Metacritic Movie Ratings
One Direction: This Is Us Reviews

3.0

49

out of 100

Metascore®
Mixed or average reviews
Based on a weighted average of all critic review scores.

A sample of reviews from critics across the country.

  • 75

    out of 100

    Chicago Sun-TimesBill Stamets

    The true strength of Spurlock’s documentary is how he showcases the behind-the-scenes, off-stage personalities of the One Direction boys.

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  • 63

    out of 100

    USA TodayClaudia Puig

    It's misleading to call this a documentary — fan fodder is more like it.

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  • 60

    out of 100

    The Hollywood ReporterJustin Lowe

    The filmmakers’ intent to depict them as “normal guys” mostly succeeds, primarily due to their not inconsiderable charm.

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  • 58

    out of 100

    Entertainment WeeklyChris Nashawaty

    We're treated to what's essentially a slick, airbrushed promo reel of a bunch of genuinely sweet superstars who can't believe their dumb luck. That's charming. But it's also a little boring. What it's most definitely not is a documentary.

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  • 50

    out of 100

    VarietyAndrew Barker

    The film’s central fivesome prove charming pallbearers throughout the film, which alternates between inspired and insipid as it hits its hagiographic marks.

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  • 20

    out of 100

    Village VoiceAmy Nicholson

    Even calling the film a documentary feels deluded.

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