Amnesia movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant amnesia movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out clever, interesting, intense, serious, suspense and realistic films and TV shows about / with amnesia, memory loss, dialogue, memory, storytelling, mentor, twists & turns, catastrophe, vengeance and destiny plots mostly in Drama, Thriller and Mystery genres shot in USA, Germany, France and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as amnesia: Before I Go to Sleep (2014), Memento (2000), The Vow (2012), The Bourne Identity (2002), Unknown (2006), Jason Bourne (2016), The Long Kiss Goodnight (1996), The Majestic (2001), Trance (2013), Mulholland Drive (2001).

List of amnesia movies

Before I Go to Sleep (2014)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, USA, France, Sweden
Duration: 92 min.
Story: 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.
Style: suspenseful, tense, suspense, serious, psychological ...
Plot: memory loss, amnesia, uncover truth, life turned upside down, psychiatrist, power relations, woman in danger, doctors and patients, mystery, investigation, obsession, domestic violence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 1990s, year 2007, 2010s ...
Place: england, london
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 8.5
 1.0M
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, tense, surprise ending, suspense, bleak ...
Plot: memory loss, uncover truth, amnesia, vengeance, mystery, revenge, haunted by the past, paranoia, murder, mistaken identity, rape, investigation ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 2000s
Place: usa, los angeles, california
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 6.8
 172K
The Vow (2012)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: 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 ...
Style: sentimental, touching, emotional, romantic, serious ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: true love, memory loss, love and romance, romance, couple relations, marriage, wooing, amnesia, newlyweds, hopes, coma, power of love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, chicago illinois
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The Bourne Identity (2002)
Genre: Action, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany, Czech Republic
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Wounded to the brink of death and suffering from amnesia, Jason Bourne is rescued at sea by a fisherman. With nothing to go on but a Swiss bank account number, he starts to reconstruct his life, but finds that many people he encounters want him ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, twists and turns, suspense, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: on the run, tough heroes, escape, amnesia, spy, cia, assassin, car chase, haunted by the past, uncover truth, secret, government agency ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, barcelona spain, langley virginia, hamburg germany, europe ...
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 6.5
 28K
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, suspenseful, tense, twists and turns, disturbing ...
Plot: memory loss, kidnapping, amnesia, ransom, murder, confined, suicide, loss of friend, mystery, survival, danger, deadly ...
Time: contemporary
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 6.6
 188K
Jason Bourne (2016)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA, China
Duration: 123 min.
Story: The most dangerous former operative of the CIA is drawn out of hiding to uncover hidden truths about his past.
Style: suspense, exciting, intense, captivating, suspenseful ...
Plot: cia, chase, rogue agent, martial arts, amnesia, assassin, espionage, surveillance, betrayal, survival, danger, cia agent ...
Time: 1990s, 2010s, 2000s
Place: las vegas, greece, usa, berlin germany, athens greece ...
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The Long Kiss Goodnight (1996)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Samantha Caine, suburban homemaker, is the ideal mom to her 8 year old daughter Caitlin. She lives in Honesdale, PA, has a job teaching school and makes the best Rice Krispie treats in town. But when she receives a bump on her head, she begins to ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, realistic, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: memory loss, female killer, amnesia, secret service, chase, presumed dead, cia, double life, single mother, female protagonist, rogue agent, hitman ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, manhattan new york city, pennsylvania, new jersey
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 6.9
 49K
The Majestic (2001)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 152 min.
Story: Set in 1951, a blacklisted Hollywood writer gets into a car accident, loses his memory and settles down in a small town where he is mistaken for a long-lost son.
Style: sentimental, touching, serious, emotional, feel good ...
Plot: mistaken identity, hollywood, small town, amnesia, writer's life, memory loss, romance, parents and children, lovers reunited, getting home, americana, starting over ...
Time: 1950s, 50s, 20th century
Place: california, usa
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 6.9
 104K
Trance (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, USA, France
Duration: 101 min.
Story: 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.
Style: psychological, serious, twist ending, surprise ending, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hypnosis, heist, crimes, cons and scams, dishonesty, memory loss, amnesia, mind control, partners in crime, art thief, gang, robbery ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: england, london
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Mulholland Drive (2001)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France, USA
Duration: 147 min.
Story: 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.
