• One Direction: This Is Us (2013)

One Direction: This Is Us

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: Playful, Hotel, Rise, 2010s, Amusing

Ratings & Reviews

  • 75
    Bill StametsChicago Sun-Times

    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

  • 75
    Slant Magazine

    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

  • 60
    Justin LoweThe Hollywood Reporter

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

See all critic reviews on metacritic.com

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