U.N. Me


Mixed or average reviews - based on 11 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 2 out of 11
  2. Negative: 1 out of 11

Critic Reviews

  1. Reviewed by: Michael O'Sullivan
    May 31, 2012
    If it weren't so shocking, it would be a lot funnier.
  2. Reviewed by: Kalvin Henely
    May 29, 2012
    U.N. Me isn't all sneering, and it certainly makes its points.
  3. Reviewed by: Mindy Farabee
    May 31, 2012
    The result is far from evenhanded, but capable of raising important questions.
  4. Reviewed by: Neil Genzlinger
    May 31, 2012
    Not much here is new, but condensing it all into one zippy documentary makes for an ugly portrait.
  5. Reviewed by: Joe Neumaier
    May 31, 2012
    Is it all valid? Perhaps. Should the film's questions be addressed? Absolutely.
  6. Reviewed by: Dennis Harvey
    Jun 2, 2012
    Covering a lot of ground in colorful, pacey fashion, the documentary is nonetheless somewhat compromised itself by co-director Ami Horowitz's insistence on playing the Michael Moore/Morgan Spurlock role of onscreen provocateur.
  7. Reviewed by: Alison Willmore
    May 30, 2012
    Horowitz has Michael Moore's smug tendencies without his schlubby everyman charm, which makes his attempts at goading humor out of uncomfortable interviews come off as unpleasant.
  8. Reviewed by: John DeFore
    May 31, 2012
    A damning account of institutional dysfunction whose ability to stoke indignation is undercut by its filmmakers' misguided comic antics.
  9. Reviewed by: Andrew Schenker
    May 29, 2012
    Codirector Ami Horowitz hogs the screen like a cut-rate Michael Moore, bringing a numbingly simplistic irony and smug self-satisfaction to his faux–rabble-rousing exposé.
  10. Reviewed by: Nick Schager
    May 29, 2012
    Unfortunately, mocking jibes and cutaways to Team America and Wonder Woman (among other movies and TV shows) establish a jokey attitude that weakens the overall case.
  11. Reviewed by: Farran Smith Nehme
    Jun 1, 2012
    What truly makes U.N. Me repulsive is its crassness.
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  1. Jun 4, 2012
    By focusing only on a selection of (arguably) worst cases, the filmmakers are undermining the important work of thousands of dedicated UNBy focusing only on a selection of (arguably) worst cases, the filmmakers are undermining the important work of thousands of dedicated UN staff and the crucial role the UN plays in maintaining a global platform for global issues for all governments, which enables governments to talk rather than go to war on each other. Full Review »