An Enemy of the People

An Enemy of the People

"The tragedy of a an honest man destroyed by a town's greed."
  • G
  • 1978
  • 1 hr 43 min
  • 7.1  (1,182)

Steve McQueen stars as an idealistic, small-town doctor who discovers that the local hot springs, which the townsfolk market for their "medicinal" effects to drive up tourism, are polluted by runoff from the local tanning mill. The town leaders fear that the cost of cleaning up the toxic waste, and the resultant drop in tourism if the news got out, would hurt the town, so it becomes up to the doctor to spearhead the battle and protect the town's land and residents.

An Enemy of the People
An Enemy Of The People
An Enemy Of The People

Trailer - 1 min 14 sec

An Enemy Of The People (Trailer 1)
An Enemy Of The People (Trailer 1)

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Description
Steve McQueen stars as an idealistic, small-town doctor who discovers that the local hot springs, which the townsfolk market for their "medicinal" effects to drive up tourism, are polluted by runoff from the local tanning mill. The town leaders fear that the cost of cleaning up the toxic waste, and the resultant drop in tourism if the news got out, would hurt the town, so it becomes up to the doctor to spearhead the battle and protect the town's land and residents.

An Enemy of the People is a 1978 drama with a runtime of 1 hour and 43 minutes. It has received poor reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 7.1.

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  • Release Date
    1978
  • MPAA Rating
    G
  • Runtime
    1 hr 43 min
  • Language
    English
  • IMDB Rating
    7.1  (1,182)