An Enemy of the People (1978)


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Steve McQueen served as both star and executive producer for this film version of the drama by Henrik Ibsen, which was adapted by Arthur Miller. When Dr. Thomas Stockmann (McQueen) discovers that a tannery has dangerously polluted a hot spring in his community, he feels that it is his duty to share this information with the people. However, a number of prominent citizens (including Stockmann) intended to use the hot springs as the centerpiece of a health spa, and Tom's brother Peter (Charles … More

Rating: G
Genre: Drama
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Written By: Alexander Jacobs, Arthur Miller
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Warner Bros


as Dr. Thomas Stockmann

as Catherine Stockmann

as Peter Stockmann

as Morten Kiil

as Aslaksen

as Captain Forster

as Morten Stockmann

as Ejlif Stockmann

as Petra Stockmann
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Critic Reviews for An Enemy of the People

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Full Review… | March 26, 2009
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Full Review… | January 26, 2006
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Full Review… | October 29, 2005
New York Times
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Even though it's not an exciting venture, it's at least tolerable and watchable

Full Review… | July 29, 2008
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

Underappreciated and barely-released version of Ibsen's drama, with a rather hirsute Steve McQueen playing against type in a fine performance.

Full Review… | October 28, 2005
Film Threat

Full Review… | October 29, 2005

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