9/11 movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant 9/11 movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, serious, emotional, touching, suspenseful and captivating films and TV shows about / with 9/11, terrorism, death, profanity, danger, world trade center manhattan new york city, family relations, society, cell phone and catastrophe plots mostly in Drama, Thriller and Action genres shot in USA, UK, Canada and other countries.
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9/11 movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as 9/11: United 93 (2006), Zero Dark Thirty (2012), The Reluctant Fundamentalist (2012), The Great New Wonderful (2005), Flight 93 (2006), Remember Me (2010), World Trade Center (2006), September 11 (2002), Reign Over Me (2007), Mooz-lum (2010).

List of 9/11 movies

 7.6
 106K
United 93 (2006)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, France
Duration: 111 min.
Story: 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.
Style: realistic, tense, suspenseful, rough, disturbing ...
Plot: terrorism, airplane, hijacking, 9/11, al qaeda, terrorist, tragic event, death, self sacrifice, war on terror, passenger, peril ...
Time: 21st century, september 11 2001, contemporary, 2000s, year 2001
Place: boston, new york, new jersey, pennsylvania, usa ...
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Zero Dark Thirty (2012)
Genre: Drama, History, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 157 min.
Story: A chronicle of the decade-long hunt for al-Qaeda terrorist leader Osama bin Laden after the September 2001 attacks, and his death at the hands of the Navy S.E.A.L. Team 6 in May, 2011.
Style: tense, suspenseful, realistic, rough, talky ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, cia, manhunt, military, swat team, espionage, al qaeda, 9/11, terrorist group, assassination, terrorist, helicopter ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2009, year 2005, year 2003 ...
Place: pakistan, middle east, iraq, baghdad iraq, london ...
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The Reluctant Fundamentalist (2012)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, India, Qatar
Duration: 130 min.
Story: In New York, a Pakistani native finds that his American Dream has collapsed in the wake of the 9/11 terrorist attacks.
Style: thought provoking, tense, realistic, captivating, serious ...
Plot: 9/11, wall street, culture clash, immigrants, political unrest, family, false accusation, american dream, starting over, dishonesty, hopes, civil rights ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, pakistan, usa, istanbul turkey, middle east ...
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Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close (2011)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: A year after his father's death, Oskar, a troubled young boy, discovers a mysterious key he believes was left for him by his father and embarks on a scavenger hunt to find the matching lock.
Style: sentimental, touching, uplifting, emotional, heartbreaking ...
Audience: kids
Plot: childhood, acceptance, family relations, 9/11, orphan, asperger's syndrome, autism, grief, funeral, death of father, quest, tragic event ...
Time: september 11 2001, 21st century, contemporary, year 2001, 2000s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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The Great New Wonderful (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The Great New Wonderful weaves five stories against the backdrop of an anxious and uncertain post-9-11 New York City.
Style: clever, touching, witty, sincere, sentimental ...
Plot: 9/11, family relations, mental illness, americana, office, bittersweet, terrorism, love and romance, immigrants, ambition, rise to the top, misfit ...
Time: contemporary, year 2002, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, brooklyn new york city, coney island brooklyn new york city, italy ...
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 6.3
 10K
Flight 93 (2006)
Genre: Action, History, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Flight 93 is a 2006 made-for-TV film, directed by Peter Markle, which chronicles the events aboard United Airlines Flight 93 during the September 11 attacks. It premiered January 30, 2006 on the A&E Network and was re-broadcast several times ...
Style: serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful, bleak
Plot: hijacking, terrorism, airplane, passenger, 9/11, terrorist, daring rescue, heroic mission, crimes, confined, government agency, race against time ...
Time: year 2001, 2000s, 21st century, september 11 2001
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city
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 7.1
 146K
Remember Me (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Still reeling from a heartbreaking family event and his parents' subsequent divorce, Tyler Hawkins discovers a fresh lease on life when he meets Ally Craig, a gregarious beauty who witnessed her mother's death. But as the couple draws ...