Style: mind bending, psychological, twists and turns, atmospheric, suspenseful ...
Plot: lesbian, strong sexual content, showbiz, uncover truth, obsession, actress, jealousy, death, frustration, hollywood, mystery, amnesia ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: los angeles, usa, california
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Regarding Henry (1991)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Henry is a lawyer who survives a shooting only to find he cannot remember anything. If that weren't enough, Henry also has to recover his speech and mobility, in a life he no longer fits into. Fortunately, Henry has a loving wife and daughter ...
Style: touching, uplifting, serious, sincere, realistic ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: memory loss, lawyer, rehabilitation, amnesia, maid, disability, redemption, parents and children, starting over, childhood memory, family relations, life turned upside down ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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 7.3
 72K
Angel Heart (1987)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, Canada, USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: The down-and-out private detective Harry Angel is ordered, by a mysterious man named Louis Cyphre, to go on a mission to find a missing person. His routine failure soon leads to a bloody spar with himself as Harry Angel goes on a supernatural ...
Style: atmospheric, psychological, scary, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: voodoo, private detective, investigation, incest, missing person, amnesia, haunted by the past, danger, crimes, murder, neurosis, blood ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, year 1955, 1950s
Place: new orleans, new york, usa, southern usa, coney island brooklyn new york city ...
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 5.9
 23K
Overboard (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A spoiled, wealthy yacht owner is thrown overboard and becomes the target of revenge from his mistreated employee. A remake of the 1987 comedy.
Style: humorous, light, entertaining, romantic, funny ...
Audience: date night
Plot: amnesia, revenge, rich, memory loss, love, falling in love, adaptation, social differences, husband wife relationship, marriage, deception, stereotypes ...
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 4.7
 4K
Hardwired (2009)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: After a tragic accident Luke Gibson is left with critical injuries and complete amnesia. A new technological breakthrough from the Hexx Corporation - a Psi-Comp Implant that's hardwired into Luke's brain - saves his life, but Luke soon ...
Style: tense, futuristic, suspenseful, serious, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: on the run, chases and races, mind control, conspiracy, amnesia, crimes, future dystopia, danger, society, deadly, dishonesty, corporate crimes ...
Time: future
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 6.9
 47K
Overboard (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: 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 ...
Style: humorous, feel good, realistic, sweet, light ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, kids
Plot: love and romance, memory loss, family life, parents and children, family, culture clash, mischievous children, betrayal, family relations, amnesia, romance, dishonesty ...
Time: 80s
Place: oregon
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Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: 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 ...
Style: psychological, captivating, clever, melancholic, mind bending ...
Audience: date night
Plot: introspection, love and romance, love, couple relations, power of love, mind control, brainwashing, memory loss, couples, dreams, love story, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york, mcdonald's restaurant
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 6.8
 301K
50 First Dates (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: 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 ...
Style: romantic, sentimental, realistic, feel good, touching ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, girls' night, teens
Plot: memory loss, wooing, love and romance, romance, selflessness, amnesia, hopes, nothing goes right, power of love, deja vu, dream, love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: hawaii, usa, alaska
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 7.1
 103K
The Jacket (2005)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA
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, enigmatic, surreal, mind bending, tricky ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: time travel, supernatural, supernatural ability, mental institution, memory loss, haunted by the past, mentally unstable, murder, experiment, imaginary, destiny, life is a bitch ...
Time: 21st century, 20th century, 90s, contemporary, 1990s ...
Place: vermont
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 6.2
 136K
Inferno (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Hungary
Duration: 121 min.
Story: After waking up in a hospital with amnesia, professor Robert Langdon and a doctor must race against time to foil a deadly global plot.
Style: exciting, twists and turns, suspenseful, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: ancient mystery, adventure, danger, memory loss, museum, treasure hunt, riddles and clues, chases and races, race against time, religions or cults, amnesia, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: italy, europe, florence, venice, istanbul turkey ...
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 6.4
 369
Another Woman (1994)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 86 min.
Story: After a brutal attack leaves Lisa Temple without her memory, her husband declares that she is another woman. She begins to find out just what that means when she begins to try to recover that lost memory. The life that emerges is one of a bitter and ...
Style: psychological, serious, clever, emotional, talky ...
Plot: memory loss, self discovery, love and romance, fall in love, love affair, haunted by the past, investigation, starting over, crimes, couples, amnesia, doctor ...
