A marine officer forest whitaker serving on the joint chiefs of staff suspects his superior of plotting to oust the president sam waterston. The enemy within a movie about a threat from the military industrial complex with forest whitaker desire dubounet. The film, which starred kirk douglas, burt lancaster and fredric march. Outstanding performance by a male actor in a television movie or miniseries for the enemy within. President is about to be overthrown in a military coupand a pentagon colonel has just a week to stop it. The enemy within 1994 stream and watch online moviefone. An attempt to overthrow the president of the united states is the subject of this madeforcable conspiracythriller. He won an academy award for his performance as ugandan dictator idi amin in the film the last king of scotland 2006, and has also won a golden globe and a bafta.
Forest whitaker full list of movies and tv shows in theaters, in production and upcoming films. Known for his method acting to pursue his characters, some of the most notable forest whitaker roles include his appearances in films like bird, the butler, ghost dog. Get the best deals on forest whitaker vhs tapes when. Mac casey forest whitaker, an officer with the joint chiefs of staff. The enemy within tv movie 1994 the enemy within tv. Forest whitaker deacons for defense tv movie 2003 marcus clay phone booth 2002. Throughout the 1990s, whitaker mainly had roles in television films which aired on hbo, including criminal justice, the enemy within, and witness protection. About an attempted takeover of the us government, the enemy within is a sortof pallid remake of what i consider to be a great cold war masterpiece with an olympian cast.
Im supposed to have watched it for a discussion group tonight, and i cant find it anywhereblockbuster, family video, anyplace. Once you select rent youll have 14 days to start watching the movie and 48 hours to finish. The enemy within movie buffs with proper respect for the past will inevitably compare john frankenheimers nifty 1964 political thriller seven days in may with this remake, jonathan darbys the. The enemy within 1994 you never know who your enemies really are. Forest whitaker, sam waterston, dana delany, jason robards, josef sommer, george dzundza, isabel glasser, dakin matthews, william o. The enemy within 1994 trailers and clips moviefone. Trevor loudons terrifying documentary enemies within exposes the ties between elected officials in the highest reaches of the united states government and their radical, antiamerican allies.
Read the the enemy within movie synopsis, view the movie trailer, get cast and crew information, see movie photos, and more on movies. Mackenzie mac casey blown away 1994 franklin lush life tv movie 1993 buddy chester bank robber 1993 officer battle. In this movie, the plots forward motion depends on the actions of a lone army colonel played by forest whitaker. A colonel working at the joint chiefs of staff uncovers a plot by his superior to use military force to remove the elected president, who always opposed pentagon budget increases, and to replace him with a much tamer vicepresident. This is a remake, and i will be watching the original. Forest whitaker, sam waterston, dana delany, jason robards. Forest steven whitaker iii born july 15, 1961 is an american actor, producer, and director whitaker has earned a reputation for intensive character study work for films such as bird, the crying game, platoon, ghost dog. Forest steven whitaker has packaged a kingsize talent into his hulking 6 2, 220 lb. The enemy within 1994 tv14 1h 26m thrillers a marine officer forest whitaker serving on the joint chiefs of staff suspects his.
The film involves a planned military coup to overthrow the president of the united states. The enemy within is a 1994 hbo tvmovie remake of the 1964 film seven days in may, starring forest whitaker, jason robards, jr. He has also appeared in blockbusters such as rogue one. He started his career in the early 80s with the film fast times at ridgemont high and followed the early success with platoon and the colour of money. Bailey ii novel, rod serling screenplay seven days in may, darryl ponicsan teleplay, ronald bass teleplay actors. Forest whitaker stars in this suspense drama as the loyal officer, racing against time to get the hard evidence he needs to keep the powerhungry generals from taking over the government. Forest whitaker has worked with some big directors and won universal critical acclaim, including an academy award for his performance in the film the last king of scotland. This is a poorly acted and executed movie, thats lacking some thrills in a tv movie that could have been so much greater. Its available to watch on tv, online, tablets, phone.
