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World Trade Center (2006)

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

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$63,000,000 (estimated)

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$18,730,762 (USA) (11 August 2006)

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$70,236,496 (USA) (13 October 2006)
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Trivia

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 »

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FDNY Ladder Co. 5's apparatus was, in 2001, a 2000 model Seagrave tiller ladder with an enclosed crew compartment. In the film, it is shown as an unidentified open-compartment rig. See more »

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Radio announcer: You give us 22 minutes, we'll give you the world
[1010 WINS Radio]
Radio announcer: .
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Theme from Starsky & Hutch (Gotcha)
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This was awful
13 August 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This is the first movie I've ever got up during the showing at a theatre and walked out. Yeah I know some people are going to panic and whine that I'm a horrible person for not liking the World Trade Center movie, but this was just annoying. The previews show a bright, outdoors thing with lots of police and firefighters and such, when in reality most of the film is just two guys trapped in the dark, in the rubble, talking in strained voices about their family, while their family acts upset at home. Don't get me wrong, I respect the event, but the importance of a historical event doesn't mean everyone should go see a poorly done movie about it. So in conclusion, the film is very repetitive, constant poor lighting and typically unchanging scenery make it unpleasant to watch for a long time, and it was very hard to connect with the characters.


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