United 93 Synopsis
True story of Flight 93 on 9/11.
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Wall Street Journal

By Joe Morgenstern
Quite remarkably, though, its clear-eyed view of an unprecedented American tragedy leaves us with emotions that audiences of those earlier...
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Philadelphia Inquirer

By Steven Rea
It's Greengrass' way of asking a question that looms large in these post-9/11 days: Are we all praying to the same God, or is one man's God...
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The Hollywood Reporter

By Kirk Honeycutt
Greengrass has made not only a thoroughly fact-checked film but a film that uncontrovertibly comes from the heart.
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Rolling Stone

By Peter Travers
Far from being exploitive, the effect is inspiring: This is the best of us.
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Chicago Sun-Times

By Roger Ebert
This is a masterful and heartbreaking film, and it does honor to the memory of the victims.
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USA Today

By Claudia Puig
An unflinching, powerfully visceral and haunting portrait of the tragic events aboard one of the terrorist-commandeered flights on the...
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Entertainment Weekly

By Lisa Schwarzbaum
Pulling the bandage of sentiment cleanly away from oozing concepts like ''heroism'' and ''our nation's war on terror'' in the aftermath of...
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Boston Globe

By Ty Burr
The movie is hard going, not least in the sense of powerlessness it leaves in an audience that knows exactly what will happen. And yet you...
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New York Daily News

By Jack Mathews
I wouldn't recommend the movie to anyone, but if the families of the victims take something positive from it, as their cooperation with...
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San Francisco Chronicle

By Mick LaSalle
There's just nothing artful about it, and it's Greengrass who deserves the credit. These nonactors don't act the way most people do when...
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United 93

By Movie geek 1997
I watched this'd or and it made me cry and I thought how could look people in the eye and do what they did on that plane. That is really inspiring to me...

United 93 Movie Review

By Spencer27057
93 out of 100 A crackling drama-thriller with intense scenes and the story that is best made....

united 93

By ggbull
that was a very sad movie....

Most Suspenseful

By ChrisP3
We all know the ending, but I was alternately at the edge off my seat and wanting to hide simultaneously. When the credits started to roll you cold hear a pin fall in the auditorium. No one moved as...


By mtmccloskey
This movie shows Americans coming together in desperate times and triumphing over evil. Shows a lot of patriotism...

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Rated R | For language, and some intense sequences of terror and violence
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says Story of 9/11 hijacking: harrowing, not for kids.
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