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Flight 93 (2006)

TV Movie  |  PG-13  |   |  Action, Drama, History  |  30 January 2006 (USA)
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Flight 93 is the story of the heroic passengers that took back their plane in an effort to stop a 9-11 terrorist attack.

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On September 11th 2001, four domestic flights are hijacked by terrorists in the United States of America. After the collision of three against selected targets, the passengers and crew of United Airlines Flight 93 fight against four terrorists to take back the control of the airplane. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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Four terrorists wanted to turn flight 93 into a weapon. Forty brave passengers and crew stopped it from reaching its target.

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Rated PG-13 for some violence and emotional depiction of the hijack situation | See all certifications »

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Kenneth Kantymir (who played Andrew Garcia, one of the five men who rushed the cockpit) wore his own Star of Courage bravery medal pinned over his heart for the entire shoot to honor the memory of these heroic men. See more »

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When the last passenger rushes to make the plane, the metal detector goes off. He throws a lot of loose change on the Rontgen scanning machine. When cleared, he picks up his bag and his belongings but the coins have disappeared from the machine and he hasn't taken them. See more »

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(Closing Dedication) This film is dedicated to the passengers and crew of Flight 93, and to their families. See more »

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Better than United 93
10 September 2009 | by (England) – See all my reviews

This film seems to be unfairly regarded as the poor relation, just because it was made for TV. If so, it's snobbery. Flight 93 focuses much more on the humanity of the event, on the passengers and their families. This gives us the chance to empathize with them and feel for them as they meet their fate.

United 93 focuses more on the technical aspects. It fails to distinguish the passengers from each other and does not name them. I know this was done at the request of the families, so as not to single anyone out (not that this stopped the film makers from unjustly stigmatizing the German passenger as a wimp!).

I admit that Flight 93 perhaps goes too far in its depiction of endless phone calls. We wondered when the passengers were ever going to find time to take on the hijackers!


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