• United 93 (2006)

United 93

Release Date: April 28th, 2006

DVD Release Date: September 5th, 2006

R |1 hr 51 min

Plot Summary

On Sept. 11, 2001, terrorists seize control of United Airlines Flight 93 and three other planes. As realization of the imminent horror dawns on passengers, crew and loved ones on the ground, the courageous acts by those held hostage in the air count down in actual time.

Cast: David Alan Basche, Richard Bekins, Susan Blommaert, Ray Charleson, Christian Clemenson, Khalid Abdalla, Lewis Alsamari, Ben Sliney

Director: Paul Greengrass

Genres: Drama

Production Co: Universal Pictures, Working Title Films

Distributors: Universal Pictures

Keywords: Emotional, Deception, Hotel, Tense, 2000s, Sacrifice, Death, Intense

Ratings & Reviews

  • 100
    Kirk HoneycuttThe Hollywood Reporter

    Greengrass has made not only a thoroughly fact-checked film but a film that uncontrovertibly comes from the heart. show more

  • 100
    Roger EbertChicago Sun-Times

    This is a masterful and heartbreaking film, and it does honor to the memory of the victims. show more

  • 100
    Peter TraversRolling Stone

    Far from being exploitive, the effect is inspiring: This is the best of us. show more

See all critic reviews on metacritic.com

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Awards

Winner Editing
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2007)
Nominated Directing
Nominated Cinematography
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2007)
Nominated Film Editing
Nominated Alexander Korda Award for the Outstanding British Film of the Year
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2007)
Winner David Lean Award for Achievement in Direction
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2007)
Nominated Sound
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2007)
Nominated Original Screenplay
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2007)