Films about September 11 tragedy

by tomhansonn | created - 04 Aug 2013 | updated - 30 Sep 2014 | Public

Films & documentaries about or related to the september 11 twin towers attack.

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1. World Trade Center (2006)

PG-13 | 129 min | Drama, History, Thriller

6.0
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66 Metascore

Two Port Authority police officers become trapped under the rubble of the World Trade Center.

Director: Oliver Stone | Stars: Nicolas Cage, Michael Peña, Maria Bello, Maggie Gyllenhaal

Votes: 71,100 | Gross: $70.28M

2. September 11 (2002)

Unrated | 134 min | Drama

7.0
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61 Metascore

The effects of the 9/11 terrorist attacks are told from different points of view around the world.

Directors: Youssef Chahine, Amos Gitai, Shôhei Imamura, Alejandro G. Iñárritu, Claude Lelouch, Ken Loach, Samira Makhmalbaf, Mira Nair, Idrissa Ouedraogo, Sean Penn, Danis Tanovic | Stars: Maryam Karimi, Mohamad Dolati, Agelem Habibi, Esmat Vahedi

Votes: 5,051

3. Remember Me (2010)

PG-13 | 113 min | Drama, Romance

7.2
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40 Metascore

A romantic drama centered on two new lovers: Tyler, whose parents have split in the wake of his brother's suicide, and Ally, who lives each day to the fullest since witnessing her mother's murder.

Director: Allen Coulter | Stars: Robert Pattinson, Emilie de Ravin, Caitlyn Rund, Moisés Acevedo

Votes: 122,435 | Gross: $19.07M

4. Twin Towers (2003)

34 min | Short

7.5
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Two brothers, one a firefighter, one a police officer, are remembered for their bravery in New York City on September 11.

Directors: Bill Guttentag, Robert David Port | Star: Tommy Buda

Votes: 194

5. United 93 (2006)

R | 111 min | Drama, History, Thriller

7.6
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90 Metascore

A real-time account of the events on United Flight 93, one of the planes hijacked on September 11th, 2001 that crashed near Shanksville, Pennsylvania when passengers foiled the terrorist plot.

Director: Paul Greengrass | Stars: David Alan Basche, Olivia Thirlby, Liza Colón-Zayas, J.J. Johnson

Votes: 88,318 | Gross: $31.57M

6. Fahrenheit 9/11 (2004)

R | 122 min | Documentary, Drama, War

7.5
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67 Metascore

Michael Moore's view on what happened to the United States after September 11; and how the Bush Administration allegedly used the tragic event to push forward its agenda for unjust wars in Afghanistan and Iraq.

Director: Michael Moore | Stars: Michael Moore, George W. Bush, Ben Affleck, Stevie Wonder

Votes: 117,976 | Gross: $119.19M

7. Cloverfield (2008)

PG-13 | 85 min | Action, Horror, Sci-Fi

7.0
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64 Metascore

A group of friends venture deep into the streets of New York on a rescue mission during a rampaging monster attack.

Director: Matt Reeves | Stars: Mike Vogel, Jessica Lucas, Lizzy Caplan, T.J. Miller

Votes: 322,626 | Gross: $80.05M

8. Into the Fire (2005 TV Movie)

R | 95 min | Drama

5.2
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19 Metascore

Into the Fire follows the story of Walter Hartwig, a lieutenant in the New York City Harbor Unit, who finally comes to terms with what is really important about this life.

Director: Michael Phelan | Stars: Sean Patrick Flanery, Melina Kanakaredes, JoBeth Williams, Pablo Schreiber

Votes: 206

9. Tiger Cruise (2004 TV Movie)

TV-PG | 88 min | Drama, Family

6.4
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In the wake of the World Trade Center attacks, a naval carrier with civilians on board is ordered in combat mode.

Director: Duwayne Dunham | Stars: Hayden Panettiere, Bill Pullman, Troy Evans, Bianca Collins

Votes: 1,066

10. DC 9/11: Time of Crisis (2003 TV Movie)

R | 128 min | Drama, History

4.7
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This is the story of the days directly after 9/11, and the president's whereabouts.

Director: Brian Trenchard-Smith | Stars: Timothy Bottoms, John Cunningham, David Fonteno, Gregory Itzin

Votes: 834

11. The Love We Make (2011 TV Movie)

Documentary

6.3
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65 Metascore

In the aftermath of the September 11th attacks on the World Trade Center, Paul McCartney travels through the streets of New York and organizes a benefit concert.

Directors: Bradley Kaplan, Albert Maysles | Stars: Rusty Anderson, Backstreet Boys, Jon Bon Jovi, David Bowie

Votes: 218

12. New York (2009)

153 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

6.8
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35 Metascore

It's story about three students studying at the New York State University whose lives are changed by 9/11 and its aftermath.

