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The Best Movies About Infidelity

Updated January 6, 2021 3.1k votes 1.4k voters 299.0k 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.

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  • Unfaithful1
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    ActorsDiane Lane, Richard Gere, Michelle Monaghan, Erik Per Sullivan, Michael Emerson

    Directed byAdrian Lyne

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  • Fatal Attraction2

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

    Directed byAdrian Lyne

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  • Terms of Endearment3

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

    Directed byJames L. Brooks

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  • Indecent Proposal4

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

    Directed byAdrian Lyne

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  • American Beauty5
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    ActorsKevin Spacey, Annette Bening, Mena Suvari, Allison Janney, Chris Cooper

    Directed bySam Mendes

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  • Little Children6

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

    Directed byTodd Field

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  • The Graduate7
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    ActorsDustin Hoffman, Anne Bancroft, Richard Dreyfuss, Katharine Ross, Norman Fell

    Directed byMike Nichols

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  • What Lies Beneath8

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

    Directed byRobert Zemeckis

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  • Closer9
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    Closer

    2004

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

    Directed byMike Nichols

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  • Eyes Wide Shut10

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

    Directed byStanley Kubrick

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  • A Walk on the Moon11

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

    Directed byTony Goldwyn

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  • To Die For12
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    ActorsNicole Kidman, Joaquin Phoenix, Matt Dillon, Casey Affleck, George Segal

    Directed byGus Van Sant

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  • Love Actually13

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

    Directed byRichard Curtis

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  • Chloe14
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    Chloe

    2009

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

    Directed byAtom Egoyan

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  • The Other Woman15

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

    Directed byNick Cassavetes

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    #897 of 1,137 The Absolute Funniest Movies Of All Time#1 of 24 The Best Movies About a Midlife Crisis in Women

  • Revolutionary Road16

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

    Directed bySam Mendes

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  • A Perfect Murder17

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

    Directed byAndrew Davis

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  • Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind18

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

    Directed byMichel Gondry

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  • Last Night19
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    ActorsKeira Knightley, Eva Mendes, Sam Worthington, Anson Mount, Guillaume Canet

    Directed byMassy Tadjedin

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  • Anna Karenina20

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

    Directed byJoe Wright

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  • Deconstructing Harry21

    ActorsDemi Moore, Jennifer Garner, Robin Williams, Kirstie Alley, Julia Louis-Dreyfus

    Directed byWoody Allen

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  • Doctor Zhivago22

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

    Directed byDavid Lean

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  • Lucy in the Sky23

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

    Directed byNoah Hawley

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  • The Last Seduction24

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

    Directed byJohn Dahl

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  • Bound25
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    Bound

    1996

    ActorsJennifer Tilly, Gina Gershon, Christopher Meloni, Joe Pantoliano, Richard C. Sarafian

    Directed byAndy Wachowski, Lana Wachowski

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