Enemy of the State Reviews

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August 1, 2013
As a simple thriller that wants only to excite and intensify, it's one of the better ones that the late '90s produced.
December 24, 2010
Decent thriller; not suitable for kids.
March 30, 2009
A highly enjoyable hi-tech thriller.
March 30, 2009
[Its] spirited action is balanced by an almost contemplative attitude toward surveillance phobias and the movie cliches they've spawned.
July 22, 2006
Distinctly uneven but generally entertaining...
June 8, 2006
If you want to believe in the dark side of government, we are already past the predictions of Enemy of the State.
May 14, 2006
...it's the action, not the acting, that is the key to the movie's success, and that's where it excels with its constant momentum.
May 14, 2006
It's got some great action moments, just enough energy to jolt you through the exposition deliveries, and a ridiculously colorful cast to keep your eyeballs busy.
Top Critic
January 26, 2006
Add Smith's lippy innocent and a host of subcontracted indie fresh faces, and you have the Bruckheimer formula: loud, lavish, seemingly efficient; over-large, over-long, over-plotted. Safe and sorry.
December 6, 2005
Who'd have thought I'd miss the subtle touch of the late Don Simpson?
October 3, 2005
O roteiro bem construdo e a direo enrgica de Scott conferem tenso ao filme, que tambm faz uma srie de bem-vindas aluses a A Conversao.
July 21, 2005
Since Scott could not make this film snap, crackle or pop faster or more loudly, you might find the evening a bit light.
April 9, 2005
It's good to see an action thriller have a story that has some real meaning and issues that may open quite a few eyes to the fragility of the rights of the individual in a world where things are moving too fast to control.
April 2, 2005
January 28, 2005
A super thriller with a great cat... er, cast.
October 8, 2004
It satisfies needs of those who crave for quality entertainment as much as the needs of those who like some food for thought.
October 5, 2003
Preposterous.
August 11, 2003
High production values and Gene Hackman are the only things that stand out in this run-of-the-mill Hollywood paranoia thriller. The unimaginative plot consists mostly of Will Smith being chased around by government agents.
May 14, 2003
April 1, 2003
The movie has plenty of high-tech power, spinning out action so explosive you'll hardly notice how preposterous the story is or how cardboard-thin the characters are.
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