Highest-Rated Movies about 'Mistress', Sort by Popularity

8 1/2 (1963), Rapt (2009), The War Room (1993), Sparrow (2008), Fashionista (2016), The Horse Soldiers (1959), Dangerous Liaisons (1959), The Midwife (2017) ... Let's take a look at the ranked list of the best Mistress movies.

8 1/2 (1963)

An Italian film director (Marcello Mastroianni) seeking the meaning of life retreats from his wife (Anouk Aimée), mistress and flatterers.

director, wife, mistress, actress, dreamy, passionate, creative

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Rapt (2009)

Philandering industrialist Stanislas Graff (Yvan Attal) is kidnapped, with his ransom set at 50 million euros. After his finger is chopped off to prove the abductors' seriousness, his wife, Francoise (Anne Consigny), meets with the board of directors to discuss how to raise the money quickly -- but evidence of Stanislas' adultery and gambling make the company reluctant to pay. As rumors spread that Stanislas staged the kidnapping to take care of his debts, public sentiment turns against him.

industrialist, wife, kidnapper, mistress, police officer, executive, tense

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The War Room (1993)

Given unprecedented access, documentary filmmakers D.A. Pennebaker Chris Hegedus follow part of the 1992 Clinton campaign for president. During the New Hampshire primary, the campaign hits some stumbling blocks, chief among them the Gennifer Flowers scandal, but nevertheless manages to pull out a second-place finish. From there, strategists George Stephanopoulos and James Carville repair to national campaign headquarters in Little Rock to monitor the remaining duration of the campaign.

candidate, strategist, mistress, politician, tense, confident, charming

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Sparrow (2008)

A gang of pickpockets preys on people in the streets of Hong Kong.

mysterious woman, mistress, engaging, hong kong, advice, beauty, mystery

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Fashionista (2016)

When a woman discovers her husband is having an affair, she throws caution to the wind and has an affair herself with a mysterious pick-up from a bar. The man, in true thriller fashion, turns out to be way more dangerous than she ever bargained for.

husband, wife, mistress, mysterious man, stalker, customer, creepy

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The Horse Soldiers (1959)

A pacifist doctor (William Holden) joins a Union colonel's (John Wayne) cavalry raid in Confederate territory.

major, colonel, surgeon, southern belle, mistress, slave, thrilling

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Dangerous Liaisons (1959)

Affairs strewn from Paris to the Alps disintegrate a couple's (Gérard Philipe, Jeanne Moreau) marriage.

husband, wife, beautiful woman, boyfriend, mistress, lover, passionate

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The Midwife (2017)

Claire is a tightly wound midwife who forms an unlikely friendship with Béatrice, her late father's free-spirited mistress. Though polar opposites, the two women come to rely on each other after Béatrice reveals that she has brain cancer.

midwife, father, single woman, son, sweetheart, mistress, moving

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Spider (2002)

Haunted by his childhood, a psychotic loner (Ralph Fiennes) has difficulty after his release from a mental institution.

mental patient, schizophrenic, father, mother, mistress, friend, disturbing

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The Apartment (1960)

A man tries to rise in his company by letting its executives use his apartment for trysts, but complications and a romance of his own ensue.

insurance salesman, manager, mistress, charming, witty, tender, dark

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Into the Wild (2007)

After graduating from Emory University, top student and athlete Christopher McCandless abandons his possessions, gives his entire $24,000 savings account to charity and hitchhikes to Alaska to live in the wilderness. Along the way, Christopher encounters a series of characters that shape his life.

student, farmer, mistress, wealthy man, emotional, engaging, alaska

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Investigation of a Citizen Above Suspicion (1970)

A chief of detectives, homicide section, kills his mistress and deliberately leaves clues to prove his own responsibility for the crime.

police detective, mistress, police officer, murderer, victim, colleague, dark

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Sunrise (1927)

An allegorical tale about a man fighting the good and evil within him. Both sides are made flesh - one a sophisticated woman he is attracted to and the other his wife.

farmer, wife, mistress, baby, inspiring, striking, touching

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Three Colors: Red (1994)

