Curated Movies Categorized By Disability, Disorder, Disease And Other Human Challenges

Movies With Retrograde Amnesia

Winter Sleepers (1997)
Drama Romance Thriller
Retrograde Amnesia Comatose

A blizzard-filled winter changes the lives of several people: Marco, a handsome ski instructor; Rebecca, his girlfriend; Laura, a nurse and Rebecca's ...

Director : Tom Tykwer
Cast : Ulrich Matthes, Marie-Lou Sellem, Heino Ferch, Floriane Daniel

Random Harvest (1942)
PASSED Drama Romance
Retrograde Amnesia Head Injury

A veteran of World War I with amnesia meets a loving showgirl who nurses him back to health. They marry and settle into a happy life until another acc...

Director : Mervyn LeRoy
Cast : Ronald Colman, Greer Garson, Philip Dorn, Susan Peters

The Bourne Identity (2002)
PG-13 Action Mystery Thriller
Retrograde Amnesia

A man's wounded body is discovered by fishermen who nurse him back to health. He has amnesia and can remember nothing. So he begins to try to rebuild ...

Director : Doug Liman
Cast : Matt Damon, Franka Potente, Chris Cooper, Clive Owen

Unknown (2011)
PG-13 Action Mystery Thriller
Retrograde Amnesia

A biochemist and his wife arrive in Berlin for a conference. The scientist and his controversial Arab funder will announce breakthrough research. Whil...

Director : Jaume Collet-Serra
Cast : Liam Neeson, Diane Kruger, January Jones, Aidan Quinn

Memento (2000)
R Crime Mystery Thriller
Death of Spouse Rape Retrograde Amnesia Diabetes Anterograde Amnesia

Leonard, an ex-insurance investigator, is trying to track down the man who raped and murdered his wife. However, this is difficult however because he ...

Director : Christopher Nolan
Cast : Guy Pearce, Carrie-Anne Moss, Joe Pantoliano, Mark Boone Junior

Crime Doctor (1943)
Crime Drama
Retrograde Amnesia Head Injury

An amnesia victim named Robert Ordway becomes the leading criminal psychologist in the country. Then, he is hit on the head by someone he once knew. A...

Director : Michael Gordon
Cast : Warner Baxter, Margaret Lindsay, John Litel, Ray Collins

Anastasia (1956)
UNRATED Drama History Biography
Retrograde Amnesia Head Injury

In interwar France, a suicidal amnesiac bears a remarkable resemblance to the Grand Duchess Anastasia Nikolaevna of Russia, the youngest daughter of t...

Director : Anatole Litvak
Cast : Ingrid Bergman, Yul Brynner, Helen Hayes, Akim Tamiroff

The English Patient (1996)
R Adventure Drama Mystery Romance War Military Distant Location Historical Fiction
Addiction, Substance Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Burn Victim Retrograde Amnesia Avoidant Personality Disorder

In 1944, near the end of WW II, s badly burned man, Laszlo is tended by an emotionally wounded nurse named Hana, who fled from her unit in depression ...

Director : Anthony Minghella
Cast : Ralph Fiennes, Juliette Binoche, Willem Dafoe, Kristin Scott Thomas, Willem Dafoe, Colin Firth

The Addams Family (1991)
PG-13 Comedy Family Fantasy
Amputation Siamese Twins Retrograde Amnesia

When a man claiming to be Uncle Fester, the missing brother of Gomez Addams, arrives at the Addams' home, the family is thrilled. Morticia, however, b...

Director : Barry Sonnenfeld
Cast : Anjelica Huston, Raul Julia, Christopher Lloyd, Dan Hedaya, Christina Ricci, Elizabeth Wilson, Dana Ivey

Overboard (1987)
PG Comedy Romance
Dyslexia Retrograde Amnesia Narcissistic Personality Disorder Learning Disabilities Denial

Spoiled, demanding, wealthy Joanna, hires country carpenter, widower, and father of four boys, Dean, to build a custom designed shoe closet on her yac...

Director : Garry Marshall
Cast : Goldie Hawn, Kurt Russell, Edward Herrmann, Katherine Helmond

Hangover Square (1945)
APPROVED Crime Drama Mystery Thriller Film-Noir
Retrograde Amnesia Dissociative Identity Disorder

One morning composer George Harvey Bone wakes with no memory of the previous night. He has a bloody knife in his pocket and it occurs to him he may ha...

Director : John Brahm
Cast : Laird Cregar, Linda Darnell, George Sanders, Glenn Langan

Poltergeist (1982)
PG Comedy Family Horror Thriller
Little People/People of Small Stature Delusional Retrograde Amnesia

A family is visited by ghosts in their home. At first the ghosts appear friendly, moving objects around the house to the amusement of everyone, then t...

Director : Tobe Hooper
Cast : Craig T. Nelson, JoBeth Williams, Beatrice Straight, Dominique Dunne,Zelda RubensteinRetro

Rumba (2008)
Comedy Romance
Retrograde Amnesia

Two teachers in a country school, the happy couple Fiona and Dom, have a common passion: they adore Latin Dancing. One night, after a particularly glo...

Director : Dominique Abel, Fiona Gordon, Bruno Romy
Cast : Dominique Abel, Fiona Gordon, Philippe Martz, Bruno Romy

Jab Tak Hai Jaan (2012)
NOT RATED Drama Romance
Retrograde Amnesia

A struggling Indian immigrant named Samar who works in London ends up meeting a young woman he knew back in India. Though she's engaged to another, he...

