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Homeland Security (2004)

R | | Drama, War | TV Movie 11 April 2004
Homeland Security and the September 11th disaster

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Joe Johnson
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Bradley Brand
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Agent Jane Fulbar
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Harrison
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Agent Frank Heinhoff
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Sol Binder
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Melissa McKee (as Stephanie Lineburg)
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Saif Khan
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Agent Tango 12
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Margaret
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Agent Frank Johnson (as Chuma Hunter-Gault)
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Yusef Adel
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Catherine Adel
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In the days prior to and after the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks, members of the FBI, CIA and various law enforcement communities struggle to ensure America's safety in a new government branch titled Homeland Security. Admiral Ted McKee is assigned to lead the new branch with help from his NSA liaison, Sol Binder, to prevent further terrorist attacks in America. McKee's teenage daughter Melissa is romantically involved with a teenage Arab immigrant named Yusef, whose father is detained by the authorities. But no one is aware that Yusef's father, Fazul, is not a terrorist spy... but Yusef is. Meanwhile, CIA agent Bradley Brand is sent to Afghanistan, with agent Johnson, to assist the Northern Alliance rebels in their fight against the Taliban and the Al Queada terrorist organization responsible for the 9/11 terrorist attacks in America, to find out more info on the 'Second Wave' of attacks. In Seattle, FBI agents Jane Fulbar and Frank Heinhoff try to link a Russian arms dealer ... Written by matt-282

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The days that changed our world

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Drama | War

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Rated R for some violence | See all certifications »
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11 April 2004 (USA)  »

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12 April 2004 | by (a secret location) – See all my reviews

I went into this expecting a dramatization of the events. I am not a big fan of that type of film so I was not expecting much. I was surprised to discover it was not. What I found was a plotline surrounding the creation of some new secret agency, foreshadowing of enemy intentions, and a cliffhanger ending. Acting and technical aspects are excellent for a tv movie. Some plot elements are very cliched but it flows and is very watchable. Skerrit portrays an admiral quite ably but I find my self curious about the backstory of many of the main characters.

I hope someday to see an unbiased documentary about the attack, but I expect many important things will remain classified till long after my lifetime.

6/10


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