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World Trade Center (2006)

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



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Cast overview, first billed only:
JJ McLoughlin
Erin McLoughlin
Caitlin McLoughlin
Antonio Rodrigues
Subway Rider
Christopher Amoroso
Port Authority Officer (as Will Jimeno)
Lieutenant Kassimatis
Inspector Fields
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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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A True Story Of Courage And Survival See more »

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Release Date:

9 August 2006 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

September  »

Box Office


$63,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

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


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

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Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?


Mel Gibson was one of director Oliver Stone's first choices for the role of Sgt. John McLoughlin. Gibson liked the script very much, but turned it down to direct Apocalypto (2006). See more »


There is a brief scene set in Hong Kong, where locals are stunned by what they see happening in New York on TV. The background clearly shows that it is daytime. However, when the 9/11 events occurred, it was night time in Hong Kong. See more »


[first lines]
Radio announcer: You give us 22 minutes, we'll give you the world
[1010 WINS Radio]
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References Starsky and Hutch (1975) See more »


Theme from Starsky & Hutch (Gotcha)
by Tom Scott
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User Reviews

World Trade Center - An Experience
26 July 2006 | by (Tucson, Arizona) – See all my reviews

Many of us remember that morning so vividly. September 11th, 2001. I had the opportunity to see the film from Paramount Pictures and directed by Oliver Stone last night with about 50 firefighters from the Tucson Area as well as a handful of law enforcement officers.

I really wasn't sure if I wanted to see the film. I remember watching the TV, glued to it, for answers to the questions that I never will have answered as to how something so horrible could happen. This film doesn't attempt to try to answer that question, instead it looks at the spirit of people and how we can come together to help others.

I am so glad I went to see this! It is a powerful work of film that tells the story without sensationalizing the event and the anger and hatred for the attackers following the attacks. It's a film of last words and feelings we tend to develop after years in a relationship. There are tears of joy, laughs, and tears of sorrow interlaced throughout this film with Strong acting from a huge cast including Nicolas Cage and Michael Pena.

Totally recommend this film although it may certainly be tough for those that lost loved ones in the buildings.

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