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Director Oliver Stone once again offers a powerful and provocative story based on real-life events in this drama. Sergeant John McLoughlin (Nicolas Cage) and William J. Jimeno (Michael Peña) were two officers assigned to New York City's Port Authority who were working their beats on a quiet day in early fall when they received an emergency call. The day was September 11, 2001, and McLoughlin and Jimeno were among the policemen who attempted to evacuate the World Trade Center towers after they were struck by airliners piloted by terrorists. Both McLoughlin and Jimeno were inside the fifth building of the World Trade Center when the towers fell, and were two of the last people found alive amidst the wreckage. As McLoughlin and Jimeno struggled to hold on to their lives as rescuers sifted through the rubble, their spouses -- Donna McLoughlin (Maria Bello) and Allison Jimeno (Maggie Gyllenhaal) -- clung to the desperate hope that their husbands would survive and be found. As the McLoughlin and Jimeno families waited for word on the fate of the two men, they watched as a city and a nation came together with strength and compassion in the face of a tragedy. World Trade Center was based on the true story of John McLoughlin and William J. Jimeno, both of whom cooperated with producers in the making of this film. Producer Debra Hill died during production -- hence the posthumous credit. ~ Mark Deming, Rovi

  • Release date:August 9, 2006

Crew

Oliver Stone
Director
Moritz Borman
Producer
Michael Shamberg
Producer
Debra Hill
Producer
Stacey Sher
Producer
Andrea Berloff
Screenwriter
Seamus Mcgarvey
Cinematographer
Budd Carr
Musical Direction/Supervision
Julie Monroe
Editor
David Brenner
Editor
Jan Roelfs
Production Designer
Richard L. Johnson
Art Director
Chantal Feghali
Co-producer
Rob Wilson
Associate Producer
Donald J. Lee, Jr.
Executive Producer
Norm Golightly
Executive Producer
Michael Dennison
Costume Designer
Beth A. Rubino
Set Decorator
Simon Warnock
First Assistant Director
Billy Hopkins
Casting
Kerry Barden
Casting
Suzanne Crowley
Casting
John Scheele
Visual Effects Supervisor
Wylie Stateman
Supervising Sound Editor
Marty Bresin
Special Effects Supervisor
Michael Wilhoit
Supervising Sound Editor
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