A real time account of the events on United Flight 93, one of the planes hijacked on 9/11 that crashed near Shanksville, Pennsylvania when passengers foiled the terrorist plot.

Selected Press

  • “… a monumental achievement that stands above any film this year.”

    – Peter Travers, Rolling Stone

  • “This is a masterful and heartbreaking film, and it does honor to the memory of the victims.”

    – Roger Ebert, Chicago Sun-Times

  • “Taut, visceral and predictably gut-wrenching.”

    – Brian Lowry, Variety

Festivals and Awards

  • BAFTA: Best Editing, David Lean Award for Direction
  • AFI Award: Movie of the Year
  • Austin Film Critics Association: Best Film
  • Boston Society of Film Critics Awards: Best Ensemble Cast
  • Dallas-Fort Worth Film Critics Association Awards: Best Picture
  • Empire Awards: Best British Film
  • Evening Standard British Film Awards: Best Film
  • Kansas City Film Critics Circle Awards: Film of the Year, Director of the Year, British Producer of the Year
  • LA Film Critics Association Awards: Best Director
  • National Society of Film Critics Awards: Best Director
  • NY Film Criticis Circle Awards: Best Film
  • Oklahoma Film Critics Circle Awards: Best Film, Top Ten Films
  • Online Film Critics Society Awards: Best Picture, Best Editing
  • Phoenix Film Critics Society Awards: Best Editing
  • San Francisco Film Critics Circle: Best Director
  • St. Louis Film Critics Association: Most Original, Innovative, or Creative Film
  • Utah Film Critics Association Awards: Best Picture
  • Washington DC Area Film Critics Association Awards: Best Film

Award Nominations

  • Academy Awards: Best Achievement in Directing, Best Achievement in Film Editing
  • BAFTA: Alexander Korda Award for Best British Film, Best Screenplay - Original, Best Cinematography, Best Sound
  • Writers Guild Award: Best Original Screenplay - Screen

Key Cast & Crew

  • Director: Paul Greengrass
  • Cast: Olivia Thirilby, Cheyenne Jackson
  • Writer: Paul Greengrass
  • Producers: Tim Bevan, Eric Fellner, Lloyd Levin, Paul Greengrass
  • Executive Producers: Liza Chasin, Debra Hayward, Bruce Toll

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