TV series about lost memory

TV series about lost memory
List of the best series about lost memory, selected by visitors to our site: The OA, The Flight Attendant, Homecoming, The Rook, Dr. Brain, The 4400, 12 Monkeys, The Sinner, Absentia, Tabula Rasa.

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

Genre
Country
The OA (2016)
Markimdb: 7.8
Genrefantastic, fantasy, drama, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:46

Prairie Johnson, blind as a child, comes home to the community she grew up in with her sight restored. Some hail her a miracle, others a dangerous mystery, but Prairie won’t talk with the FBI or her parents about the seven years she went missing.

The Flight Attendant (2020)
Markimdb: 7.1
Genrecomedy, detective
CountryUSA

Flight attendant Cassandra Bowden wakes in her hotel room hungover from the night before in Dubai with a dead body lying next to her. Afraid to call the police, she continues her morning as if nothing happened. In New York, she is met by FBI agents who question her about her recent layover in Dubai. Still unable to piece the night together, she begins to wonder if she could be the killer.

Homecoming (2018)
Markimdb: 7.5
Genrethriller, drama, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:56

Heidi Bergman is a caseworker at Homecoming, a Geist Group facility helping soldiers transition to civilian life. Years later she has started a new life, living with her mother and working as a waitress, when a Department of Defense auditor questions why she left the Homecoming facility. Heidi quickly realizes that there's a whole other story behind the story she's been telling herself.

The Rook (2019)
Markimdb: 6.8
Genrefantastic, thriller, fantasy, drama
CountryUSA
Duration00:48

After waking in a park with total amnesia — and surrounded by dead bodies, all wearing latex gloves — a young woman must fight to uncover her past, and resume her position at the head of Britain’s most secret (supernatural) service before the traitors who stole her memory can finish what they started.

Dr. Brain (2021)
Markimdb: 7
Genrefantastic, thriller, drama, detective

An emotional journey that follows a brain scientist who is obsessive about figuring out new technologies to access the consciousness and memories of the brain. His life goes sideways when his family falls victim to a mysterious accident, and he uses his skills to access memories from his wife’s brain to piece together the mystery of what actually happened to his family and why.

The 4400 (2004)
Markimdb: 7.3
Genrefantastic, thriller, drama, detective
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration00:43

4400 centers on the return of 4400 people who, previously presumed dead or reported missing, reappear on Earth. Though they have not aged physically, some of them seem to have deeper alterations ranging from superhuman strength to an unexplained healing touch. A government agency is formed to track the 4400 people after one of them commits a murder.

12 Monkeys (2015)
Markimdb: 7.7
Genrefantastic, thriller, drama, adventure, detective
CountryUSA
Duration00:42

The provocative story of Cole, a time traveler from a decimated future in a high-stakes race against the clock. Utilizing a dangerous and untested method of time travel, he journeys from 2043 to the present day on a mission to locate and eradicate the source of a deadly plague that will all but annihilate the human race.

The Sinner (2017)
Markimdb: 7.9
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:10

A young mother kills in a fit of unexplainable rage a seemingly stranger. An inquisitive detective obsesses over the case, attempting to get to the bottom of the true motive behind the act.

Absentia (2017)
Markimdb: 7.3
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration00:45

A missing FBI agent reappears six years after being declared dead.

Tabula Rasa (2017)
Markimdb: 8
Genrethriller, drama, detective
CountryBelgium
Duration02:10

A psychological thriller about Mie, a young woman with amnesia who is locked up in a secure psychiatric hospital. Mie is visited by Detective Inspector Wolkers who claims she was the last person seen with the vanished Thomas Spectre. As a witness and prime suspect, she appears to be the sole key to this mysterious disappearance. In order to solve the puzzle and find Thomas, Mie has to reconstruct her lost memories and find her way back through the dark labyrinth of her recent past.

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She-Ra: Princess of Power (1985)
Markimdb: 6.8
Genrefantastic, action, fantasy, comedy, adventure, family, cartoon
CountryUSA, Japan

She-Ra, He-Man's twin sister, is leading a group of freedom fighters known as the Great Rebellion in the hope of freeing their homeworld of Etheria from the tyrannical rule of Hordak and the Evil Horde.

