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
On September 11th, one of our darkest days in our history, 40 ordinary people sat down as strangers, and stood up as one.
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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?
claimed that he accepted the part of lead hijacker Ziad Jarrah partly because he'd previously been offered roles as fictional terrorists that he felt were offensively stereotypical. He wanted a real-life al-Qaeda terrorist to be portrayed responsibly. See more
The aircraft is labeled UA93 on Newark's Surface Movement Radar. Air Traffic Control uses ICAO codes, so the label should be UAL93. The scenes at Boston and New York centers show the correct code. 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