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The Forgotten (2004)
 5.8
 66K
The Forgotten (2004)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Telly Paretta is a grieving mother struggling to cope with the loss of her 8-year-old son. She is stunned when her psychiatrist reveals that she has created eight years of memories about a son she never had. But when she meets a man who has had a similar experience, Telly embarks on a search to prove her son's existence, and her sanity.
Style: psychological, mind bending, twists and turns, surprise ending, suspenseful, twist ending, enigmatic, intense, suspense, scary ...
Plot: memory loss, missing child, conspiracy, memory, abduction, psychiatrist, paranoia, mind game, delusion, alien, loss of son, grief, experiment, chase, kidnapping, mystery, estrangement, amnesia, life is a bitch, supernatural power, air disaster, supernatural, husband wife relationship, medication, father daughter relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa

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Most similar movies to The Forgotten

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspense, twists and turns and suspenseful films with plots about mystery, storytelling, secrets, catastrophe, mentor, first contact and dialogue mostly in Mystery, Thriller and Drama genres. Some movies like The Forgotten: Flightplan (2005), Premonition (2007), Coherence (2013), The Box (2009), The Jacket (2005). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.3
 162K
Flightplan (2005)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A claustrophobic, Hitchcockian thriller. A bereaved woman and her daughter are flying home from Berlin to America. At 30,000 feet the child vanishes and nobody admits she was ever on that plane.
Style: surprise ending, psychological, suspenseful, mind bending, twists and turns ...
Audience: girls' night, boys' night
Plot: airplane, missing child, mystery, conspiracy, pilot, kidnapping, disappearance, family relations, child abduction, female protagonist, family problems, flight attendant ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: berlin germany, germany, new york, newfoundland
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 5.9
 79K
Premonition (2007)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A depressed housewife who learns her husband was killed in a car accident the day previously, awakens the next morning to find him alive and well at home, and then awakens the day after to a world in which he is still dead.
Style: psychological, surprise ending, suspenseful, mind bending, serious ...
Plot: time travel, destiny, alternate reality, time loop, parallel world, dealing with death, death, foreknowledge, psychic, memory loss, housewife, family problems ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.2
 126K
Coherence (2013)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: On the night a comet is passing near Earth, eight friends at a dinner party experience a troubling chain of reality bending events. When the power goes out, they discover that the only house on the street left with power also holds many secrets.
Style: mind bending, psychological, twists and turns, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: alternate reality, parallel world, parallel universe, comet, time loop, disorder, quantum physics, dinner party, friends, paranoia, asteroids and comets, mystery ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 5.6
 92K
The Box (2009)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Norma and Arthur Lewis, a suburban couple with a young child, receive a simple wooden box as a gift, which bears fatal and irrevocable consequences. A mysterious stranger delivers the message that the box promises to bestow upon its owner $1 million ...
Style: mind bending, enigmatic, suspenseful, psychological, suspense ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: moral dilemma, conspiracy, mystery, alien, human nature, experiment, psychology, decision, life & death, supernatural, research, mysterious character ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: usa, langley virginia, virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Movie in collections
 7.1
 113K
The Jacket (2005)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A military veteran goes on a journey into the future, where he can foresee his death and is left with questions that could save his life and those he loves.
Style: psychological, surreal, enigmatic, mind bending, tricky ...
Audience: girls' night, boys' night
Plot: time travel, mental institution, time loop, psychology, supernatural, memory loss, destiny, supernatural ability, murder, existentialism, disorder, life is a bitch ...
Time: 21st century, 2000s, future, 90s, 20th century ...
Place: vermont
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.9
 19K
Coma (1978)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A young woman doctor discovers something sinister going on in her hospital. Relatively healthy patients are having 'complications' during simple operations and ending up in comas. The patients are then shipped off to an institute that ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, twists and turns, neo noir, suspense ...
