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The Best Movies About Infidelity

Updated January 6, 2021 3.2k votes 1.4k voters 303.8k views83 items

List RulesVote up your favorite movies that deal with infidelity and adultery.

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 that have cheating husbands and wives. Click on these cheating movies for more information about the films and step out with the best TV shows about cheating. This tempting list features movies like Fatal Attraction and Unfaithful. But which one is the best? You get to help decide by voting up your favorite cheating movies.

This list also 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 Netflix or other streaming services, these good infidelity movies can be enjoyed no matter what.

  • 1

    ActorsDiane Lane, Richard Gere, Michelle Monaghan, Erik Per Sullivan, Michael Emerson

    Directed byAdrian Lyne

    More Unfaithful 

    #48 of 131 The Most Awkward Movies to Watch with Your Parents#27 of 52 The Best Movies About Having A Midlife Crisis

  • 2

    ActorsGlenn Close, Michael Douglas, Jane Krakowski, Anne Archer, Fred Gwynne

    Directed byAdrian Lyne

    More Fatal Attraction 

    #159 of 372 'Old' Movies Every Young Person Needs To Watch In Their Lifetime#190 of 512 The Greatest Movies Of The 1980s, Ranked

  • 3

    ActorsDemi Moore, Robert Redford, Woody Harrelson, Billy Bob Thornton, Billy Connolly

    Directed byAdrian Lyne

    More Indecent Proposal 

    #61 of 61 The Best Movies with Rich People Spending Big#76 of 92 The Best Movies About Marriage

  • 4

    ActorsJennifer Connelly, Kate Winslet, Jackie Earle Haley, Patrick Wilson, Noah Emmerich

    Directed byTodd Field

    More Little Children 

    #503 of 541 The Greatest Guilty Pleasure Movies#304 of 306 The Best Ensemble Movies

  • 5

    ActorsKevin Spacey, Annette Bening, Mena Suvari, Allison Janney, Chris Cooper

    Directed bySam Mendes

    More American Beauty 

    #36 of 46 Movies That Won Best Picture at the Oscars and Golden Globes#32 of 92 The Very Best Oscar-Winning Movies For Best Picture

  • 6

    ActorsMichelle Pfeiffer, Harrison Ford, Amber Valletta, Miranda Otto, Joe Morton

    Directed byRobert Zemeckis

    More What Lies Beneath 

    #231 of 713 The Best Horror Movies Of All Time#16 of 157 The Best and Scariest Psychological Thrillers of All Time

  • 7

    ActorsAnna Paquin, Diane Lane, Viggo Mortensen, Liev Schreiber, Lisa Jakub

    Directed byTony Goldwyn

    More A Walk on the Moon 

    #259 of 291 The Greatest Soundtracks of All Time#47 of 104 The Best Movies About Summer

  • 8

    ActorsDustin Hoffman, Anne Bancroft, Richard Dreyfuss, Katharine Ross, Norman Fell

    Directed byMike Nichols

    More The Graduate 

    #726 of 1,184 Every Oscar Winning Film Ever#66 of 126 The Greatest Date Movies Of All Time

  • 9



    ActorsNatalie Portman, Julia Roberts, Jude Law, Clive Owen, Colin Stinton

    Directed byMike Nichols

    More Closer 

    #25 of 135 The Best Movies Based On Plays#94 of 197 The Biggest Tearjerker Movies of All Time

  • 10

    ActorsTom Cruise, Nicole Kidman, Stanley Kubrick, Alan Cumming, Leelee Sobieski

    Directed byStanley Kubrick

    More Eyes Wide Shut 

    #12 of 15 Hit Movies And TV Shows That Were Based On Books Nobody Had Heard Of#89 of 91 The Best Movies That Are Super Long

  • 11

    ActorsNicole Kidman, Joaquin Phoenix, Matt Dillon, Casey Affleck, George Segal

    Directed byGus Van Sant

    More To Die For 

    #53 of 100 Movies Turning 25 In 2020#114 of 120 The Best Teen Movies of the 1990s

