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.
Paris-born Cyril Gardner moved to England at an early age, making his first film-acting appearance in his teens. Following several successful seasons as a stage director, Gardner was brought to Hollywood in 1929 to co-write Gloria Swanson's talkie debut, The Trespasser. He went on to co-direct Royal Family of Broadway (1930) and Grumpy (1931) with another stage transplant, George Cukor. Cyril Gardner's final directorial efforts were for Teddington studios, the British headquarters for Warner Bros.