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Flight 93: The Flight That Fought Back (2005)

The Flight That Fought Back (original title)
A docudrama about the efforts of the passengers aboard United Airlines Flight 93 to derail the 9/11 terrorists' plan for the hijacked airliner.

Director:

Bruce Goodison

Writers:

Phil Craig, Victoria Spark (technical material)
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Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy. See more awards »

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Cast

Credited cast:
Greg Benson ... Tom Burnett
Toni M. Youngblood ... Cee Cee Lyles (as Toni Youngblood)
Jason LeGrande ... Mark Bingham
Bryce Wagoner ... Richard Guadagno
Kevin Paul Kevin Paul ... Jeremy Glick
Bryan Friday ... Todd Beamer
Steve Izay Steve Izay ... Joe Nacke
Raj Maan ... Ahmed Al Nami
Ankur Bhatt ... Saaed Al Ghamdi
Pej Vahdat ... Ziad Jarrah
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Michelle Baldwin Michelle Baldwin ... Herself
Dick Bennett Dick Bennett ... Don Peterson
Mark Bingham Mark Bingham ... Himself (archive footage)
Robin Bird Robin Bird ... Georgine Corrigan
Stan Bly ... Mickey Rothberg
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A docudrama about the efforts of the passengers aboard United Airlines Flight 93 to derail the 9/11 terrorists' plan for the hijacked airliner.

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Documentary | Drama

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Country:

UK | USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

8 September 2005 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Plane That Fought Back See more »

Filming Locations:

Boston, Massachusetts, USA See more »

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Color:

Color
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Narrator: Bin Laden's followers call themselves Holy Warriors. They have already killed dozens of American servicemen and diplomats in Africa and The Middle East; Now he has instructed them to kill civilians in the heart of America.
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Tasteful, but occasionally like an episode of 24
11 September 2005 | by revravenSee all my reviews

The Flight That Fought Back is a tasteful dramatization of the events leading up to and following the hijacking of Flight 93 on September 11, 2001. Narrated by Keifer Sutherland and featuring many actual recordings and many other recreations of the passenger's attempt to regain control of the aircraft. Passenger families and associates interviews are frequent, to give a better understanding of the people involved.

The movie is very tasteful and tactful in it's recreation and interviews, and gives an excellent of the events that happened on that tragic Tuesday morning.

The movie is heavily stylized. Thanks to Sutherland's narration and the frequent multiple camera angles in one shot, not to mention the occasional clock at the bottom of the screen, the film occasionally seems like an episode of 24.

Overall a good watch and showcase of the first people to give their life fighting terrorism.


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