Movies about lost memory

Movies about lost memory
List of the best movies about lost memory, selected by visitors to our site: Time Is Up, Don't Look Back, Faces in the Crowd, Black Box, The I Inside, The Hangover, Oblivion, Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind, Little Fish, Memento.

In the top there are new films of 2022, a plot description and trailers for films that have already been released.

Genre
Country
Time Is Up (2021)
Markimdb: 4.3
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryItaly

Vivien, an accomplished student with a passion for physics, and Roy, a troubled young man, are involved in an accident that forces them to reclaim their lives one minute at the time.

Don't Look Back (2009)
Markimdb: 5.8
Genrethriller, drama
CountryFrance, Italy, Luxembourg, Belgium
Duration01:51

Panic attacks and memory loss signal the plight of a writer whose body is inexplicably being taken over by another woman.

Faces in the Crowd (2011)
Markimdb: 5.7
Genrethriller, drama
CountryCanada, France
Duration01:43

A horror-thriller centered on a woman living with "face-blindness" after surviving a serial killer's attack. As she lives with her condition, one in which facial features change each time she loses sight of them, the killer closes in.

Black Box (2020)
Markimdb: 6.2
Genrefantastic, drama
CountryUSA

After losing his wife and his memory in a car accident, a single father undergoes an experimental treatment that causes him to question who he really is.

The I Inside (2004)
Markimdb: 6.1
Genrefantastic, thriller, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration01:30

Simon Cable wakes up in a hospital bed, confused and disoriented. He soon discovers from doctors that he has amnesia and is unable to remember the last two years of his life. Cable investigates what has happened to him and slowly pieces together his enigmatic past.

The Hangover (2009)
Markimdb: 7.7
Genrecomedy
CountryUSA, Thailand
Duration01:36

When three friends finally come to after a raucous night of bachelor-party revelry, they find a baby in the closet and a tiger in the bathroom. But they can't seem to locate their best friend, Doug – who's supposed to be tying the knot. Launching a frantic search for Doug, the trio perseveres through a nasty hangover to try to make it to the church on time.

Oblivion (2013)
Markimdb: 7
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, melodrama, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration02:05

Jack Harper is one of the last few drone repairmen stationed on Earth. Part of a massive operation to extract vital resources after decades of war with a terrifying threat known as the Scavs, Jack’s mission is nearly complete. His existence is brought crashing down when he rescues a beautiful stranger from a downed spacecraft. Her arrival triggers a chain of events that forces him to question everything he knows and puts the fate of humanity in his hands.

Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind (2004)
Markimdb: 8.3
Genrefantastic, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:48

Joel Barish, heartbroken that his girlfriend underwent a procedure to erase him from her memory, decides to do the same. However, as he watches his memories of her fade away, he realises that he still loves her, and may be too late to correct his mistake.

Little Fish (2021)
Markimdb: 6.9
Genrefantastic, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA, Canada

Imagine waking up in a world where a pandemic has broken out, which strikes with no rhyme or reason, and causes its victims to lose their memories. Imagine waking up and not remembering the person you love. This is the world that newlyweds Emma and Jude find themselves in, not long after meeting and falling in love. When Jude contracts the disease, the young couple will do anything to hold onto the memory of their love. But how do you build a future when you keep having to rebuild the past?

Memento (2000)
Markimdb: 8.5
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:53

Leonard Shelby is tracking down the man who raped and murdered his wife. The difficulty, however, of locating his wife's killer is compounded by the fact that he suffers from a rare, untreatable form of memory loss. Although he can recall details of life before his accident, Leonard cannot remember what happened fifteen minutes ago, where he's going, or why.

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Trance (2013)
Markimdb: 6.9
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom, France
Duration01:41

A violent gang enlists the help of a hypnotherapist in an attempt to locate a painting which somehow vanished in the middle of a heist.

Total Recall (2012)
Markimdb: 6.2
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, adventure
CountryUSA, Canada
Duration01:58

Welcome to Rekall, the company that can turn your dreams into real memories. For a factory worker named Douglas Quaid, even though he's got a beautiful wife who he loves, the mind-trip sounds like the perfect vacation from his frustrating life - real memories of life as a super-spy might be just what he needs. But when the procedure goes horribly wrong, Quaid becomes a hunted man. Finding himself on the run from the police - controlled by Chancellor Cohaagen, the leader of the free world - Quaid teams up with a rebel fighter to find the head of the underground resistance and stop Cohaagen. The line between fantasy and reality gets blurred and the fate of his world hangs in the balance as Quaid discovers his true identity, his true love, and his true fate.

Overboard (1987)
Markimdb: 6.9
Genrecomedy, melodrama
CountryUSA
Duration01:46

Heiress, Joanna Stayton hires carpenter, Dean Proffitt to build a closet on her yacht -- and refuses to pay him for the project when it's done. But after Joanna accidentally falls overboard and loses her memory, Dean sees an opportunity to get even.

Overboard (2018)
Markimdb: 6
Genrecomedy
CountryUSA, Mexico
Duration01:06

A spoiled, wealthy yacht owner is thrown overboard and becomes the target of revenge from his mistreated employee. A remake of the 1987 comedy.

Paycheck (2003)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, detective
CountryUSA, Canada
Duration01:59

Michael Jennings is a genius who's hired – and paid handsomely – by high-tech firms to work on highly sensitive projects, after which his short-term memory is erased so he's incapable of breaching security. But at the end of a three-year job, he's told he isn't getting a paycheck and instead receives a mysterious envelope. In it are clues he must piece together to find out why he wasn't paid – and why he's now in hot water.