Style: touching, emotional, sentimental, surprise ending, serious ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick, teens
Plot: suicide, romance, young love, death in the family, relationships, 9/11, tragic event, family relations, loss of loved one, parents and children, fall in love, loss of sibling ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, september 11 2001, 2000s, year 1991 ...
Place: new york, usa
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World Trade Center (2006)
Genre: Drama, History, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: On September, 11th 2001, after the terrorist attack to the World Trade Center, the building collapses over the rescue team from the Port Authority Police Department. Will Jimeno and his sergeant John McLoughlin are found alive trapped under the ...
Style: emotional, suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious ...
Plot: terrorism, firefighter, disaster, twin towers, al qaeda, 9/11, heroes, survival, terrorist, marine, rescue, world trade center manhattan new york city ...
Time: september 11 2001, 21st century, year 2001, 2000s
Place: new york, usa, pentagon, empire state building manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city
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 6.9
 6K
September 11 (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, France, Egypt, Japan, Mexico, USA, Iran
Duration: 134 min.
Story: 11 directors show their view on the terrorist attacks on the world trade center in New York.
Style: disturbing, emotional, serious, bleak, suspense ...
Plot: terrorism, war on terror, politics, 9/11, state affairs, skyscraper, life is a bitch, injustice, innocence lost, love affair, justice, airplane ...
Time: september 11 2001, 2000s
Place: usa, new york, iran, middle east, europe ...
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 7.4
 96K
Reign Over Me (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: A man who lost his family in the September 11 attack on New York City runs into his old college roommate. Rekindling the friendship is the one thing that appears able to help the man recover from his grief.
Style: sincere, touching, psychological, sentimental, serious ...
Plot: grief, friendship, dealing with death, loss of spouse, 9/11, loss of loved one, friends, tragic event, life changing experience, buddies, haunted by the past, alone ...
Time: 21st century, september 11 2001
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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 6.6
 1K
Mooz-lum (2010)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Thanks to a strict Muslim upbringing that largely shielded him from the outside world, Tariq's first year of college proves transformative. That is, until the 9/11 terrorist attacks invite growing suspicion and distrust from his angry ...
Style: thought provoking, uplifting, emotional, sincere, serious ...
Plot: culture clash, racism, social differences, college life, adolescence vs adulthood, youth, college, social relations, teachers and students, lifestyle, society, 9/11 ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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 6.9
 3K
The Citizen (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Yearning to leave behind his life of misfortune in the Middle East, Ibrahim Jarrah wins the U.S. Green Card Lottery for a chance to become an American citizen. Ibrahim lands in New York City the day before 9/11…and the events of the September ...
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, psychological, uplifting
Plot: american dream, starting over, immigrants, society, lottery, 9/11, hopes, rivalry, city, urban
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
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Seal Team Six: The Raid on Osama Bin Laden (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When the rumored whereabouts of Osama bin Laden are revealed, the CIA readies a team of seasoned U.S. Navy SEALs for the mission of a lifetime. Despite inconclusive evidence that bin Laden is inside the compound, and ignoring the possible ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, tense, rough, serious ...
Plot: terrorism, navy seal, top secret, manhunt, military, heroic mission, once in a lifetime opportunity, wanted, mastermind, government agency, crimes, 9/11 ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 2020s
Place: pakistan, middle east, usa
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 7.6
 177K
25th Hour (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 135 min.
Story: The filmed adaptation from David Benioff's novel of the same name. Set in New York, a convicted drug dealer named Monty has one day left of freedom before he is sent to prison. Anger, blame, frustration, betrayal, guilt and loneliness are ...
Style: atmospheric, realistic, psychological, emotional, bleak ...
