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.
British director Alan Cooke specialized in made-for-television movies and has made many on both sides of the Atlantic. He started out as a theater director following WWII. He entered television work during the 1950s and directed his first television movie, The Ship That Couldn't Stop (1961). He also directed episodes of such series as The Rivals of Sherlock Holmes and Out of the Unknown. In 1979, Cooke emigrated to the United States and became a director of television series episodes. His credits in this area include Lou Grant, Matlock, and Beauty and the Beast.