The Unauthorized Full House Story Reviews

  • Nov 22, 2018

    For what it is it is watchable.

    For what it is it is watchable.

  • Mar 25, 2016

    Terrible Acting, Writing and too many fart jokes this was one of the worst bio movie I ever seen in the whole entire life I wish I could watch the unauthorized of growing pains story that will be interesting for watch lol

    Terrible Acting, Writing and too many fart jokes this was one of the worst bio movie I ever seen in the whole entire life I wish I could watch the unauthorized of growing pains story that will be interesting for watch lol

  • Sep 08, 2015

    Nobody even looks like who they are portraying.

    Nobody even looks like who they are portraying.

  • Aug 27, 2015

    Unbelievably corny but then it was expected for a TV movie about a corny network sitcom. Still it was interesting to know some of the behind the scenes struggles of the real people behind the show, though it was fairly light and still very PG material, which was a bit disappointing considering this was an "unrated" and "unauthorized" story, but it still provided some mild entertainment and amusement with a sweet ending. This could have been better if they actually tried to make it into a serious drama rather than almost recreate the corny sentimentality from the sitcom.

    Unbelievably corny but then it was expected for a TV movie about a corny network sitcom. Still it was interesting to know some of the behind the scenes struggles of the real people behind the show, though it was fairly light and still very PG material, which was a bit disappointing considering this was an "unrated" and "unauthorized" story, but it still provided some mild entertainment and amusement with a sweet ending. This could have been better if they actually tried to make it into a serious drama rather than almost recreate the corny sentimentality from the sitcom.

  • Aug 26, 2015

    Full House is one of my favorite television shows of all time. The nostalgia that exudes from the screen every time I watch it is almost unparalleled. But when making a Lifetime movie about all that happened behind-the-scenes, you have to expect a below average product. Honestly, I didn't hate it. The made-for-TV-movie happens to hit on what Full House was all about for their audience--escaping our lives temporarily to watch a family that we knew would make it all work out in the end. Full House was far from a technically superb show, but America loved it for some strange reason. It spoke to us, and it had it's own distinct character to it. But other than fans watching their childhood being made significant with the production of a "biopic", this film is poorly made, thus written off as laughable. While hardly scratching the surface, The Unauthorized Full House Story gives little depth to what happened off-camera. It provides necessary details of what occurred over a 10 year period for nearly a dozen characters, but doesn't make the conflicts mean anything. But honestly, I don't think that's what is making people write this one off. I think it's the fact that every little missed detail is annoyingly distracting us from becoming convinced of this world that the filmmakers have created. We want to get sucked in and experience all the happenings of the people we so fondly grew up with. And that's what a biopic is all about--being convinced. But the main actors--other than the girl who played the young Candice Cameron--were ever so inaccurate with their portrayals. Bob Saget comes off as whiny, John Stamos appears to be a prude, and the Olsen twins aren't nearly as precocious as they were famously known to be. We have a hard time imagining the actors playing the characters, therefore taking away from the "magic" that is supposed to be present here. In fact, after lines were delivered, I spent a lot of time stopping to imagine the actual person saying them. Also, almost nothing about this film feels like it's set in the '80s or '90s. From the first scene, when we see a pre-fame Saget delivering jokes in a comedy club, the camera flashes to the audience who is dressed as if it were 2015. At least make us FEEL like we're there! But let's face it, most likely we're not going to get a feature film biopic directed by Steven Soderbergh and starring a handful of household names. This is pretty much as good as we're going to get outside of an actual documentary or the followup series being delivered sometime in 2016. Twizard Rating: 54

    Full House is one of my favorite television shows of all time. The nostalgia that exudes from the screen every time I watch it is almost unparalleled. But when making a Lifetime movie about all that happened behind-the-scenes, you have to expect a below average product. Honestly, I didn't hate it. The made-for-TV-movie happens to hit on what Full House was all about for their audience--escaping our lives temporarily to watch a family that we knew would make it all work out in the end. Full House was far from a technically superb show, but America loved it for some strange reason. It spoke to us, and it had it's own distinct character to it. But other than fans watching their childhood being made significant with the production of a "biopic", this film is poorly made, thus written off as laughable. While hardly scratching the surface, The Unauthorized Full House Story gives little depth to what happened off-camera. It provides necessary details of what occurred over a 10 year period for nearly a dozen characters, but doesn't make the conflicts mean anything. But honestly, I don't think that's what is making people write this one off. I think it's the fact that every little missed detail is annoyingly distracting us from becoming convinced of this world that the filmmakers have created. We want to get sucked in and experience all the happenings of the people we so fondly grew up with. And that's what a biopic is all about--being convinced. But the main actors--other than the girl who played the young Candice Cameron--were ever so inaccurate with their portrayals. Bob Saget comes off as whiny, John Stamos appears to be a prude, and the Olsen twins aren't nearly as precocious as they were famously known to be. We have a hard time imagining the actors playing the characters, therefore taking away from the "magic" that is supposed to be present here. In fact, after lines were delivered, I spent a lot of time stopping to imagine the actual person saying them. Also, almost nothing about this film feels like it's set in the '80s or '90s. From the first scene, when we see a pre-fame Saget delivering jokes in a comedy club, the camera flashes to the audience who is dressed as if it were 2015. At least make us FEEL like we're there! But let's face it, most likely we're not going to get a feature film biopic directed by Steven Soderbergh and starring a handful of household names. This is pretty much as good as we're going to get outside of an actual documentary or the followup series being delivered sometime in 2016. Twizard Rating: 54

  • Aug 22, 2015

    Was fine. Not that notable a story

    Was fine. Not that notable a story

  • Aug 22, 2015

    Honestly... I didn't like this movie. I mean... where to start? the set of the tv show didn't look like the set of the tv show, the actors for Bob Saget and Dave Coulier were actually pretty good, but the rest of the cast just didn't look like the actual people.The actors they got to play the Olson twins were too old to be playing Michelle when she was a baby. I'm sorry but this movie wasn't that good.

    Honestly... I didn't like this movie. I mean... where to start? the set of the tv show didn't look like the set of the tv show, the actors for Bob Saget and Dave Coulier were actually pretty good, but the rest of the cast just didn't look like the actual people.The actors they got to play the Olson twins were too old to be playing Michelle when she was a baby. I'm sorry but this movie wasn't that good.