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. Forest whitaker stars as colonel mackenzie casey, a loyal member of president. Read the the enemy within movie synopsis, view the movie trailer, get cast and crew information, see movie photos, and more on. The enemy within is a 1994 tv movie directed by jonathan darby. Born july 15th, 1961, the hulking, unmistakably burly forest whitaker initially got into college on a football scholarship, but upon transferring to the university of southern california, he majored in music, winning two more scholarships in. Nominalizare cableace award for actor in a movie or miniseries 1994 the enemy within. The enemy within forest whitaker sam waterston dana delany 1994 a marine officer forest whitaker serving on the joint chiefs of staff suspects his superior of plotting to oust the president sam waterston. This show has nothing to do with the 1994 movie of the same name, though wed gladly welcome cameos from forest whitaker, sam waterston, and dana delany. Watch the enemy within online stream full movie directv. Forest whitaker is an american actor known for his recurring role of lapd lieutenant jon kavanaugh in the highly popular tv series the shield. Anyone seen a movie called the enemy within with forrest whitaker. Anyone seen a movie called the enemy within with forrest. The enemy within 1994 a marine officer forest whitaker serving on the joint chiefs of staff suspects his superior of plotting to oust the president sam waterston.
With forest whitaker, sam waterston, dana delany, jason robards. A colonel working at the joint chiefs of staff uncovers a plot. When casey discovers a plot by his superior jason robards to stage a coup during military exercises, he teams up with foster to thwart the plans before its too late. In this political thriller, a highranking military man in the presidential administration uncovers a plot to overthrow the president and must work to save the sanctity of the american government. The way of the samurai, the great debaters, the butler, and arrival. Forest whitaker deacons for defense tv movie 2003 marcus clay phone booth 2002 captain ramey panic room 2002 burnham the feast of all saints. Forest whitaker stars in this suspense drama as the loyal officer, racing against time to get the hard evidence he needs to keep the powerhungry generals from taking over the. Forest whitaker celebrity profile check out the latest forest whitaker photo gallery, biography, pics, pictures, interviews, news, forums and blogs at rotten tomatoes. The enemy within 1994 trailers and clips a marine officer forest whitaker serving on the joint chiefs of staff suspects his superior of plotting to oust the president sam waterston. A rage in harlem vhs vcr video tape movie forest whitaker. The enemy within is a welldone remake of one of my favorite films seven days in may. This channel was generated automatically by youtubes video discovery system. Colonel mackenzie mac casey film tv nominalizare screen actors guild award for outstanding performance by a male actor in a miniseries or film tv 1996 rebound.
Also with sam waterston, dana delany and jason robards as the plots ruthless mastermind. When casey discovers a plot by his superior jason robards to. Forest witiker does well as colonel cassey though he is a little hard to watch at times. Stay in the know with the latest movie news and cast interviews at. I did like the music in the movie and while the movie made little sense, it was enjoyable seeing forest whitaker run so strangely. Set a few years in the future, the enemy within finds the united states. Watch the enemy within 1994 online free trial roku. Forest whitaker awards and nominations during forest whitaker showbiz career.
He is the fourth africanamerican male to win an academy award for best actor. Dont let the negative comments put you off, the enemy within is a great movie that will have your heart pounding and mind thinking. Cast in credits order complete, awaiting verification. Forest whitaker stars as colonel mackenzie casey, a loyal member of president fosters sam waterston inner circle. Forest whitaker is especially good in his role as colonel casey and does an outstanding job in bringing a sense of realism and authenticity to his character. The enemy within is a 1994 hbo tv movie remake of the 1964 film seven days in may, starring forest whitaker, jason robards, jr. Released 1994, the enemy within stars forest whitaker, sam waterston, dana delany, jason robards the movie has a runtime of about 1 hr 26 min, and received a score of out of 100 on metacritic.
Forest whitaker list of movies and tv shows tv guide. While of course not as good as the 1964 classic this film still packs quite a punch despite being too briskly paced and lacking rod serlings script. The enemy within 1994 rotten tomatoes movie trailers. The enemy within by jonathan darby forest whitaker, sam. Watch the enemy within starring forest whitaker in this drama on directv.1534 1047 351 1166 945 1420 327 1522 287 203 159 1444 1119 759 124 286 154 984 942 1171 53 445 895 1296 794 1281 1099 1281 564