual Golden Globe Awards (2002) (TV Special)
Memento: Interview with Christopher Nolan (2004) (Video)
Clips and making of material
Memento: Interview with Guy Pearce (2004) (Video)
Clips and making of material
I Love the New Millennium: 2001 (2008) (TV Episode)
Shown on the 2001 episode
Hollywood's Top Ten: Sweet Revenge (2010) (TV Episode)
Taking #6 as the top revenge movies
Dreams: Cinema of the Subconscious (2010) (Video)
Clips are shown
Great Movie Mistakes 2: The Sequel (2011) (TV Movie)
Clips of mistakes shown
Remembering 'Memento' (2011) (Video)
Clips and making of material
Ebert Presents: At the Movies: Episode #1.6 (2011) (TV Episode)
clips are shown during the "Hot & Now" segment
WatchMojo: Top 10 Nude Fight Scenes (2012) (TV Episode)
The nude fight scene in Memento is #9.
Renegade Cut: Superheroes and Orson Welles (2013) (TV Episode)
Leon Thomas mentions it. Also, footage of this movie is shown.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Movie Plot Twists (2013) (TV Episode)
The twist in Memento is #9.
Smashing UK Top 10: Top 10 Film Directors (2013) (TV Episode)
Smashing UK Top 10: Top 10 Thrillers (2013) (TV Episode)
WatchMojo: Top 10 Movies That You Have to Watch Twice (2013) (TV Episode)
Memento is #1.
1, 001 Movies You Must See (Before You Die) (2014) (Short)
Clip is presented
WatchMojo: Top 10 Sleeper Hit Movies (2014) (TV Episode)
Memento gets an honorable mention.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Movie Narrations (2014) (TV Episode)
Guy Pearce is #9.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Badass Movie Tattoos (2014) (TV Episode)
Leonard's tattoo is #5.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Movie Characters with Memory Loss (2014) (TV Episode)
Leonard Shelby is #1.
WatchMojo: Top 10 On-Foot Movie Chases (2014) (TV Episode)
Whose Chase is it Anyway? gets an honorable mention.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Non-Linear Narratives in Movies (2015) (TV Episode)
Memento is #2.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Most Memorable Movies of 2000 (2015) (TV Episode)
Memento is #2.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Murder Mystery Movies (2016) (TV Episode)
Memento is #7.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Psychological Thrillers (2016) (TV Episode)
Memento is #4.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Christopher Nolan Characters (2016) (TV Episode)
Leonard is #3. Natalie gets an honorable mention.
Chris Stuckmann Movie Reviews: Memento (2017) (TV Episode)
Chris reviews the movie.
Scope (2017) (Video)
clip shown
WatchMojo: Top 10 Christopher Nolan Movie Moments (2017) (TV Episode)
The Twist/The Beginning at the End is #9.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Movie Narrators Who Lied to You (2017) (TV Episode)
Leonard is #4.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Hints at Plot Twists You Completely Missed (2018) (TV Episode)
Sammy & Leonard is #6.
Honest Trailers: Every Christopher Nolan Movie (2018) (TV Episode)
Used in trailer
WatchMojo: Top 10 Best Movie Endings of the 2000s (2018) (TV Episode)
The ending of Memento is #3.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Best Thriller Movie Endings (2019) (TV Episode)
Where Was I? is #1.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Darkest Plot Twists in Thrillers (2019) (TV Episode)
Leonard Killed His Wife is #10.
The Movies: The 2000s to Today (2019) (TV Episode)
Scenes shown
WatchMojo: Top 10 Movie Plots Smartphones Would Ruin (2019) (TV Episode)
Memento gets an honorable mention.
40 Days to Learn Film (2020)
Clips shown
WatchMojo: The Best Thriller Movies of All Time from A to Z (2020) (TV Episode)
Memento is the best thriller movie starting with M.
WatchMojo: Top 20 Best Movie Plot Twists of the 21st Century (So Far) (2020) (TV Episode)
Leonard Killed His Wife is #2.
Diminishing Returns: Christopher Nolan Season Begins (2020) (Podcast Episode)
Clips played.
WatchMojo: Top 20 Psychological Thrillers (2020) (TV Episode)
Memento is #10.
WatchMojo: Top 20 Greatest Movie Thriller Twists of All Time (2020) (TV Episode)
Leonard Is Essentially a Serial Killer is #19.
WhatCulture Originals: 10 More Actors You Didn't Know Played The Same Character In Different Movies (2021) (TV Episode)
Thomas Lennon, who played the same doctor in Memento and The Dark Knight Rises, is #6.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Shocking Twists That Came Early in the Movie (2021) (TV Episode)
Teddy Gammell's Reveal is #6.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Least Predictable Movies of All Time (2021) (TV Episode)
Memento is #1.
The Critical Drinker: Why Modern Movies Suck - The Myth Of The "Modern Audience" (2022) (TV Episode)
Footage from the movie is shown in the episode.

Spoofed in 

Finding Nemo (2003)
Mementos (2004) (Short)
My Big Fat Independent Movie (2005)
has a character named "Memento Guy" who is a spoof of Lenny from Memento
Whose Line Is It Anyway?: Show No. 7019 (2005) (TV Episode)
Parodied in "Hollywood Director".
Kabouter Wesley: Gênante momenten (2010) (TV Episode)
Blue Mountain State: The C-Word (2011) (TV Episode)
Concussed Thad writes reminders on his arms
Answer Knot (2019) (Video Game)
The Momentum poster is a parody of the Memento movie.
TallBoyz: Who's Guarding the Angel? (2021) (TV Episode)
The skit "52 Naps" is a spoof of the movie, with the lead character's name being Pearce Nolan, a mashup of Guy Pearce and Christopher Nolan.
Robot Chicken: May Cause Indecision... Or Not (2022) (TV Episode)
Parody sketch.

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