Enemy (2014)

Academy Award Nominee Jake Gyllenhaal reteams with his PRISONERS director, Academy Award Nominee Denis Villeneuve, in this sexy and hypnotically surreal psychological thriller that breathes new life into the doppleganger tradition. Adam… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: June 24, 2014
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Critic Score: 75% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: Thanks to a strong performance from Jake Gyllenhaal and smart direction from Denis Villeneuve, Enemy hits the mark as a tense, uncommonly adventurous thriller.

Dana Stevens

I can't get Enemy's peculiar, fevered mood, or the memory of that wackadoo last image, out of my head.

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Colin Covert
Minneapolis Star Tribune

Enemy is a bewilderingly skillful metaphysical thriller combining Swiss-watch engineering and surrealism, like one of Dali's melted timepieces.

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Chris Stuckmann

From the opening shot of Enemy, you are trained to expect something out of the ordinary.

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Steven Rea
Philadelphia Inquirer

A spooky enigma, more ponderous than provocative, more silly than suspenseful.

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Peter Rainer
Christian Science Monitor

Movies about doubles are, almost by definition, creepy, but Villeneuve, not to be outdone, piles on the weirdness.

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Ed Whitfield
The Ooh Tray

Rewarding for those who enjoy the menace and mystery that accompanies the cinema of the mind.

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Rafer Guzman

Despite some flaws and frustrations, this is one movie whose ending you will not see coming.

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Peter Hartlaub
San Francisco Chronicle

"Enemy" is what might happen if someone let Terrence Malick make a "Twilight Zone" episode, with a quick rewrite by David Cronenberg.

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Stefan Pape

The eerie music and abstract, experimental approach to storytelling creates a disquieting ambiance which emanates off the screen, turning what could effectively be a light tale, into something that seems so sinister.

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Flixster Audience Score: 60% Flixster User Reviews
KJ Proulx
Bafflingly brilliant in every way, "Enemy" marks a career high for Jake Gyllenhaal, as he portrays the characters of Adam and Anthony. After seeing a… More
Manu Gino
You can't escape Yourself! Very Good Film! Enemy is the latest thriller from Canadian director Denis Villeneuve, and it stands as a hybrid mix of David… More
Kase Vollebregt
Villanueve's latest sends a shiver down the spine, a thrilling and contemplative film that leaves audiences perplexed and engaged. Few films instill such… More
Michael S
"Enemy" is a masterfully contained surrealist puzzle from Quebecois filmmaker Denis Villeneuve (Incendies, Prisoners) and a chilling foray into the… More
Christian C
Definitely not a pure "entertainment" type of film. I really had to think about this one after the film's conclusion to sort all the pieces out… More
Nicki Marie
Somehow wound up watching both this and "the double" in the same evening. Which is freaky as they both have a similar storyline and knew nothing about… More