Remember Sunday (2013)
Markimdb: 6.9
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:36

A lonely, down-on-her-luck waitress meets a handsome, quirky jewelry store clerk and thinks that maybe, finally, she's met Mr. Right. The more Molly (Alexis Bledel) gets to know Gus (Zachary Levi), the more she's intrigued by him. But she's also mystified. Gus is absent-minded, preoccupied. Is he hiding something? The short answer is: yes. He's reluctant to share with her that since suffering a brain aneurysm, he's totally lost his short-term memory. Every day is a brand new day, his life starts anew. Every day he sees Molly he struggles to remember who she is and what she represents. Every day, he has to fall in love with her all over again.

Hardcore Henry (2016)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genrefantastic, action
CountryRussia, USA
Duration02:30

Henry, a newly resurrected cyborg who must save his wife/creator from the clutches of a psychotic tyrant with telekinetic powers, AKAN, and his army of mercenaries. Fighting alongside Henry is Jimmy, who is Henry's only hope to make it through the day. Hardcore takes place over the course of one day, in Moscow, Russia.

The Vow (2012)
Markimdb: 6.8
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryUSA, Canada
Duration01:44

Happy young married couple Paige and Leo are, well, happy. Then a car accident puts Paige into a life-threatening coma. Upon awakening she has lost the previous five years of memories, including those of her beloved Leo, her wedding, a confusing relationship with her parents, or the ending of her relationship with her ex-fiance. Despite these complications, Leo endeavors to win her heart again and rebuild their marriage.

White Tiger (2012)
Markimdb: 6.1
Genremilitary
CountryRussia
Duration01:44

Great Patriotic War, early 1940s. After barely surviving a battle with a mysterious, ghostly-white Tiger tank, Red Army Sergeant Ivan Naydenov becomes obsessed with its destruction.

Before I Go to Sleep (2014)
Markimdb: 6.4
Genrethriller, drama, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA, France, Sweden
Duration01:32

A woman wakes up every day, remembering nothing as a result of a traumatic accident in her past. One day, new terrifying truths emerge that force her to question everyone around her.

Johnny Mnemonic (1995)
Markimdb: 5.7
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, drama
CountryCanada, USA
Duration01:38

A data courier, literally carrying a data package inside his head, must deliver it before he dies from the burden or is killed by the Yakuza. In a dystopian 2021, Johnny (Keanu Reeves) is a data trafficker who has an implant that allows him to securely store data too sensitive for regular computer networks. On one delivery run, he accepts a package that not only exceeds the implant's safety limits - and will kill him if the data is not removed in time - but also contains information far more important and valuable than he had ever imagined. On a race against time, he must avoid the assassins sent to kill him and remove the data before it, too, ends his life.

50 First Dates (2004)
Markimdb: 6.8
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:39

Henry is a player skilled at seducing women. But when this veterinarian meets Lucy, a girl with a quirky problem when it comes to total recall, he realizes it's possible to fall in love all over again…and again, and again. That's because the delightful Lucy has no short-term memory, so Henry must woo her day after day until he finally sweeps her off her feet.

Oxygen (2021)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genrefantastic, thriller, detective
CountryFrance, USA

A woman wakes in a cryogenic chamber with no recollection of how she got there, and must find a way out before running out of air.

Away from Her (2006)
Markimdb: 7.5
Genredrama
CountryCanada, United Kingdom, USA
Duration01:50

A man coping with the institutionalization of his wife because of Alzheimer's disease faces an epiphany when she transfers her affections to another man, a wheel chair-bound mute who also is a patient at the nursing home.

Swiss Army Man (2016)
Markimdb: 7
Genrefantasy, comedy, drama, adventure
CountryUSA, Sweden
Duration01:55

Alone on a tiny deserted island, Hank has given up all hope of ever making it home again. But one day everything changes when a dead body washes ashore, and he soon realizes it may be his last opportunity to escape certain death. Armed with his new “friend” and an unusual bag of tricks, the duo go on an epic adventure to bring Hank back to the woman of his dreams.

Recalled (2021)
Markimdb: 6.9
Genrethriller, crime, detective
CountrySouth Korea

Soo Jin, a woman suffering from post-traumatic memory loss, returns to her daily life with her husband after an accident. But her recovery takes an unexpected turn when she starts experiencing eerie visions: One day, she sees a vision of a child living in the same building being hit by a car. Shortly after almost risking her life to save the child, she has yet another chilling vision about a girl living on the 7th floor being harassed by a man, and does what she can to help the girl. She runs into her former boss at an art school, and learns that learns that her husband may not be telling the truth about everything. Meanwhile, detective Ki-sang finds Soo Jin’s husband on the surveillance footage of a crime scene and starts to investigate him. Soo Jin’s suspicion grows as she sees a vision of her husband killing a neighbor. While searching for the truth about her husband, she stumbles upon a wedding photo of her with a strange man other than her husband…

Dark City (1998)
Markimdb: 7.6
Genrefantastic, thriller, fantasy, detective
CountryAustralia, USA
Duration01:40

A man struggles with memories of his past, including a wife he cannot remember, in a nightmarish world with no sun and run by beings with telekinetic powers who seek the souls of humans.

Mulholland Drive (2001)
Duration02:27

After a car wreck on the winding Mulholland Drive renders a woman amnesic, she and a perky Hollywood-hopeful search for clues and answers across Los Angeles in a twisting venture beyond dreams and reality.

The Shadow Effect (2017)
Markimdb: 4.2
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:49

A young man's life is turned upside down when his violent dreams begin to blend with reality.

Family Is Family (2018)
Markimdb: 5.8
Genrecomedy
CountryFrance
Duration02:10

Valentin D is a hot designer architect who claims to be an orphan because he is too ashamed to admit he is the son of working-class scrap metal merchants from the north of France.




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