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List Rules Movies must deal with infidelity and adultery.

A list of the best infidelity movies ever made, ranked by movie fans with film trailers when available. This infidelity movie list is ordered by popularity, so only the greatest movies about infidelity are at the top of the list. If there are any great movies about infidelity you believe we missed, please feel free to add them to the list yourself. The films on this list are the most famous infidelity movies of all time, so use it to find some movies that you haven't seen already. Click on these infidelity movie titles for more information about the films.

List features items like The Descendants and Deconstructing Harry.

This list answers the questions, "What are the best infidelity movies?" and "What is the greatest infidelity movie of all time?"

Various bits of information are included with these popular infidelity movies, such as who directed them, when they were released and who starred in the films. Whether you're watching these infidelity movies on DVD, Blu-ray or streaming, these good infidelity movies can be enjoyed no matter what.

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Unfaithful is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Movies About Infidelity
Greg Stopera added Unfaithful 2002 Unfaithful is a 2002 American erotic thriller drama film directed by Adrian Lyne and starring Richard Gere, Diane Lane, Chad Lowe, Dominic Chianese and Olivier Martinez. It was adapted by Alvin ...more

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Fatal Attraction is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Movies About Infidelity
Greg Stopera added Fatal Attraction 1987 Fatal Attraction is a 1987 American psychological thriller film directed by Adrian Lyne and starring Michael Douglas, Glenn Close, and Anne Archer. The film centers on a married Manhattan man ...more

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American Beauty is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Movies About Infidelity
American Beauty 1999 American Beauty is a 1999 American drama film, directed by Sam Mendes and written by Alan Ball. Kevin Spacey stars as Lester Burnham, an office worker who has a midlife crisis when he becomes ...more

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Indecent Proposal is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Movies About Infidelity
Greg Stopera added Indecent Proposal 1993 Indecent Proposal is a 1993 drama film based on the novel of the same name by Jack Engelhard. It was directed by Adrian Lyne and stars Robert Redford, Demi Moore, and Woody Harrelson.

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Closer is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Movies About Infidelity
dudeabides added Closer 2004 Closer is a 2004 romantic drama film written by Patrick Marber, based on his award-winning 1997 play of the same name. The movie was produced and directed by Mike Nichols and stars Julia ...more

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The Graduate is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Movies About Infidelity
PeteBoyle added The Graduate 1967 The Graduate is a 1967 American comedy-drama film directed by Mike Nichols. It is based on the 1963 novel The Graduate by Charles Webb, who wrote it shortly after graduating from Williams ...more

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What Lies Beneath is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Movies About Infidelity
Greg Stopera added What Lies Beneath 2000 What Lies Beneath is a 2000 American psychological thriller film directed by Robert Zemeckis. It is the first film by ImageMovers. It stars Harrison Ford and Michelle Pfeiffer as a well-to-do ...more

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Little Children is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Movies About Infidelity
Bootsdad added Little Children 2006 Little Children is a 2006 American drama film directed by Todd Field. It is based on the novel of the same name by Tom Perrotta, who along with Field wrote the screenplay. It stars Kate Winslet, ...more

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Love Actually is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Movies About Infidelity
Greg Stopera added Love Actually 2003 Love Actually is a 2003 British Christmas-themed romantic comedy film written and directed by Richard Curtis. The screenplay delves into different aspects of love as shown through ten separate ...more

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To Die For is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Movies About Infidelity
Greg Stopera added To Die For 1995 To Die For is a 1995 American crime comedy-drama film, made in a mockumentary format, directed by Gus Van Sant and written by Buck Henry, based on the novel of the same name by Joyce Maynard, ...more

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Terms of Endearment is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Movies About Infidelity
Greg Stopera added Terms of Endearment 1983 Terms of Endearment is a 1983 comedy-drama film adapted from the novel of the same name by Larry McMurtry, directed, written, and produced by James L. Brooks and starring Shirley MacLaine, Debra ...more

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The Other Woman is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Movies About Infidelity
CalliopeAnagnosti added The Other Woman 2014 The Other Woman is a 2014 American romantic comedy film directed by Nick Cassavetes and written by Melissa Stack. The film stars Cameron Diaz, Leslie Mann, Kate Upton and Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, ...more

