Memory lapse movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant memory lapse movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out captivating, suspense, tense, psychological, entertaining and disturbing films and TV shows about / with memory lapse, memory loss, repressed memory, memory, amnesia, murder, uncover truth, danger, mystery and crimes plots mostly in Thriller, Mystery and Drama genres shot in USA, South Korea, France and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as memory lapse: Limitless (2011), Horse Girl (2020), Still Alice (2014), Secret Obsession (2019), Memento (2000), As If It Were the First Time (2019), Remember (2015), Psychopath Diary (2019), Killerman (2019), This Is Not My Life (2010).

List of memory lapse movies

Limitless (2011)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A paranoia-fueled action thriller about an unsuccessful writer whose life is transformed by a top-secret "smart drug" that allows him to use 100% of his brain and become a perfect version of himself. His enhanced abilities soon attract ...
Style: philosophical, clever, intellectual, captivating, thought provoking ...
Plot: intelligence, success, ambition, creativity, rise to the top, rags to riches, life turned upside down, prodigy, experimental drug, superhuman powers, resourceful, drug abuse ...
Time: 21st century, future, contemporary
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city
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Horse Girl (2020)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A socially awkward woman with a fondness for arts and crafts, horses, and supernatural crime shows finds her increasingly lucid dreams trickling into her waking life.
Style: psychological, surreal, sincere, disturbing, captivating ...
Plot: mental illness, schizophrenia, memory lapse, disorientation, paranoia, youth, society, unfulfillment, anxiety, disorder, sleepwalking, mental disorder ...
Time: contemporary
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Still Alice (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, UK, France
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Alice Howland, happily married with three grown children, is a renowned linguistics professor who starts to forget words. When she receives a devastating diagnosis, Alice and her family find their bonds tested.
Style: sad, heartbreaking, touching, emotional, psychological ...
Plot: alzheimer's disease, memory loss, mother daughter relationship, supportive spouse, columbia university, terminal illness, illness, family bonds, doctors, mental illness, professor, parenthood ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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Secret Obsession (2019)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: 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 ...
Style: suspense, intense, captivating, realistic, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: obsession, memory loss, stalker, violence, murder, deception, memory lapse, chase, crime investigation, family secret, investigation, threat ...
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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, suspense, philosophical ...
Audience: teens
Plot: amnesia, memory loss, murder, plot twist, mystery, memory, revenge, twists and turns, paranoia, psychology, vengeance, haunted by the past ...
Time: future, 20th century, 90s, 21st century, 2000s
Place: los angeles, usa, california
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As If It Were the First Time (2019)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Mexico, Dominican Republic
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A man falls in love with a girl who has short-term memory loss.
Style: funny, romantic, captivating, light, feel good ...
Plot: memory loss, memory lapse, romantic relationship, love affair, love and romance, male female relationship, love story, romantic friendship, dating, humour, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, couple relations ...
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The Lady in the Car with Glasses and a Gun (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 93 min.
Story: She’s the most beautiful, most short-sighted, most sentimental, most perplexing, most obstinate, most untrustworthy and most troubling of heroines. The lady in the car has never seen the sea. On the run from the police, she keeps telling herself ...
Style: suspense, sexy, captivating, enigmatic, tense ...
Plot: murder, crimes, amnesia, impersonation, female objectification, secretary, car theft, sexual attraction, car, inner voice, overheard conversation, fantasizing ...
Time: 21st century
Place: marseille, paris france
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Remember (2015)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Diagnosed with hyperthymesia, Seo Jin Woo possesses an uncanny memory, which he uses to his advantage as a lawyer defending his wrongfully convicted father. But when Jin Woo is afflicted with Alzheimer’s, his only link to his father’s innocence ...
Style: tense, captivating, suspense, psychological
Plot: lawyer, murder, father son relationship, framed for murder, memory lapse, revenge, false accusation, investigation, uncover truth, save the day, murder mystery, court ...
Place: south korea, korea
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Psychopath Diary (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 75 min.
TV show
Story: The story of a man named Yook Dong-sik who coincidentally witnesses a murder and picks up the killer's diary. While fleeing the scene, he gets into a car accident causes him to lose his memory. Due to the diary in his possession, he mistakenly ...
Style: captivating, entertaining, suspense, tense, psychological
Plot: diary, killer, murder, memory loss, serial killer, memory lapse, murder investigation, murderer, paranoia, homicidal maniac, disorder, murder mystery ...
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Killerman (2019)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A New York City money launderer desperately searches for answers after waking up with no memory, millions in stolen cash and drugs, and an insane crew of dirty cops violently hunting him down.
