United 93

Synopsis: On September 11, 2001, two American Airlines and two United Airlines domestic U.S. flights are hijacked by terrorists. After the collision of two planes against the World Trade Center and one against the Pentagon, the passengers and crew of United Flight 93 decide to struggle against the four terrorists to take back the control of the airplane.
Director(s): Paul Greengrass
Production: Universal Pictures
  Nominated for 2 Oscars. Another 28 wins & 54 nominations.
Rotten Tomatoes:
111 min


The white zone is for

immediate loading and unloading

of passengers only.

No parking.

American 1493, Newark tower.

Wind 050 at 6. Go to

land on runway four-right.

Yeah. You live here or you

commute? I actually live here.

I live in a little town about an

hour north of here called Marlton.

I live in Denver.

I came in last night.

You see all those

thunderstorms last night?

I didn't think

I was gonna get in.

You know, I picked this up...

No, I haven't done it yet.

I'm still working on them,

trying to get certain days off.

And it looks like the only way I

can get it is to bid the reserve.

Yeah, you know, I go back

to the Training Center.

I have a month on, month off, so I'll

be giving check rides out in Denver.

Oh, that ain't too bad.

At least you should be home.

You cut it close today.

Come on through.

Yes. Next, please.

All right, go ahead.

Okay, please raise your arms.


Just come right through.

All right, okay.

Thank you. You're good.

Nice flight.

Thank you.

No, that's fine. Okay.

She's got a crush

on that maintenance man.

See you later, guys.

Oops. Oh, sorry.

I keep taking that. Damn.

As I go over here

and build my nest,

you want to go outside

and do the walkaround?


I'll be with you

in about five minutes.

All right. I'll be here.

All righty.

Okay, I'll call her now.

Well, is it a complicated graphic?

'Cause if it's really...

Excuse me.

Take care. Okay, bye.

...and I'll call you

right back.

And, Kevin...

Drive south.

We'll be there in time.

Did you get the word about

putting on some extra fuel?

Yeah. Yeah, doing it now.

Okay, thanks.

Good morning. Congratulations

on the promotion, Ben.

Well, thank you very much.

Good morning.

Congratulations, sir.

Well, thank you.

Good morning.

Good morning. I'm happy

to see you all awake.

John. How are you this morning, sir?

Mr. Sliney,

good morning to you.

You know the fellows.

Yes, I do.

How are you?

How are you?

Good to see you.

Good to see you.

Good morning. How are you?

How was that midshift?



The floor is yours. Hold on,

and I'll see you at the 8:30.

Thanks, John.

I'll catch up with you.



Ready for a brief?

Yes, sir.

All right, sir, we've got a

small system in the southwest.

Nothing too big.

Shouldn't be a big problem.

Some low ceilings over San

Francisco, nothing major.

That system finally

moved off to the east.

And we've got clear skies.

Good. It'll be a good day

on the East Coast.

Yeah, what time is that fog supposed

to lift in the west? Do you know?

We're looking

early afternoon.

Excellent. Excellent.

The President moving out of

Sarasota today up to Andrews.

Got restrictions

in place till 10:30.

Standard ops in the morning, normal

morning restrictions in New York.

Yeah, he always wants to fly

right when traffic's the heaviest.

Thanks. See you, fellows.

New York cranking up?

Yes, sir.

All right. Good.

What is that?

Coordinators down there?

That's right.

It needs to be diverted south.

DallaslFort Worth, go ahead. Yeah.

Can you guys

hear me back there?

Do you guys have

sugars up there?

Okay. Thanks.

Steal us a newspaper,

that'd be great.

What'd she say the movie was?

Knight's Tale?

Knight's Tale.

Yeah, for cockpit access

knock, let's use three and one.

Three and one?


Got you.

Yup. That'll get you in.


and Mark do that.

I just didn't want to.

It wasn't the right time.

Yeah, it's Jeremy.

Hey, two things.

First, speaking of Shipley,

that e-mail that he sent,

when you respond to it,

CC me a copy of the response.

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Paul Greengrass

Paul Greengrass (born 13 August 1955) is an English film director, film producer, screenwriter and former journalist. He specialises in dramatisations of real-life events and is known for his signature use of hand-held cameras. His early film Bloody Sunday won the Golden Bear at 52nd Berlin International Film Festival. Other films he has directed include three in the Bourne action/thriller series: The Bourne Supremacy (2004), The Bourne Ultimatum (2007), and Jason Bourne (2016); United 93 (2006), for which he won the BAFTA Award for Best Director, and received an Academy Award for Best Director nomination, Green Zone (2010) and Captain Phillips (2013). In 2004 he co-wrote and produced the film Omagh, which won British Academy Television Award. In 2007 Greengrass co-founded Directors UK, a professional organization of British filmmakers, and was its first President until 2014. In 2008 The Telegraph named him among the most influential people in British culture. In 2017, Greengrass was honoured with a British Film Institute Fellowship. Accepting the Fellowship at the ceremony, he acknowledged that it had been a difficult week for the film industry, on the day that Harvey Weinstein was expelled from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. He said the industry had to act and words weren't enough. more…

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