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United 93 Review

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4.5

Dave White Profile

… deeply upsetting … Read full review

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Critics scores range from 0 to 100, with higher scores indicating more favorable reviews.

  • 5.0
    90

    out of 100

    Metascore®
    Universal acclaim
    based on a weighted average of all
    critic review scores.

  • 100

    out of 100

    Chicago Sun-Times Roger Ebert

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

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  • 100

    out of 100

    USA Today Claudia Puig

    An unflinching, powerfully visceral and haunting portrait of the tragic events aboard one of the terrorist-commandeered flights on the fateful morning of Sept. 11, 2001.

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  • 100

    out of 100

    The Hollywood Reporter Kirk Honeycutt

    Greengrass has made not only a thoroughly fact-checked film but a film that uncontrovertibly comes from the heart.

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  • 100

    out of 100

    Wall Street Journal Joe Morgenstern

    Quite remarkably, though, its clear-eyed view of an unprecedented American tragedy leaves us with emotions that audiences of those earlier days would readily recognize -- love of country, bottomless grief, an appreciation of life's preciousness and fragility. A film that can do this and also teach is to be cherished. And seen. It's time.

  • 91

    out of 100

    Entertainment Weekly Lisa Schwarzbaum

    Pulling the bandage of sentiment cleanly away from oozing concepts like ''heroism'' and ''our nation's war on terror'' in the aftermath of recent wounds, here's a drama about the most politically charged crisis of our time that grants the dignity of autonomy to every soul involved.

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