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Eyes Wide Shut is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Movies About Infidelity
Greg Stopera added Eyes Wide Shut 1999 Eyes Wide Shut is a 1999 American erotic thriller film loosely based upon Arthur Schnitzler's 1926 novella Dream Story. The film was directed, produced, and co-written by Stanley Kubrick. It was ...more

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Eternal Sunshine of the Spotle... is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Movies About Infidelity
Greg Stopera added Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind 2004 Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind is a 2004 American romantic science-fiction comedy-drama film about an estranged couple who have each other erased from their memories, written by Charlie ...more

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A Perfect Murder is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Movies About Infidelity
CalliopeAnagnosti added A Perfect Murder 1998 A Perfect Murder is a 1998 American thriller film directed by Andrew Davis and starring Michael Douglas, Gwyneth Paltrow and Viggo Mortensen. It is a modern remake of Alfred Hitchcock's 1954 ...more

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Chloe is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Movies About Infidelity
John Hogan added Chloe 2009 Chloe is a 2009 erotic thriller film directed by Atom Egoyan, a remake of the 2003 French film Nathalie.... It stars Julianne Moore, Liam Neeson, and Amanda Seyfried in the title role. Its ...more

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A Walk on the Moon is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Movies About Infidelity
CarlaCramerSackreiter added A Walk on the Moon 1999 A Walk on the Moon is a 1999 drama film starring Diane Lane, Viggo Mortensen, Liev Schreiber and Anna Paquin. The movie, which was set against the backdrop of the Woodstock festival of 1969 and ...more

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Revolutionary Road is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Movies About Infidelity
GülfemSarı added Revolutionary Road 2008 Revolutionary Road is a 2008 American-British drama film, based on the 1961 novel of the same name by Richard Yates, directed by Sam Mendes. This is the second collaboration between Leonardo ...more

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Election is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Movies About Infidelity
Greg Stopera added Election 1999 Election is a 1999 American comedy film directed and written by Alexander Payne and adapted by him and Jim Taylor from Tom Perrotta's 1998 novel of the same title. The plot revolves around a ...more

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The Descendants is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Movies About Infidelity
Greg Stopera added The Descendants 2011 The Descendants is a 2011 American drama film directed by Alexander Payne. The screenplay by Payne, Nat Faxon and Jim Rash is based on the novel of the same name by Kaui Hart Hemmings. The film ...more

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Last Night is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Movies About Infidelity
GülfemSarı added Last Night 2010 Last Night is a 2010 drama romance film written and directed by Massy Tadjedin. It stars Keira Knightley, Sam Worthington, Eva Mendes and Guillaume Canet. The film's official trailer was ...more

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Cape Fear is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Movies About Infidelity
Greg Stopera added Cape Fear 1991 Cape Fear is a 1991 American psychological thriller film directed by Martin Scorsese and a remake of the 1962 film of the same name. It stars Robert De Niro, Nick Nolte, Jessica Lange and ...more

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Doctor Zhivago is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Movies About Infidelity
RobLein added Doctor Zhivago 1965 Doctor Zhivago is a British-American 1965 epic drama–romance film directed by David Lean, starring Omar Sharif and Julie Christie. It is set in Russia between the years prior to World War I and ...more

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The Dilemma is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Movies About Infidelity
Purple Falcon added The Dilemma 2011 The Dilemma is a 2011 American comedy-drama film starring Vince Vaughn and Kevin James. The film is directed by Ron Howard. Savvy businessman Ronny and genius engineer Nick are best friends and ...more

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The Last Seduction is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Movies About Infidelity
Greg Stopera added The Last Seduction 1994 The Last Seduction is a 1994 neo-noir erotic thriller film directed by John Dahl, and features Linda Fiorentino, Peter Berg, and Bill Pullman. Fiorentino's performance generated talk of an Oscar ...more

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Anna Karenina is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Movies About Infidelity
GülfemSarı added Anna Karenina 2012 Anna Karenina is a 2012 British epic romantic drama film directed by Joe Wright. Adapted by Tom Stoppard from Leo Tolstoy's 1877 novel of the same name, the film depicts the tragedy of Russian ...more

