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Path to Paradise: The Untold Story of the World Trade Center Bombing. (1997)

TV Movie  -   -  Drama | History  -  14 June 1997 (USA)
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John Anticev
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Ramzi Ahmed Yousef
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Emad Salem
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Nancy Floyd
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Sheik Omar Abdel-Rahman
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Lou Napoli
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Mahmud Abouhalima
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Rodney Hampton-El (as Sheik Mahmud-Bey)
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Ray Williams (as Keith Smith)
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Robert Brokaw
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The incredible story of the events leading up to the bombing of the World Trade Center in New York and the capture of the terrorists. The amazing thing is that the FBI had an informant among the terrorists, but refused to pay him $500/wk for more information. They eventually had to pay $1 million and place him in the witness protection program. A story of incompetence on all sides. Written by Bob Farnsworth

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Based on the terrifying true story behind the World Trade Center bombing. See more »

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Rated R for some violence and language | See all certifications »

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This film has not been aired on HBO in the USA since 9/11/2001, but it has been shown on HBO Canada, and was released on DVD in the US June 5, 2007. See more »

Quotes

[last lines]
Ramzi Ahmed Yousef: Next time, we will bring them BOTH down.
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Connections

Referenced in The Path to 9/11 (2006) See more »

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Published by Josef Weinberger Ltd. (ASCAP)
Courtesy of Audio Action
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Chilling and Prophetic...
11 September 2010 | by (Atlanta, Ga.) – See all my reviews

2 days before 9/11, I watched this movie late at night...seeing that I am a night owl, I was wandering through the channels before landing on HBO...being from and still having family in Brooklyn, this movie held my utmost attention, as did the bombing back in 1993. I remember thinking to my self that there was NO WAY that the government could have been that inept in NOT being able to see all the warning signs that led up to the 1st bombing...2 days later as I was standing in the Home theater department of the Best Buy I was working at...watching the 1st tower fall...then the second, a cold sweat ran through me as the last line of the movie sounded through my mind...EVERY one needs to see this movie!


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