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One Direction: This Is Us New Extended Fan Cut Synopsis
Beginning Friday, Sept. 13, see an extended cut of the film with 20 minutes of extra footage, featuring an all-access look at the British pop sensation One Direction live in concert.

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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...
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Chicago Sun-Times

By Bill 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

USA Today

By Claudia Puig
It's misleading to call this a documentary — fan fodder is more like it.
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60

Time Out London

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What’s the opposite of warts-n-all? ‘No warts’ doesn’t even begin to describe Morgan Spurlock’s fly-on-the-wall film about One Direction....
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Time Out New York

It may be just an hour-and-a-half commercial for the new single, “Best Song Ever,” and a victory lap following a successful arena tour, but...
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60

The Hollywood Reporter

By Justin Lowe
The filmmakers’ intent to depict them as “normal guys” mostly succeeds, primarily due to their not inconsiderable charm.
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60

Empire

By Anna Smith
1D in 3D: the closest thing to a Shine A Light for Directioners.
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Entertainment Weekly

By Chris 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...
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50

Variety

By Andrew Barker
The film’s central fivesome prove charming pallbearers throughout the film, which alternates between inspired and insipid as it hits its...
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Village Voice

By Amy Nicholson
Even calling the film a documentary feels deluded.
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By tswiftred123
OK SO I SAW THIS IS US ON THE 27TH AND IT WAS THE BEST SHOW EVEERRRRRRR!!!!!!!! NOOO JOKE!!! I AM SEEING IT AGAIN TONIGHT AND IM...

1 Direction This Is Us

By manhire1
I'm a grandma who didn't really know the boy band. My granddaughters love them so we went to see the movie. I LOVE IT! It was entertaining and very informative and was one of the best documentary...

Only have One Direction to follow

By bmrivera
This movie was a brief insight to who One Direction are as a group and individually. I liked that you got a chance to see where they came from and how they feel about all the attention they are...

Head in This Direction!!!

By joeskies
I am speaking for my 3 girls, ranging from 15 to 12, whom I took this weekend to see, their "Loves" in "This Is Us". While I did not jump up and down out of my seat, screaming my head off, they were...

This is me and my daughter enjoying This Is Us

By Cpw4353
This movie provided the perfect blend of the 1D lives on and off the stage. Girls/woman of all ages sighed, danced, laughed, cried, and reveled in seeing the boys on the big scream....

One Direction This is Us

By meunierjoe4
I thought this was a very good movie , it showed a good description of who the guys were and where they came from . I really like One Direction and there music and was happy to see the movie . I...

This Is Us is A M A Z I N G

By Genesis_THG
I really really enjoyed this movie! It was fantastic! My boys created such a wonderful film :) It was funny through and through! It wasn't at all that serious. It was them and how they are. It made me...

PERFECT

By paramoreplusgcperfec
the movie was amazing. A great look into the lives of the boys we love so much. There was laughter, tears, and singing along. I am definitely going to see it again! LOVED IT!...

Cute as a Button!

By MlndHall
Very cute movie about the boys and how they got started. Full of antics and laughs, some seriousness. Director could have done a better job, and it didn't have any realness to is, but it was still a...

A Teenager's Dream

By vintagepointe
My 14yr old daughter and two of her friends went to see the movie "One Direction). All I heard was how much they enjoyed seeing their favorite boy band show their personality through the movie. The...

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Rated PG | For Mild Language
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says OK for kids 8+ Like 1D, concert docu is clean cut, with tiny bit of edge.
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