We’ve all sat down in front of a movie to watch an affair play out and wondered ‘what if?’ and our obsession with affair movies demonstrates that infidelity is a controversial but still very prevalent part of life. So whether you’re a seasoned philanderer or simply a movie fan, our list of must watch affair movies should go straight on your bucket list.
6. Match Point
This creepy offering from Woody Allen is short on gags but big on passion. The story centres on an affair that develops between Tennis coach Chris Wilton (Jonathan Rhys Myers) and sexy American Nola (Scarlett Johansson) who just happens to be his brother in law’s fiancé. The movie starts slowly but the intensity builds into a web of lies deceit and eventually murder.
5. Eyes Wide Shut
Firmly in the ‘so bad it’s good’ category, this very bizarre film which was completed posthumously after Stanley Kubrick died and nearly killed off the careers of both Nicole Kidman and Tom Cruise, as well as spelling the end of their real life marriage. After Kidman’s character admits she almost had an affair, Cruise embarks on an all night sexual odyssey that is at times harrowing, but mostly just very, very strange. Read MoreTags: Adult Dating, Affair, affairs, marital affair, Marriage