• Released
  • January 24, 2014
  • (Limited)
  • R , 1 hr 25 min
  • Action/Adventure
    Suspense/Thriller
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Enemies Closer Synopsis
A former Navy SEAL becomes trapped in the wilderness with drug runners and an old enemy.
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The A.V. Club

By Ignatiy Vishnevetsky
Enemies Closer finds Hyams senior and his screenwriters, Eric and James Bromberg, channeling Lynch and Mark Frost’s TV series "Twin Peaks,"...
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70

Village Voice

By Michael Nordine
Enemies Closer captures the feel of action flicks of yore -- unsurprising, given that some of them were directed by Hyams himself -- in a...
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63

RogerEbert.com

By Matt Zoller Seitz
Jean-Claude Van Damme, whose work as the villain in Enemies Closer is the only reason to see this film.
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60

Variety

By Scott Foundas
An unremarkable but entirely serviceable action quickie.
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60

The New York Times

By Neil Genzlinger
With a manic performance by Jean-Claude Van Damme and an improbable but intriguing plot variation, Enemies Closer is an improvement over...
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50

The Playlist

By Gabe Toro
Van Damme’s an arresting presence in his old age... His performance is a wonder, showcasing a man who has never found his physical equal,...
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50

The Dissolve

By Matt Singer
Too bad no one else in Enemies Closer can match Van Damme’s oddball charisma.
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30

Los Angeles Times

By Annlee Ellingson
Enemies Closer suffers from wincingly bad dialogue delivered as if by jocks in a high-school play and action choreographed as if for a...
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12

Slant Magazine

By Ed Gonzalez
JCVD may not say it best, but he does say it aptly, when his manically cartoonish baddie caps one murder with the assertion that "shit...
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Rated R | For Language and Strong Violence