• The Forgotten (2004)

The Forgotten

Release Date: September 24th, 2004

DVD Release Date: January 18th, 2005

PG-13 |1 hr 31 min

Plot Summary

In "The Forgotten," Julianne Moore stars as Telly Paretta, a grieving mother struggling to cope with the loss of her 8-year-old son. She is stunned when her psychiatrist (Gary Sinise) reveals that she has created eight years of memories about a son she never had. But when she meets a man (Dominic West) who has had a similar experience, Telly embarks on a search to prove her son's existence, and her sanity.

Cast: Julianne Moore, Dominic West, Gary Sinise, Alfre Woodard, Linus Roache, Robert Wisdom, Jessica Hecht, Anthony Edwards

Director: Joseph Ruben

Genres: Mystery , Drama , Thriller

Production Co: Revolution Studios, Visual Arts Entertainment Inc.

Distributors: Sony Pictures Entertainment, Columbia Pictures

Keywords: Mother, Melodramatic, Gripping, Mystery, House, 2000s, Transformation, Father, Love

Ratings & Reviews

  • 50
    Kirk HoneycuttThe Hollywood Reporter

    Sustains a few icy chills, but a mix of genres muddles the story. show more

  • 10
    Joe MorgensternWall Street Journal

    It's "The Sixth Sense" as nonsense, "Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind" without the sunshine. Or the mind.

  • 88
    Ty BurrBoston Globe

    Turns out to be a grade-A B-movie that grounds its thrills in particulars of time, place, and character, so that when the time comes to make the leap into the wholly preposterous, we do so willingly. This is a movie that earns our trust -- and then happily abuses it. show more

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