• R, 1 hr. 32 min.
  • Documentary
  • Directed By:
    Kevin Macdonald
    In Theaters:
    Oct 22, 1999 Wide
    On DVD:
    Apr 24, 2001
  • Sony Picture Classics

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One Day in September Reviews

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John A. Nesbit
Old School Reviews

this is the real deal, and there are no heroes

Full Review Source: Old School Reviews | Original Score: B

January 23, 2010
Nick Davis
Nick's Flick Picks

Macdonald seems to continue the pattern of hiding the soil and fertilizing process of political crime beneath the more obvious sights and symptoms of that crime's most putrid expressions.

Full Review Source: Nick's Flick Picks | Original Score: C

December 17, 2005
Frank Swietek
One Guy's Opinion

Has such a powerful subject...that it can hardly fail to make an emotional impact.

Full Review Source: One Guy's Opinion | Original Score: B

December 6, 2005
Michael Dequina
TheMovieReport.com

Macdonald lets the facts speak for themselves, and what a powerful and unforgettable statement they indeed make.

Full Review Source: TheMovieReport.com | Original Score: 3.5/4

January 13, 2004
James Rocchi
Netflix

Oscar-winning documentary shows an Olympian tragedy in rich detail.

Full Review Source: Netflix | Original Score: 4/5

November 7, 2002
Chuck Rudolph
Matinee Magazine

The only documentary of late not to resort to righteous emotional pandering or talking head syndrome.

Full Review Source: Matinee Magazine | Original Score: short

May 4, 2001
Dan Lybarger
Lawrence Journal-World

For a documentary about an incident that occurred nearly 30 years ago, "One Day in September" feels remarkably tense and urgent.

Full Review Source: Lawrence Journal-World | Original Score: 3.5/4

March 20, 2001
Maria Garcia
Film Journal International

Thin on investigative reporting, but thick with emotion.

Full Review Source: Film Journal International

February 7, 2001

Film Threat

Full Review Source: Film Threat | Original Score: 4/5

December 6, 2005

Film Threat

Full Review Source: Film Threat | Original Score: 4/5

December 6, 2005
Cole Smithey
ColeSmithey.com

| Original Score: 5/5

November 6, 2005
Emanuel Levy
EmanuelLevy.Com

| Original Score: 3/5

July 3, 2005
Chris Barsanti
Filmcritic.com

| Original Score: 5/5

February 2, 2004

TV Guide's Movie Guide

Full Review Source: TV Guide's Movie Guide | Original Score: 4/5

July 30, 2003

Film Threat

Full Review Source: Film Threat | Original Score: 4/5

December 8, 2002

Film Threat

Full Review Source: Film Threat | Original Score: 4/5

December 8, 2002

Globe and Mail
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Full Review Source: Globe and Mail | Original Score: 3/4

March 22, 2002
Rachel Sanders
Apollo Guide

Full Review Source: Apollo Guide | Original Score: 76/100

January 18, 2002
Eric D. Snider
EricDSnider.com

Full Review Source: EricDSnider.com | Original Score: B

March 21, 2001
Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times
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Full Review Source: Chicago Sun-Times | Original Score: 3/4

March 9, 2001
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