Movies about lost memory

List of the best movies about lost memory, selected by visitors to our site: Total Recall, Memento, Overboard, Welcome to Marwen, Secret Obsession, Pilgrim, Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind, Hardcore Henry, Mulholland Drive, The Hangover.

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Total Recall (1990)
Mark9 (imdb: 7.5)
Genrefantastic, action, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration01:53
PlotLost memory, Mystery, Chase, Conspiracies
PlaceMars, Space
TimeFuture
StyleCyberpunk, Heavy, Exciting, Disturbing

Construction worker Douglas Quaid discovers a memory chip in his brain during a virtual-reality trip. He also finds that his past has been invented to conceal a plot of planetary domination. Soon, he's off to Mars to find out who he is and who planted the chip.

Memento (2000)
Mark8 (imdb: 8.4)
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:53
CharactersKillers
PlotLost memory, Investigation, Revenge
PlaceUSA
StyleAction, Unexpected ending, Depressive, Tense, Fascinating, Fancy

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.

Overboard (2018)
Mark6 (imdb: 6)
Genrecomedy
CountryUSA
Duration01:06
CharactersRich, Couriers, Businessmen
PlotLost memory, Love, Revenge, Dancing, Money, Cheating
PlaceYachts
StyleLight, Cute

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

Welcome to Marwen (2018)
Mark8.6 (imdb: 6.2)
Genrefantasy, comedy, drama, biography
CountryJapan, USA
Duration01:55
CharactersArtists, Witch, Lawyers, Photographers, Spy, Revived toys
PlotOn real events, Lost memory, Dancing, Weapon, Divorce, Time machine, Mental disorders, Loneliness
PlaceAircraft, Village, Hotels, Court
StyleInspirational, Kind, Soulful, Interesting, Deep Meaning, To cry, Worth watching

When a devastating attack shatters Mark Hogancamp and wipes away all memories, no one expected recovery. Putting together pieces from his old and new life, Mark meticulously creates a wondrous town named Marwen where he can heal and be heroic. As he builds an astonishing art installation — a testament to the most powerful women he knows — through his fantasy world, he draws strength to triumph in the real one.

Secret Obsession (2019)
Mark7.6 (imdb: 4.3)
Genrethriller, drama, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:55
CharactersManiacs, Detectives
PlotObsession, Lost memory, Mystery, Investigation, Cheating
StyleNetflix, Tense, Disturbing, Action, Worth watching

Newlywed Jennifer is brutally attacked at a dark rest stop. While healing from her injuries, she can’t recall anything from her past, including the ordeal. Her husband, Russell , is just thankful she’s alive and eager to get her home. As he reintroduces her to their secluded mountain estate, Detective Page pursues Jennifer’s assailant — his own daughter went missing and was never found. The same fate now awaits Jennifer, unless someone realizes that her loving caretaker is actually her captor.

Pilgrim (2018)
Mark
Genrethriller
CountryRussia
Duration02:39
PlotLost memory, Mystery
PlaceRussia

In Mira's life, everything is wonderful: she is the owner of a fashion gallery, at home a loving husband awaits. But once on the seashore, a man with amnesia is found who remembers her name. No one knows who he is. It is not in any database. But he knows something about her that only a very close person can know, although Mira has never seen him in her life. The prosperous world of Mira begins to collapse when it turns out that an unknown person spent several years in the Middle East and a real hunt is following him.

Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind (2004)
Mark8.8 (imdb: 8.3)
Genrefantastic, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:48
CharactersDoctors
PlotLove, Love at first sight, Depression, Lost memory, Happiness, Fate, Time travel, Jealousy, Dreams
PlaceTrains, Office, USA
StylePopular, Worth watching, Fascinating, To cry, Fancy, Smart, Gloomy, Mind-altering

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.

Hardcore Henry (2016)
Mark9 (imdb: 6.7)
Genrefantastic, action
CountryRussia, USA
Duration02:30
CharactersScientists, Soldier, Dogs, Hired assassins, Snipers, Terrorists
PlotGenetic experiments, Mystery, Telekinesis, Love, Fight, Lost memory, Chase, Cheating, Pursuit, Skirmishes, Survival
PlaceRussia, Forest, Moscow, Office, Laboratory
TimeFuture
StyleFirst person, Exciting

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.

Mulholland Drive (2001)
Mark9 (imdb: 7.9)
Genrethriller, drama, detective
CountryFrance, USA
Duration02:27
CharactersKillers, Directors, Girlfriends
PlotLove, Lost memory, Investigation, Relationship
PlaceHospitals, USA

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 Hangover (2009)
Mark9 (imdb: 7.7)
Genrecomedy
CountryUSA
Duration01:36
CharactersFriends, Police, Girlfriends
PlotFight, Lost memory, Chase, Investigation, Missing people, Wedding
PlaceHotels, New York, USA, Casino, Party
StyleFor a group of friends

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.

