Infidelity. You could sit and think of about a 100 films that deal with this theme. But rarely has a film managed to capture the sheer pain, the brutal realities that come with having to share your life with another person. When is it that you really feel unsatisfied in your relationship? It could be you, or your partner. Or perhaps it’s neither of you. It really is a very complex issue.Few films have managed to portray the various complex facets of infidelity and this article takes a look at some of those films. So here we go. Here is the list of top movies about infidelity and adultery. You can watch some of these really good cheating wife movies on Netflix, Hulu, or Amazon Prime.
15. Unfaithful (2002)
Not the best of films but ‘Unfaithful’ brilliantly manages to touch on the themes of love and infidelity in a way that is quite moving and affecting than most films. The story concerns a couple whose marriage gets on the verge of near destruction when the wife becomes deeply infatuated with a stranger she encounters one day. The film has an unsettling atmosphere that plays out to the seething tension present throughout the narrative. It was widely criticised for losing its focus on the plot and turning into a sappy melodrama but what it does is manages to capture the emotional and sexual tension lying underneath every human being regardless of how content they are with their own lives or relationships.
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14. Brokeback Mountain (2005)
Ang Lee’s unforgettable cowboy romance drama is a searing tale of repressed desires and forbidden love. The film tells the story of two shepherds, Ennis and Jack, who develop a complex emotional and sexual relationship during their time in the summer in the Wyoming mountains. Ennis would later go on to marry his fiancee and Jack falls in love with a woman to whom he later gets married. However, years later they meet up and feelings begin to creep up once again and their married lives would eventually tear up. The final scene alone could melt the most stone hearted people.