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

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JJ McLoughlin
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Caitlin McLoughlin
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Antonio Rodrigues
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Port Authority Officer (as Will Jimeno)
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Storyline

On September, 11th 2001, after the terrorist attack to the World Trade Center, the building collapses over the rescue team from the Port Authority Police Department. Will Jimeno and his sergeant John McLoughlin are found alive trapped under the wreckage while the rescue teams fight to save them. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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On Americas Darkest Day, Two Men Held On... To Hope See more »


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Rated PG-13 for intense and emotional content, some disturbing images and language | See all certifications »

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Box Office

Budget:

$63,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$86,904 (Chile) (3 November 2006)

Gross:

$271,684 (Chile) (24 November 2006)
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The city of New York absolutely prohibited the recreation of 9/11 destruction or chaos on location. The filmmakers were not even allowed to film actors looking upward toward where the towers would be. The drive of the officers up to the site was permitted to be filmed, but all scenes depicting events at or near the WTC were filmed in Los Angeles. See more »

Goofs

Dave Karnes' partner "Jason Thomas" is really African American not white. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Radio announcer: You give us 22 minutes, we'll give you the world
[1010 WINS Radio]
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References The Last Castle (2001) See more »

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The Lost Chord
by Arthur Sullivan (as Sir Arthur Sullivan)
Arranged by Clarence Eddy
Performed by Mary Gifford
Courtesy of Giffitz Records
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Paramount wasted their money - don't waste yours
9 October 2006 | by (UK) – See all my reviews

The remarkable thing about the film 'Apollo 13' is that although you know how the story ends, the film-makers still achieve story telling of the highest order. Not so, this shameless piece of Yankee propaganda.

It is arrant nonsense to say that this is not a political film - there would be NO film without the politics, yet Stone affects to ignore that this awful event prompted one of the most evil misuses of military-industrial power in modern history. More innocent Afghanis were slaughtered by an act of blind vengeance than the total number of innocent victims of September 11th.

As another person commented on this site, you'd think that the two NY cops buried in this film were the only victims... This film represents the low point of an otherwise interesting and often laudable career as a film maker.

And apart from all the above, even if you take issue with the politics I refer to, I defy you say that this is not the most boring two hours you've ever endured in a cinema.


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