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R| 2 hr. 7 min.

Plot Summary
Corrupt National Security Agency official Thomas Reynolds (Jon Voight) has a congressman assassinated to assure the passage of expansive new surveillance legislation. When a videotape of the murder ends up in the hands of Robert Clayton Dean (Will Smith), a labor lawyer and dedicated family man, he is framed for murder. With the help of ex-intelligence agent Edward "Brill" Lyle (Gene Hackman), Dean attempts to throw Reynolds off his trail and prove his innocence.

Cast: Will Smith , Gene Hackman , Jon Voight , Lisa Bonet , Regina King , Stuart Wilson , Tom Sizemore , Loren Dean

Director: Tony Scott

Genres: Thriller, Action

Distributor: Buena Vista International [us], Touchstone Home Video, Buena Vista Pictures

Enemy of the State (1998)

Release Date: November 20th, 1998|2 hr. 7 min.

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  • 80
    Peter Travers Rolling Stone

    Bruckheimer and director Tony Scott have wisely set their course by Will Smith, who is sensational in a dramatic role that leans on him to carry a movie without the help of aliens or Big Willie-style jokes for every occasion. show more

  • 50
    Mick LaSalle San Francisco Chronicle

    A frustrating film that feels cobbled together. show more

  • 88
    Mike Clark USA Today

    The picture is solidly crafted, performed to the hilt and full of humor. show more

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