The Tomatometer rating – based on the published opinions of hundreds of film and
television critics – is a trusted measurement of movie and TV programming quality
for millions of moviegoers. It represents the percentage of professional critic reviews
that are positive for a given film or television show.
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The Tomatometer is 60% or higher.
The Tomatometer is 59% or lower.
Movies and TV shows are Certified Fresh with a steady Tomatometer of 75% or
higher after a set amount of reviews (80 for wide-release movies, 40 for
limited-release movies, 20 for TV shows), including 5 reviews from Top Critics.
Percentage of users who rate a movie or TV show positively.
An actor who gradually segued into writing and directing, David Alford got his start on camera in the 1999 sci-fi comedy musical Existo before penning the script for the 2000 made-for-television drama On Music Row. In the following years, Alford appeared in such features as The Last Castle, Changing Hearts, and Charlie's War while penning the screenplays for Yard Sale, Adrenaline, and Prisoner -- as well as appearing in each of them. 2007's Prisoner -- a tense tale of an egotistical filmmaker held captive in a crumbling, remote penitentiary -- also marked Alford's directorial debut.