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20 best movies like Unfaithful (2002)

List of the best movies like Unfaithful (2002): Careful What You Wish For, Tulip Fever, An Affair, Guilty of Romance, Alleluia, Between Your Legs, The Weight of Water, Sliver, Swimfan, The Face of an Angel.

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Markimdb: 5.7
Genrethriller, drama
CountryUSA
Duration02:20
CharactersLesbians, Blonde girls, Sheriffs
PlotLove, Relationship, Money, Death, Vacation
PlaceOffice
StyleUnexpected ending, Action, Twisted plot, Tense, For men

A guy gets more than he bargained for after entering into an affair with the wife of an investment banker. Soon, a suspicious death and substantial life insurance policy embroil him in a scandal.

Markimdb: 6.2
Genremelodrama, drama, history
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration02:04
CharactersHorses, Thieves, Artists, Artists
PlotLove, Dancing, Treason, Money, Friendship
PlaceShips
StyleSoulful, Heavy, Tense, Touching, Disturbing

An artist falls for a married young woman while he's commissioned to paint her portrait. The two invest in the risky tulip market in hopes to build a future together.

Markimdb: 5.5
Genrethriller, drama
CountryNorway
CharactersTeens, Teachers
PlotLove, Passion, Relationship, Obsession, Love with age difference
PlaceSchool
StyleRomantic, Fascinating, Tense, Disturbing

A newly appointed teacher finds herself being followed, and soon discovers that one of her own students is obsessed with her.

Markimdb: 6.8
Genreaction, thriller, comedy, melodrama, drama
CountryJapan
CharactersModels
PlotOn real events, Passion, Mystery
PlaceJapan, Asia
StyleAction, Fascinating, Heavy, Explicit scenes, Depressive

A detective probes the brutal murder of a woman in a red light district while a housewife hides her double life as a prostitute from her husband.

Markimdb: 6.2
Genrehorror, thriller, melodrama, crime
CountryBelgium, France
Duration01:33
CharactersWomanizers, Partners, Single mothers
PlotOn real events, Passion, Money, Obsession, Jealousy
StyleAction, Gloomy, Serious, Disturbing

Michel, a murderous womanizer, meets introverted Gloria online and treats her to a whirlwind one-night-stand. Offering herself as an accomplice in his seductive crimes, the unhinged lovers embark on a deadly odyssey amplified by wild sex, unbridled jealousy, and passionate forays into the dark arts. This smart and gory shocker breathes new life into the lovesick horror genre to serve up a chilling tale of white-hot desperation and terrifying devotion.

Markimdb: 6.3
Genrethriller, melodrama, drama, detective
CountrySpain, France
Duration01:55
CharactersDogs
PlotPassion, Investigation, Obsession, Radio, Pads
StyleExplicit scenes, Serious, Disturbing

Miranda, a sex addict, works for a radio station and is married to a cop. She signs up for therapy in order to deal with her sex addiction. Also in the group is Javier, a sex-phone junkie. The two misfits hit it off and a torid affair ensues. But things get a little complicated when Javier finds out that this phone sex trysts have been secretly taped and being distributed all over Madrid, and that his ex-wife is living with his business partner. Elsewhere, while investigating a murder case, Felix discovers Miranda's affair with Javier.

Markimdb: 5.9
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA, Canada, France
Duration01:53
PlotOn real events, Passion, Investigation, Fate, Mystery
PlaceIslands
StyleAction, Atmospheric, Gloomy, Serious, Disturbing

A newspaper photographer, Jean, researches the lurid and sensational axe murder of two women in 1873 as an editorial tie-in with a brutal modern double murder. She discovers a cache of papers that appear to give an account of the murders by an eyewitness.

Markimdb: 5.1
Genrethriller, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:43
CharactersSerial killers
PlotPassion, Investigation, Obsession, Pursuit, Mystery
PlaceNew York
StyleExciting, Twisted plot, Explicit scenes, Disturbing

A woman moves into an apartment in Manhattan and learns that the previous tenant's life ended mysteriously after they fell from the balcony.

Markimdb: 5.1
Genrethriller, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:25
CharactersTeens
PlotPassion, Obsession, Pursuit, Mental disorders, Swimming
PlaceHospitals
StyleAction, Serious, Disturbing

Ben Cronin has it all: the admiration of his many friends, a terrific girlfriend, and he's on the fast-track to an athletic scholarship. Ben's rock-solid, promising future and romance are turned upside-down with the arrival of Madison Bell. Madison, the new girl in town, quickly sets her sights on the impressionable Ben. While their first few meetings are innocent enough, the obsessive and seductive Madison wants more ... much more.

