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Flight 93 (2006)

TV Movie  -   -  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 »

Goofs

On the ramp area we see that United 93 aircraft is being pushed back by a Servisair/Globeground (now Penauille Servisair) push-back machine. For pushing back and ground services United Airlines uses United Services (a parent company). 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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Referenced in Family Guy: Roads to Vegas (2013) See more »

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Well done film focused on the people involved
2 January 2007 | by (Michigan, USA) – See all my reviews

I believe this film accomplished what it set out to do. No big stars, no big special effects, it focused just on the ordinary people that got caught up in this event. The film "United 93" is quite good but that is told in close to real time and includes several air traffic controllers where as this movie mainly comes from the communications the people on board had with people on the ground.

I have read some reviews that were based on the politics of the situation, I won't comment on those. If you read the reviews that talk to the actual movie I think you will get a better idea of the actual merits of the film itself.

The no name cast did quite well. As I said the focus is on the communications between people on the ground and those in the air who could see they were going to die. I think it's a movie that will be rated higher as we move away from the actual events. As far as the reviews go that say it's not realistic because everyone involved has blonde hair and or has a baby is on par with the reviewers who knocked the Lord of the Rings because so many of the main characters had blue eyes.


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