Post september 11 2001 movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant post september 11 2001 movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, serious, captivating, psychological, thought provoking and interesting films and TV shows about / with post september 11 2001, terrorism, husband wife relationship, family relations, society, cell phone, kiss, american flag, storytelling and love plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Thriller genres shot in USA, UK, Spain and other countries.
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post september 11 2001 movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as post september 11 2001: Zero Dark Thirty (2012), Sorry, Haters (2005), The Guys (2002), The Mauritanian (2021), Terrorists (2004), Anyone But Me (2008), The Missing Person (2009), Don't Let Me Drown (2009), Lady Bird (2017), Forever Into Space (2015).

List of post september 11 2001 movies

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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Sorry, Haters (2005)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Against the anxieties and fears of post-9/11 America, an Arab cab driver picks up a troubled professional woman with unexpected results.
Style: serious, suspenseful, disturbing, realistic, psychological ...
Plot: terrorism, culture clash, war on terror, rivalry, love and romance, post september 11 2001, injustice, immigrants, ex husband ex wife relationship, world trade center manhattan new york city, father son relationship, husband wife relationship ...
Time: contemporary, september 11 2001
Place: new york, usa, syria, manhattan new york city
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 6.3
 1K
The Guys (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: The story of a fire captain who lost eight men in the collapse of the World Trade Center and the editor who helps him prepare the eulogies he must deliver.
Style: sincere, touching, emotional, uplifting, realistic ...
Plot: firefighter, terrorism, journalism, hopes, couples, love and romance, writer's life, couple relations, human spirit, post september 11 2001, train travel, chance meeting ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, new york
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The Mauritanian (2021)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: A detainee at the U.S military's Guantanamo Bay detention center is held without charges for over a decade and seeks help from a defense attorney for his release.
Style: thought provoking, captivating, tense
Plot: torture, lawyer, courtroom, brutality, interrogation, islamic terrorism, war on terror, prisoner, sex, falsely accused, corruption, defense attorney ...
Time: 2010s, 2000s, year 1988, year 2001, year 2008 ...
Place: jordan, new orleans, america, new mexico, hamburg germany ...
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 5.9
 125
Terrorists (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 72 min.
Story: "Terrorists" is a comedy about life in post-9/11 America: Curtis Gorfurter, small-town police chief, unhappy with his lowly status and eager to prove himself in the War Against Terror, interprets a series of unrelated events as proof of an ...
Style: semi serious, satirical, captivating, entertaining
Plot: panic, terrorism, post september 11 2001, stockholm syndrome, satire, war on terror, police detective, terrorizing, social satire, detective inspector, counter terrorism, racism ...
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Anyone But Me (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
TV show
Story: Anyone But Me is a live-action, web television drama that first aired in 2008. The show is in serial short-format webisodes, each lasting between six and fifteen minutes, following the lives of a group of teenagers in New York City and Westchester ...
Style: touching, emotional, realistic, humorous, sexual ...
Plot: lesbian, lesbian relationship, lesbian romance, gay student, lesbian couple, teen romance, friends, youth, teenage life, love and romance, family relations, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york
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The Missing Person (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Private detective John Rosow is hired to tail a man on a train from Chicago to Los Angeles. Rosow gradually uncovers the man's identity as a missing person; one of the thousands presumed dead after the 9/11 terrorist attacks on the World Trade ...
Style: neo noir, serious, realistic, stylized, suspenseful ...
Plot: missing person, private detective, train, uncover truth, riddles and clues, post september 11 2001, husband wife relationship, fbi agent, male female relationship, taxi driver, alcoholic, ex cop ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, new york
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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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 7.4
 278K
Lady Bird (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A California high school student plans to escape from her family and small town by going to college in New York.
Style: realistic, semi serious, captivating, disturbing, psychological ...
Audience: teens
Plot: mother daughter relationship, coming of age, teenage girl, best friend, first love, loss of virginity, teen angst, father daughter relationship, school, catholic school, friendship, teen romance ...
Time: 2000s, 21st century, year 2003, year 2002
Place: california, new york, usa, sacramento california
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Omar Marzouk - War, terror and other funny stuff (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Denmark
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Stand-up comedy show with 'Omar Marzouk' from his spring 2005 tour.