Markimdb: 4.6
Genrethriller
CountryUnited Kingdom, Italy, Spain, USA
Duration01:41
CharactersMonsters, Students, Writers, Lawyers
PlotOn real events, Dancing, Money, Investigation, Obsession
PlaceAircraft, Italy, Party, Hotels
StylePsychological problems, Action, By books, Serious, Disturbing

Both a journalist and a documentary filmmaker chase the story of a murder and its prime suspect.

Markimdb: 7.6
Genrethriller, melodrama, drama, crime
CountryFrance
Duration01:21
CharactersSerial killers, Spy
PlotPassion, Investigation, Obsession, False accusations
StylePsychological problems, Atmospheric, Gloomy, Serious, Disturbing

A French man spies on a lovely younger woman across the way. When he's spotted by the woman shortly after being questioned by the police about a local murder, the man's simple life becomes more complicated.

Markimdb: 6.3
Genrethriller, drama
CountryRussia
Duration01:55
CharactersBartenders
PlotTreason, Revenge, Passion, Love triangle, Jealousy
PlaceRussia, Hotels
StyleAtmospheric, Gloomy, Serious

While examining one of her patients, a doctor reveals that her husband is cheating with the patient's wife.

Markimdb: 6.8
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountryDenmark
CharactersPolice, Losers
PlaceSmall cities
StylePsychological problems, Action, Atmospheric, Fascinating, Gloomy

Robert Hansen, 34, a young police officer from Copenhagen, is transferred against his will to the small town of Skarrild in Southern Jutland as a substitute Marshall. The transfer is Robert’s chance to start over. Whether he is allowed to return to his job in Copenhagen, all depends on how well he performs in this frontier town.

Markimdb: 5.6
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA, Germany, France
Duration02:01
CharactersActors
PlotPassion, Investigation, Obsession, Love triangle, Mystery
PlaceUSA, Los Angeles
StyleAtmospheric, Smart, Tense, Gloomy, Serious

Lee Blanchard and Bucky Bleichert are former boxers-turned-cops in 1940s Los Angeles and, when an aspiring young actress turns up dead, Blanchard and Bleichert must grapple with corruption, narcissism, stag films and family madness as they pursue the killer.

Markimdb: 4.6
Genrethriller
CountryMexico
PlotPassion, Seduction, Blackmail
PlacePrison, Hotels
StyleAction, Heavy, Serious, Disturbing

Arturo Bolaño is a mediocre insurance salesman who loves women, booze and any short cut he can find to Easy Street. He thinks he's found it with the beautiful Rebeca Solis, the wife of the owner of the hotel where he stays on business. Rebeca wants nothing more than to escape from her husband and after Arturo falls in love, she asks him to help her get rid of him. The plan goes without a hitch but just as they think they are going to get away with murder, they receive an anonymous letter from a witness to the crime.

Markimdb: 6.5
Genrecomedy, drama, crime
CountrySpain, Mexico
CharactersDogs, Teachers, Writers, Lawyers, Old man
PlotChess, Cars, Fight, Investigation, Death
PlacePrison, Office
TimeNight
StyleUnexpected ending, Fascinating, Tense, Black humor, Serious

Álvaro, a man obsessed with the idea of writing what he brands as “high literature,” manipulates the lives and feelings of the people around him to write about the consequences caused by his devious acts.

Markimdb: 6.2
Genrethriller, detective
CountryItaly, Spain
PlotPassion, Obsession, Blackmail
PlaceItaly
StyleAtmospheric, Serious, Disturbing

The wife of a financially struggling businessman is blackmailed by a mysterious man into having a sadistic relationship with him, or he will release damning evidence that suggests that her husband is a murderer.

Markimdb: 6.1
Genrethriller, melodrama, drama, crime, detective
CountryGermany, USA
Duration02:02
CharactersWriters, Old man
PlotMoney, Mystery, Missing people, Cheating, Pads
StyleAction, Soulful, Atmospheric, Tense, Gloomy

A recently released ex-con gets involved in a fake kidnapping scheme that turns very real.

Markimdb: 5.5
Genrethriller, detective
CountryCanada, New Zealand, United Kingdom
Duration01:32
CharactersSerial killers, Students
PlotInvestigation, Obsession, Rivalry
PlaceCollege
StylePsychological problems, Action, Tense, Gloomy, Serious

Sara Novak is an introverted college student with a few skeletons in her closet. Shying away from classmates, she prefers to spend time with Vern, an older comic store owner who shares her passion for mind games and riddles. But when the riddles she solves lead to the deaths of those around her, she realizes the riddles are more than a simple game.....

