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A man seeks out his exact look-alike after spotting him in a movie.

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A man seeks out his exact look-alike after spotting him in a movie.

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Rated R for some strong sexual content, graphic nudity and language | See all certifications »

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6 February 2014 (USA)  »

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$18,000 (USA) (14 March 2014)

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$1,007,088 (USA) (9 May 2014)
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According to the director, Denis Villeneuve, Javier Bardem was offered the lead role but the actor felt he didn't suit the character. Christian Bale was also offered the role and he wanted to do it but couldn't due to scheduling conflicts with other projects. See more »

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In the apartment scene, although Helen is seen putting on nothing but a dark top, during the following shots bra straps can be seen underneath. See more »

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Mother: [to Anthony] The last thing you need is meeting strange men in hotel rooms. You already have enough trouble sticking with one woman, don't you?
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Not So Much To Be Loved As To Love
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Kafka meets Lynch!
18 November 2013 | by (United Arab Emirates) – See all my reviews

Denis Villeneuve, whose last two films were the hugely impressive Incendies and Prisoners, has concocted a real oddity here. If you can imagine David Lynch adapting a Kafka novel, then you will be in the right neighborhood! In Incendies and Prisoners,Villeneuve inserted serious moral and social issues in the context of first rate thrillers' Here he follows the same tradition but the tone is more abstract and absurd. Neverherless, Enemy, adapted from a novel by the Nobel prize winner Jose Saramago, is always gripping and totally fascinating. A man (Jake Gyllenhaal) gets a recommendation from a colleague to watch a particular video. The main actor in the video appears to be his doppelgänger and the two agree to meet. To reveal any more would lessen the enjoyment of this highly original film. Well worth catching.


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