On September 11, 2001, two American Airlines and two United Airlines domestic U.S. flights are hijacked by terrorists. After the collision of two planes against the World Trade Center and one against the Pentagon, the passengers and crew of United Flight 93 decide to struggle against the four terrorists to take back the control of the airplane.
Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
The war on terror begins with 40 ordinary people.
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Motion Picture Rating
Rated R for language, and some intense sequences of terror and violence (appeal planned)
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Did You Know?
Families of the 40 passengers and crew members killed on United Flight 93 cooperated in the production, offering director Paul Greengrass
detailed background about their loved ones, down to the clothes they wore, the reading materials or music they had, and the snacks they might have brought aboard. See more
In the beginning, when the hijackers are leaving their hotel room, the one in the front is wearing a horizontally striped polo shirt. In the next shot, as they are walking down the hallway, the same man is now wearing a button-down shirt and a sport coat. See more
Ahmed Al Haznawi
Ziad. It's time.
The very last line of closing credits states that the movie was "not sponsored by, or in any way affiliated with, United Airlines." See more
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