Markimdb: 5.8
Genredrama
CountryPortugal
CharactersDogs, Gay
PlotPassion, Obsession, Pursuit
StyleAtmospheric, Heavy, Gloomy, Serious, Disturbing

Sergio is a brooding, alienated man who works as a trash collector in Lisbon by day and roams the city streets by night seeking rough, anonymous sex with men. One night he meets a man who seems to be the embodiment of his tormented fantasies, and he becomes obsessed with the stranger until loneliness and unfulfilled desire propel him finally into a dark and dangerous animalistic state.

Markimdb: 6.6
Genrethriller, melodrama, drama, crime
CountryWest Germany, USA
Duration01:56
PlotPassion, Obsession, Conspiracies
PlaceLos Angeles
StyleAtmospheric, Fascinating, Smart, Tense, Gloomy

This remake of the 1946 movie of the same name accounts an affair between a seedy drifter and a seductive wife of a roadside cafe owner. This begins a chain of events that culminates in murder. Based on a novel by James M. Cain.

Markimdb: 6.3
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryUSA, Canada
Duration01:41
CharactersWriters, Friends
PlotFriendship
PlaceCollege, England
StyleSoulful, Smart, Gloomy, Touching, Serious

Married couple Jack and Terry Linden are experiencing a difficult period in their relationship. When Jack decides to step outside the marriage, he becomes involved with Edith, who happens to be the wife of his best friend and colleague, Hank Evans. Learning of their partners' infidelity, Terry and Hank engage in their own extramarital affair together. Now, both marriages and friendships are on the brink of collapse.

Markimdb: 5.8
Genrethriller, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:29
CharactersTeens, Journalists
PlotLove with age difference, Passion, Obsession, Pursuit, Jealousy
StyleAction, Disturbing

A precocious and obsessive teenager develops a crush on a naive writer with harrowing consequences.

Markimdb: 6.5
Genrethriller, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA, Germany, Saudi Arabia
Duration01:41
PlotReligious
PlaceUSA
StylePsychological problems, Action, Soulful, Gloomy, Serious

A thriller in which a battle of philosophies between a fundamentalist Christian and an atheist escalates into a lethal battle of wills.

Markimdb: 7.5
Genrethriller, melodrama, drama, crime, detective, film noir
CountryUSA
Duration01:53
PlotTravel, Passion
StyleRomantic, Action, Serious, Disturbing

A married woman and a drifter fall in love, then plot to murder her husband.

Markimdb: 6.4
Genremelodrama, drama
CountrySouth Korea, USA
CharactersBlonde girls
PlotPassion
PlaceNew York
StylePsychological problems, Gloomy, Serious

When an American woman begins a dangerous relationship with an attractive immigrant worker, in order to save her marriage, she finds her true self.

Markimdb: 5.9
Genrethriller
CountryUSA
Duration01:30
CharactersSerial killers, Hairdressers
PlotPassion, Investigation, Obsession, True love
PlaceUSA, Small cities
StyleAction, Twisted plot, By books, Serious, Disturbing

Eugene is a small town barber, beloved by the local community, but hiding a deadly secret. John is hunting for a serial killer not to expose him but to learn the business! They form a twisted bond and turn the town upside down as Eugene teaches John to kill.

Markimdb: 7
Genrehorror, thriller, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:41
CharactersVampire, Losers
PlotLoneliness, Supernatural, Pursuit
PlaceSmall cities
TimeDark ones
StyleRomantic, Atmospheric, Tense, Fancy, Gloomy

In the Iranian ghost-town Bad City, a place that reeks of death and loneliness, the townspeople are unaware they are being stalked by a lonesome vampire.

Markimdb: 4.5
Genrehorror
CountrySpain
CharactersDogs, Wolves, Demons, Nurses
PlotFight, Fighting Evil, Supernatural, Witchcraft, Ghosts
PlaceVillage, School, Hospitals
TimeDark ones
StyleGloomy, Disturbing

When Queenie, the Faraday family's grandmother and oppressive matriarch, is finally laid to rest, no one could foresee the horrifying extent of her evil influence, which continues even beyond death.

Markimdb: 6.2
Genrethriller, comedy, drama, detective
CountryIndia
Duration02:17
PlotMystery
StyleDisturbing

Susanna is hungry for love and will go to any extent to find it in its purest form. In her quest for the perfect man, she gets married a number of times as each of her husband's die mysteriously.





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