Back to top

Johnny Mnemonic

Twitter
Cast
Keanu Reeves, Dina Meyer, Ice-T, Takeshi Kitano, Dennis Akayama, Dolph Lundgren, Henry Rollins, Barbara Sukowa, Udo Kier, Tracy Tweed, Diego Chambers
Released
1995
Spoiler alert
Blog entry

Rolling titles alert us to "Nerve Attenuation Syndrome." (0:00)

TV reporter: "NAS: Nerve attenuation syndrome..." (0:02)

His handler Ralfi tells information courrier Johnny, "That is complete memory recovery." (0:02)

A man tells Johnny, "If the upload volume exceeds your storage capacity synaptic seepage can kill you..." (0:08)

Scanner: "Warning. Detected synaptic seepage." (0:16)

Gangster Shinji tells pharmaceutical executive Takahashi, "I didn't want to disturb you in your time of grief." (0:18)

Johnny tells bodyguard Jane, "I had to dump a chunk of long term memory."
Jane: "You can't remember a thing?" (0:36)

Jane tells Johnny, "You're crazy man."
Johnny: "You strung out, or what? You got NAS."
"You have the black shakes." (0:45)

Ex-doctor Spider tells Johnny, "Give me that muscle relaxant over there..."
Johnny: "It's NAS, right?"
Spider: "Yeah, the black shakes." (0:47)

Leader J-Bone tells other LoTeks, referring to assassin Karl, "He's too crazy." (0:49)

Johnny asks Spider, "How are you on... memory augmentation?" (0:50)

Spider tells Jane and Johnny, "Usually means we got a crazy."
"The NAS underground."
"With a general anesthetic..."
"You're carrying the cure for NAS."
"PharmaKom's complete R&D on their cure for Nerve attenuation syndrome." (0:56)

Johnny tells Jane, "It's crazy, but if it's really the cure to NAS in my head..."
"Oh yeah, like memory augments?"
Lo-Tek Stick tells another Lo-Tek, "Man, somebody crazy down there. They gettin' on my nerves."
Lo-Tek: "Rat lands are full of crazies, Stick." (1:02)

Johnny tells Jane, "I saw... as if it was a memory." (1:09)

Video of Anna tells Takahashi, referring to Johnny, "He's carrying the cure for NAS." (1:17)

Anna tells Johnny, "One memory after another." (1:24)

J-Bone broadcasts to the world, "We got the cure to NAS... the cure to the black shakes." (1:25)