6.3/10
218
1 user 9 critic
In the aftermath of the September 11th attacks on the World Trade Center, Paul McCartney travels through the streets of New York and organizes a benefit concert.
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Iris IX (2014)
Documentary | Biography | History
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

A documentary about fashion icon Iris Apfel from legendary documentary filmmaker Albert Maysles.

Director: Albert Maysles
Stars: Carl Apfel, Harold Koda, Dries Van Noten
Documentary
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  
Directors: Bob Eisenhardt, Susan Froemke, and 1 more credit »
Stars: Mstislav Rostropovich, Galina Vishnevskaya
Into the Fire (TV Movie 2005)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.2/10 X  

Into the Fire follows the story of Walter Hartwig, a lieutenant in the New York City Harbor Unit, who finally comes to terms with what is really important about this life.

Director: Michael Phelan
Stars: Sean Patrick Flanery, Melina Kanakaredes, JoBeth Williams
September 11 (2002)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

The effects of the 9/11 terrorist attacks are told from different points of view around the world.

Directors: Youssef Chahine, Amos Gitai, and 9 more credits »
Stars: Maryam Karimi, Mohamad Dolati, Agelem Habibi
New York (2009)
Crime | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

It's story about three students studying at the New York State University whose lives are changed by 9/11 and its aftermath.

Director: Kabir Khan
Stars: John Abraham, Neil Nitin Mukesh, Katrina Kaif
Pre (2009)
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

Pre takes place four days after 9/11 in New York City. A theatre ensemble struggles to decide whether or not to be the first play to go back up after the attack.

Director: Steven Tanenbaum
Stars: Kristen Abate, Kevin Breznahan, Chris Cipriano
DC 9/11: Time of Crisis (TV Movie 2003)
Drama | History
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.7/10 X  

This is the story of the days directly after 9/11, and the president's whereabouts.

Director: Brian Trenchard-Smith
Stars: Timothy Bottoms, John Cunningham, David Fonteno
Gimme Shelter (1970)
Documentary | Music | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  

A harrowing documentary of the Stones' 1969 tour, with much of the focus on the tragic concert at Altamont.

Directors: Albert Maysles, David Maysles, and 1 more credit »
Stars: Mick Jagger, Keith Richards, Mick Taylor
Twin Towers (2003)
Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

Two brothers, one a firefighter, one a police officer, are remembered for their bravery in New York City on September 11.

Directors: Bill Guttentag, Robert David Port
Stars: Tommy Buda
Edit

Cast

Credited cast:
Rusty Anderson ...
Himself
...
Themselves
...
Himself
...
Himself
...
Himself
...
Himself
...
Himself
...
Himself
...
Herself
...
Himself
...
Themselves
...
Himself
...
Herself
...
Himself
...
Himself
Edit

Storyline

In the aftermath of the September 11th attacks on the World Trade Center, Paul McCartney travels through the streets of New York and organizes a benefit concert.

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

A chronicle of Paul McCartney's cathartic journey through New York City in the aftermath of 9/11

Genres:

Documentary

Certificate:

See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Official Sites:

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

10 September 2011 (USA)  »

Filming Locations:


Company Credits

Show more on  »

Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

See  »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

Behind the Scenes Look at McCartney and NYC
11 September 2011 | by See all my reviews

Love We Make, The (2011)

*** 1/2 (out of 4)

Terrific documentary from Bradley Kaplan and Albert Maysles follows Paul McCartney as he prepares for The Concert for New York, the benefit for the victims of the 9/11 attacks. The film starts off a couple weeks before the main event as McCartney shares where he was when the attacks happened and then we follow him as he hits a variety of talk shows. The film closes with behind the scenes footage of the benefit concert where we get countless stars including The Who, Eric Clapton, The Rolling Stones, Elton John, Billy Joel, Bon Jovi, Sheryl Crow, Leonardo DiCaprio, Howard Stern, James Taylor and many more. THE LOVE WE MAKE works on a number of levels but I think its biggest fans are going to be McCartney nuts. This is a pretty interesting little documentary as we see him walking around New York, meeting the police and fireman but also just walking around talking to fans. In some of the films best moments we see McCartney walking down the street where one or two people notice him, start asking for autographs and before long more people start to show up. Even stranger is a sequence where McCartney feels that he's being followed by a couple people and it really does seem as if he's worried something bad's going to happen. We get a number of behind the scenes footage from various interviews he gave during this period including those to Access Hollywood, E! News and the Howard Stern show where we even get to see him meeting Ozzy Osbourne. The benefit concert is something I'm sure most people have already seen but we do get some musical performances by The Who, Bon Jovi, Clapton, Taylor, Joel & John and of course McCartney. The behind the scenes footage here is pretty priceless as we get to see the celebrities talking to one another back stage and we get a pretty funny bit with Bill Clinton talking about the 60's children. There's certainly a lot of mention of 9/11 but I think the real focus here is on McCartney, which some might object to but I think this is a very respectful document of the events after 9/11 and how this concert came to be.


12 of 18 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you? | Report this
Review this title | See one user review »

Contribute to This Page

"This Is Us" Star Chris Sullivan and TV to See in 2018

"This Is Us" star Chris Sullivan gets emotional about Season 2. Plus, "The IMDb Show" looks at the most highly-anticipated TV shows of 2018 and talks to Lena Waithe about "The Chi."

Watch the show