Plot: war on terror, joke, terrorism, post september 11 2001, war
Time: september 11 2001
Place: egypt
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Forever Into Space (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Promised a life after higher education with a job and a nice apartment, a writer/blogger finds herself rooming with an amateur porn actress and no future prospects. Through her roommate, she meets two other millennial dreamers; one who hopes to ...
Style: captivating
Plot: blogger, ambition, social problems, family problems, relationship problems, life, relationships, lifestyle, problem solving, struggling artist, writers, joke ...
Place: new york, chicago illinois, coney island brooklyn new york city
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 4.5
 129
Lesser Evil (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 87 min.
Story: When Karen finally gathers up the courage to go to the police after she is raped, she's shocked to learn that the cops won't do a thing about it! So this gutsy gal goes up against a federal law-enforcement agency in order to make sure her ...
Plot: rape, terrorist, fashion designer, plastic surgery, witness protection program, post september 11 2001, revenge, rape and revenge, al qaeda, female nudity, partial female nudity, bra removing ...
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 6.0
 426
WTC View (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Gay man in Soho tries to come to terms with new reality after 9/11.
Plot: roommate, death, breakup, lgbt, world trade center manhattan new york city, gay, monologue, sex, post september 11 2001, survivor, gay sex, gay interest ...
Time: september 11 2001
Place: new york, 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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 7.7
 2K
Cracker (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 109 min.
Story: After living in Australia for the past decade, Fitz and Judith return to Manchester in 2004 for their daughter Katie's wedding. Drinking too much at the reception, Fitz stumbles through a rambling toast, which only embarrasses the bride. ...
Style: serious, tense, suspenseful, rough, realistic ...
Plot: crimes, murder, police investigation, who done it, criminal psychologist, unlikely criminals, tough law enforcer, mentally unstable, haunted by the past, doctors and patients, mystery, law enforcement ...
Time: contemporary
Place: england, europe, manchester, northern ireland
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In the Name of God (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: Pakistan
Duration: 168 min.
Story: The film is about the difficult situation in which the Pakistanis in particular and the Muslims in general are caught up since 9/11. There is a war going on between the Fundamentalists and the Liberal Muslims. This situation is creating a drift not ...
Style: tense, serious, bleak, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: terrorism, islam, false accusation, muslim, culture clash, falsely accused, false arrest, family relations, social relations, family disapproval, oppression, escape attempt ...
Time: 21st century, september 11 2001, contemporary
Place: pakistan, chicago illinois, middle east, asia, usa ...
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 5.9
 1K
Tiger Cruise (2004)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: On its last leg homeward, from Pearl Harbour (Hawaii) to San Diego, the USS Constellation hosts a jolly 'tiger cruise' for USNavy, Marines and USNAF relatives, mainly minors ('Navy brats'). Attitudes and emotions vary from simple ...
Plot: cruise ship, father daughter relationship, father figure, us military, airplane, girl, sister sister relationship, teenage boy, cruise, teenage girl, post september 11 2001, cooking ...
Time: september 11 2001
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 8.3
 26K
Rescue Me (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: Rescue Me revolves around the lives of the men in a New York City firehouse, the crew of 62 Truck. Examining the fraternal nature and relationships of firefighters, the series tackles the daily drama of the life-and-death situations associated with ...
Style: heroic, realistic, semi serious, psychological, disturbing ...
Plot: rescue, alcohol abuse, divorce, fire department, heroes, firefighter, life is a bitch, workplace, loss, team, struggle, teamwork ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
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Secret in Their Eyes (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, Spain, South Korea
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A tight-knit team of FBI investigators, along with their District Attorney supervisor, is suddenly torn apart when they discover that one of their own teenage daughters has been brutally murdered.
Style: twists and turns, suspenseful, clever, tense, mysterious ...
Plot: investigation, missing child, murder of daughter, murder, mystery, crimes, haunted by the past, uncover truth, fbi, life is a bitch, dishonesty, obsession ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2002
Place: usa, los angeles, argentina
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 7.4
 125K
American Dad! (2005)
Genre: Animation, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: The series focuses on an eccentric motley crew that is the Smith family and their three housemates: Father, husband, and breadwinner Stan Smith; his better half housewife, Francine Smith; their college-aged daughter, Hayley Smith; and their ...
Style: humorous, not serious, adult animation, entertaining, funny ...
