Just Like Us (2011)



Critic Consensus: No consensus yet.

Movie Info

Modern technology and globalization have made the world a much smaller place and caused us to be more interconnected as people, yet cultural misconceptions persist. Through a celebration of culture and comedy, this film uproots the widely held misconception that Arabs have no sense of humor - when in fact they laugh, and are, just like us. This documentary features Egyptian-American comedian Ahmed Ahmed, in his directorial debut, along with a host of critically acclaimed international stand-up … More

Rating: R (for language.)
Genre: Documentary, Comedy, Special Interest
Directed By:
In Theaters:
Cross Culture Entertainment - Official Site


News & Interviews for Just Like Us

Friend Ratings

No Friends? Inconceivable! Log in to see what your friends have to say.


Critic Reviews for Just Like Us

All Critics (19) | Top Critics (13)

Throughout it all Ahmed is relentlessly upbeat, and he seems to have good reason to be. Yes, he's trying to sell an idea, but it's probably an idea well worth selling.

Full Review… | July 8, 2011
Detroit News
Top Critic

[A] funny, deeply affecting documentary.

Full Review… | June 23, 2011
Dallas Morning News
Top Critic

Though it's only 72 minutes, by the time it's over, you'll be ready for it to end.

Full Review… | June 16, 2011
San Francisco Chronicle
Top Critic

Even at 72 minutes, the film runs long, thanks to run-of-the-mill jokes and a shortage of truly revealing moments. Hack routines that wouldn't be amusing in person are even worse up on the big screen.

Full Review… | June 16, 2011
Minneapolis Star Tribune
Top Critic

An ambitious revue film with a two-pronged mission: making Western audiences laugh and exploring why Mideast audiences might not.

Full Review… | June 14, 2011
Top Critic

It's an interesting travelogue, even if it doesn't quite warrant the documentary's feel-good title.

Full Review… | June 10, 2011
Washington Post
Top Critic

Audience Reviews for Just Like Us

There are no featured audience reviews yet. Click the link below to see what others say about Just Like Us!

Just Like Us Quotes

There are no approved quotes yet for this movie.

Discussion Forum

Discuss Just Like Us on our Movie forum!