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World Trade Center (2006)

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Two Port Authority police officers become trapped under the rubble of the World Trade Center.

Director:

Oliver Stone

Writers:

Andrea Berloff, John McLoughlin (true story) | 3 more credits »
4 wins & 12 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Nicolas Cage ... John McLoughlin
Maria Bello ... Donna McLoughlin
Connor Paolo ... Steven McLoughlin
Anthony Piccininni ... JJ McLoughlin
Alexa Gerasimovich ... Erin McLoughlin
Morgan Flynn ... Caitlin McLoughlin
Michael Peña ... Will Jimeno
Armando Riesco ... Antonio Rodrigues
Jay Hernandez ... Dominick Pezzulo
Joe Starr ... Subway Rider
Jon Bernthal ... Christopher Amoroso
William Jimeno ... Port Authority Officer (as Will Jimeno)
Nick Damici ... Lieutenant Kassimatis
Jude Ciccolella ... Inspector Fields
Martin Pfefferkorn ... Homeless Addict #1
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Storyline

On September, 11th 2001, after the terrorist attack to the World Trade Center, the building collapses over the rescue team from the Port Authority Police Department. Will Jimeno and his sergeant John McLoughlin are found alive trapped under the wreckage while the rescue teams fight to save them. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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Taglines:

The World Saw Evil That Day. Two Men Saw Something Else. See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for intense and emotional content, some disturbing images and language | See all certifications »

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

9 August 2006 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

September See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$65,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$18,730,762, 13 August 2006

Gross USA:

$70,278,893

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$162,970,240
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Dolby Digital | SDDS | DTS | Dolby

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Feature film debut of Jon Bernthal. See more »

Goofs

When McLoughlin and Kassimatis are driving to the WTC after the first plane strike, the sun is on the wrong side of the towers, in reality in the morning the sun is on the east side of the WTC, in the movie, its on the west side. This is corrected later when the other officers are shown at the base of the towers See more »

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[first lines]
Radio announcer: You give us 22 minutes, we'll give you the world
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Don't be so uptight...
30 December 2006 | by peelbuhgSee all my reviews

Some people have commented that this movie didn't accurately depict 9/11 and have complained that Oliver Stone didn't portray the events or that he milked us for emotion.

I disagree. I watched Michael Pena and Nicolas Cage depict two PAPD officers - Ofc. Jimeno and Sgt. McClauglin but I couldn't help but picture every officer or person involved directly in the horror of that day. There are plenty of documentaries on the subject...and every year on 9/11, they give you a blow-by-blow of the events. This was a movie, that showed what two men - and what their friends/family/departments went through and I thought of and felt for everyone through their story.

From what I've read...and from the commentaries in the film, it is factual for their story and I think it's just a coincidence that it just HAPPENED to be good enough for a Hollywood story. I mean - I appreciate getting to hear their story.


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