WTC in Movies Alphabetical - A

Aaron Loves Angela (1975)

1 hour 33 minutes

Across the Sea of Time (1995)
10 minutes, several shots between 31-33 minutes
(Also on the poster.)

Adam & Steve (2005)
8 minutes (The towers seen at 8 minutes were digitally inserted. The title characters are looking at Manhattan from the Brooklyn Bridge in 1987. At 1 hour 11 minutes, they are at the exact same spot, seventeen years later. The towers are missing of course, and one of the characters remarks, "It's getting harder to remember where the towers were.")

Addicted to Love (1997)
47 minutes, 59 minutes

The Adventures of Rabbi Jacob (Les Aventures de Rabbi Jacob) (1973)
Opening shot and seven more shots in the first 6 minutes (Shot 1, Shot 2, Shot 3, Shot 4, Shot 5, Shot 6, Shot 7)

The Adventures of Rocky and Bullwinkle (2000)
1 hour 4 minutes

 

The Adventures of the American Rabbit (1986

58 minutes, 1 hour 7 minutes

Aftershock: Earthquake in New York (1999)
As you can see from the title, an earthquake hits New York City. The WTC towers in the opening shot, three more times in the opening credits (Shot 1, Shot 2, Shot 3), and 27 minutes into the movie. They appear after the earthquake, at 56 minutes (A TV reporter is riding a helicopter and reporting on damage. When she sees the WTC, they are undamaged and she says "They look good. They're both still standing."), 2 hours 14 minutes, 2 hours 45 minutes

Alice in the Cities (1974)

16 minutes, 29 minutes, 38 minutes, 40 minutes

Also a great video clip from the top of the Empire State Building

Alien Contamination (aka Contamination) (1980)
First minute1 minute3 minutes, 1 hour 21 minutes

All 4 the Money (2002)
1 minute

All Eyez on Me (1995)

2 minutes

All I Want For Christmas (1991)
1 hour 12 minutes

Alligator Eyes (1990)
2 minutes

All Over Me (1997)
46 minutes

All the Streets are Silent: The Convergence of Hip Hop and Skateboarding (1987-1997) (2021)

Twice at 4 minutes (Shot 1, Shot 2), 5 minutes, 6 minutes, 10 minutes, 13 minutes, 44 minutes, 46 minutes, 1 hour 7 minutes, 1 hour 8 minutes

All the Vermeers in New York (1990)
At 46 minutes, there is a 5 minute scene that was shot on the top of one of the WTC towers. As the characters look down, you can see the WTC towers' shadows. There are some spectacular views of New York City, which can also be seen on the poster.

Alphabet City (1984)
31 minutes

The Ambulance (1990)
54 minutes, 57 minutes
(Also on the poster.)

The American Friend (1977)
Opening shot3 minutes45 minutes1 hour 2 minutes2 hours 3 minutes

An American Pickle (2020)

8 minutes (Check out the time-lapse video too)

American Pie 2 (2001)
At 18 minutes, there is a scene in which they digitally added the WTC towers to show that Nadia was calling from New York.

American Pop (1981)
1 hour 23 minutes

American Psycho (2000)
7 minutes9 minutes1 hour 18 minutes1 hour 24 minutes

American Sniper (2014)

22 minutes (news footage)

Analyze This (1999)
1 hour 22 minutes

Anarchism in America (1983)

1 hour 3 minutes

Angie (1994)
Opening shot, twice at 5 minutes

Antz (1998)
The opening shot of Antz is what appears to be the New York skyline with the WTC towers, but it really is grass. The closing shot zooms out from the anthill so we can see it is in a park in New York City, this time with the real buildings including the WTC towers on the right.
(The WTC towers are also on the poster.)

Any Which Way You Can (1980)
10 minutes

Archie's Final Project (2009)

2 minutes

Argo (2012)
10 minutes

Arizona Dream (1993)
6 minutes

Armageddon (1998)
5 minutes6 minutes, twice at 8 minutes (Shot 1Shot 2), 9 minutes (both towers damaged and on fire)

Artificial Intelligence: A.I. (2001)1 hour 35 minutes1 hour 55 minutes. This movie was released only three months before the towers fell. The scenes with the towers submerged in water and later ice were set far in the future.

The Art of War (2000)
37 minutes56 minutes, twice at 1 hour (Shot 1Shot 2), 1 hour 6 minutes

As Good As It Gets (1997)
1 hour 3 minutes

The Associate (1996)
Opening shot

The Astronaut's Wife (1999)
25 minutes1 hour 32 minutes1 hour 33 minutes

At First Sight (1999)
46 minutes

August (2008)
4 minutes1 hour 12 minutes
(The WTC towers are also on the poster.)

Author! Author! (1982)
1 hour 25 minutes

Autumn in New York (2000)
3 minutes17 minutes and 1 hour 21 minutes

 

An Autumn's Tale (1987)
Twice at 7 minutes (Shot 1, Shot 2), 35 minutes, twice at 36 minutes (Shot 1, Shot 2), 42 minutes, 48 minutes, 1 hour 11 minutes, 1 hour 21 minutes