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By Nell Minow, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 18+

Not for kids, but some adults will like it.

Movie R 2002 124 minutes
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A Lot or a Little?

What you will—and won't—find in this movie.

Community Reviews

age 17+

Based on 4 parent reviews

age 18+

Excellent. But NOT for kids.

Excellent movie with superb acting. Adults only!
age 17+

glorified porn movie is all this one is

this is a glorified porn movie without the porn rating. one sex scene after the other. one violent scene were the husband kills the lover. very coarse language the F word is used quite frequently. I wouldnt advise this movie for anyone under 17

This title has:

Too much sex
Too much swearing

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (4 ):
Kids say (1 ):

Adults may consider Unfaithful a worthwhile portrayal of emotional suspense, told with director Adrian Lyne's characteristic visual flair. But it's not for kids -- it's a shocker. None of the plot elements are novel, but the seduction is handled very smoothly, without a lot of the emotional short-hand that would leave the story hollow. In fact, the strength of this film is its very down to earth emotional perceptiveness.

The movie makes us constantly aware of the currents of affection that run between the characters, yet the best scene in the film is the confrontation. Neither knows exactly what to do, and it's in this strange emotional limbo that a tragic choice is made.

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