A model discovers a retired judge is keen on invading people's privacy.

model, boyfriend, neighbor, girlfriend, emotional, playful, geneva

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The Big Heat (1953)

Tough cop Dave Bannion takes on a politically powerful crime syndicate.

gangster, kingpin, police detective, wife, husband, mistress, dark

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The Last Picture Show (1971)

In 1951, a group of high schoolers come of age in a bleak, isolated, atrophied West Texas town that is slowly dying, both culturally and economically.

student, mistress, coach, mother, waitress, small-business owner, bleak

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Diabolique (1955)

The wife and mistress of a loathed school principal hatch a plan to murder him while having the perfect alibi. They carry out the plan...but then his body disappears.

teacher, headmaster, detective, wife, mistress, suspenseful, tense

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Doctor Zhivago (1965)

The life of a Russian physician and poet who, although married to another, falls in love with a political activist's wife and experiences hardship during World War I and then the October Revolution.

doctor, brother, niece, wife, politician, mistress, passionate

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The Tenth Victim (1965)

A lusty man (Marcello Mastroianni) and a cold woman (Ursula Andress) play victim and hunter in a 21st-century TV game of life and death.

hunter, man, mistress, lawyer, professor, wild, outlandish

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The Sword of Doom (1966)

Through his unconscionable actions against others, a sociopath samurai builds a trail of vendettas that follow him closely.

samurai, competitor, brother, mistress, assassin, intense, chilling

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The Earrings of Madame De ... (1953)

When an aristocratic woman known only as "Madame de . . ." sells a pair of earrings given to her by her husband in order to pay some debts, she sets off a chain reaction of financial and carnal consequences that can end only in despair.

general, wife, mistress, jeweler, aristocrat, unrestrained, passionate

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Three Colors: Blue (1993)

A woman struggles to find a way to live her life after the death of her husband and child.

widow, friend, exotic dancer, mother, journalist, mistress, touching

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The Lion in Winter (1968)

1183 A.D.: King Henry II's three sons all want to inherit the throne, but he won't commit to a choice. They and his wife variously plot to force him.

king henry ii, queen, prince, mistress, son, engaging, intricate

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Seven Days in May (1964)

United States military leaders plot to overthrow the President because he supports a nuclear disarmament treaty and they fear a Soviet sneak attack.

president, military officer, assistant, mistress, tense, intricate, suspenseful

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The End of Summer (1962)

The family of an older man who runs a small sake brewery become concerned with his finances and his health after they discover him visiting an old mistress from his youth.

father, daughter, mistress, son-in-law, grandson, emotional, melodramatic

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The Promised Land (1975)

At the turn of the century, Lodz, Poland was a quick-paced manufacturing center for textiles, replete with cutthroat industrialists and unsafe working conditions. Three young friends, a Pole, a Jew and a German, pool their money together to build a factory. The movie follows their ruthless pursuit of fortune.

businessman, friend, partner, rival, wife, mistress, emotional

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Tombstone (1993)

A successful lawman's plans to retire anonymously in Tombstone, Arizona, are disrupted by the kind of outlaws he was famous for eliminating.

marshal, gunslinger, cowboy, outlaw, addict, mistress, intense

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Mephisto (1981)

In early-1930s Germany, a passionate stage actor finds himself before a dilemma: renounce his apolitical stance and comply with the Reich's doctrine, or face oblivion. But, Faustian bargains never end well. What is the price of success?

actor, wife, mistress, nazi, dancer, patron, dark

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Ray (2004)

The story of the life and career of the legendary rhythm and blues musician Ray Charles, from his humble beginnings in the South, where he went blind at age seven, to his meteoric rise to stardom during the 1950s and 1960s.

mother, wife, mistress, manager, blues singer, emotional, inspiring

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The Birds, the Bees and the Italians (1966)

Three stories, all set in Treviso. Various couple experience adultery at a party, a bank clerk abandons his wife for his mistress and all the men in the end are prosecuted for having intercourse with an underage girl.

doctor, underage girl, wife, mistress, father, cashier, amusing

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