Director : Yash Chopra
Cast : Shah Rukh Khan, Katrina Kaif, Anushka Sharma, Anupam Kher

Paris, Texas (1984)
R Drama
Retrograde Amnesia

A man wanders out of the desert after a four year absence with no memory of where he's been or what he's done. His brother finds him, and together the...

Director : Wim Wenders
Cast : Harry Dean Stanton, Sam Berry, Bernhard Wicki, Dean Stockwell

The Vow (2012)
PG-13 Drama Romance
Retrograde Amnesia

Leo and Paige just got married. After an accident, Paige is left unconscious. When she awakens she has amnesia and she doesn't remember him, her paren...

Director : Michael Sucsy
Cast : Rachel McAdams, Channing Tatum, Jessica Lange, Sam Neill

Captain Newman, M.D. (1963)
Comedy Drama War Military
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Dissociative Identity Disorder Comatose Retrograde Amnesia Delusional

In 1944, Captain Newman is the doctor in charge of Ward 7, the psychiatric ward at an Army hospital in Arizona. Under-resourced, Newman must make the ...

Director : David Miller
Cast : Gregory Peck, Tony Curtis, Angie Dickinson, Bobby Darin, Eddie Albert

Mulholland Drive (2001)
R Avant-Garde Drama Mystery Thriller Film-Noir Dark Comedy Erotica Psychological
Dissociative Identity Disorder Abuse, Psychological Abuse, Emotional Retrograde Amnesia

A bright-eyed hopeful young actress arrives in Hollywood ready to be the next star. Instead, she's ensnared in a complex conspiracy involving a woman ...

Director : David Lynch
Cast : Naomi Watts, Jeanne Bates, Dan Birnbaum, Laura Harring

Sullivan's Travels (1941)
NOT RATED Adventure Comedy Drama Roadtrip Historical Fiction
Head Injury Retrograde Amnesia Arranged Marriage Abuse, Physical

Sullivan is a spoiled, naive director of shallow films who decides he wants to make a consciousness raising film that addresses poverty. Convinced he ...

Director : Preston Sturges
Cast : Joel McCrea, Veronica Lake, Robert Warwick, William Demarest

Morning Patrol (1987)
Science-Fiction
Retrograde Amnesia

A woman walking alone through an abandoned city approaches the forbidden zone and tries to pass, though everywhere the Morning Patrol is watching. Com...

Director : Nikos Nikolaidis
Cast : Michele Valley, Takis Spiridakis, Liana Hatzi, Nikos Hatzis

Regarding Henry (1991)
PG-13 Comedy Drama Romance
Mobility Head Injury Anxiety Retrograde Amnesia Adultery Diabetes

Henry is an affluent Manhattan lawyer who survives a neighborhood shooting only to find that once he recovers not only can he not recall memories, but...

Director : Mike Nichols
Cast : Harrison Ford, Annette Bening, Michael Haley, Stanley Swerdlow

I Love You Again (1940)
PASSED Comedy Romance
Retrograde Amnesia

While alone on a cruise, the controlling, teetotaler, Larry Wilson, gets a hit in the head and develops amnesia, which causes him to revert to his old...

Director : W.S. Van Dyke
Cast : William Powell, Myrna Loy, Frank McHugh, Edmund Lowe

The Number 23 (2007)
R Drama Mystery Thriller
Retrograde Amnesia

Walter Sparrow, a dog-catcher, takes a call and notices he's been bit by a dog. He picks up his wife after she's browsed in a bookstore, finding a blo...

Director : Joel Schumacher
Cast : Jim Carrey, Virginia Madsen, Logan Lerman, Danny Huston

Anastasia (1997)
G Adventure Drama Animation
Retrograde Amnesia

The daughter of the last Russian Tsar, Nicolas II, Anastasia suffers from amnesia. She is found by two Russian con men, Dimitri and Vladimir, who seek...

Director : Don Bluth, Gary Goldman
Cast : Meg Ryan, John Cusack, Kelsey Grammer, Christopher Lloyd

The Majestic (2001)
PG Drama Romance
Retrograde Amnesia

Peter Appleton is an ambitious young screenwriter working for HHS Studios in 1951. After Appleton spends a night at a bar, he drives intoxicated throu...

Director : Frank Darabont
Cast : Jim Carrey, Bob Balaban, Jeffrey DeMunn, Hal Holbrook

Dark City (1998)
R Crime Mystery Science-Fiction
Retrograde Amnesia

John Murdoch awakens in a strange hotel alone to find that he has lost his memory and he is wanted for a series of brutally bizarre murders. As he tri...

Director : Alex Proyas
Cast : Rufus Sewell, William Hurt, Kiefer Sutherland, Jennifer Connelly

Innale (1989)
Drama Romance
Retrograde Amnesia

After a serious accident a woman is hospitalized and forgets her past. Finally, she stops worrying about her past when she falls in love with a man an...

Director : P. Padmarajan
Cast : Shobana, Jayaram, Srividya, Suresh Gopi

The Ward (2010)
R Horror Thriller
Electroconvulsive Therapy (ECT) Dissociative Identity Disorder Retrograde Amnesia

In 1966, in a psychiatric hospital in rural Oregon, a troubled young woman named Tammy is admitted to the hospital with retrograde amnesia. Even after...

Director : John Carpenter
Cast : Amber Heard, Mamie Gummer, Danielle Panabaker, Laura-Leigh