In Theaters This Weekend: Reviews of 'One Direction: This Is Us,' 'Getaway' and More

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"One Direction: This is Us"

What THR's critics say about the movies opening this week.

The boys of One Direction are taking over the big screen on Labor Day weekend.

One Direction: This is Us follows the lives of Niall Horan, Louis Tomlinson, Harry Styles, Liam Payne and Zayn Malik as they rise to fame and perform for thousands of screaming fans in famous arenas. The concert documentary is directed by Morgan Spurlock.

Meanwhile, Ethan Hawke and Selena Gomez star in the action thriller Getaway. When Hawke's character, Brent Magna, learns that his wife (Rebecca Budig) has been kidnapped, he must get behind the wheel and follow the rules of an anonymous man (Jon Voight) in order to save her. Magna runs into The Kid (Selena Gomez), a computer-saavy girl, as he races against time to find his other half.

PHOTOS: One Direction's Take Me Home Tour in Pictures

Read what The Hollywood Reporter's film critics have to say about all the films opening this weekend and find out how they are expected to perform at the box office.


Ethan Hawke and Selena Gomez turn Sofia, Bulgaria, into a city-size car wreck. Read John DeFore's review here.

One Direction: This is Us

The British boy band members share their bland and beloved brand of pop along with backstage antics in their new concert-tour doc directed by Morgan Spurlock. Read Justin Lowe's review here.

Closed Circuit

Eric Bana and Rebecca Hall star in the crime thriller directed by John Crowley and written by Steven Knight. Read Stephen Farber's review here.

Afternoon Delight

Jill Soloway presents off-putting comedy about a too-idle Los Angeles woman. Read Todd McCarthy's review here.

VIDEO: Selena Gomez Learns From Ethan Hawke on 'Getaway,' Gets Into Producing

I Declare War

A dozen teen thespians (and a dog) play capture the flag in the Jason Lapeyre and Robert Wilson film that is more Stand By Me than Lord of the Flies. Read John DeFore's review here.

The Lifeguard

Kristen Bell leads a game cast in Cold Case writer Liz W. Garcia’s first feature. Read Justin Lowe's review here.

Our Nixon

Penny Lane's documentary showcases long-sequestered "home movie" footage shot by Nixon-era White House staff. Read Neil Young's review here.


Noomi Rapace and Rachel McAdams star in Brian De Palma's Berlin-set remake of a 2010 French thriller, premiering in Competition at Venice before its Toronto Film Festival bow. Read Neil Young's review here.

STORY: Box Office Preview: 'One Direction' Concert Doc Likely Labor Day Weekend Winner

Abigail Harm

Amanda Plummer stars in Lee Isaac Chung's urban fairy tale about a lonely woman who finds love with a mysterious figure. Read Frank Scheck's review here.

American Made Move

Nathaniel Thomas McGill and Vincent Vittorio's documentary provides a hopeful portrait of some American companies defying the trend of international competition. Read Frank Scheck's review here.