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Flight 93 (2006)

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Flight 93 is the story of the heroic passengers that took back their plane in an effort to stop a 9-11 terrorist attack.

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Peter Markle

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Nevin Schreiner
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Won 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 3 wins & 9 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Jeffrey Nordling ... Tom Burnett
Brennan Elliott ... Todd Beamer
Kendall Cross ... Deena Burnett
Ty Olsson ... Mark Bingham
Monnae Michaell ... Lisa Jefferson
Colin Glazer ... Jeremy Glick
April Telek ... Lyz Glick (as April Amber Telek)
Laura Mennell ... Elizabeth Wainio
Dominic Rains ... Ziad Jarrah (as Amin Nazemzadeh)
Gwynyth Walsh ... Esther Heyman
Jacqueline Ann Steuart Jacqueline Ann Steuart ... Lauren Grandcolas
Karen Holness ... CeeCee Lyles
Marilyn Norry ... Alice Hoglan
Kirsten Alter ... Melodie Homer (as Kirsten Williamson)
Biski Gugushe ... LeRoy Homer, Jr.
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Storyline

On September 11th 2001, four domestic flights are hijacked by terrorists in the United States of America. After the collision of three against selected targets, the passengers and crew of United Airlines Flight 93 fight against four terrorists to take back the control of the airplane. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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Four terrorists wanted to turn flight 93 into a weapon. Forty brave passengers and crew stopped it from reaching its target.


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Rated PG-13 for some violence and emotional depiction of the hijack situation | See all certifications »

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Official Sites:

A&E [United States]

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Canada | USA

Language:

Arabic | English

Release Date:

30 January 2006 (USA) See more »

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Flight 93 See more »

Filming Locations:

Delta, British Columbia, Canada See more »

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Dolby (Dolby Surround)

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Color

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1.78 : 1
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Trivia

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Goofs

In closeup shots of the F-16 pilot talking to the controller, there is a windshield frame visible in front of him. The F-16 is unique in that it has a canopy with a one large piece incorporating the windshield and extending to behind the seat, and a separate smaller section at the rear of the cockpit. See more »

Quotes

Tom Burnett: It's a suicide mission!
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Connections

Referenced in Family Guy: Roads to Vegas (2013) See more »

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Weak effort. Watch "United 93" instead
9 January 2007 | by I_am_RenegadeXSee all my reviews

The made-for-TV "Flight 93" was on A&E last night, so I watched it having recently been pleasantly impressed by the (similar/same) story of "United 93", which I rented on DVD just a few weeks ago.

Perhaps my opinion of "Flight" would be different if I had not seen "United" first, but I just didn't feel the power, emotion and anger that I'd felt while watching "United". "Flight" felt detached, poorly-acted and strangely 'calm', whereas "United" portrayed well the sense of in-credulousness of the situation as it unfolded and brought back the sick feeling we all had that day when it was realized what was actually going on. The air traffic controllers/airline people on the ground in "Flight" however seemed content to sit there serenely and simply wait for another opportunity to say, "There goes another one". And when one of the hijacked passengers uses his cell phone to give a sad farewell to his wife, she hangs up without even saying so much as "I love you".

Perhaps though my main problem with "Flight" is that it merely recreates what (is believed) to have happened, while "United" does the same while reminding us that procedures, organization & interaction on the ground were inexcusably poor, and that there are valuable lessons to be learned from this tragedy. By glossing over that aspect of the fateful day, "Flight 93" falls flat.

So if you've seen "United 93" already, don't waste your time with "Flight 93" - and if you haven't seen either but are interested in the story, make it "United".


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