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World Trade Center

PG-13| 2 hr. 9 min.

Plot Summary
Two Port Authority officers, Sgt. John McLoughlin (Nicolas Cage) and Officer Will Jimeno (Michael Peña), become trapped in the rubble of the World Trade Center after going in to help people escape from the buildings during the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001.

Cast: Nicolas Cage , Michael Peña , Maggie Gyllenhaal , Maria Bello , Stephen Dorff , Jay Hernandez , Michael Shannon , Nicholas Turturro

Director: Oliver Stone

Genres: Drama

Distributor: Paramount Pictures

World Trade Center (2006)

Release Date: August 9th, 2006|2 hr. 9 min.

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  • Undeniably affecting, but you leave it wanting more. show more

  • Stone does everything he can to do justice to the real-life people he's depicting, and yet nothing he does can cover up the film's single but overarching weakness: The personal story he uses to portray the larger event is limited in scope and impact. show more

  • World Trade Center shows us many things we already know, though with impressive flair, then plunges underground for an unconvincing drama based on a multitude of facts. It's upbeat, all right, but badly off kilter. show more

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Why There Hasn't Been a Definitive 9/11 Movie Yet ... and What Upcoming Film Might Be Just That

Posted by
Chris Chaberski on September 10, 2011

Ten years later, is it still too soon? A handful of films have addressed the events of September 11, 2001, from various angles, but none have attained true landmark status, culturally or cinemati...

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