Time: 90s
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The Girl on the Train (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Rachel Watson, devastated by her recent divorce, spends her daily commute fantasizing about the seemingly perfect couple who live in a house that her train passes every day, until one morning she sees something shocking happen there and becomes ...
Style: suspense, suspenseful, psychological, twist ending, tricky ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: police investigation, depression, memory loss, train, investigation, obsession, psychiatrist, mental illness, psychology, false accusation, extramarital affair, infidelity ...
Place: new york, london
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 6.2
 18K
Sommersby (1993)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: France, USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Set in the south of the United States just after the Civil War, Laurel Sommersby is just managing to work the farm without her husband Jack, believed killed in the Civil War. By all accounts, Jack Sommersby was not a pleasant man, thus when he ...
Style: touching, sincere, emotional, psychological, sentimental ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: village life, mistaken identity, romance, courtroom drama, haunted by the past, village, war, suspicion of murder, war veteran, homecoming, presumed dead, switching roles ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s, victorian era
Place: tennessee, usa, southern usa, new jersey, france
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 7.3
 209K
Finding Dory (2016)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Dory is reunited with her friends Nemo and Marlin in the search for answers about her past. What can she remember? Who are her parents? And where did she learn to speak Whale?
Style: touching, humorous, feel good, light, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: underwater, fish, memory loss, adventure, friendship, family, ocean, amnesia, self doubt, octopus, reunion, teamwork ...
Time: 21st century
Place: california, usa
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 7.0
 24K
Dead Again (1991)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: In 1949 composer Roman Strauss is executed for the vicious murder of his wife Margaret with a pair of scissors. In 1990s Los Angeles a mute amnesiac woman shows up at an orphanage and private eye Mike Church is called in to investigate. Under ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, psychological, atmospheric, mind bending ...
Plot: hypnosis, murder, private detective, amnesia, reincarnation, dealer, neo noir, nightmare, mystery, romance, supernatural, investigation ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 40s, 1990s, 1940s
Place: usa, los angeles
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The Bourne Supremacy (2004)
Genre: Action, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 108 min.
Story: 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 ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, stylized, realistic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: on the run, cia, tough heroes, manhunt, spy, fighting the system, chases and races, uncover truth, sniper, espionage, assassin, amnesia ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: russia, europe, germany, italy, usa ...
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 6.1
 3K
White Tiger (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, War
Country: Russia
Duration: 104 min.
Story: 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.
Style: tense, exciting, serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: eastern front, obsession, heroic mission, military life, military, adventure, supernatural, war, battles, escapades, battle zone, danger ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s
Place: russia
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 7.7
 663K
The Hangover (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 100 min.
Story: 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. ...
Style: humorous, not serious, funny, absurd, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: party, friends, memory loss, buddies, nothing goes right, disorder, friendship between men, plan gone awry, investigation, drugs/alcohol, stupidity, comedy of errors ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: las vegas, usa, california
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 6.5
 7K
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: suspenseful, psychological, realistic, atmospheric, bleak ...
Plot: private detective, memory loss, infidelity, investigation, murder, plastic surgery, suspicion, amnesia, hospital, identity, coma, betrayal ...
Time: 90s
Place: san francisco, california, usa, oregon
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The Bourne Identity (1988)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 185 min.
Story: An unconscious man is washed ashore on the beach of a small French village during a heavy storm. A retired doctor takes care of the unconscious stranger. When the mysterious man recovers, he can't remember a thing...he does not know his name, ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, realistic, serious, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: espionage, amnesia, on the run, memory loss, adventure, terrorism, identity, danger, secret agents, uncover truth, life is a bitch, chases and races ...
Time: 80s
Place: paris france, zurich switzerland, france
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The Man Without a Past (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Finland, Germany, France
Duration: 97 min.
Story: The second part of Aki Kaurismäki's "Finland" trilogy, the film follows a man who arrives in Helsinki and gets beaten up so severely he develops amnesia. Unable to remember his name or anything from his past life, he cannot get a job ...
Style: bleak, clever, realistic, touching, humorous ...
Plot: poverty, amnesia, robbery, interrogation, generosity, divorce, presumed dead, memory loss, friendship, reward, bully, financial problem ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, finland, estonia, helsinki finland, north korea
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