Enemies of the State (2021) - Rotten Tomatoes

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Enemies of the State (2021)



Critic Consensus: It's narrative twists and turns hinder the effectiveness of its message, but Enemies of the State is a fascinating and timely look at the erosion of trust and truth.

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An average American family becomes entangled in a bizarre web of espionage and corporate secrets when their hacker son is targeted by the U.S. government.

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Stuart Anderson
as 1st Victim's Father
James Donahower
as Paul DeHart
Drew Riedstra
as Lawyer for Matt Dehart
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Critic Reviews for Enemies of the State

All Critics (40) | Top Critics (16)

The result is an extraordinary, unsettling documentary that's just as much about DeHart's devoted parents-former Army linguists who became convinced of their son's persecution by the FBI-as it is about a young hacker and information activist...

July 30, 2021 | Full Review…

An exquisitely thorny investigation for these times, when transparency is most needed, obfuscation reigns, and our ability to process today's reality is more fraught than ever.

July 30, 2021 | Full Review…

What's true and what's not about the case of Matt DeHart gets hazier with each subsequent revelation in this too-often cluttered film.

July 30, 2021 | Rating: 2/4 | Full Review…

Enemies of the State is not just dull, but it's a platform for fabricated stories that obstruct and allude from the big picture.

July 30, 2021 | Rating: 2/5 | Full Review…

The questions it raises are fascinating.

July 29, 2021 | Full Review…

Serves less as a work of investigative journalism than as a fascinating object lesson in how easy it can be to mislead without ever actually lying.

July 27, 2021 | Rating: B+ | Full Review…

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