Enemy of the State

Enemy of the State (1998)

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Corrected entry: When the NSA is investigating Dean's history, Jack Black claims that he and Rachel Banks shared the same address their sophomore year at Georgetown. However, Georgetown students are required to live on campus their sophomore year, and there is no co-ed housing on Georgetown campus.

Correction: There is coed living on Georgetown's campus.

There is not co-ed living on Georgetown's Campus. Georgetown is a Catholic university that does not allow people of different gender identities to room together.

Corrected entry: Towards the end of the film Will sees himself in his TV set. The image is taken from directly in front. Will should be smart enough to know that the image can't be taken from an elevated position like the fire alerter he is looking at.

Christoph Galuschka Premium member

Correction: The two cameras they have planted were in the fire alerters, so that was his first thought. Surprised by viewing himself in the TV, he might have not thought about it propperly or probably had a hard day and couldn't bother thinking about the exact location of the camera. This is a character mistake.

Ronnie Bischof

Corrected entry: At the end, Will sees a video of him on his TV screen indicating that Gene Hackman has a video camera in his home. The image on the TV screen is a mirror image however, not a video image.

Correction: Some cameras reproduce only mirrored images, like my webcam.

Ronnie Bischof

Revealing mistake: Near the end of the film, after the shootout, there's a shot with the camera zooming in on a newspaper at Will Smith's front door. If you pause it right once the headline fills the top of the screen, you'll notice all the paragraphs are just repeated, word for word. Additionally the word "received" is misspelled.

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Brill: You're transmitting. Get rid of your watch.
Robert Clayton Dean: My wife gave me this watch.
Brill: Then keep it.

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Trivia: The cat that Gene Hackman has is the same cat that was in Men in Black, and similarly, the cat is put into a bag in this film just like in MIB.

manthabeat Premium member
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Question: What does the sequence with the fake Brill have to do with anything? I've watched this scene several times and can't find its significance in the film.

manthabeat Premium member

Chosen answer: The fake Brill is an undercover federal agent trying to find out what Will Smith knows about the video tape.

Mister Ed
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