Unfaithful (2002)

Diane Lane is a wayward wife and Richard Gere is her suspicious husband in Adrian Lyne's Unfaithful. Connie (Lane) leaves her suburban home on an errand, venturing into Manhattan during a wicked windstorm. On a trash-strewn Soho street,… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: December 17, 2002
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Critic Score: 49% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: Diane Lane shines in the role, but the movie adds nothing new to the genre and the resolution is unsatisfying.

Michael Wilmington
Chicago Tribune

A movie about sexuality that really throbs with eroticism.

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Peter Rainer
New York Magazine/Vulture

A glossy, depthless melodrama.

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Nell Minow
Common Sense Media

Not for kids, but some adults will like it.

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Bill Muller
Arizona Republic

The movie is called Unfaithful, but it's actually extremely faithful -- to the adultery movie rulebook, anyway.

James Berardinelli

After the plot's big turning point, the movie loses its focus and can't decide whether it wants to be a melodrama or a crime thriller.

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Peter Canavese
Groucho Reviews

Works precisely because it is so upsetting, unusually so for a studio film, and so empathetic for Connie at the hands of her attractive manipulator. [Blu-ray]

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Manohla Dargis
L.A. Weekly

What's curious about Unfaithful is just how little it pops.

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Richard Roeper
Ebert & Roeper

Diane Lane is magnificent in this movie.

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Todd Gilchrist
IGN Movies

Unfaithful is not so much about the conventions of a typical bored housewife falls for exotic foreigner with disastrous results story, but in fact plumbs the depths of what really constitutes intimacy, and how complacency, rather than the melodramatic ups

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Flixster Audience Score: 68% Flixster User Reviews
Spencer S.
Somewhere between soft core porn and an Oscar nominated drama.
Tim Salmons
I really don't enjoy these kinds of movies.
Steven Carrier
"Unfaithful" works because it has solid actors as the leads, steady direction, and a script that ties together so many small objects and encounters in… More
Wahida K
Where do you go when you've gone too far?
Nicki Marie
Really good. A bored housewife has an affair with a French man that she meets during a storm. The first half of this is about the sneaking around, the second… More
Anthony Lawrie
Not bad but it?s let down by the fact that all the characters are unlikable and so you care very little of the eventual outcome. It does have its dramatic… More