Plot: friendship, stock broker, drug lord, drug dealing, betrayal, race against time, introspection, organized crime, regret, rage, drug dealer, mistrust ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, new jersey
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 5.3
 4K
August (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: August is a 2008 drama film directed by Austin Chick and produced by 57th & Irving. The screenplay by Howard A. Rodman focuses on two brothers, ambitious dot-com entrepreneurs attempting to keep their company afloat as the stock market ...
Style: realistic, serious, sincere, touching, suspense
Plot: family relations, wall street, siblings relations, ambition, rise and fall, workplace, parents and children, down on your luck, life is a bitch, brother brother relationship, father son relationship, 9/11 ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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 5.8
 37K
The Divide (2011)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany, Canada, France
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Survivors of a nuclear attack are grouped together for days in the basement of their apartment building, where fear and dwindling supplies wear away at their dynamic.
Style: suspense, tense, bleak, serious, psychotronic ...
Plot: confined, nuclear holocaust, losing-it hero, survival, torment, isolation, bunker, survival horror, social decay, nuclear war, human nature, group of strangers ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: new york, usa, north korea
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 6.8
 11K
New York (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: India, USA
Duration: 153 min.
Story: New York is a contemporary story of friendship set against the larger than life backdrop of a city often described as the centre of the world. Omar has gone abroad for the first time in his life and soon enough he begins to see and love America ...
Style: emotional, realistic, disturbing, psychological, captivating ...
Plot: injustice, friendship, life turned upside down, society, terrorism, false accusation, muslim, undercover, fbi, prison, 9/11, immigrants ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
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 6.8
 13K
Worth (2020)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK, Canada, USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Kenneth Feinberg, a powerful D.C. lawyer appointed Special Master of the 9/11 Fund, fights off the cynicism, bureaucracy, and politics associated with administering government funds and, in doing so, discovers what life is worth.
Style: disturbing, tense, suspense, captivating
Plot: terrorist, congress, deal, tragedy, victim, attack, world trade center manhattan new york city, fighting the system, bureaucracy, political unrest, 9/11, attorney ...
Time: year 2001, 2000s
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 7.7
 143
Peace One Day (2004)
Genre: Documentary
Country: UK
Duration: 80 min.
Story: The story of Jeremy Gilley's attempts to persuade the global community via the United Nations to sanction officially a day without conflict; a ceasefire day; a global day of Peace.
Style: serious, realistic, sincere, uplifting
Plot: politics, against the odds, hopes, society, state affairs, follow your dream, obsessive quest, anti war, lobbyist, battles, determination, peace ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, september 11 2001
Place: africa
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The Hamburg Cell (2004)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: UK
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Ziad Jarrah, a young Lebonese man from a good family goes to Germany to attend college and starts dating a Turkish girl named Aysel. Although not very religious and accustomed to Western ways, Ziad becomes "brothers" with some ...
Style: serious, psychological, disturbing, bleak, realistic ...
Plot: terrorism, hijacking, muslim, obsession, assassination, against humanity, head of state, politics, vengeance, political unrest, political conspiracy, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 90s, september 11 2001, 2000s
Place: hamburg germany, northern germany, new york, manhattan new york city
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Don't Let Me Drown (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: In a post-September 11th world overflowing with fear and hate, two Latino teens discover that sometimes the only thing that can keep them from drowning is love.
Style: realistic, sentimental, psychological, captivating, serious ...
Plot: coming of age, romance, immigrants, society, youth, family relations, parents and children, teenager, post september 11 2001, love, sexual content, dealing with death ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
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The Space Between (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Montine McLeod, a world-weary flight attendant, and Omar Hassan, a prematurely wise 10-year-old Pakastani-American boy connect with one another amidst the chaos of September 11, 2001. When Montine discovers the boy's direct personal link to the ...
Style: realistic, emotional, serious, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: on the road, friendship, terrorism, youth, stewardess, father son relationship, boy, cross country, terrorist attack, social problems, terror, hopes ...
Time: 21st century, september 11 2001
Place: usa
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A Few Days in September (2006)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Italy, France, Portugal
Duration: 116 min.