Plot: conspiracy, hospital, investigation, coma, amateur detective, mystery, serial killer, medical, black market, crimes, intern, murder ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: boston, usa, massachusetts
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Midnight Special (2016)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Greece
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A father and son go on the run after the dad learns his child possesses special powers.
Style: suspense, suspenseful, futuristic, enigmatic, atmospheric ...
Plot: on the run, father son relationship, chase, supernatural, kidnapping, supernatural ability, superhuman powers, fbi, survival, hostage, family relations, parents and children ...
Time: 21st century, 2010s, contemporary, 80s
Place: usa, texas, atlanta georgia, louisiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.0
 106K
The X Files (1998)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Mulder and Scully, now taken off the FBI's X Files cases, must find a way to fight the shadowy elements of the government to find out the truth about a conspiracy that might mean the alien colonization of Earth.
Style: suspense, twists and turns, suspenseful, scary, surreal ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: ufo, alien, conspiracy, first contact, evil alien, fbi, conspiracy theory, virus, paranoia, mystery, obsession, chase ...
Time: future, 90s, 20th century, prehistory, prehistoric times
Place: antarctica, washington d.c., london, usa, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
17%
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 6.2
 24K
Impostor (2001)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Gary Sinise plays Spencer Olham, a top-secret government weapons designer who is arrested by a clandestine government organization on suspicion of being a clone created by the hostile alien race wanting to take over Earth.
Style: futuristic, exciting, stylized, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: alien, alien invasion, cyborgs, manhunt, future dystopia, androids and robots, dystopic future, on the run, cyberpunk, save the world, rivalry, crimes ...
Time: future, 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.5
 196K
Secret Window (2004)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Mort Rainey, a writer just emerging from a painful divorce with his ex-wife, is stalked at his remote lake house by a psychotic stranger and would-be scribe who claims Rainey swiped his best story idea. But as Rainey endeavors to prove his ...
Style: psychological, twist ending, surprise ending, twists and turns, atmospheric ...
Plot: split personality, psychology, insanity, losing-it hero, nervous breakdown, isolation, murder, mentally unstable, writer's life, paranoia, serial killer, investigation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mississippi, usa, tennessee, new york state
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The X Files: I Want to Believe (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Six years after the events of The X-Files series finale, former FBI agent Doctor Dana Scully is now a staff physician at Our Lady of Sorrows, a Catholic hospital, and treating a boy named Christian who has Sandhoff disease, a terminal brain ...
Style: enigmatic, suspenseful, suspense, twists and turns, exciting ...
Plot: alien, fbi, abduction, investigation, supernatural, mystery, conspiracy, special agents, supernatural ability, psychic, priest, secrets ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, future
Place: virginia, usa, washington d.c., west virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.5
 10K
Shattered (1991)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Dan Merrick comes out from a shattering car accident with amnesia. He finds that he is married to Judith who is trying to help him start his life again. He keeps getting flashbacks about events and places that he can't remember. He meets pet ...
Style: neo noir, suspenseful, erotic, twists and turns, psychological ...
Plot: memory loss, private detective, investigation, murder, infidelity, amnesia, suspicion, mystery, plastic surgery, mind game, haunted by the past, crimes ...
Time: 90s, 70s, 80s
Place: san francisco, california, usa, oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.7
 79K
Stay (2005)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Psychiatrist Sam Foster has a new patient, Henry Letham, who claims to be suicidal. In trying to diagnose him, Sam visits Henry's prior therapist and also finds Henry's mother -- even though Henry has said that he murdered both of his ...
Style: surreal, psychological, twists and turns, confusing, surprise ending ...
Plot: suicide, suicide attempt, psychiatrist, mentally unstable, obsession, unfulfillment, doctors and patients, surrealism, mental illness, mental institution, mystery, suicidal ...
Time: future, 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Jericho Mansions (2003)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, UK
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A murder in an old apartment building leads the superintendent to suspect everyone, and eventually himself, of the murder.
