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The Best Movies About 9/11

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Updated September 11, 2019 269 votes 155 voters 406.7k views 15 items

911 movies list includes the movies that deal with the 9/11 tragedy and may be sorted by cast, year, director, or more. From the tragedies incurred on the day of the 9/11 attacks to the aftermath of the residents of the city of New York and the rest of the US, these 9/11 movies chronicle the moods and reactions of citizens of the US and the world after the 9/11 attacks in 2001.

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Nicolas Cage, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Maria Bello

Released: 2006

Directed by: Oliver Stone

World Trade Center is a 2006 disaster drama film directed by Oliver Stone and based on the September 11 attacks at the World Trade Center. It stars Nicolas Cage, Maria Bello, Michael ...more

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Olivia Thirlby, Cheyenne Jackson, Denny Dillon

Released: 2006

Directed by: Paul Greengrass

United 93 is a 2006 drama film written, co-produced and directed by Paul Greengrass that chronicles events aboard United Airlines Flight 93, which was hijacked during the September 11 attacks of ...more

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Jessica Chastain, Chris Pratt, Mark Strong

Released: 2012

Directed by: Kathryn Bigelow

Untitled International Thriller is a 2012 thriller film written by Mark Boal and directed by Kathryn Bigelow.

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Laura Mennell, Ty Olsson, Gwynyth Walsh

Released: 2006

Directed by: Peter Markle

Flight 93 is a 2006 television film, directed by Peter Markle, which chronicles the events aboard United Airlines Flight 93 during the September 11 attacks. It premiered on January 30, 2006, on ...more

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Released: 2005

Directed by: Dylan Avery

Loose Change is a series of films released between 2005 and 2009 which argue in favor of certain conspiracy theories surrounding the September 11th attacks. The films were written and directed ...more
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Sandra Bullock, Tom Hanks, John Goodman

Released: 2011

Directed by: Stephen Daldry

Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close is a 2011 American drama film adaptation of the novel of the same name by Jonathan Safran Foer, directed by Stephen Daldry and written by Eric Roth. It stars ...more

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Patricia Heaton, Harvey Keitel, Donnie Wahlberg

Released: 2006

Directed by: David L. Cunningham

The Path to 9/11 was a two-part miniseries that aired in the United States on ABC television from September 10 – 11, 2006, and also in other countries. The film dramatizes the 1993 World Trade ...more
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Adam Sandler, Liv Tyler, Jada Pinkett Smith

Released: 2007

Directed by: Mike Binder

In Reign Over Me, two former college roommates Charlie Fineman (Adam Sandler) and Alan Johnson (Don Cheadle) run into each other years later and rekindle their friendship. Charlie, who recently ...more

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Pierce Brosnan, Robert Pattinson, Emilie de Ravin

Released: 2010

Directed by: Allen Coulter

Remember Me is a 2010 American romantic coming of age drama film directed by Allen Coulter, and screenplay by Will Fetters. It stars Robert Pattinson, Emilie de Ravin, Chris Cooper, Lena Olin ...more

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Devon Bostick, Timothy Bottoms, Gregory Itzin

Released: 2003

Directed by: Brian Trenchard-Smith

DC 9/11: Time of Crisis is a 2003 television movie which re-enacts the events of the September 11, 2001 attacks as seen from the point of view of the President of the United States and his ...more
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Nick Nolte, Juliette Binoche, John Turturro

Released: 2006

Directed by: Santiago Amigorena

A Few Days in September is the first film directed by Santiago Amigorena, who previously wrote screenplays for films by Cédric Klapisch and Catherine Breillat among others. The film ...more
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Hayden Panettiere, Jennette McCurdy, Bill Pullman

Released: 2004

Directed by: Duwayne Dunham

Tiger Cruise is the 54th Disney Channel Original Movie. It stars Hayden Panettiere and Bill Pullman. The film's fictional events are intertwined with the real-life events of the September 11, ...more
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Amanda Seyfried, Channing Tatum, Richard Jenkins

Released: 2010

Directed by: Lasse Hallström

Dear John is a 2010 American romantic drama film starring Amanda Seyfried and Channing Tatum. It was made by Screen Gems, a Sony company. It was released theatrically in North America on ...more

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Omar Berdouni, Adnan Maral, Karim Saleh

Released: 2004

Directed by: Antonia Bird

The Hamburg Cell is a 2004 TV film directed by Antonia Bird.
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Released: 2004

Directed by: Michael Moore

Fahrenheit 9/11 is a 2004 documentary film by American filmmaker and director and political commentator Michael Moore. The film takes a critical look at the presidency of George W. Bush and its ...more

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