Starring: Liam Neeson, Guy Pearce, Monica Bellucci, Harold Torres, Taj Atwal, Ray Fearon
Action thriller directed by Martin Campbell. Memory (2022) follows Alex Lewis (Liam Neeson), an expert assassin with a reputation for discreet precision. After Alex refuses to complete a job that violates his code, he must quickly hunt down and kill the people who hired him before they and FBI agent Vincent Serra (Guy Pearce) find him first. Howeve, although Alex is built for revenge, his memory is beginning to falter, forcing him to question his every action, blurring the line between right and wrong.
We’ll add the best quotes once the movie is released and we’ve had a chance to watch it, but for now, here’s a small selection.
Alex Lewis: I’m the bad man. Have been for a long time.
Vincent Serra: That’s three people likely killed with the same weapon.
Vincent Serra: [referring to the bottle of pills] What’s that?
Detective Danny Mora: Found them on the floor. Your shooter’s losing his mind.
Hotel Clerk: Anything else I can do for you?
Alex Lewis: The room number again?
Hotel Clerk: It’s on the key holder.
Alex Lewis: Ah.
Davana Sealman: [over phone, to Lewis] The retainer for your services is ten million dollars.
Alex Lewis: [over phone, to Davana] Call the contract off. I don’t hurt children. Ever.
Alex Lewis: Listen to me very carefully. The girl stays alive. You’re answerable to me.
News Reporter: [on TV] The thirteen-year-old had been relocated to a group home.
Alex Lewis: Was I here last night?
Maya: Yes. What’s wrong?
Alex Lewis: You sure?
Linda Amistead: Hugo thinks he’s a pro settling scores.
Vincent Serra: [over phone] Trafficking. Vincent Serra.
Alex Lewis: I can’t keep doing your job for you.
Vincent Serra: Who is this?
Alex Lewis: Vincent Serra: You’re too slow to make them pay. What they did to children, they’re not doing anything about it.
Alex Lewis: [over phone] I want to believe that you’re a good man, Vincent. If I can’t finish this, you have to. But they have to be punished.
Vincent Serra: [referring to Lewis] He’s taking out the traffickers that we couldn’t. He’s intrerfering with an international investigation.
Davana Sealman: [referring to Lewis] You said he wasn’t going to be a problem.
Alex Lewis: I’ve done crazy things.
Vincent Serra: Why don’t you and I just have a talk? I know you’re not well.
Alex Lewis: No time for that. If I’m dead, she’ll never know the truth.
Alex Lewis: We all have to die. What’s important is what you do before you go.
Vincent Serra: Whose side of this do you really want to be on?
Alex Lewis: I want justice.