Plot: dark humor, cia, satire, family relations, stupidity, youth, benign alien, parents and children, patriotism, family life, small town, german ...
Time: 21st century, 2010s, 2000s
Place: washington d.c., virginia, usa, langley virginia
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 6.3
 48K
W. (2008)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama, History
Country: USA, Australia, Hong Kong, Switzerland, China
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Whether you love him or hate him, there is no question that George W. Bush is one of the most controversial public figures in recent memory. W takes viewers through Bush’s eventful life -- his struggles and triumphs, how he found both his wife and ...
Style: cynical, sincere, factual, serious, realistic ...
Plot: president, politics, election, americana, patriotism, iraq war, rise to the top, parents and children, leadership, doubts and hesitations, society, head of state ...
Time: 80s, 90s, 60s, 70s, 20th century ...
Place: texas, washington d.c., usa, yale university, baghdad iraq ...
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 7.6
 43K
The Visitor (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A college professor travels to New York City to attend a conference and finds a young couple living in his apartment.
Style: realistic, touching, emotional, psychological, philosophical ...
Plot: jazz, friendship, self discovery, immigrants, loneliness, professor, life, arrest, lawyer, deportation, friends, society ...
Place: michigan, new york, senegal, manhattan new york city, syria ...
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 8.0
 6K
Sleeper Cell (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: A chilling and unflinching look at all sides of a complicated issue, focusing on an African-American Muslim who joins an Islamic sleeper terrorist cell in the United States while working undercover for the FBI.
Style: tense, rough, suspenseful, captivating, serious ...
Plot: muslim, undercover agent, terrorist, undercover, terrorism, race against time, heroes, fbi, bomb, outsmarting, pretense, counter terrorism ...
Place: los angeles, usa, america
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 7.0
 117K
Julie & Julia (2009)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Julia Child and Julie Powell – both of whom wrote memoirs – find their lives intertwined. Though separated by time and space, both women are at loose ends... until they discover that with the right combination of passion, fearlessness and ...
Style: inspirational, feel good, sentimental, witty, sweet ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night
Plot: cooking and food, chef, cooking, self fulfillment, couple relations, food, cookbook, blogger, supportive spouse, life changing experience, writer's life, breaking point ...
Time: 1940s, 50s, 21st century, contemporary, 20th century ...
Place: paris france, france, new york, europe, usa ...
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 6.8
 136K
Green Zone (2010)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller, War
Country: UK, France, Spain, USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: During the U.S.-led occupation of Baghdad in 2003, Chief Warrant Officer Roy Miller and his team of Army inspectors were dispatched to find weapons of mass destruction believed to be stockpiled in the Iraqi desert. Rocketing from one booby-trapped ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, tense, rough, thought provoking ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: war, iraq war, cia, swat team, pow, army, soldier, deception, gulf war, investigation, patriotism, military ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2003, 2000s
Place: iraq, middle east, baghdad iraq, israel
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 6.8
 49K
Fair Game (2010)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, United Arab Emirates
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Wife and mother Valerie Plame (Naomi Watts) has a double life as a CIA operative, hiding her vocation from family and friends. Her husband, Joseph Wilson (Sean Penn), writes a controversial article in The New York Times, refuting stories about the ...
Style: realistic, thought provoking, serious, suspenseful, factual ...
Plot: cia, newspaper, political conspiracy, secret agents, crumbling marriage, fighting the system, state affairs, relationship vs career, price of justice, journalism, society, government agency ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2002, year 2001, year 1995 ...
Place: usa, iraq, washington d.c., africa, cairo egypt ...
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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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 5.9
 3K
Day Zero (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The military draft is back. Three best friends are drafted and given 30 days to report for duty. In that time they're forced to confront everything they believe about courage, duty, love, friendship and honor. If called to serve, what would you ...
Style: disturbing, serious, psychological, sincere, realistic ...
Plot: friendship, duty, coping, introspection, military, destiny, friends, protestor, politics, anti war, freedom, love ...
Time: future, september 11 2001
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city
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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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 5.6
 193
Conventioneers (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: At the 2004 Republican Nation Convention, love blooms between a Republican delegate and a Democrat protesting the event.
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, witty, suspense ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: opposites attract, democrat, politics, introspection, idealism, love affair, moral dilemma, friendship, fall in love, americana, campaign, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, madison square garden manhattan new york city, connecticut, texas, manhattan new york city
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