Some horror films, like those about the undead, make you acquire items for an emergency bug-out bag even though they don’t instill any real dread in you. If you’re single and looking for a partner, stay away from these horror films since they won’t teach you anything useful about dating or relationships. Even if they make you want to be alone forever, movies about psychotic ex-lovers can provide a healthy dose of sensible terror. To be honest, it’s always a good idea to be on the lookout for any odd behavior from your spouse when you’re dating, because it could happen to you at any time! You’ll never be able to sleep at night again if you don’t watch these five “mad ex” flicks. This is the stuff of nightmares, not a zombie apocalypse!
Sharon Leal stars as an entrepreneur/nymphomaniac (who gets into difficulty when she cheats on her husband, played by Boris Kodjoe), in this 2014 thriller based on Zane’s book of the same name (authored by Zane, famous for her sexual fiction novels) (William Levy). You’ll never again fantasize about getting painted by a buff, emotionally disturbed man.
a shattered marriage, deceit, and a psychopath hell-bent on destroying their partner’s life are all part of this thriller/drama from 2014. (using gender-neutral terms to avoid any major spoilers). If you’re afraid of marrying someone with a high IQ, you’ll love Ben Affleck and Rosamund Pike in this film. “Seriously?” You have to be kidding me!
Even if you’ve never considered cheating in the past (which we hope means you haven’t), this film is sure to change your mind. A woman who feels ignored by her husband embarks on an extramarital romance, and Tyler Perry doesn’t disappoint in this 2013 thriller. The husband looks to be the victim throughout the movie, yet your heart will break for someone else totally. There are gasp-worthy and jaw-dropping moments galore on this rollercoaster.
The Boy Next Door
An example of the perils of getting too cozy with someone you don’t know well. Noah’s friend, Claire (Jennifer Lopez), is plainly mentally ill, and she tries to rebound after a messy divorce with her cheating ex (who is of legal age, but still attends high school). One of them dies, but there are so many more incredible incidents that you’ll be vowing to never again be a cougar after watching this film.
The Perfect Guy
When it comes to marriage prospects, a businesswoman and her lover break up in this new (2015) thriller starring the gorgeous Michael Ealy. Upon meeting Carter (Ealy), she is charmed and swayed into thinking he’s the perfect man, but when she finds he’s a psychopath, she ends the relationship, only to have him chase her and hunt down everyone she loves. It will teach you that you will never discover true love in a coffee shop.
Of course, this isn’t a complete list; there are countless additional entertaining films about crazy ex-lovers to be found. Regardless of what you see, take notes. Mr. Wrong could be just around the corner, and it could be the guy you thought was Mr. Right.