Logo Watch Movies & TV Shows

Enemy at the Gates (2001)

Please sign in with Google to avoid interruptions!

Reviews

***War of the rats in...
Sunday, May 31, 2020

***War of the rats in crumbling Stalingrad during WWII*** RELEASED IN 2001 and directed by Jean-Jacques Annaud, "Enemy at the Gates" takes place in the last four months of 1942 during the pivotal Battle of Stalingrad. Russian troops are carted in by the literal trainloads as the Germans attack/bomb the city. Once the dust clears the situation settles into a more personal battle of sharpshooting wills. A lowly young Russian soldier named Vassili (Jude Law) distinguishes himself for his shooting skills and is promoted as a national hero to motivate the Russian cause. After numerous German officers are assassinated, Major K├Ânig (Ed Harris), the top German sniper, is assigned to seek out and eliminate Vassili. Most WWII films take place on the Western Front whereas "Enemy" is one of only two mainline films I can think of that address the Eastern front, the other being Sam Peckinpah's underrated "Cross of Iron" (1977). Three things stuck in my...

Internet Reviews

See ratings and reviews from viewers on IMDb: User Reviews (7860)

Write your review

Recommendations

Sharing Is Caring!

Spread the word about Trailers.to and we'll keep on being top-notch for you!