Style: psychological, tense, serious, suspenseful
Plot: investigation, uncover truth, mystery, mysterious character, mind game, amateur detective, psychopath, dishonesty, crimes, life is a bitch, race against time, protagonist as suspect ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.6
 260K
The Village (2004)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: When a willful young man tries to venture beyond his sequestered Pennsylvania hamlet, his actions set off a chain of chilling incidents that will alter the community forever.
Style: surprise ending, atmospheric, twists and turns, suspense, scary ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: forest, utopia, isolation, psychology, mysterious place, village life, village, supernatural, mystery, blind character, small town, creature ...
Time: 18th century, 2000s, 19th century, 1890s, 21st century
Place: pennsylvania, new england
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.8
 261K
Unknown (2011)
Genre: Action, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, Germany, France, USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: An American biologist attending a conference in Berlin awakens from a coma after a car accident, only to discover that someone has taken his identity and that no one, not even his wife, believes him. With the help of an illegal immigrant and a ...
Style: twists and turns, suspenseful, surprise ending, twist ending, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: memory loss, uncover truth, investigation, chase, conspiracy, amnesia, mysterious character, lone hero, disorder, coma, crimes, life turned upside down ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2011, 2010s
Place: berlin germany, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
15%
 5.8
 624
Pig (2011)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A man wakes up alone in the middle of the desert with a black hood on his head and his hands tied behind his back. At death's door, he is discovered by a woman living alone in the desert and is nursed back to health. Upon regaining ...
Style: twists and turns, tense, surprise ending, captivating, suspense ...
Plot: memory loss, uncover truth, mystery, intrigue, dishonesty, mysterious character, nursing, amnesia, society, life is a bitch, identity, memory ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.0
 67K
Dream House (2011)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Publisher, Will Atenton quits a lucrative job in New York to relocate his wife, Libby and their daughters to a quaint town in New England. However, as they settle into their home the Atentons discover that a woman and her children were murdered ...
Style: surprise ending, twists and turns, twist ending, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: supernatural, haunted house, memory loss, riddles and clues, mystery, murder, insanity, investigation, haunted by the past, mental patient, nervous breakdown, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new england, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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 6.4
 30K
Unknown (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Five men wake up in a locked-down warehouse with no memory of who they are. They are forced to figure out who is good and who is bad to stay alive.
Style: psychological, twists and turns, surprise ending, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: memory loss, amnesia, survival, kidnapping, murder, mystery, hostage, confined, loss of friend, suicide, race against time, crimes ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 6.7
 31K
Cypher (2002)
Genre: Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: An unsuspecting, disenchanted man finds himself working as a spy in the dangerous, high-stakes world of corporate espionage. Quickly getting way over-his-head, he teams up with a mysterious femme fatale.
Style: psychological, mind bending, twists and turns, intellectual, enigmatic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cyberpunk, memory loss, espionage, conspiracy, distopia, disorder, brainwashing, dystopic future, uncover truth, hidden identity, mysterious character, dishonesty ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Bunny Lake Is Missing (1965)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A woman reports that her young daughter is missing, but there seems to be no evidence that she ever existed.
Style: mind bending, tense, suspenseful, psychological, atmospheric ...
Plot: missing child, investigation, kidnapping, missing person, school, mystery, kindergarten, journalism, crimes, family relations, parents and children, siblings relations ...
Time: 60s, 70s
Place: london, england, europe, scotland yard
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 8.2
 979K
The Sixth Sense (1999)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A psychological thriller about an eight year old boy named Cole Sear who believes he can see into the world of the dead. A child psychologist named Malcolm Crowe comes to Cole to help him deal with his problem, learning that he really can see ghosts ...
Style: psychological, twists and turns, surprise ending, twist ending, suspenseful ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: ghost, supernatural, afterlife, mystery, psychology, psychiatrist, death, life & death, supernatural ability, psychic power, psychic, boy ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: philadelphia, usa, pennsylvania
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 8.1
 964K
Gone Girl (2014)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 149 min.
