Memories of Me (1988)





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The bittersweet comedy Memories of Me stars Billy Crystal as Dr. Abbie Polin, a New York heart surgeon, long estranged from his father, Abe (Alan King). When the doctor suffers a mild heart attack, he tries to patch things up with his dad, hoping in this way to bring some equilibrium to his own life. This proves well-nigh impossible; Abe, the self-described "king of the Hollywood extras," is not only a play-actor in Tinseltown but in life itself, refusing to take on any real responsibilities, … More

Rating: PG-13 (adult situations/language)
Genre: Drama, Comedy
Directed By:
Written By: Billy Crystal, Eric Roth
In Theaters:
On DVD: Apr 1, 2003
Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment


as Abbie, Dr. Abbie Pol...

as Sean Connery

as Dorothy Davis

as 1st Assistant Direct...

as Horace Bosco

as Director

as Stan Kantor

as Mariachi Trumpet Pla...

as 2nd Assistant Direct...

as Director

as 1st Assistant Direct...

as Waitress

as Young Abbie

as Shiela

as Soap Opera Nurse

as Mrs. Petrakis

as Bartender

as Photographer

as Middle Abbie

as Slow-Burn

as Receptionist

as Strawberry

as Older Abbie

as Sallow Man
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Critic Reviews for Memories of Me

All Critics (5) | Top Critics (4)

Full Review… | January 1, 2000
Chicago Sun-Times
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Full Review… | February 9, 2006
Time Out
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Full Review… | January 10, 2004
Chicago Reader
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Full Review… | May 20, 2003
New York Times
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November 1, 2005

Audience Reviews for Memories of Me

More "remember the Borscht Belt, man, those were the days!" schtick from Billy Crystal, this time with Alan King, as if one schticker wasn't enough.

Kevin M. Williams

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