One Direction: This Is Us Poster

Release Date: August 30th, 2013

DVD Release Date: December 17th, 2013

PG|1 hr 35 min

Plot Summary
Groomed for stardom by "X-Factor's" Simon Cowell, the members of pop supergroup One Direction -- Niall Horan, Zayn Malik, Harry Styles, Louis Tomlinson and Liam Payne -- have emerged as a worldwide phenomenon. Filmmaker Morgan Spurlock follows the young singers on their 2012-2013 world tour and mixes live concert footage with behind-the-scenes interviews and antics. Soccer player Cristiano Ronaldo, actor-comic Chris Rock and filmmaker Martin Scorsese also drop by to meet the guys.

Cast: Niall Horan, Zayn Malik, Liam Payne, Harry Styles, Louis Tomlinson

Director: Morgan Spurlock

Genres: Documentary

Production Co: Syco Entertainment, Modest! Management

Distributors: Sony Pictures Entertainment

Keywords: Rise, Playful, 2010s, Amusing, Hotel

Ratings & Reviews

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

  • Some of the film's most memorable moments involve Niall and Liam looking down on oceans of screaming devotees in the street, and controlling their cheers like orchestra conductors. show more

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

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