Enemy parents guide

Enemy Parent Guide

Your own worst enemy.

Release date March 14, 2014

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? The MPA rated Enemy R for some strong sexual content, graphic nudity and language.

Run Time: 91 minutes

Rating & Content Info

Please Note: We have not viewed this movie. The information below is a summary based on data gathered from government and industry sponsored film classification agencies in various global regions.

Why is Enemy rated R? Enemy is rated R by the MPAA for some strong sexual content, graphic nudity and language.

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.

Sexual Content:

- 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

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News About "Enemy"

This movie is based on The Double, a novel by José Saramago. Javier Gullón wrote the screenplay.

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?

Cast and Crew

Enemy is directed by Denis Villeneuve and stars Jake Gyllenhaal, Mélanie Laurent, Sarah Gadon.

Home Video

The most recent home video release of Enemy movie is June 24, 2014. Here are some details…

Enemy releases to home video on June 24, 3014.

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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).