Style: exciting, tense, disturbing, captivating, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: amnesia, money laundering, con artists, memory lapse, crimes, corruption, murder, disorder, survival, police, criminal, bandit ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york
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This Is Not My Life (2010)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: New Zealand
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: This Is Not My Life is a 2010 New Zealand television mystery thriller which originally aired on Television New Zealand's TV ONE channel on Thursday nights. Set in the 2020s, the show centres on Alec Ross who awakes one morning to find that he ...
Style: futuristic, serious, captivating, tense, psychological ...
Plot: memory loss, uncover truth, twists and turns, mystery, small town, identity crisis, memory lapse, erased memory, repressed memory, memory, society, conspiracy ...
Time: 21st century, future
Place: new zealand
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The Pretender 2001 (2001)
Genre: Action, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Jarod reunites with two old friends and unleashes some powerful Centre revelations. Also Jarod and Miss Parker learn more about their pasts.
Style: psychological, exciting, tense, serious, captivating
Plot: investigator, amnesia, secret society, impostor, conspiracy, protective male, uncover truth, memory loss, partners against crime, memory lapse, fighting crime, mystery ...
Time: 2000s
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Incarnation of Money (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: South Korea
TV show
Story: Incarnation of Money is a 2013 South Korean television series about greed, ambition, and love. Starring Kang Ji-hwan, Hwang Jung-eum, Park Sang-min, Choi Yeo-jin, Oh Yoon-ah and Kim Soo-mi, it aired on SBS from February 2 to April 21, 2013 on ...
Style: suspense, disturbing, captivating, psychological
Plot: murder, investigation, family problems, money, memory lapse, framed for murder, memory loss, accused of murder, government conspiracy, crime investigation, conspiracy, tragic past ...
Place: korea
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10 Minutes Gone (2019)
Genre: Action, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Crime boss Rex hires Frank and his crew to steal a priceless jewel stash — but the job goes wrong when someone tips off the cops. After Frank suffers a blow to the head, he wakes up to find the jewels gone and no memory of his attacker. Now, Frank ...
Style: captivating, exciting, surprise ending, tense, disturbing ...
Plot: bank robbery, chase, frame up, criminal, crime gone awry, memory loss, memory lapse, betrayal, female villain, murder, hitman, crimes ...
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Fractured (2013)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The film follows "Dylan White" who works as a cook in Baton Rouge. He is also in a solid relationship with his girlfriend "Brandy". Things are great until strange events prompt him to seek out the truth about himself -- following ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, psychological, disturbing ...
Plot: dull life, memory loss, sexual relations, riddles and clues, memory lapse, sex trafficking, dark past, amnesia, human trafficking, sadistic horror, waking up from a coma, confronting the past ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new orleans
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Bobby the Hedgehog (2016)
Genre: Animation
Country: China, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The prideful and arrogant Bobby is the strongest hedgehog as well as the exception and rebellion in the whole hedgehog tribe. However, During his fight with "Tie Tui", he accidently gets hurt, loses his memory and starts his mysterious ...
Style: humorous, entertaining, feel good, captivating, semi serious
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: animal that acts human, memory lapse, memory loss, animal protagonist, talking animals, anthropomorphic animal, hedgehog, animals, amnesiac, adventure, friends, friendship ...
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Couple or Trouble (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: South Korea
TV show
Story: The arrogant, spoiled heiress Anna Jo and the brazen, no-nonsense handyman Jang Chul-soo find their paths crossing as an accident causes Anna to lose her memory. Will the unlikely pair learn to get along?
Style: humorous, entertaining, romantic, funny, captivating ...
Plot: rich and poor, amnesia, heiress, lifestyle change, male female relationship, memory lapse, love and romance, deception, relationships, couple relations, memory loss, love story ...
Place: korea
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Lovers of Haeundae (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: South Korea
TV show
Story: Haeundae Lovers is a 2012 South Korean television series about a prosecutor who goes undercover to infiltrate a crime family in Haeundae, Busan, then gets into an accident and loses his memory. Thinking he's a gangster, he falls in love with ...
Style: entertaining, light, romantic, captivating
Plot: working undercover, memory loss, memory lapse, fall in love, male female relationship, couple relations, romantic relationship, love and romance, love affair, in love, criminal, losing-it hero ...
Place: busan, korea
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The Reconstruction of William Zero (2014)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A geneticist wakes up from an accident with only fragments of his memory is forced to relearn who he is via his twin brother. But as he digs deeper, he discovers he might not be who he thought at all.
Style: suspense, enigmatic, suspenseful, tense, disturbing ...
Plot: genetics, accident, twins, secret past, memory loss, amnesiac, memory lapse, twin brother, brother brother relationship, brothers, repressed memory, mystery ...
