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Hotshot Washington lawyer, Robert Dean becomes a victim of high-tech identity theft when a hacker slips an incriminating video into his pocket. Soon, a rogue National Security agent sets out to recover the tape – and destroy Dean.

Directed by: Tony Scott

Who Stars in Enemy of the State

Will Smith
Robert Clayton Dean

Will Smith

Gene Hackman
Edward "Brill" Lyle

Gene Hackman

Jon Voight
Thomas Brian Reynolds

Jon Voight

Lisa Bonet
Rachel Banks

Lisa Bonet

Regina King
Carla Dean

Regina King

Stuart Wilson
Congressman Sam Albert

Stuart Wilson


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Review for Enemy of the State

Author: Wuchak

Fast-paced surveillance-oriented action/thriller with Will Smith, Gene Hackman and Jon Voight RELEASED IN 1998 and directed by Tony Scott, "Enemy of the State” is an action/crime/thriller starring Will Smith as a DC lawyer who unknowingly apprehends evidence of a serious crime involving a formidable politician (Jon Voight) and is subsequently targeted by his NSA goons (Jack Black, Seth Green, etc.) and heavies (Scott Caan, Jake Busey, etc.). He ultimately partners with an ex-NSA surveillance curmudgeon (Gene Hackman). The quick-editing is akin to other popular action flicks of the era, like “Armageddon” (1998), but it’s done expertly and there are enough lulls in the relentless action and character-developing moments to prevent it from being overkill. The surveillance element and Hackman bring to mind Coppola’s “The Conversation” (1974), but the story moves way faster, has more thrills and the characters are more interesting. Lisa Bonet (Jason Momoa’s babe) is stunning as the protagonist’s secret connection and former woman-on-the-side while Regina King is capable as the wife. There are several teases of ravishing women on the periphery. This is a gripping, action-packed thriller that has quality characters and is entertaining throughout. The creators took the time & effort to throw in inspired little gems, like “Baby” the friendly orange & white cat (I have a cat just like him). Smith and Hackman have great conflict-habituated but respectful camaraderie. THE MOVIE RUNS 2 hours, 12 minutes and was shot in Baltimore & Phoenix, Maryland; Washington DC; and Southern Cal (L.A., West Hollywood and Pasadena). WRITER: David Marconi. GRADE: A-


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Production

No Such Productions

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Jerry Bruckheimer Films

Scott Free Productions logo
Scott Free Productions

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Touchstone Pictures


Facts

Status
Released

Release Date
1998-11-20

Original Language
English

Runtime
2 hr 12 mins

Budget
$ 90,000,000.00 (Estimated)

Revenue
$ 250,649,836.00 (USA)

Profit
$ 160,649,836.00 (Estimated in USA)

Genres
Action Drama Thriller

Keywords
corruption washington d.c. helicopter falsely accused identity mexican standoff blackmail intelligence wiretap satellite national security agency (nsa) politics exploding building suspense mystery mafia conspiracy lawyer privacy surveillance baltimore maryland secret hideout


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