  • 12

    ActorsKeira Knightley, Eva Mendes, Sam Worthington, Anson Mount, Guillaume Canet

    Directed byMassy Tadjedin

  • 13

    ActorsKeira Knightley, Elisha Cuthbert, Liam Neeson, January Jones, Denise Richards

    Directed byRichard Curtis

    More Love Actually 

    #114 of 277 The Top Tearjerker Movies That Make Men Cry#30 of 127 The Best Christmas Movies of All Time

  • 14



    ActorsAmanda Seyfried, Nina Dobrev, Julianne Moore, Liam Neeson, Max Thieriot

    Directed byAtom Egoyan

    More Chloe 

    #34 of 44 The Best Cheating Wife Movies#38 of 132 The Best Lesbian Movies

  • 15

    ActorsCameron Diaz, Kate Upton, Nicki Minaj, Leslie Mann, Don Johnson

    Directed byNick Cassavetes

    More The Other Woman 

    #908 of 1,139 The Absolute Funniest Movies Of All Time#1 of 24 The Best Movies About a Midlife Crisis in Women

  • 16

    ActorsLeonardo DiCaprio, Kate Winslet, Kathy Bates, Michael Shannon, Kathryn Hahn

    Directed bySam Mendes

    More Revolutionary Road 

    #50 of 172 The Most Utterly Depressing Movies Ever Made#404 of 675 The Best Movies Roger Ebert Gave Four Stars

  • 17

    ActorsGwyneth Paltrow, Viggo Mortensen, Michael Douglas, David Suchet, Will Lyman

    Directed byAndrew Davis

    More A Perfect Murder 

    #48 of 247 The Best Whodunit Movies#11 of 38 Great Movies About Secret Love Affairs

  • 18

    ActorsKate Winslet, Kirsten Dunst, Jim Carrey, Mark Ruffalo, Elijah Wood

    Directed byMichel Gondry

    More Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind 

    #47 of 115 The Best Movies to Watch on Mushrooms#459 of 549 The Greatest Epic Movies Ever Made

  • 19

    ActorsKeira Knightley, Jude Law, Cara Delevingne, Michelle Dockery, Kelly Macdonald

    Directed byJoe Wright

    More Anna Karenina 

    #49 of 81 The Best Period Romance Movies#6 of 95 Great Period Movies Set in the 19th Century

  • 20

    ActorsOmar Sharif, Julie Christie, Alec Guinness, Rod Steiger, Klaus Kinski

    Directed byDavid Lean

    More Doctor Zhivago 

    #105 of 375 The 50+ Best War Movies Ever Made, Ranked#65 of 370 The Best Movies Based On Books

  • 21

    ActorsJack Nicholson, Danny DeVito, John Lithgow, Shirley MacLaine, Jeff Daniels

    Directed byJames L. Brooks

    More Terms of Endearment 

    #183 of 305 The Funniest '80s Movies#46 of 51 Great Quirky Movies for Grown-Ups

  • 22

    ActorsNatalie Portman, Jon Hamm, Dan Stevens, Zazie Beetz, Pearl Amanda Dickson

    Directed byNoah Hawley

  • 23

    ActorsCate Blanchett, Judi Dench, Bill Nighy, Juno Temple, Anne-Marie Duff

    Directed byRichard Eyre

    More Notes on a Scandal 

    #11 of 18 18 Performances That Prove Cate Blanchett Is The Most Versatile Actor Of Her Generation#19 of 29 Great Movies About Old Ladies

  • 24

    ActorsLinda Fiorentino, Bill Pullman, Peter Berg, Dean Norris, J. T. Walsh

    Directed byJohn Dahl

    More The Last Seduction 

    #52 of 54 The Best Movies Where the Bad Guy Wins#19 of 59 The Very Best New Noir Movies

  • 25

    ActorsEmily Blunt, Rebecca Ferguson, Haley Bennett, Justin Theroux, Luke Evans

    Directed byTate Taylor

    More The Girl on the Train 

    #133 of 230 The Best Psychological Thrillers of All Time#190 of 246 The Best Rainy Day Movies