John Doe (2002)
Markimdb: 7.8
Genrefantastic, drama, detective
CountryUSA
Duration00:43

John Doe is an American science fiction drama television series that aired on Fox during the 2002–2003 TV season.

Death Parade (2015)
Markimdb: 7.9
Genrefantasy, drama, cartoon, anime
CountryJapan
Duration01:04

There is a place after death that’s neither heaven nor hell. A bar that serves you one chance to win. You cannot leave until the game is over, and when it is, your life may be too. From Studio Madhouse (Death Note, Black Lagoon) comes a thrilling new series where the stakes are high and the rules are simple: your life is on the line.

Angel Beats! (2010)
Markimdb: 7.7
Genrefantastic, action, comedy, adventure, cartoon, anime
CountryJapan
Duration05:50

Angel Beats takes place in the afterlife and focuses on Otonashi, a boy who lost his memories of his life after dying. He is enrolled into the afterlife school and meets a girl named Yuri who invites him to join the Afterlife Battlefront — an organization she leads which fights against God. The Battlefront fight against the student council president Angel, a girl with supernatural powers.

Dorohedoro (2020)
Markimdb: 8.2
Genrefantastic, action, fantasy, comedy, cartoon, anime
CountryJapan

The story revolves around Kaiman, who does not remember who he was before he was transfigured by a Magic user. This transformation left him with a reptile's head, and a desire to find out the truth about who he really is. Accompanied by Nikaido, his female companion, he tracks down Magic Users in "The Hole" and unceremoniously chomps down on their head, hoping to find out who it was that put him in this state. One by one, they witness this "second man" inside the head of Kaiman, and after pulling them back out of his mouth he asks them all a question... "What did the guy inside my head say?"

Dollhouse (2009)
Markimdb: 7.7
Genrefantastic, thriller, drama, detective
CountryUSA
Duration00:43

Dollhouse is an American science fiction television series that revolves around a corporation running numerous underground establishments across the globe which program individuals referred to as "Actives" with temporary personalities and skills. Wealthy clients hire Actives from Dollhouses at great expense for various purposes. The series primarily follows the Active known as Echo, played by Eliza Dushku, on her journey towards self-awareness.

Her Private Life (2019)
Markimdb: 7.7
Genrecomedy, melodrama
CountrySouth Korea
Duration00:30

Based on the webtoon "Noona Fan Dot Com", Sun Deok-mi is an art curator who lives a double life as an idol fan girl. Ryan, her new director, learns of her secret and begins to take an interest in her.

Too Close (2021)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountryUnited Kingdom

A dedicated forensic psychiatrist, Emma Robertson, is assigned to assess the sanity of Connie Mortensen, a “yummy mummy” accused of a despicable crime.

Steins;Gate (2011)
Markimdb: 8.8
Genrefantastic, thriller, drama, cartoon, anime
CountryJapan
Duration10:25

A group of friends have customized their microwave so that it can send text messages to the past. As they perform different experiments, an organization named SERN who has been doing their own research on time travel tracks them down and now the characters have to find a way to avoid being captured by them.

The Shadow Line (2011)
Markimdb: 8
Genredrama, crime, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration00:59

A noir thriller with diverse individuals whose worlds become interwoven after the murder of drug baron Harvey Wratten. From the cop with a bullet in his brain, whose amnesia leaves him doubtful of his own moral compass; to the drug-lord driven by a profound personal tragedy, risking it all on one last deal; to the brilliantly lethal puppet-master who gradually emerges from the shadows to bring the story to its shocking climax The Shadow Line explores the morality of these characters as they negotiate the repercussions of Wratten's death and attempt to navigate the fine line between right and wrong. As the thread around Wratten's operation begins to unravel, the web of intrigue becomes more complex and the question of which side of the line they stand on becomes increasingly blurred. An intelligent and gripping conspiracy thriller that delves to the heart of human morality, The Shadow Line will have audiences enthralled over six taut and thrilling episodes. Faced with similar dilemmas, on which side of the line would you stand?

