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Adult Written byjohnstj2 April 9, 2008
Adult Written byAshnak April 9, 2008

Great Thriller Action Movie

This movie is great for someone with an appreation and understanding of the government. Will Smith is great in this movie.
Adult Written byCastellanos July 18, 2009
Enemy of the State is a very well made political thriller. Will Smith is a terrific actor, as always, and the rest of the cast are very good too. Enemy of the State is for any fan of thrillers that have a political edge to it. I'd also recommend it for people who likes action movies that have politics mixed in. Parents should know that throughout this movie a man is hunted down by a corrupt government official for having footage of a murder (which the viewer sees, a man is forcefully injected with a sedative, then locked in his car and pushed into the lake to drown). Other violence includes; a man getting hit by a firetruck (we see his twisted body up close) and a bloody gun battle at close range resulting in many, many dead bodies. There are about 12 f-words and a handful of other profanities. The corrupt government official is very menacing and uses many illegal and extreme methods of trying to cover up for a murder. However, the violence in this film is very tame for an "R" rating.
Educator and Parent Written bytechteacher5 May 7, 2012

Educational use here...

This movie came from an era of soft "R" ratings when there was a lot of violence and swearing in movies. As far as todays standards go, this would be considered a "PG-13." It has educational value in its use of communcation technology.