Director: Kabir Khan | Stars: John Abraham, Neil Nitin Mukesh, Katrina Kaif, Irrfan Khan

Votes: 8,959 | Gross: $0.98M

13. Flight 93 (2006 TV Movie)

PG-13 | 89 min | Action, Drama, History

6.3
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Flight 93 is the story of the heroic passengers that took back their plane in an effort to stop a 9-11 terrorist attack.

Director: Peter Markle | Stars: Jeffrey Nordling, Brennan Elliott, Kendall Cross, Ty Olsson

Votes: 8,082

14. Reign Over Me (2007)

R | 124 min | Drama

7.5
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61 Metascore

A man who lost his family in the September 11 attack on New York City runs into his old college roommate. Rekindling the friendship is the one thing that appears able to help the man recover from his grief.

Director: Mike Binder | Stars: Adam Sandler, Don Cheadle, Jada Pinkett Smith, Liv Tyler

Votes: 87,311 | Gross: $19.66M

15. Zero Dark Thirty (2012)

R | 157 min | Drama, History, Thriller

7.4
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95 Metascore

A chronicle of the decade-long hunt for al-Qaeda terrorist leader Osama bin Laden after the September 2001 attacks, and his death at the hands of the Navy S.E.A.L.s Team 6 in May 2011.

Director: Kathryn Bigelow | Stars: Jessica Chastain, Joel Edgerton, Chris Pratt, Mark Strong

Votes: 233,561 | Gross: $95.72M

16. Pre (2009)

Comedy, Drama

6.3
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Pre takes place four days after 9/11 in New York City. A theatre ensemble struggles to decide whether or not to be the first play to go back up after the attack.

Director: Steven Tanenbaum | Stars: Kristen Abate, Kevin Breznahan, Chris Cipriano, Matt Cooper

Votes: 9

17. The Hamburg Cell (2004 TV Movie)

106 min | Drama, War

7.0
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A fictionalized account of the September 11 hijackers.

Director: Antonia Bird | Stars: Karim Saleh, Maral Kamel, Agni Scott, Omar Berdouni

Votes: 730

18. Sorry, Haters (2005)

Not Rated | 83 min | Drama, Thriller

6.3
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43 Metascore

Against the anxieties and fears of post-9/11 America, an Arab cab driver picks up a troubled professional woman with unexpected results.

Director: Jeff Stanzler | Stars: Robin Wright, Abdellatif Kechiche, Élodie Bouchez, Aasif Mandvi

Votes: 1,332 | Gross: $0.01M

19. The Path to 9/11 (2006– )

240 min | Drama, History

6.3
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A television miniseries on the events leading up to the U.S. terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001.

Stars: Harvey Keitel, Michael Benyaer, Wendy Crewson, Shirley Douglas

Votes: 2,846

20. Diverted (2009 TV Movie)

86 min | Action, Drama

6.2
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On September 11th, 2001, 38 planes headed to New York City were diverted to Gander, Newfoundland, Canada. A town of 9,000 took in 7,000 passengers for 4 days until American airspace reopened.

Director: Alex Chapple | Stars: Shawn Ashmore, David Suchet, Joanne Whalley, Colin Buchanan

Votes: 340

21. September (2003)

115 min | Drama

5.7
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The film explores the impact of September 11th 2001 through several fictional episodes intercut with documentary material.

Director: Max Färberböck | Stars: Catharina Schuchmann, Justus von Dohnányi, Nina Proll, Jörg Schüttauf

Votes: 130

22. WTC View (2005)

Not Rated | 104 min | Drama, Romance

6.1
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After placing an ad on September 10th, a young man living in SoHo struggles to find a new roommate and keep his emotional balance in the weeks following 9/11.

Director: Brian Sloan | Stars: Michael Urie, Jeremy Beazlie, Lucas Papaelias, Elizabeth Kapplow

Votes: 373

23. Dark September Rain (2005 Video)

Not Rated | 133 min | Drama

6.4
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Gabriel and five friends are stranded on his family farm on a day of national tragedy that forces them to confront their fears and ideals. Meanwhile the ghosts of Gabriel's great ... See full summary »

Director: Geoffrey L. Breedon | Stars: Steve Harper, Sarah Grace Wilson, Pun Bandhu, Virginia Worley

Votes: 5

24. New Day (2009)

Unrated | 102 min | Thriller

5.4
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Robert and Alison Logan were married less than a year when Alison boarded American Airlines Flight 77 on the morning of September 11th, 2001. Later that morning, Robert watched in horror as... See full summary »

Director: Jason Williams | Stars: Walt Sloan, Erin Hammond, Bruce Spielbauer, Dylan Avery

Votes: 24

25. Quelques jours en septembre (2006)

116 min | Drama, Thriller

5.4
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September the 1st, 2001. Elliot, an American C.I.A. agent holding top secret information on the immediate future of the world, disappears. His sole aim was to meet his daughter Orlando, ... See full summary »

Director: Santiago Amigorena | Stars: Juliette Binoche, John Turturro, Sara Forestier, Tom Riley

Votes: 1,610

26. The Reflecting Pool (2008)

Not Rated | 106 min | Drama

6.6
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An investigation of the 9/11 events by a Russian-American journalist and a father of a 9/11 victim implicates the US government in the attacks. Alex Prokop, a successful journalist, ... See full summary »

Director: Jarek Kupsc | Stars: Jarek Kupsc, Joseph Culp, Lisa Black, Alex Hyde-White

Votes: 164

27. The Great New Wonderful (2005)

R | 87 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

5.8
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57 Metascore

The Great New Wonderful weaves five stories against the backdrop of an anxious and uncertain post-9-11 New York City.