Story: With his wife's disappearance having become the focus of an intense media circus, a man sees the spotlight turned on him when it's suspected that he may not be innocent.
Style: psychological, twists and turns, suspense, surprise ending, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, chick flick, girls' night, date night, teens
Plot: mystery, murder mystery, infidelity, missing person, investigation, police investigation, manipulation, adultery, femme fatale, disappearance, missing wife, murder suspect ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 2000s, year 2012
Place: usa, missouri, manhattan new york city, new york, st. louis missouri
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Movie in collections
 5.1
 16K
Freedomland (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A black police detective must solve a strange case of a kidnapped boy and deal with a big racial protest.
Style: disturbing, suspense, intense, tense, serious ...
Plot: hospital, kidnapping, missing child, vengeance, racism, crimes, interracial relations, multiple storylines, police corruption, psychopath, police detective, mystery ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new jersey, usa, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 5.9
 41K
The Tall Man (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, France
Duration: 106 min.
Story: When her child goes missing, a mother looks to unravel the legend of the Tall Man, an entity who allegedly abducts children.
Style: scary, surprise ending, twists and turns, suspense, psychological ...
Audience: teens
Plot: kidnapping, missing child, abduction, child abduction, small town, mystery, urban legend, mysterious character, uncover truth, dysfunctional family, paranoia, conspiracy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: washington state, usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 7.3
 414K
Unbreakable (2000)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: An ordinary man makes an extraordinary discovery when a train accident leaves his fellow passengers dead – and him unscathed. The answer to this mystery could lie with the mysterious Elijah Price, a man who suffers from a disease that renders his ...
Style: twist ending, surprise ending, twists and turns, psychological, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: superhero, invulnerability, train crash, self discovery, supernatural ability, father son relationship, villain, a vision, mystery, supernatural power, good versus evil, conflict ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 60s, 2000s
Place: philadelphia, usa, pennsylvania
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 6.9
 264K
Non-Stop (2014)
Genre: Action, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, France, USA, Canada
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Bill Marks is a burned-out veteran of the Air Marshals service. He views the assignment not as a life-saving duty, but as a desk job in the sky. However, today's flight will be no routine trip. Shortly into the transatlantic journey from New ...
Style: suspense, suspenseful, twists and turns, tense, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: airplane, air disaster, terrorism, hijacking, hostage, save the day, special agents, terrorist, heroes, lone hero, race against time, conspiracy ...
Time: 21st century, 2010s, contemporary
Place: london, usa, new york, iceland
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
The Mothman Prophecies (2002)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Reporter John Klein is plunged into a world of impossible terror and unthinkable chaos when fate draws him to a sleepy West Virginia town whose residents are being visited by a great winged shape that sows hideous nightmares and fevered visions.
Style: scary, twists and turns, psychological, enigmatic, suspenseful ...
Plot: mystery, urban legend, death of wife, conspiracy, small town, hallucination, investigation, psychic, warning, terminal illness, supernatural, ghost ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: west virginia, washington d.c., usa, ecuador, chicago illinois ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 6.8
 6K
Keane (2004)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A mentally ill man searches New York for his missing eight year old daughter. He recreates her steps each day hoping for some clue to her disappearance, until he meets and befriend a woman with a daughter the same age. Could she help him with the ...
Style: sincere, touching, serious, psychological, mind bending ...
Plot: kidnapping, mental illness, missing child, paranoia, little girl, delusion, life is a bitch, parents and children, poverty, self destructing, drug abuse, missing person ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 8.4
 1.2M
Memento (2000)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Suffering short-term memory loss after a head injury, Leonard Shelby embarks on a grim quest to find the lowlife who murdered his wife in this gritty, complex thriller that packs more knots than a hangman's noose. To carry out his plan, Shelby ...
Style: psychological, twist ending, surprise ending, neo noir, confusing ...
Plot: memory loss, amnesia, mystery, murder, revenge, memory, paranoia, vengeance, uncover truth, haunted by the past, psychology, life is a bitch ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 2000s
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%