The Big O (1999)
Markimdb: 7.6
Genrefantastic, action, adventure, cartoon, anime
CountryJapan

Forty years ago, the minds of Paradigm City's inhabitants were wiped clean of all recollections of the past. Now, ruled by a powerful corporation and cut off from the rest of the world by desolate wastelands, Paradigm has become a virtual police state where Negotiators like Roger Smith keep the wheels of progress, commerce, and society turning.

The Tourist (2022)
Genrethriller, drama, detective

When a man wakes up in the Australian outback with no memory, he must use the few clues he has to discover his identity before his past catches up with him.

The Stranger (2020)
Markimdb: 7.3
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom

A web of secrets sends family man Adam Price on a desperate quest to uncover the truth about the people closest to him.

Mouse (2021)
Markimdb: 8.7
Genrethriller, crime, detective
CountrySouth Korea

A psychopath’s ruthless serial murders have left the entire nation gripped with fear and chaos. A honest and justice-seeking rookie police officer and a veteran detective with tragic past, face against the killer. After the encounter with the psychopath, their lives totally change.

Elfen Lied (2004)
Markimdb: 8
Genrehorror, fantastic, thriller, melodrama, drama, cartoon, anime
CountryJapan
Duration05:50

The Diclonius, a mutated homo sapien that is said to be selected by God and will eventually become the destruction of mankind, possesses two horns in their heads, and has a "sixth sense" which gives it telekinetic abilities. Due to this dangerous power, they have been captured and isolated in laboratories by the government. Lucy, a young and psychotic Diclonius, manages to break free of her confines and brutally murder most of the guards in the laboratory, only to get shot in the head as she makes her escape. She survives and manages to drift along to a beach, where two teenagers named Kouta and Yuka discovers her. Having lost her memories, she was named after the only thing that she can now say, "Nyuu," and the two allow her to stay at Kouta's home. However, it appears that the evil "Lucy" is not dead just yet...

Ergo Proxy (2007)
Markimdb: 8
Genrefantastic, drama, adventure, cartoon, detective, anime
CountryJapan
Duration09:35

Ergo Proxy is a science fiction suspense anime television series, produced by Manglobe, which premiered across Japan on 25 February 2006 on the WOWOW satellite network. It is directed by Shukō Murase, with screenplay by Dai Satō et al.. Ergo Proxy has been described as a dark sciencefiction mystery with philosophical underpinnings. It features a combination of 2D digital cel animation, 3D computer modeling, and digital special effects.

Kanon (2006)
Markimdb: 7.6
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, cartoon, anime
CountryJapan
Duration10:00

Yuichi hasn’t seen his cousin Nayuki in years. Now that he’s back, all knowledge of ever visiting has vanished. He tries to adjust to the vaguely familiar surroundings, but the gaps in his memory haunt him as time grows short. The pieces of the puzzle have appeared – an eerily silent beauty with blazing tresses, the mysterious girl with the winged backpack, and the sword-wielding demon slayer – but it’s up to Yuichi to discover how they fit together.

A Confession (2019)
Markimdb: 7.6
Genredrama, crime, detective, biography
CountryUnited Kingdom

The story of how Detective Superintendent Steve Fulcher deliberately breached police procedure and protocol to catch a killer, a decision that ultimately cost him his career and reputation.

The Serpent (2021)
Markimdb: 7.6
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective, biography
CountryUnited Kingdom

The remarkable story of how murderer Charles Sobhraj was captured. As the chief suspect in unsolved murders of young Western travellers across India, Thailand and Nepal’s ‘Hippie Trail’ in 1975 and 1976, Sobhraj had repeatedly slipped from the grasp of authorities worldwide to become Interpol's most wanted man, with arrest warrants on three different continents.

Cruel Summer (2021)
Markimdb: 7.5
Genrethriller, drama, detective
CountryUSA

An unconventional thriller that takes place over three summers — 1993-95 — in a small Texas town when a beautiful popular teen, Kate, is abducted and, seemingly unrelated, a girl, Jeanette, goes from being a sweet, awkward outlier to the most popular girl in town and, by ’95, the most despised person in America.




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