Enemy of the State

Enemy of the State (1998)

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After Robert and Brill get captured by Reynolds' men, Robert tells Reynolds that the tape is at a restaurant nearby. They go inside, and it turns out Robert double-crossed them by leading them into a mob den. The mobsters have another tape, one that will incriminate them and they don't want to give it up. Reynold's tries to get the tape back, thinking it is the one that shows him killing the senator. The mobsters, Reynolds and his men end up all shooting each other dead while Robert hides under a table. Brill escapes. The FBI storm in and arrest everyone else. We see a short interrogation of two hackers who thought it was all a training mission. Then Robert back at his house sees Brill on his tv and knows he is being watched...

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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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.

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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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