“Memories are meant to fade, Lenny. They’re designed that way for a reason.”

Strange Days (1995)
Directed by Kathryn Bigelow
Written by James Cameron and Jay Cocks
Starring Ralph Fiennes, Angela Bassett, Juliette Lewis, Tom Sizemore, Michael Wincott, Glenn Plummer, William Fichtner, and Vincent D’Onofrio
145 minutes, Rated R

Readers of this entry should be warned that it contains numerous mentions of sexual assault. Minor details of the memories depicted have been changed to protect the privacy of the people involved.

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“Even I…have heard the legend of a man-fish.”

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Creature From the Black Lagoon  (1954)
Directed by Jack Arnold
Written by Harry Essex and Arthur Ross
Starring Richard Carlson, Julie Adams, Richard Denning, Antonio Moreno, Nestor Paiva, Whit Bissell, Bernie Gozier, and Henry Escalante
79 minutes, Rated G

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“Be excellent to each other!”

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Bill & Ted’s Excellent Adventure  (1989)
Directed by Stephen Herek
Written by Christian Matheson and Ed Solomon
Starring Keanu Reeves, Alex Winter, George Carlin, Terry Camilleri, Dan Shor, Tony Steedman, Rod Loomis, Al Leong, Jane Wiedlin, Robert V. Barron, Clifford David, and Hal Landon, Jr.
90 minutes, Rated PG

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“Jones is my name. I’m in insurance.”

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Connection: subject (films about time travel)
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12 Monkeys (1995)
Directed by Terry Gilliam
Written by David Peoples & Janet Peoples
Starring Bruce Willis, Madeleine Stowe, Brad Pitt, Christopher Plummer, and David Morse
129 minutes, rated R

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“Where we’re going, we don’t need roads.”

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Connection: director (Robert Zemeckis)
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Back to the Future (1985)
Directed by Robert Zemeckis
Written by Robert Zemeckis and Bob Gale
Starring Michael J. Fox, Christopher Lloyd, Lea Thompson, Crispin Glover, and Thomas F. Wilson
116 minutes, rated PG

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“Keep your pantyhose on.”

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Connection: year of release (1989)
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The Abyss (1989)
Directed by James Cameron
Written by James Cameron
Starring Ed Harris, Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio, Michael Biehn, Leo Burmester, Todd Graff, John Bedford Lloyd, J. C. Quinn, and Kimberly Scott
140 minutes, rated PG-13

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“I named the littlest guys. Flotsam and Jetsam. Isn’t that cute?”

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Connection: screenwriter (Brent Maddock & S. S. Wilson)
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*batteries not included (1987)
Directed by Matthew Robbins
Written by Brad Bird & Matthew Robbins and Brent Maddock & S. S. Wilson
Starring Hume Cronyn, Jessica Tandy, Frank McRae, Elizabeth Pena, Michael Carmine, and Dennis Boutsikaris
106 minutes, rated PG

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