The Path to 9/11 : Season 1

  • Network: ABC
  • Series Premiere Date: Sep 10, 2006
Metascore
52

Mixed or average reviews - based on 18 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 9 out of 18
  2. Negative: 6 out of 18

Critic Reviews

  1. 40
    The six-hour film plays like a 9/11 version of "Syriana" or "Traffic," replete with ultra-close-ups and so much shaky, hand-held footage it can feel like being led around the world, half-drunk and half-blind.
  2. One could never call "The Path to 9/11 " poorly filmed and amateurishly acted. Just questionably written.
  3. Reviewed by: Brian Lowry
    40
    Earnest but scattered and a little plodding.
User Score
5.3

Mixed or average reviews- based on 84 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Positive: 30 out of 56
  2. Negative: 23 out of 56
  1. BizT
    Jan 3, 2007
    10
    Fantastic! The only doubt I have is that Richard Clarke truly understood the threat from al-Qaeda and least of all that he was the only one Fantastic! The only doubt I have is that Richard Clarke truly understood the threat from al-Qaeda and least of all that he was the only one who did. Although Stephen Root does a good job capturing the arrogance and phony humility Richard Clarke showed in his testimony before the 9/11 commission. Full Review »
  2. MattN
    Dec 26, 2006
    10
    This excellent portrayal of the events leading up to the horrible, predictable, preventable events of 9/11, should be seen by everyone. See This excellent portrayal of the events leading up to the horrible, predictable, preventable events of 9/11, should be seen by everyone. See how officials fight each other instead of the countries enemies. Full Review »
  3. kater
    Sep 26, 2006
    10
    truly excellent. Both parties look bad, but still most reviews are political.