Retrograde amnesia movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant retrograde amnesia movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, serious, entertaining, intense, visually appealing and sexy films and TV shows about / with retrograde amnesia, amnesia, memory loss, dialogue, catastrophe, flashback, mentor, storytelling, first contact and hospital plots mostly in Drama, Mystery and Thriller genres shot in USA, France, UK and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as retrograde amnesia: A Gift to Remember (2017), The Long Kiss Goodnight (1996), The Muppets Take Manhattan (1984), Paris, Texas (1984), Overboard (1987), RoboCop (1987), The Bourne Identity (1988), The Addams Family (1991), Regarding Henry (1991), Little Sister (1995).

List of retrograde amnesia movies

A Gift to Remember (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Mystery, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: After colliding with a pedestrian on her bicycle who loses his memory following the accident, Darcy Archer becomes determined to help the handsome guy figure out who he is. In the process, she finds out a lot more about who she is, what she wants ...
Style: sitcom
Plot: christmas, retrograde amnesia, winter, holiday, hospital, snow, writers, love interest, pet dog, road accident, christmas season, amnesia ...
Place: manhattan new york city, ohio, philadelphia
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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, suspenseful, intense, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: memory loss, strong female lead, female assassin, amnesia, hitman, spy, suspense, terrorism, cia, chase, christmas, presumed dead ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new jersey, pennsylvania, canada, usa, new york ...
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The Muppets Take Manhattan (1984)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: When the Muppets graduate from Danhurst College, they take their song-filled senior revue to New York City, only to learn that it isn't easy to find a producer who's willing to back a show starring a frog and a pig. Of course, Kermit the ...
Style: humorous, funny, non-linear, clever, witty ...
Audience: kids, preschoolers, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: muppets, pig, children, puppet, puppetry, rat, dog, talking animals, amnesia, broadway, writers, vengeance ...
Time: year 1984, 80s, 20th century
Place: new york, new jersey, usa, pittsburgh, maine ...
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Paris, Texas (1984)
Genre: Drama
Country: West Germany, France, UK, USA
Duration: 145 min.
Story: A man wanders out of the desert not knowing who he is. His brother finds him, and helps to pull his memory back of the life he led before he walked out on his family and disappeared four years earlier.
Style: road movie, surreal, touching, emotional, atmospheric ...
Plot: desert, father son relationship, on the road, amnesia, road trip, relationships, isolation, solitude, parenthood, loneliness, melancholy, sibling relationship ...
Time: 80s, year 1984, 20th century
Place: texas, los angeles, paris france, austin texas, germany ...
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Overboard (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 112 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: feel good, realistic, sentimental, touching, light ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, kids, teens, girls' night ...
Plot: family life, memory loss, love and romance, rich woman poor man, love, amnesia, single father, father son relationship, deception, parents and children, carpenter, family relations ...
Time: 80s
Place: oregon
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RoboCop (1987)
Genre: Action, Crime, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: In a violent, near-apocalyptic Detroit, evil corporation Omni Consumer Products wins a contract from the city government to privatize the police force. To test their crime-eradicating cyborgs, the company leads street cop Alex Murphy into an armed ...
Style: futuristic, entertaining, bloody, intense, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night, manly, kids, teens
Plot: cyberpunk, robot, cyborgs, police, androids and robots, distopia, revenge, law enforcement, graphic violence, violence, fight, superhero ...
Time: future, 80s
Place: usa, detroit, michigan
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The Bourne Identity (1988)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 185 min.
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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, sexy, cerebral, visually appealing ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: spy, amnesia, espionage, cia, memory loss, hitman, surveillance, conspiracy, assassin, identity, terrorism, heroes ...
Time: 80s
Place: france, zurich switzerland, paris france
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The Addams Family (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Uncle Fester has been missing for 25 years. An evil doctor finds out and introduces a fake Fester in an attempt to get the Addams Family's money. The youngest daughter has some doubts about the new uncle Fester, but the fake uncle adapts very ...
Style: gothic, humorous, funny, not serious, stylized ...
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: goth, halloween, dark humor, supernatural, eccentric family, supernatural ability, childhood, fantasy world, family relations, parents and children, husband wife relationship, witch ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
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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, intense, emotional, uplifting, realistic ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: amnesia, rehabilitation, memory loss, lawyer, redemption, disability, starting over, family relations, maid, parents and children, brain damage, self discovery ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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Little Sister (1995)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 91 min.
