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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.

Director:

Oliver Stone

Writers:

Andrea Berloff, John McLoughlin (true story) | 3 more credits »
4 wins & 12 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Nicolas Cage ... John McLoughlin
Maria Bello ... Donna McLoughlin
Connor Paolo ... Steven McLoughlin
Anthony Piccininni ... JJ McLoughlin
Alexa Gerasimovich ... Erin McLoughlin
Morgan Flynn ... Caitlin McLoughlin
Michael Peña ... Will Jimeno
Armando Riesco ... Antonio Rodrigues
Jay Hernandez ... Dominick Pezzulo
Joe Starr Joe Starr ... Subway Rider
Jon Bernthal ... Christopher Amoroso
William Jimeno ... Port Authority Officer (as Will Jimeno)
Nick Damici ... Lieutenant Kassimatis
Jude Ciccolella ... Inspector Fields
Martin Pfefferkorn ... Homeless Addict #1
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Storyline

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

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

The World Saw Evil That Day. Two Men Saw Something Else. See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

Parents Guide:

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Trivia

Was one of two 9/11 inspired films to be released in the same year, the other being United 93 (2006), based on the flight of the same name which crashed into a Pennsylvania field after the passengers thwarted the terrorists' plans to crash into the White House. See more »

Goofs

(at around 8 mins) In the early scenes at the Port Authority, there is a wrap-around ad on a building for the Charles Schwab "Talk to Chuck" campaign, which wasn't introduced until 2005. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Radio announcer: You give us 22 minutes, we'll give you the world
[1010 WINS Radio]
Radio announcer: .
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Connections

Featured in Common Sacrifice (2006) See more »

Soundtracks

The Lost Chord
by Arthur Sullivan (as Sir Arthur Sullivan)
Arranged by Clarence Eddy
Performed by Mary Gifford
Courtesy of Giffitz Records
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User Reviews

 
Very Well Done Movie!!! With No Political Agenda...
11 August 2006 | by dianajaySee all my reviews

We weren't sure whether or not we would want to see this movie. Oliver Stone is someone who's movies we don't usually agree with. After reading many of the reviews on this site, we decided to give this movie a chance.

It is a very impressive, well executed movie... with excellent acting, directing and editing!!! It is a movie that will remind you of that day, however, it is a movie about heroes, friendships and triumphs. Yes, there are points in the movie that you will tear up and even cry, yet there is also laughter at some points and there is a lot of positive throughout the movie even though it is was a time of crisis and horror surrounding the situation. The horror of that day does exist in the movie, however it isn't overplayed or too dramatic to watch.... Also, that is not the main part of the movie. The movie is based on the lives to two of the trapped survivors as they tell/recall what happened to them on that day.

The audience sat in awe watching the movie... nobody ever got up to leave their seats... and everyone was amazed at the end of how well the story was told. I've never seen the Theatre so crowded on a weeknight (almost at capacity)... and it was being shown on multiple screens at a big theater.

I do recommend all American's see this movie... as it pays tribute to the heroes and shows some of the good that came from the tragedy.


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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

9 August 2006 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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Box Office

Budget:

$65,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$18,730,762, 13 August 2006

Gross USA:

$70,278,893

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$163,247,198
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Dolby Digital | SDDS | DTS

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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