Enemy of the State (1998) Poster


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Followed by 

Enemy of the State (TV Series)

Remade as 

Vaamanan (2009)
Same story.

Edited into 

24: 12:00 a.m.-1:00 a.m. (2001) (TV Episode)
Archive footage of a satellite rotating around the Earth is used.


The Third Man (1949)
Zapruder Film of Kennedy Assassination (1963) (Short)
mentioned in dialog
The French Connection (1971)
One of three movies mentioned by producer Jerry Bruckheimer as being the main pitch/inspirations behind the movie.
The Conversation (1974)
When the NSA pulls up their file on Brill the picture they have of him is a picture of Gene Hackman's character in The Conversation.
Three Days of the Condor (1975)
One of three movies mentioned by producer Jerry Bruckheimer as being the main pitch/inspirations behind the movie.
Taxi Driver (1976)
Blade Runner (1982)
NSA's 3D extrapolation of 2D images = ESPER machine Deckard uses in Blade Runner
The Fugitive (1993)
One of three movies mentioned by producer Jerry Bruckheimer as being the main pitch/inspirations behind the movie.
True Romance (1993)
The ending involves a climactic shootout between the law and the mafia, with the protagonist caught in between, just as featured in "True Romance", also directed by Tony Scott and also featuring Tom Sizemore, as a mobster instead of an FBI agent
The Santa Clause (1994)
A VHS tape of The Santa Clause is next to the TV in Dean's house at the end.
Pocahontas (1995)
A VHS tape of Pocahontas is on top of the TV in Reynolds' house.
Babe (1995)
A VHS tape of Babe is next to the TV in Dean's house at the end.
James and the Giant Peach (1996)
A VHS tape of James and the Giant Peach is on top of the TV in Reynolds' house.
Men in Black (1997)

Referenced in 

Saturday Night Live: Vince Vaughn/Lauryn Hill (1998) (TV Episode)
Title mentioned during Weekend Update
Smart Guy: It Takes Two (1999) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Marcus
Naked States (2000)
Because I Don't Lie (2001)
One of the scene when Mohnish bahl(Journalist Rajat) drops the casette in Govinda(Raj Malhotra) bag is the same as in Enemy of The State when Will Smith goes to buy lingerie and his friend drops the flippy disk in his shopping bag.
Zoolander (2001)
Spy Game (2001)
'Metal Gear Solid 2: Sons of Liberty' - Making of the Hollywood Game (2002) (Video)
Harry Gregson-Williams mentions several Hollywood action films he has composed music for. One of the films mentioned is Enemy of the State.
The Biblical Numerics of 9/11 (2004) (Video)
Mentioned by Mike.
'Hitch': Style (2005) (Video)
Reference to previous two Will Smith/Martha Stewart films
Dinner for Five: Episode #4.12 (2005) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue.
An Evening with Kevin Smith 2: Evening Harder (2006) (Video)
Kevin says that Jason Lee was cast in Enemy of the State because Jerry Bruckheimer was a fan of Chasing Amy.
Live Free or Die Hard (2007)
David Marconi's script was used for this film which was originally supposed to be a sequel to ''Enemy of the State'' prior to becoming a ''Die Hard'' sequel.
Friday Night with Jonathan Ross: Episode #13.14 (2007) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Will Smith
The O'Reilly Factor: Episode dated 16 September 2008 (2008) (TV Episode)
This film is referenced during "The Great American Culture Quiz" segment.
The Rotten Tomatoes Show: Echelon Conspiracy/Street Fighter: The Legend of Chun Li/Crossing Over (2009) (TV Episode)
Brett says that Gene Hackman shows up in Enemy of the State (1998) and hints that he might be the same character that he played in The Conversation (1974)
Mic Macs à Tire-Larigot (2009)
DVD is shown in a video store.
Scandal: Enemy of the State (2012) (TV Episode)
Title reference.
Bones: The Past in the Present (2012) (TV Episode)
listed as one of Pelant's Pay Per View movies
Watchman Video Broadcast: The Whirlwind (2012) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Mike, and a still image from the movie is shown.
Weaverfish (2013)
"Anemone of the Stae" - during the "fish puns in film titles" scene
Shameful Sequels: Robocop 3 (2014) (TV Episode)
Jeavons says that RoboCop 3 joins both this movie and Iron Man 3 as being Christmas movies that don't actually have a Christmas theme
Nostalgia Critic: Wild Wild West (2016) (TV Episode)
a successful Will Smith movie
Beyond: Last Action Hero (2017) (TV Episode)
After Jeff tells Lydia he's on the run from bad guys, this is one of the movies she asks which one is similar to his situation.


Jeopardy! (1984) (TV Series)
Larry King Live (1985) (TV Series)
Win Ben Stein's Money (1997) (TV Series)

Featured in 

The Making of 'Enemy of the State' (2006) (Video)
many clips shown
Get Smart (2008)
The film's opening credit sequence features portions of the overhead surveillance footage of the rooftop chase from "Enemy Of The State".

Spoofed in 

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