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The Enemy Within (1994)

TV Movie  |   |  Drama, Thriller  |  20 August 1994 (USA)
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Colonel Casey discovers what appears to be plans by General Lloyd to use fake military excercises to assist Jack Giddings in his plans to remove President Foster from office. Colonel Casey,... See full summary »

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President William Foster
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Betsy Corcoran
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General R. Pendleton Lloyd
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Defence Secretary Charles Potter
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Jake
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Sarah McCann
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Vice President Walter Kelly
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Lt. William Dorsett
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Jean Casey
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Greg Brickman ...
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Pentagon Security Officer
Patricia Donaldson ...
President's Secretary
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Dr. Jarvis
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Colonel Casey discovers what appears to be plans by General Lloyd to use fake military excercises to assist Jack Giddings in his plans to remove President Foster from office. Colonel Casey, and President Foster must find evidence that there is a coup planned and stop it, before it takes place. Unfortunately, there isn't much time. Written by Brian W Martz <B.Martz@Genie.com>

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You never know who your enemies really are...

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In the novel and the earlier version of the film, Seven Days in May (1964), the character played here by Forest Whitaker was named Martin "Jiggs" Casey. The nickname, which in the context of an African-American actor was a racial epithet, was clearly inappropriate and was not used. See more »

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When Mac Casey meets Sarah McCann in the plaza, we hear the band playing the "Liberty Bell March" but the conductor is obviously directing a much slower piece of music. See more »

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Unusually decent HBO redo from their Clinton Liberal days
25 August 2008 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

The mid-1990s were HBO's heyday as Clintonesque liberals and they took it upon themselves to present this sort of viewpoint in nearly all of their productions. This one is no exception.

It's saved by the fact that it's a tremendously literate story from the great screenwriter Rod Serling, and it has Forrest Whitaker in top form. The typical HBO heavy-handed preachiness is kept to a minimum here and the intrigue is maximized, of course with some rather tough to fathom plot maneuvers concerning the Soviets, in this case as allies of a sort.

It's not as fine a film as the original Seven Days in May, but it's not a waste either and it's always good to see Whitaker in his usual good form with Sam Waterston doing more subtly nuanced acting than he's allowed to do on Law & Order.


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