Great Movies: September 11th Movies and Documentaries

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Dear John 9/11: A Day That Changed the World 
2012 -Smithsonian Channel 
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Presents two documentary films that examine the events surrounding the terrorist attack on the World Trade Center ten years after September 11, 2001, including "9/11: Day that Changed the World," which examines how the nation's leaders made decisions on that day with interviews with Rudy Giuliani, Donald Rumsfeld, Dick Cheney, and others; and "9/11: Stories in Fragments," which looks at the Smithsonian's National Museum of American History and their efforts to document the events.

9/11 Press for Truth 9/11 Press for Truth
2006-09 - E1
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Although independent investigations began within weeks of both Pearl Harbor and the Kennedy assassination, the same was not true of the attacks of September 11th. Most are unaware that formation of the 9/11 Commission was strongly opposed by many in Washington, including the Bush administration.

Dear John Building  on Ground Zero 
2012-01 - Sony Pictures Home Ent
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Looks back at the events of 9/11 and reviews the major investigations into the causes of the collapse of the World Trade Center. Compares the collapse of the Twin Towers with the destruction of the Alfred P. Murrah building in Oklahoma City. 

Dear John Dear John
2012-01 - Sony Pictures Home Ent
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It was two weeks that would change their lives forever. Soon after John (Channing Tatum) and Savannah (Amanda Seyfried) fall madly in love, their relationship is put on hold. With one leaving to complete his service, and the other to complete her college education, they pass the time by exchanging a continuous stream of love letters, until they can be reunited permanently a year later. But when war breaks out, their separation is extended indefinitely. Will their relationship survive the greatest test of all: the test of time? …More

Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close
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2012-04 - Warner Home Video
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Oskar (Thomas Horn) is convinced that his father (Tom Hanks), who died in the 9/11 attacks on the World Trade Center, has left a final message for him hidden somewhere in the city.  …More

Fahrenhype 9/11 Fahrenhype 9/11
2004-10 - Phase 4 Films
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Fahrenhype 9/11 exposes the fallacies and misrepresentations in Michael Moore's methods. See how Moore deceived America by editing footage to promote his political agenda. Learn the truth about Fahrenheit 9/11, and how Michael Moore lied to America about it.

Flight 93 Flight 93
2006-05 - UAV Corporation
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Sept. 11, 2001, was a dark day in the history of America. But amid the tragic events, many heroes emerged. This gripping drama recounts the story of the passengers of United Flight 93 and their courageous efforts to wrestle control of the hijacked plane from the terrorists before it crashed in rural Pennsylvania. …More

The Guys The Guys
2004-01 - Universal Home Video
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In the aftermath of 9/11, a fire captain who lost eight men in the World Trade Center collapse, turns to an editor to write his men's eulogies as he deals with the pain of their loss. …More

The Hamburg Cell The Hamburg Cell
2006-11 - Rlj Ent/Sphe
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A dramatization of events leading up to 9/11 based on exhaustive research, including personal interviews, unpublished correspondence, and the official 9/11 Commission report.

Paul McCartney-Love We Make Paul McCartney-Love We Make
2011-12 - Uni Dist Corp (Music)
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This film follows Paul McCartney as he journeys through the streets of New York City in the aftermath of the destruction of the World Trade Center on September 11th, 2001, and his subsequent organization of the Concert for New York City; features performance clips from the benefit concert and backstage moments with many of the performers and other famous attendees.

The Missing Person The Missing Person
2013-09 - Strand Releasing Home Video
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This thrilling film noir stars Academy Award Nominee Michael Shannon as John Rosow, a private detective hired to tail a man, Harold Fullmer, on a train from Chicago to Los Angeles. Rosow gradually uncovers Harolds identity as a missing person; one of the thousands presumed dead after the 9/11 terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center. Persuaded by a large reward, Rosow is charged with bringing Harold back to his wife in New York City against his will.  …More

My Trip to Al-Qaeda My Trip to Al-Qaeda
2012-09 - New Video Group
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In 2006, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Lawrence Wright staged My Trip to al-Qaeda, a one-man performance that explored the moral dilemmas he encountered while researching his best-selling book, The Looming Tower: al-Qaeda and the Road to 9/11. In MY TRIP TO AL-QAEDA, Academy Award winner Alex Gibney brings Wright's performance to the big screen and chronicles his quest to understand the history and the modern incarnation of radical Islamic terrorism. …More

Reign Over Me Reign Over Me
e2007-10 - Sony Pictures
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Consumed with grief after losing his family in the World Trade Center attacks, a widower seeks help from his former college roommate, who's now a psychiatrist. Mike Binder directs this thought-provoking look at friendship and post-Sept. 11 society in New York City.. …More

Remembering 9/11 Remembering 9/11
2011-08 - Inception Media Group
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The world will never be the same as a result of the horrific events that transpired on September 11, 2001. Goes beyond the facts and explores the background of the perpetrators and the government's response. From the debris, stories of courage and survival emerged. This captivating program reminds us of those at Ground Zero who witnessed firsthand the chaos, tragedy, and suffering, including rescue workers, survivors, and victims' families.

September 11th Memorial Edition September 11th Memorial Edition
2011-08 - Lions Gate Home Entertainment
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This stunningly comprehensive presentation of definitive documentaries brings sharp focus to the momentous, incomprehensible events surrounding our national tragedy. Ten years later, History pays tribute to the many heroes who laid down their lives with this exhaustive and exhausting collection of documentaries, including the award-winning 

United 93 United 93
2008-01 - Universal Home Video
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A drama that tells the story of the passengers and crew, their families on the ground and the flight controllers who watched in dawning horror as United Airlines Flight 93 became the fourth hijacked plane on the day of the worst terrorist attacks on American soil: September 11, 2001. United 93 recreates the doomed trip in actual time, from takeoff to hijacking to the realization by those onboard that their plane was part of a coordinated attack unfolding on the ground beneath them.. …More

World Trade Center World Trade Center
2006-12 - Paramount Home Video
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Gripping docudrama set amid the rubble of Sept. 11, 2001. Working under treacherous conditions, an army of dedicated rescuers desperately hopes to find anyone who survived the World Trade Center's tragic collapse. …More

Zero Dark Thirty Zero Dark Thirty
2013-09 - Sony Pictures Home Ent
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Chronicles the decade-long search for Osama bin Laden following the September 2001 attacks, and his death at the hands of Navy SEAL Team 6. …More