Enemy (2013)

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Avg Rating: 3.9 / 5. Voted: 29

No one cared thus far. Do you?

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Directed by: Denis Villeneuve
Starring: Jake Gyllenhaal (Adam/Anthony), Mélanie Laurent (Mary), Sarah Gadon (Helen), Isabella Rossellini (Mother)
Country: Canada
Language: English (Eng Subs)
Runtime: 01:30:48
Genres: Psychological Thrillers, Infidelity

Plot – Spoilers:
A history teacher Adam finds his days cyclical teaching the same rote and having the same type of sex with a woman Mary who drops by his apartment in the evenings. A casual conversation with a colleague leads to him watching a film in which he notices a bellboy who looks exactly like him. Adam now becomes obsessed with finding out more about this actor.

Normally in a scenario like this, you’d be like – ok, so some twin? What’s interesting about that. But that’s what makes Enemy such a good watch. The simple concept of a possible twin is approached in a manner that keeps you on edge while piling on the tension.

The Ending
The safest assumption to make is that Adam and Anthony are one person. From here, you can go in multiple directions.

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Kakacrapihan
Kakacrapihan
September 24, 2020 4:42 am

Crap movie shouldn’t included on this website

Antinatalpist
Antinatalpist
Reply to  Kakacrapihan
October 27, 2020 2:35 am

Well.. Kaka crap should know all about that doo doo.. It’s your specialty.. correct? Turds are your specialty…

Dr. Lecter
Dr. Lecter
Reply to  Kakacrapihan
October 31, 2020 3:28 am

Oh look… it’s this idiot again. Just how many names do you use, poo-butt. And why exactly do you think anybody here, or anywhere else for that matter, gives even an iota of a fuck what you think, you entitled little self-important anal polyp?

Fuckin’ kids are so goddamn annoying… I wish they’d all becomes victims in the greatest effedup movie of all time.

Sara
Sara
November 11, 2020 6:32 am

Can’t believe I watched the whole thing. Stupid, slow, boring, cringey. Jake is so unlikable in this

Antinatalpist
Antinatalpist
Reply to  Sara
December 21, 2020 2:58 pm

Your opinion doesn’t count.

Lon
Lon
February 24, 2021 5:47 pm

Well that ending sucked. So he’s delusional?

The White Horseman
The White Horseman
September 15, 2021 2:11 am

Great movie.

Robert Walsh
Robert Walsh
October 1, 2021 7:45 am

They don’t even know there born

The Eye of Art
The Eye of Art
January 9, 2022 1:16 pm

Interesting approach on the film, let you see 1st and 3rd person perspective. The only thing that confuse me is the spider which no matter how i think of it was just a misfit piece in the film.

FrankyTeardrop
FrankyTeardrop
March 31, 2022 3:53 am

first move ive seen in a while i can accurately describe as just ok. the concept is enjoyable, and no doubt jake gyllenhaal is a great actor. it seems to suffer from what i can only describe as student film syndrome, the dialogue feels far too “tell, dont show” and the characters feel less like real people with reason-based objectives and more like puppets to the script. the plot was confusing but that seems to be the charm of it. dont think i can consider it a good or a bad movie, glad i saw it though thanks EUM