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The Best Cheating Wife Movies

Updated October 7, 2020 6.4k votes 7.4k voters 781.9k views31 items

Looking for a good cheating wife movie? Then you're in the right spot, this list has several movies like Unfaithful. There's just something about infidelity that's appealing when it doesn't involve yourself. Whether you're hoping the women get caught for being unfaithful cheaters or you think the love affair is more important, this cheating wives movies list is just for you. 

Maybe you're looking for a steamy thriller film or just a cheating wife movie, you'll definitely find your next favorite on this list. Be sure to vote up your favorite movies based on a cheating wife below. You might even be able to find a few of these top cheating wife movies online with Netflix or similar streaming service.

When you're done, be sure to check out our list of movies about cheating in relationships.

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    Unfaithful is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Cheating Wife Movies
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    Unfaithful

    Diane Lane, Richard Gere

    Released2002

    Directed byAdrian Lyne

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    A Walk on the Moon is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Cheating Wife Movies
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    A Walk on the Moon

    Anna Paquin, Diane Lane

    Released1999

    Directed byTony Goldwyn

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    Little Children is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Cheating Wife Movies
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    Little Children

    Jennifer Connelly, Kate Winslet

    Released2006

    Directed byTodd Field

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    Caught is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Cheating Wife Movies
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    Caught

    María Conchita Alonso, Edward James Olmos

    Released1996

    Directed byRobert M. Young

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    La Mujer de Mi Hermano is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Cheating Wife Movies
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    La Mujer de Mi Hermano

    Bárbara Mori, Gaby Espino

    Released2005

    Directed byRicardo de Montreuil

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    Young Adam is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Cheating Wife Movies
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    Young Adam

    Ewan McGregor, Tilda Swinton

    Released2003

    Directed byDavid Mackenzie

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    Leaving is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Cheating Wife Movies
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    Leaving

    Kristin Scott Thomas, Sergi López i Ayats

    Released2009

    Directed byCatherine Corsini

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    The Door in the Floor is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Cheating Wife Movies
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    The Door in the Floor

    Kim Basinger, Jeff Bridges

    Released2004

    Directed byTod Williams

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    Indecent Proposal is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Cheating Wife Movies
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    Indecent Proposal

    Demi Moore, Robert Redford

    Released1993

    Directed byAdrian Lyne

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    The Postman Always Rings Twice is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Cheating Wife Movies
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    The Postman Always Rings Twice

    Jack Nicholson, Jessica Lange

    Released1981

    Directed byBob Rafelson

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    A Perfect Murder is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Cheating Wife Movies
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    A Perfect Murder

    Gwyneth Paltrow, Viggo Mortensen

    Released1998

    Directed byAndrew Davis

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    Asylum is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Cheating Wife Movies
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    Asylum

    Ian McKellen, Natasha Richardson

    Released2005

    Directed byDavid Mackenzie

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    Body Heat is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Cheating Wife Movies
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    Body Heat

    Mickey Rourke, Kathleen Turner

    Released1981

    Directed byLawrence Kasdan

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    Delta of Venus is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Cheating Wife Movies
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    Delta of Venus

    Costas Mandylor, Marek Vašut

    Released1995

    Directed byZalman King

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    This Is Where I Leave You is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Cheating Wife Movies
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    This Is Where I Leave You

    Tina Fey, Jane Fonda

    Released2014

    Directed byShawn Levy

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    Careful What You Wish For is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Cheating Wife Movies
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    Careful What You Wish For

    Nick Jonas, Isabel Lucas

    Directed byElizabeth Allen Rosenbaum

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    Double Indemnity is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Cheating Wife Movies
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    Double Indemnity

    Fred MacMurray, Barbara Stanwyck

    Released1944

    Directed byBilly Wilder

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    Payback is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Cheating Wife Movies
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    Payback

    Joan Severance, C. Thomas Howell

    Released1995

    Directed byAnthony Hickox

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    Chloe is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Cheating Wife Movies
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    Chloe

    Amanda Seyfried, Nina Dobrev

    Released2009

    Directed byAtom Egoyan

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    The Descendants is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Cheating Wife Movies
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    The Descendants

    George Clooney, Shailene Woodley

    Released2011

    Directed byAlexander Payne

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    Nocturnal Animals is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Cheating Wife Movies
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    Nocturnal Animals

    Amy Adams, Jake Gyllenhaal

    Released2016

    Directed byTom Ford

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    The Aftermath is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Cheating Wife Movies
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    The Aftermath

    Alexander Skarsgård, Keira Knightley

    Released2019

    Directed byJames Kent

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    Fracture is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Cheating Wife Movies
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    Fracture

    Ryan Gosling, Anthony Hopkins

    Released2007

    Directed byGregory Hoblit

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    Meet Bill is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Cheating Wife Movies
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    Meet Bill

    Jessica Alba, Elizabeth Banks

    Released2007

    Directed byMelisa Wallick, Bernie Goldmann

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    American Beauty is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Cheating Wife Movies
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    American Beauty

    Kevin Spacey, Annette Bening

    Released1999

    Directed bySam Mendes

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