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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 2002
Unfaithful is a 2002 American 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 Sargent ...more

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Fatal Attraction is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Movies About Infidelity
Greg Stopera added 1987
This film 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 who has a ...more

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Closer is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Movies About Infidelity
dudeabides added 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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American Beauty is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Movies About Infidelity
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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The Graduate is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Movies About Infidelity
PeteBoyle added 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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Indecent Proposal is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Movies About Infidelity
Greg Stopera added 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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What Lies Beneath is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Movies About Infidelity
Greg Stopera added 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 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 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 1995
This film is a 1995 American 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, which in ...more

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The Other Woman is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Movies About Infidelity
CalliopeAnagnosti added 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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Terms of Endearment is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Movies About Infidelity
Greg Stopera added 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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Chloe is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Movies About Infidelity
John Hogan added 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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Eyes Wide Shut is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Movies About Infidelity
Greg Stopera added 1999
Eyes Wide Shut is a 1999 American 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 his ...more

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Eternal Sunshine of the Spotle... is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Movies About Infidelity
Greg Stopera added 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 Walk on the Moon is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Movies About Infidelity
CarlaCramerSackreiter added 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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A Perfect Murder is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Movies About Infidelity
CalliopeAnagnosti added 1998
This film is a 1998 American thriller film directed by Andrew Davis and starring Michael Douglas, Gwyneth Paltrow and Viggo Mortensen. Loosely based on the play by Frederick Knott, the ...more

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Revolutionary Road is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Movies About Infidelity
GülfemSarı added 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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The Descendants is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Movies About Infidelity
Greg Stopera added 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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Election is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Movies About Infidelity
Greg Stopera added 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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Last Night is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Movies About Infidelity
GülfemSarı added 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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The Wolf of Wall Street is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Movies About Infidelity
GülfemSarı added 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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Cape Fear is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Movies About Infidelity
Greg Stopera added 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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The Last Seduction is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Movies About Infidelity
Greg Stopera added 1994
The Last Seduction is a 1994 neo-noir 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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Doctor Zhivago is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Movies About Infidelity
RobLein added 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 WWI, and is ...more