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.
The shipping magnate father of British director Arthur Woods had hoped that his son would enter the medical profession. Instead, Woods chucked his education for the catch-as-catch-can life of a regional actor. At the age of 22, Woods secured work in the editing department of a film documentary unit, working his way up the professional ladder to director of 1933's On Secret Service. Specializing in mysteries and actioners, Woods' best-known film was Clouds Over Europe (aka Z Planes), which he co-directed with Tim Whelan. On his own, Woods helmed the pioneering film noir They Drive by Night (1940), which was rediscovered in the '80s and given an extensive laudatory appraisal in author William K. Everson's 1986 book More Classics of the Horror Film. After completing the 1940 British/American co-production Busman's Honeymoon, which starred Robert Montgomery as Lord Peter Wimsey, Arthur Woods entered the armed services; he was killed in action at age 39.