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Embers (2015)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: Poland, USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: After a global neurological epidemic, those who remain search for meaning and connection in a world without memory. Five interwoven stories each explore a different facet of life without memory in a future that has no past.
Style: disturbing, psychological, captivating, apocalyptic, suspense ...
Plot: distopia, memory loss, post apocalypse, epidemic, future dystopia, fate of humanity, memory lapse, struggle for survival, vestiges of humanity, apocalypse, survival, memory ...
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A Date to Die For (2015)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A guy goes on a date that he has been dying to go to for years.
Style: disturbing, captivating, tense, suspense
Plot: female protagonist, murder, single father, murder suspect, divorce, uncover truth, relationship problems, male female relationship, murder mystery, memory lapse, murder investigation, memory loss ...
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Trigger Point (2021)
Genre: Action, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Nicolas Shaw is a retired U.S. special operative who becomes part of an elite 'invisible' team that quietly takes out the worst villains around the world.
Style: suspense, tense, captivating, neo noir, surprise ending
Plot: secret agents, special agents, cia, murder, cia agent, black ops, memory loss, traitor, assassin, operation, showdown, confronting the past ...
Time: 2020s
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The Slavs (2021)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy
Country: Slovakia, Ukraine
Duration: 46 min.
TV show
Story: Young healer Draha finds a mortally wounded man in the wood. It is not clear from his appearance and clothes what tribe he belongs to. Due to Draha's healing skills, he manages to survive but he does not remember anything about his previous ...
Style: entertaining, captivating, exciting
Plot: magic, wizards and magicians, adventure, magical, magical girl, memory loss, supernatural power, magical creature, memory lapse, magical power, magic spell, repressed memory ...
Place: slovakia
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Utawarerumono (2006)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: Japan
TV show
Story: Hakuoro has lost his memory after succumbing to serious injuries. But thanks to an elderly woman and her granddaughter Eruruu, he is nursed back to health. His face is covered by a strange irremovable mask and he occasionally sees beastly visions. ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, stylized
Plot: battles, heroic mission, supernatural, starting over, memory loss, haunted by the past, escapades, adventure, curses spells and rituals, village, memory lapse, warrior ...
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Utawarerumono: The False Faces (2015)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: The nameless protagonist awakens to find himself standing in the middle of a vast, snowy plain he doesn't recognize. Suffering from amnesia, he remembers nothing about himself. Suddenly, he's attacked by an insect-like creature but is ...
Style: captivating, light, entertaining
Plot: memory lapse, adventure, memory loss, escapades, heroes, dream world, fantasy world, battles, friends, friendship, fight, memory
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Sortilegio (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Mexico
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Sortilegio is a Mexican telenovela produced by Carla Estrada for Televisa and stars Jacqueline Bracamontes and William Levy. It is a remake of Tú o nadie. From October 6, 2009 to February 17, 2010, Univision broadcast Sortilegio weeknights at ...
Style: romantic, tense, captivating
Plot: love affair, family problems, male female relationship, conspiracy, memory lapse, couple relations, memory loss, love interest, love story, romantic relationship, relationship problems, deception ...
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Oxygen (2021)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: France, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: 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.
Style: suspense, suspenseful, apocalyptic, psychological, captivating ...
Plot: isolation, oxygen, space travel, virus, escape, pandemic, trapped in space, memory loss, locked in, computer, cryogenics, repressed memory ...
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Ninja Hunter (2015)
Genre: Action
Country: Japan
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Tao, a ninja from the Iga clan, wakes up in a damp cave surrounded by bodies. Suffering from amnesia, he can’t remember how or even why he’s in there, or if he was the perpetrator of the massacre. As Tao tries to solve this enigma, a bizarre web ...
Style: tense, captivating
Plot: ninja, ninjitsu, amnesiac, ninja warrior, battles, female ninja, combat, martial arts, amnesia, memory loss, memory lapse, ninja master ...
Time: 16th century
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By Any Name (2020)
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: An amnesiac man is found running blood stained and half naked through the Brecon Beacons. Hunted by the police and military, is he a homicidal terrorist or innocent pawn?
Style: captivating, suspense, suspenseful, entertaining
Plot: amnesia, military, murder, runaway, memory lapse, memory loss, mystery, psychopath, mentally unstable, murder mystery, psychologist, psychiatry ...
Place: wales
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Unique Brothers (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Italy
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A funny story about two brothers, Pietro and Francesco, and what happens with them and their families after Petro loses his memory.
Style: captivating, entertaining
Plot: relationships, memory lapse, family relations, amnesia, memory loss, amnesiac, problem solving, assistant, brother brother relationship, care, memory, brother ...
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