The Bourne Ultimatum (2007)
Mark9.2 (imdb: 8)
Genreaction, thriller, detective
CountryUSA, Germany
Duration01:55
CharactersKillers, Spy, CIA
PlotLost memory, Hunting, Rivalry, Uprising
StyleExciting, Disturbing, Heavy

Bourne is brought out of hiding once again by reporter Simon Ross who is trying to unveil Operation Blackbriar, an upgrade to Project Treadstone, in a series of newspaper columns. Information from the reporter stirs a new set of memories, and Bourne must finally uncover his dark past while dodging The Company's best efforts to eradicate him.

Six Degrees of Celebration 2 (2011)
Mark7.8 (imdb: 6.2)
Genrecomedy, melodrama, family
CountryRussia
Duration01:36
PlotLost memory
PlaceAircraft
TimeNew Year

A lot of things happened in the life of "Yolki" hepes during the last year, but here it's again - the New Year's eve...

Paycheck (2003)
Mark8.8 (imdb: 6.3)
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, detective
CountryUSA, Canada
Duration01:59
CharactersInventors
PlotLost memory, Money, Chase, Cheating, Pursuit, Time travel, Investigation, Technology, Time machine, Pads
TimeFuture
StyleCyberpunk, Exciting, Tense, Disturbing, For men

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.

The Notebook (2004)
Mark9.4 (imdb: 7.8)
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration02:04
PlotLove, Lost memory, Death, Cheating, Intrigue, Love triangle, Love at first sight
PlaceHospitals
StyleWorth watching, Touching, To cry

An epic love story centered around an older man who reads aloud to a woman with Alzheimer's. From a faded notebook, the old man's words bring to life the story about a couple who is separated by World War II, and is then passionately reunited, seven years later, after they have taken different paths.

The Bourne Supremacy (2004)
Mark9 (imdb: 7.7)
Genreaction, thriller
CountryUSA, Germany
Duration01:48
CharactersHeroes, Spy, Snipers, CIA
PlotLost memory, Investigation, Conspiracies
PlaceIndia, New York, Moscow, Russia
StyleDisturbing

When a CIA operation to purchase classified Russian documents is blown by a rival agent, who then shows up in the sleepy seaside village where Bourne and Marie have been living. The pair run for their lives and Bourne, who promised retaliation should anyone from his former life attempt contact, is forced to once again take up his life as a trained assassin to survive.

Falling for Vermont (2017)
Mark10 (imdb: 6.9)
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryUSA, Canada
CharactersParents, Doctors, Writers
PlotLove, Lost memory
PlaceHospitals, USA

Bestselling author Angela Young needs to get away from the media circus surrounding her book, but her boyfriend/manager Brad is too busy making deals to listen. Determined to take a break, Angela pulls a disappearing act and drives off to see the fall foliage.

Shopping King Louie (2016)
Markimdb: 7.4
Genrecomedy, melodrama
CountrySouth Korea
CharactersFriends
PlotLove, Lost memory, Relationship
PlaceKorea

A romance takes place between Kang Ji-Sung aka Louie and Ko Bok-Sil. Louie is from a rich family, but he has lost his memory. Ko Bok-Sil is a woman with a heart like an angel. Louie learns about true love after meeting Ko Bok-Sil.

Share (2019)
Markimdb: 5.6
Genrethriller
CountryUSA
Duration02:05
CharactersTeens
PlotLost memory, Investigation, Fear
PlaceSchool, Party

After discovering a disturbing video from a night she doesn’t remember, sixteen-year-old Mandy must try to figure out what happened and how to navigate the escalating fallout.

Abduction (2019)
Markimdb: 4.8
Genrefantastic, action, thriller
CountryChina
Duration01:55
CharactersFathers, Heroes
PlotLost memory, Survival, Supernatural
TimeFuture
StyleDisturbing, For men

A man steps out of a park fountain in Ho Chi Minh City with no recollection of who he is or where he came from. As he wanders through the city, piecing together clues to his past, he is relentlessly pursued by mysterious figures.

Grimgar of Fantasy and Ash (2016)
Markimdb: 7.5
Genrefantasy, adventure, cartoon
CountryJapan
Duration00:45
CharactersMilitary
PlotLost memory, Survival

When Haruhito awakens, he's in the dark. He doesn't know where he is, why is he here, and where he came from. Around him there are several men and women who have the same circumstances. Haruhito and his companions find themselves in a "game-like world" called Grimgar and must form a party, cooperate, and learn new skills to survive the harsh environment together.




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