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The Best Movies About Infidelity

Updated January 6, 2021 3.2k votes 1.3k voters 294.2k 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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    #38 of 242 The Best Psychological Thrillers of All Time#168 of 372 'Old' Movies Every Young Person Needs To Watch In Their Lifetime

  • American Beauty3

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

    Directed bySam Mendes

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  • Indecent Proposal4

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

    Directed byAdrian Lyne

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  • The Graduate5
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    ActorsDustin Hoffman, Anne Bancroft, Richard Dreyfuss, Katharine Ross, Norman Fell

    Directed byMike Nichols

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    #726 of 1,189 Every Oscar Winning Film Ever#38 of 369 The Best Movies Based On Books

  • What Lies Beneath6

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

    Directed byRobert Zemeckis

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    #244 of 720 The Best Horror Movies Of All Time#14 of 32 Blockbusters With No Cultural Impact Whatsoever, Ranked

  • Closer7
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    Closer

    2004

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

    Directed byMike Nichols

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  • A Walk on the Moon8

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

    Directed byTony Goldwyn

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  • Eyes Wide Shut9

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

    Directed byStanley Kubrick

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    #10 of 10 10 Hidden Messages In Well-Known Films You Probably Missed#67 of 134 The Best Movies You Never Want to Watch Again

  • To Die For10
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    ActorsNicole Kidman, Joaquin Phoenix, Matt Dillon, Casey Affleck, George Segal

    Directed byGus Van Sant

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    #51 of 100 Movies Turning 25 In 2020#3 of 70 The Best Nicole Kidman Movies

  • Love Actually11

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

    Directed byRichard Curtis

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    #114 of 277 The Top Tearjerker Movies That Make Men Cry#72 of 355 The Best Rainy Day Movies

  • The Other Woman12

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

    Directed byNick Cassavetes

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    #898 of 1,137 The Absolute Funniest Movies Of All Time#4 of 24 The Best Movies About a Midlife Crisis in Women

  • Last Night13
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    ActorsKeira Knightley, Eva Mendes, Sam Worthington, Anson Mount, Guillaume Canet

    Directed byMassy Tadjedin

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  • Revolutionary Road14

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

    Directed bySam Mendes

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    #48 of 170 The Most Utterly Depressing Movies Ever Made#273 of 836 The Greatest Chick Flicks Ever Made

  • A Perfect Murder15

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

    Directed byAndrew Davis

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    #48 of 280 The Best Whodunit Movies#12 of 31 The Best Cheating Wife Movies

  • Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind16

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

    Directed byMichel Gondry

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  • Anna Karenina17

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

    Directed byJoe Wright

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    #45 of 78 The Best Period Romance Movies#6 of 24 Great Period Movies Set in the 19th Century

  • A Little Sex18
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    ActorsWendie Malick, Wallace Shawn, Kate Capshaw, Tim Matheson, Frankie Faison

    Directed byBruce Paltrow

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  • Terms of Endearment19

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

    Directed byJames L. Brooks

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    #23 of 46 Movies That Won Best Picture at the Oscars and Golden Globes#185 of 314 The Funniest '80s Movies

  • The Last Seduction20

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

    Directed byJohn Dahl

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    #56 of 62 The Best Movies Where the Bad Guy Wins#27 of 59 The Very Best New Noir Movies

  • Lucy in the Sky21

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

    Directed byNoah Hawley

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  • Little Children22

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

    Directed byTodd Field

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    #333 of 541 The Greatest Guilty Pleasure Movies#399 of 456 The Most Quotable Movies of All Time

  • Bound23
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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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  • The Descendants24

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

    Directed byAlexander Payne

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    #302 of 675 The Best Movies Roger Ebert Gave Four Stars#185 of 199 The Biggest Tearjerker Movies of All Time

  • The Soft Skin25

    ActorsFrançoise Dorléac, Daniel Ceccaldi, Jean Desailly

    Directed byFrançois Truffaut

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