Story: 1 September 2001. Elliot, an American C.I.A. agent holding top secret information on the immediate future of the world, disappears. His sole aim was to meet his daughter Orlando, whom he abandoned ten years before. Irène, a French agent who used to ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, tense
Plot: intelligence agency, secret agents, parents and children, undercover, state affairs, dishonesty, track down, political intrigue, sniper, spy, 9/11, espionage ...
Time: september 11 2001, 21st century, contemporary
Place: venice, paris france, europe, italy, france ...
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 4.4
 23K
Postal (2007)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada, Germany
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The story begins with a regular Joe who tries desperately to seek employment, but embarks on a violent rampage when he teams up with cult leader Uncle Dave. Their first act is to heist an amusement park, only to learn that the Taliban are planning ...
Style: cynical, humorous, harsh, entertaining, not serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: massacre, heist, crimes, misfit, violence, absurdism, satire, violence spree, robbery, amusement park, unemployment, terrorism ...
Time: contemporary, september 11 2001
Place: manhattan new york city, new york
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A Little Help (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: It's a movie for everyone whose life has been thrown off-course, out of whack, or simply not turned out the way they planned it. In other words, it's a movie for everyone, period. Set in suburban Long Island in the summer of 2002, with the ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, touching, realistic, sentimental ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: single parent, lie, lifestyle, dishonesty, infidelity, family relations, family problems, lawsuit, couples, dentist, love and romance, death in the family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
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Land of Plenty (2004)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA, Germany, Canada
Duration: 123 min.
Story: After living abroad, Lana returns to the United States, and finds that her uncle is a reclusive vagabond with psychic wounds from the Vietnam War.
Style: sincere, psychological, realistic, serious, gloomy ...
Plot: terrorism, politics, hopes, paranoia, vietnam veteran, homeless, redemption, introspection, haunted by the past, self discovery, on the road, obsessive quest ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: los angeles, california, usa, tel aviv israel, palestine ...
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Transatlantic Coffee (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Inspired by a true story, 'Transatlantic Coffee' is a tale of boy meets girl, boy falls in love with girl ...only the boy is a 41 year old clown, the girl, a teenage stripper from London. Alex is battling bleak circumstances within his ...
Style: atmospheric, sincere, touching, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: stripper, haunted by the past, love affair, tragic love, unlikely couple, romance, love and romance, unfulfillment, 9/11, city life, painter, factory ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, september 11 2001
Place: new york, usa, atlantic ocean, london
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Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit (2014)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Russia
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Jack Ryan, as a young covert CIA analyst, uncovers a Russian plot to crash the U.S. economy with a terrorist attack.
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, twists and turns, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cia, espionage, secret agents, terrorism, sniper, surveillance, undercover, conspiracy, race against time, analyst, undercover agent, political conspiracy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, year 2003, 2000s ...
Place: russia, london, new york, afghanistan, big ben london ...
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Sarah Silverman: We Are Miracles (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 53 min.
Story: In her first-ever HBO solo special, Sarah Silverman takes the stage for an evening of adults-only stand-up comedy. Taped live in front of an intimate audience of 39 fans at Largo, a music and comedy club in Los Angeles, Sarah Silverman: We Are ...
Style: realistic, not serious, cynical, humorous, witty ...
Plot: satire, performer's life, society, artists and showbiz, democrat, republican, silly humor, strong female presence, farce, stand up special, sexual humor, sexual joke ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, los angeles
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 7.4
 43K
Touch (2012)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: Martin Bohm, a widower and single father, is haunted by an inability to connect to his autistic, mute 11-year-old son, Jake. Their relationship and their lives take an extraordinary turn when he discovers his gifted son has the ability to see ...
Style: uplifting, suspenseful, serious, emotional, touching ...
Plot: autism, psychic power, foreknowledge, supernatural ability, mathematics, psychic, changing lives, single father, professor, mystery, investigation, hopes ...
Time: 2000s, 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
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