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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 Bell (Gyllenhaal) is a glum, disheveled history professor, who seems disinterested even in his beautiful girlfriend, Mary (Laurent). Watching a movie on the recommendation of a colleague, Adam spots his double, a bit-part actor named Anthony Clair, and decides to track him down. The identical men meet and their lives become bizarrely and irrevocably… More
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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 74%

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"I can't get Enemy's peculiar, fevered mood, or the memory of that wackadoo last image, out of my head."
‑ Dana Stevens, Slate
"Enemy is a bewilderingly skillful metaphysical thriller combining Swiss-watch engineering and surrealism, like one of Dali's melted timepieces."
‑ Colin Covert, Minneapolis Star Tribune
"You cannot shake 'ENEMY' from your memory once you've seen it. Recalling the final scene actually changes one's breathing."
‑ Rhett Bartlett, Dial M For Movies
"It has the feeling of a film not thought about all the way through, one that seems as though it was improvised scene by scene. There was certainly the start of a good idea in here, it's just a shame that we don't get to see it come to life."
‑ Jeff Beck, Examiner.com
"An eerie doppelganger drama"
‑ Robert Denerstein, Movie Habit
"A spooky enigma, more ponderous than provocative, more silly than suspenseful."
‑ Steven Rea, Philadelphia Inquirer
"Movies about doubles are, almost by definition, creepy, but Villeneuve, not to be outdone, piles on the weirdness."
‑ Peter Rainer, Christian Science Monitor
"In one of the most striking and perplexing final scenes of a film in recent memory, Villeneuve's Enemy is at its most enigmatic."
‑ Blake Howard, 2UE That Movie Show
"Apreciar um filme apenas como experiência narrativa ou pela força de suas atuações não é proibido - e explorar seus temas após a sessão é um esforço intelectual que pode ser imensamente divertido em vez de frustrante."
‑ Pablo Villaca, Cinema em Cena
"Challenging "Enemy" Refuses to Pander"
‑ Charles Koplinski, Illinois Times
"Despite some flaws and frustrations, this is one movie whose ending you will not see coming."
‑ Rafer Guzman, Newsday
""Enemy" is what might happen if someone let Terrence Malick make a "Twilight Zone" episode, with a quick rewrite by David Cronenberg."
‑ Peter Hartlaub, San Francisco Chronicle
"Jake Gyllenhaal meets his doppelgänger - or maybe it's also him - and mostly they argue over whether they are secretly [appropriating] each other's female property and so everyone gets extremely upset."
‑ MaryAnn Johanson, Flick Filosopher
"Enemy lets its audience put the dots together, but every single one of those dots have been completely thought out by Villeneuve and all involved."
‑ Jack Giroux, Film School Rejects
"Among all the movies out there about seeing double, this one feels genuinely singular."
‑ José Teodoro, Film Comment Magazine
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