Story: After several years without contact, Martijn visits his sister Daantje, who just started to live on her own in Amsterdam. He tells her he is going to make a documentary from her life, and enters her home life with a video camera.
Style: erotic, sexual, realistic, semi serious, witty ...
Plot: incest, sex with brother, brother sister sex, sex with sister, forbidden love, forbidden sex, brother sister relationship, found footage, incestuous relationship, children, love and romance, retrograde amnesia ...
Time: 90s
Place: amsterdam
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The English Patient (1996)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 162 min.
Story: In the 1930s, Count Almásy is a Hungarian map maker employed by the Royal Geographical Society to chart the vast expanses of the Sahara Desert along with several other prominent explorers. As World War II unfolds, Almásy enters into a world of ...
Style: romantic, sentimental, emotional, touching, erotic ...
Audience: chick flick, date night
Plot: world war two, adultery, love story, tragic love, desert, beautiful scenery, betrayal, war, nurse, love, life & death, life philosophy ...
Time: 1940s, 1930s, year 1944, year 1942, 50s ...
Place: italy, sahara, africa, cairo egypt, egypt ...
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Dark City (1998)
Genre: Fantasy, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A man struggles with memories of his past, including a wife he cannot remember, in a nightmarish world with no sun and run by beings with telekinetic powers who seek the souls of humans.
Style: psychological, mind bending, neo noir, gothic, atmospheric ...
Plot: distopia, investigation, memory, alternate reality, cyberpunk, suspense, alien race, alien, post apocalypse, future dystopia, amnesia, memory loss ...
Time: future, 1940s
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The Stranger (1987)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Argentina, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Bonnie Bedilia stars in this psychological thriller about a woman who witnesses a murder and then flees. During her escape, she has a car accident. She becomes an amnesia victim and although, she doesn't know her own identity, is able to ...
Style: serious, realistic, mind bending, suspenseful, rough ...
Plot: amnesia, retrograde amnesia, hitman, murder, graphic violence, life is a bitch, dishonesty, witnessing a crime, hospital, doctors and patients, who done it, false accusation ...
Time: 80s
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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: psychological, surreal, neo noir, atmospheric, art house ...
Audience: date night
Plot: surrealism, twists and turns, amnesia, lesbian, hallucination, hollywood, alternate reality, obsession, nightmare, doppelganger, lesbian sex, filmmaking ...
Time: future, 2000s, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa, california
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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: intense, exciting, suspenseful, entertaining, clever ...
Audience: boys' night, chick flick, teens, girls' night
Plot: spy, amnesia, secret agents, cia, on the run, tough heroes, escape, secret service, one against many, car chase, secret past, suspense ...
Time: 2000s, 21st century
Place: paris france, hamburg germany, greece, europe, langley virginia ...
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Finding Nemo (2003)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Nemo, an adventurous young clownfish, is unexpectedly taken from his Great Barrier Reef home to a dentist's office aquarium. It's up to his worrisome father Marlin and a friendly but forgetful fish Dory to bring Nemo home -- meeting ...
Style: feel good, humorous, sentimental, sweet, touching ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers, teens, girls' night ...
Plot: animals, friendship, memory loss, shark, friends, courage, father son relationship, rescue, talking animals, odd couple, freedom, single father ...
Time: 2000s, 21st century
Place: oceania, new south wales, pacific ocean, australia, sydney australia
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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: feel good, sentimental, inspirational, emotional, touching ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: small town, amnesia, mistaken identity, hollywood, writers, writer's life, justice, life philosophy, happy ending, lovers reunited, parents and children, starting over ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, year 1951
Place: california, usa, canada
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Spider-Man 3 (2007)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 139 min.
Story: The seemingly invincible Spider-Man goes up against an all-new crop of villains – including the shape-shifting Sandman. While Spider-Man’s superpowers are altered by an alien organism, his alter ego, Peter Parker, deals with nemesis Eddie Brock ...
Style: exciting, sentimental, suspenseful, serious, bad ending ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, date night, family outing, boys' night
Plot: superhero, spider man character, superhuman powers, heroes, double life, villain, fantasy world, fight, amnesia, good versus evil, super powers, life philosophy ...
Time: 2000s, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, plymouth, manhattan new york city
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The Number 23 (2007)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Walter Sparrow is an animal control officer that becomes obsessed with a mysterious book that seems to be based on his own life. As soon as he opens the book, he notices strange parallels between what he reads and what he's experienced. But now ...
Style: psychological, surprise ending, twist ending, suspenseful, mind bending ...
