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

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

Other mistake: At the end of the film, Dean can see himself in his TV. He looks up to the fire alerter, assuming the camera filming him is up there. The film camera then also pans up to the fire alerter, indicating the camera is there, too. For this angle, the picture in the TV is wrong, as it is taken from the point of view of the TV.

Christoph Galuschka

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Suggested correction: Dean is only assuming the camera is in the smoke detector since that's one of the places he and Brill hid the other cameras. The shot of the smoke detector is just to show the audience what Dean is looking at, even though his guess is wrong.

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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: During the brief occasional shots of the satellite you can hear Morse code. The code translates as CQ, which is amateur radio speak for 'is anybody there?' - hardly spy stuff.

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Question: Why does Thomas Reynolds want the telecommunications security and privacy act to be passed into law so bad that he has a congressman killed? To advance his career?

Answer: Yes, and to increase the importance of his agency.

David Mercier

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