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Secret Window is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Movies About Infidelity
squash04 added Secret Window 2004 Secret Window is a 2004 American psychological thriller film starring Johnny Depp and John Turturro. It was written and directed by David Koepp, based on the novella Secret Window, Secret Garden ...more

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The Wolf of Wall Street is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Movies About Infidelity
GülfemSarı added The Wolf of Wall Street 2013 The Wolf of Wall Street is a 2013 American biographical black comedy film directed by Martin Scorsese. The screenplay by Terence Winter is adapted from the eponymous memoir by Jordan Belfort and ...more

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A Little Sex is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Movies About Infidelity
Purple Falcon added A Little Sex 1982 A Little Sex is a 1982 comedy film by MTM Enterprises and distributed by Universal Pictures. It was directed by Bruce Paltrow and written by Robert De Laurentiis. A young married man, formerly a ...more

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Frida is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Movies About Infidelity
GülfemSarı added Frida 2002 Frida is a 2002 Miramax/Ventanarosa biopic which depicts the professional and private life of the surrealist Mexican painter Frida Kahlo. It stars Salma Hayek in her Academy Award-nominated ...more

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The Soft Skin is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Movies About Infidelity
Westing1992 added The Soft Skin 1964 The Soft Skin is a 1964 French-Portuguese romantic drama film directed by François Truffaut and starring Jean Desailly, Françoise Dorléac, and Nelly Benedetti. Written by ...more

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Bound is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Movies About Infidelity
Greg Stopera added Bound 1996 Bound is a 1996 crime, drama, thriller film written and directed by Andy Wachowski and Lana Wachowski.

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Something to Talk About is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Movies About Infidelity
Purple Falcon added Something to Talk About 1995 Something to Talk About is a 1995 American romantic comedy-drama film directed by Lasse Hallström, from a screenplay written by Callie Khouri. It stars Julia Roberts and Dennis Quaid as an ...more

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Comeback Season is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Movies About Infidelity
Purple Falcon added Comeback Season 2006 Comeback Season is a 2006 film directed by Bruce McCulloch. It stars Ray Liotta as Walter Pearce, a married man who, with the help of local football star Skylar Eckerman, tries to win back his ...more

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The Last Kiss is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Movies About Infidelity
Purple Falcon added The Last Kiss 2006 The Last Kiss is a 2006 American romantic comedy-drama film which is based on the 2001 Italian film L'ultimo bacio, directed by Gabriele Muccino. The plot revolves around a young couple and ...more

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Deconstructing Harry is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Movies About Infidelity
Greg Stopera added Deconstructing Harry 1997 Deconstructing Harry is a comedy film written and directed by Woody Allen and released in 1997. This film tells the story of a successful writer named Harry Block, played by Allen, who draws ...more

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Same Time, Next Year is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Movies About Infidelity
Purple Falcon added Same Time, Next Year 1978 Same Time, Next Year is a 1978 American romantic comedy-drama film directed by Robert Mulligan. The screenplay by Bernard Slade is based on his 1975 play of the same title. The film stars Alan ...more

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These Girls is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Movies About Infidelity
These Girls 2006 “These Girls” is the story of three teenage girls who, on their summer vacation between high school and college, seduce the same older married man (David Boreanaz). When they attempt to share ...more

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Lost Highway is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Movies About Infidelity
Greg Stopera added Lost Highway 1997 Lost Highway is a 1997 French-American psychological thriller film written and directed by David Lynch. Blending elements of horror and neo-noir, the plot features Bill Pullman as a man ...more

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The Beach is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Movies About Infidelity
GülfemSarı added The Beach 2000 The Beach is a 2000 adventure drama film directed by Danny Boyle and based on the 1996 novel of the same name by Alex Garland, which was adapted for the film by John Hodge. The film stars ...more

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Submarine is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Movies About Infidelity
Greg Stopera added Submarine 2010 Submarine is a 2010 coming-of-age comedy-drama film adapted from the 2008 novel of the same name by Joe Dunthorne. The film was written and directed by Richard Ayoade, and starred Craig Roberts, ...more

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Blindness is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Movies About Infidelity
Greg Stopera added Blindness 2008 Blindness is a 2008 Canadian film in English. It is an adaptation of the 1995 novel of the same name by Portuguese author José Saramago about a society suffering an epidemic of blindness. ...more