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United 93 (2006)

R  |   |  Action, Crime, Drama  |  28 April 2006 (USA)
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A real time account of the events on United Flight 93, one of the planes hijacked on 9/11 that crashed near Shanksville, Pennsylvania when passengers foiled the terrorist plot.



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On September 11, 2001, two American Airlines and two United Airlines domestic U.S. flights are hijacked by terrorists. After the collision of two planes against the World Trade Center and one against the Pentagon, the passengers and crew of United Flight 93 decide to struggle against the four terrorists to take back the control of the airplane. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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The war on terror begins with 40 ordinary people. See more »

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for language, and some intense sequences of terror and violence (appeal planned) | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

28 April 2006 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Flight 93  »

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Box Office


$15,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$11,478,360 (USA) (28 April 2006)


$177,151 (Chile) (29 September 2006)

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2.35 : 1
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Did You Know?


Shortly after Mark Bingham (Cheyenne Jackson) gets on the plane, he strikes up a conversation with Tom Burnett (Christian Clemenson) about the rugby union football club to which he belonged. Bingham played amateur rugby with the San Francisco Fog, a Bay Area-club that encourages the participation of people of color, gay men, and women. Most of the Fog's members are gay men, as Bingham himself was. See more »


The aircraft interior lights are shown coming on in a deserted cabin; moments later we see the pilots walking towards the aircraft. Cabin lights cannot be switched on until power is switched on by the flight deck. See more »


[first lines]
Ahmed Al Haznawi: [subtitled Arabic] Ziad. It's time.
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Crazy Credits

The very last line of closing credits states that the movie was "not sponsored by, or in any way affiliated with, United Airlines." See more »


References A Night to Remember (1958) See more »

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United We Could
5 July 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Frozen, speechless, devastated. That's how I was at the end of the film and judging by the silence in the auditorium the whole audience felt the same. A remarkable achievement. Not a single cheap shot. Knowing, as we all know, what happened on that fatal September 11th. The time lapse between the first plane hitting the World Trade center and the second seemed interminable. The faces of the passengers, without even knowing their names, are still vivid in my mind. Extraordinary. Not to mention the terrorist's faces. So real, so human. Tears were running down my face as a chill run down my spine witnessing the terrorists as well as the passengers praying. God, seen through a different optical at different times for exactly the same reasons. The brave decision of the passengers to die trying to protect all of us is something that we in the ground we seem to have forgotten. We could all stand together as well in everybody's name for everybody's good. You see, here I am, inspired and aspiring to inspire.

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