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Adam Bell (Jake Gyllenhaal) is a bit of a recluse, whose curiosity is piqued by a character in a movie who strongly resembles him. But his search for Anthony Claire (also played by Jake Gyllenhaal) only turns the mysterious man into his enemy.
Why Is Enemy Rated R?
Enemy is rated R for some strong sexual content, graphic nudity and language.
Here is additional information on sex, violence and profanity in Enemy...
This additional information about the movie’s content is taken from the notes of various Canadian Film Classification boards:
- Portrayals of non-graphic violence.
- Suspenseful situations.
- Disturbing scenes may have an adverse psychological impact.
- Gory and grotesque images.
- Frequent portrayals of sexual activity with some detail and nudity(depicting buttocks, breasts and/or pubic region).
- Full female frontal nudity in a non-sexual context.
- Sexual references and innuendo.
- Embracing and kissing.
- Implied sexual activity.
- Infrequent use of the sexual expletive, sometimes in a sexual or aggressive context.
- Infrequent use of scatological slang.
Alcohol / Drug Use:
- Tobacco use
Extra info about this movie
Enemy is described as being a doppelgänger tale. This word means a “double-walker”, as in a person who is identical to another—and is sometimes suspected of being a ghostly double. (See: http://www.thefreedictionary.com/doppelganger). Have you ever met someone who looked like you? If you did, what sort of things might you ask that person? Would you want to be friends, or enemies?
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Denis Villeneuve directed this movie as well as the dark film, Prisoners. Jake Gyllenhaal plays another characters with identity issues in Source Code. He can also be seen in The Day After Tomorrow and October Sky. Identical girls discover they are twins, in the light-hearted family tale The Parent Trap (1961), and its remake The Parent Trap (1998).
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Canadian Movie Ratings
Canadian Home Video Rating: 14A
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Details on home video releases of Enemy...
Enemy releases to home video on June 24, 3014.