Director: Danny Leiner | Stars: Olympia Dukakis, Jim Gaffigan, Judy Greer, Maggie Gyllenhaal

Votes: 1,323 | Gross: $0.15M

28. Rudy: The Rudy Giuliani Story (2003 TV Movie)

120 min | Biography, Drama

5.5
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Biographic movie of the witty, overachieving, hot-tempered Rudy Giuliani, spanning from his rising days as a New York City district attorney in the early 1980's to his marriage to part-time... See full summary »

Director: Robert Dornhelm | Stars: James Woods, Penelope Ann Miller, Michelle Nolden, John Bourgeois

Votes: 559

29. The Guys (2002)

PG | 84 min | Drama

6.5
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60 Metascore

The story of a fire captain who lost eight men in the collapse of the World Trade Center and the editor who helps him prepare the eulogies he must deliver.

Director: Jim Simpson | Stars: Sigourney Weaver, Anthony LaPaglia, Irene Walsh, Jim Simpson

Votes: 1,154 | Gross: $0.02M

30. 102 Minutes That Changed America (2008 TV Movie)

TV-14 | 102 min | Documentary, History

8.3
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The morning of September 11, 2001 is shown through multiple video cameras in New York City, from the moment the first WTC tower is hit until after both towers collapse.

Directors: Nicole Rittenmeyer, Seth Skundrick | Stars: George W. Bush, Joe Napolitano, Kelly Edwards

Votes: 1,865

31. 9/11 (2002 TV Movie)

TV-PG | 112 min | Documentary

8.4
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A real life documentary following the events of September 11 from an insider's view, through the lens of James Hanlon and two French filmmakers who were in Manhattan that one day.

Directors: James Hanlon, Gédéon Naudet, Jules Naudet | Stars: Tony Benatatos, Jamal Braithwaite, Steve Buscemi, Joe Casaliggi

Votes: 5,785

32. 9/11: The Falling Man (2006 TV Movie)

PG-13 | 80 min | Documentary

7.4
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The Falling Man is a documentary that examines one of the many images that were circulated by the press immediately after the attacks on the World Trade Center on September 11th, 2001. The ... See full summary »

Director: Henry Singer | Stars: Steven Mackintosh, Iliana Guibert

Votes: 933

33. Inside the Twin Towers (2006)

98 min | Drama, History

7.6
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On 9/11 2001 two planes American 11 united 175 hit the World Trade Center and many people died and jumped to their deaths some survived until the tower fell.

Director: Richard Dale | Stars: Terence Stamp, Hong Zhu, Jay Jonas, Al Smith

Votes: 504

34. The Flight That Fought Back (2005 TV Movie)

90 min | Documentary, Drama

7.4
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A docudrama about the efforts of the passengers aboard United Airlines Flight 93 to derail the 9/11 terrorists' plan for the hijacked airliner.

Director: Bruce Goodison | Stars: Greg Benson, Toni M. Youngblood, Jason LeGrande, Bryce Wagoner

Votes: 551

35. National Geographic: Inside 9/11 (2005– )

240 min | Documentary

7.9
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Inside 9/11 provides insight into the events that led up to 9/11 by tracing the timeline from al Qaeda's earliest origins through the aftermath of 9/11 and the ongoing investigation.

Stars: Rohan Gunaratna, Terry McDermott, Patrick Fitzgerald, Yosri Fouda

Votes: 370

36. Up from Zero (2003 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 61 min | Documentary

6.9
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9/11/2001 and The World Trade Center cleanup through the eyes of the Construction Workers.

Directors: Tim Baney, Ann DeStefano Sutherland | Stars: Craig Sechler, Gregg Nolan, Hugh Smith, Rick Ostrander

Votes: 19

37. Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close (2011)

PG-13 | 129 min | Adventure, Drama, Mystery

6.9
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46 Metascore

A nine-year-old amateur inventor, Francophile, and pacifist searches New York City for the lock that matches a mysterious key left behind by his father, who died in the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001.

Director: Stephen Daldry | Stars: Thomas Horn, Tom Hanks, Sandra Bullock, Max von Sydow

Votes: 88,226 | Gross: $31.85M

38. The Space Between (I) (2010)

90 min | Drama

6.6
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A cynical, alcoholic flight attendant and a Pakistani-American child prodigy find themselves both thrown together in the aftermath of the World Trade Center Attacks.

Director: Travis Fine | Stars: Melissa Leo, Anthony Keyvan, Brad William Henke, AnnaSophia Robb

Votes: 584