100

San Francisco Chronicle

By Mick LaSalle
It's that rare kind of movie that comes along only a handful of times each year -- gut-level entertainment that's oddly profound.
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91

Entertainment Weekly

By Owen Gleiberman
Sensational sex-and-its-consequences melodrama.
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90

Wall Street Journal

By Joe Morgenstern
Meticulously crafted and beautifully performed.
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90

Rolling Stone

By Peter Travers
Lane is a force of nature. Her slow-burning, fiercely erotic performance charges the movie.
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88

Chicago Tribune

By Michael Wilmington
All the accolades Lyne got for "Fatal Attraction" -- and didn't really merit -- he deserves here.
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88

USA Today

By Mike Clark
Unfaithful doesn't push the melodrama the way "Attraction" did, but it lingers in the mind as much.
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88

New York Daily News

By Jami Bernard
The movie doesn't stoop to cheap psychoanalysis and must be commended for a bravely ambiguous ending. But most of the credit goes to Lane, who is simply extraordinary as a woman whose body is at war with her conscience.
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75

Chicago Sun-Times

By Roger Ebert
That's what's intriguing about the film: Instead of pumping up the plot with recycled manufactured thrills, it's content to contemplate two reasonably sane adults who get themselves into an almost insoluble dilemma.
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63

Philadelphia Inquirer

By Steven Rea
Despite some fine, nuanced acting (it's Lane's movie, to be sure), Unfaithful doesn't get much deeper than a romance novel.
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50

Boston Globe

By Wesley Morris
Despite the Gallic source material, what we truly have in Unfaithful is a tasteful, adult-contemporary ''Fatal Attraction'' redux, right down to the mister's Soho address and the happy family tucked away in the New York hinterlands.
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63 out of 100
Generally favorable reviews
Metascore® based on all critic reviews. Scores range from 0 to 100, with higher scores indicating more favorable reviews.