Audience: adult
Plot: insanity, twists and turns, obsession, murder, losing-it hero, paranoia, a vision, uncover truth, escape from reality, investigation, plot twist, psychology ...
Place: los angeles, usa, virginia
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Rumba (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 77 min.
Story: Teachers in a rural school, happy couple Fiona and Dom have a common passion: Latin Dancing. One night, after a glorious dance competition, they have a car accident and see their lives turn upside down. Rumba or how optimism and humour can overcome ...
Style: uplifting, humorous, entertaining, captivating, sexy ...
Plot: dark humor, against the odds, dancer's life, life turned upside down, follow your dream, optimism, disability, couples, contests and competitions, ambition, retrograde amnesia, social satire ...
Time: 21st century
Place: france, europe, normandy
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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: surprise ending, twist ending, suspenseful, tense, mind bending ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: twists and turns, memory loss, suspense, investigation, uncover truth, conspiracy, chase, mysterious character, amnesia, disorder, spy, secret service ...
Time: year 2011, 2010s, 21st century
Place: berlin germany, germany
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The Vow (2012)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Australia, France, Canada, Germany, Brazil, UK
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: romantic, touching, sentimental, emotional, serious ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, teens, date night
Plot: marriage, love and romance, memory loss, relationships, amnesia, couple relations, true love, wooing, power of love, love, love story, destiny ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa, chicago illinois
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Before I Go to Sleep (2014)
Genre: Drama, 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: twist ending, suspenseful, serious, tense, psychological ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: memory loss, suspense, amnesia, obsession, psychiatrist, memory, life turned upside down, investigation, uncover truth, psychology, doctors and patients, domestic violence ...
Time: 90s, year 2013, year 1999, year 2007, 2000s ...
Place: london, england
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Trance (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, France, USA
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: surprise ending, psychological, twist ending, clever, mind bending ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, adult
Plot: hypnosis, manipulation, twists and turns, memory loss, heist, amnesia, plot twist, art thief, art theft, dishonesty, torture, mind control ...
Time: 2010s, 70s, 21st century
Place: london, england
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Dark Places (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, France
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A woman who survived the brutal killing of her family as a child is forced to confront the events of that day.
Style: suspenseful, tense, psychological, intense, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, investigation, stripper, suspense, murder, murder of family, farm, private investigator, psychiatry, justice, brutality, police investigation ...
Time: year 1985, year 1968, year 1999, 80s, 21st century
Place: kansas, texas, ireland, missouri, germany ...
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Wetlands (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Helen is a nonconformist teenage girl who maintains a conflictual relationship with her parents. Hanging out most of her time with her friend Corinna, with whom she breaks one social taboo after another, she uses sex as a way to rebel and break the ...
Style: sexy, touching, controversial, erotic, art house ...
Audience: teens, pre-teens
Plot: coming of age, mother daughter relationship, dysfunctional family, misfit, hospital, masturbation, sex, women, teenage life, rebellion, sexuality, father daughter relationship ...
Time: 21st century
Place: germany, turkey
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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: serious, emotional, clever, psychological, realistic ...
Plot: memory loss, amnesia, doctor, self discovery, love affair, fall in love, love and romance, investigation, starting over, haunted by the past, couples, psychiatrist ...
Time: 90s
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Beware of the Jönsson Gang (1981)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: Sweden, Denmark
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The movie begins with the Jönsson gang making a minor burglary. It goes wrong and the gang leader, Sickan, gets caught. After he has spent 10 months in jail, Vanheden and Rocky come to welcome him when he's released. But he doesn't take ...
Style: not serious, realistic, humorous
Plot: heist, criminal, disorder, safecracker, master criminal, gang, partners, criminal's revenge, uninhibited rivalry, rivalry, criminal heroes, dishonesty ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: europe, sweden, eastern europe
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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, suspenseful, intense, twist ending, realistic ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, boys' night, adult
Plot: conspiracy, twists and turns, ancient mystery, memory loss, treasure hunt, religions or cults, church, riddles and clues, suspense, conspiracy theory, chase, betrayal ...
Time: 2010s, 21st century
Place: italy, europe, florence, venice, turkey ...
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Assumed Killer (2013)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Bernard Salzmann's thriller Assumed Killer tells the tale of a reporter investigating a serial killer. After she suffers an accident and becomes an amnesiac, she begins to suspect her husband may be the person responsible for the brutal slayings
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, tense
Plot: serial killer, memory loss, investigation, murder, amateur detective, uncover truth, life is a bitch, media, journalism, television reporter, retrograde amnesia, suspicious wife ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa, florida
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