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The Best Movies About Infidelity

Updated November 16, 2020 3.1k votes 1.3k voters 289.6k views78 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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  • 1
    Unfaithful
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    ActorsDiane Lane, Richard Gere, Michelle Monaghan, Erik Per Sullivan, Michael Emerson

    Directed byAdrian Lyne

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    Fatal Attraction

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

    Directed byAdrian Lyne

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  • 3
    American Beauty

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

    Directed bySam Mendes

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    Indecent Proposal

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

    Directed byAdrian Lyne

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    The Graduate
    80
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    ActorsDustin Hoffman, Anne Bancroft, Richard Dreyfuss, Katharine Ross, Norman Fell

    Directed byMike Nichols

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    What Lies Beneath

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

    Directed byRobert Zemeckis

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    Closer
    89
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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 Shut

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

    Directed byStanley Kubrick

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  • 9
    A Walk on the Moon

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

    Directed byTony Goldwyn

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

    Directed byGus Van Sant

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  • 11
    Love Actually

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

    Directed byRichard Curtis

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  • 12
    The Other Woman

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

    Directed byNick Cassavetes

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  • 13
    A Perfect Murder

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

    Directed byAndrew Davis

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  • 14
    Revolutionary Road

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

    Directed bySam Mendes

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  • 15
    Last Night
    21
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    ActorsKeira Knightley, Eva Mendes, Sam Worthington, Anson Mount, Guillaume Canet

    Directed byMassy Tadjedin

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  • 16
    Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind

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

    Directed byMichel Gondry

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    Anna Karenina

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

    Directed byJoe Wright

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  • 18
    Terms of Endearment

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

    Directed byJames L. Brooks

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  • 19
    A Little Sex
    17
    10

    ActorsWendie Malick, Wallace Shawn, Kate Capshaw, Tim Matheson, Frankie Faison

    Directed byBruce Paltrow

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  • 20
    Lucy in the Sky

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

    Directed byNoah Hawley

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  • 21
    The Last Seduction

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

    Directed byJohn Dahl

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    Bound
    27
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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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  • 23
    The Soft Skin

    ActorsFrançoise Dorléac, Daniel Ceccaldi, Jean Desailly

    Directed byFrançois Truffaut

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  • 24
    Secret Window

    ActorsJohnny Depp, Maria Bello, John Turturro, Timothy Hutton, Charles S. Dutton

    Directed byDavid Koepp

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  • 25
    The Descendants

    ActorsGeorge Clooney, Shailene Woodley, Judy Greer, Matthew Lillard, Beau Bridges

    Directed byAlexander Payne

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