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.
From the Critics
From RT Users Like You!
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.
Penned several produced plays, including Faith, The Sun Dialogues and The Things You Don't Know, before moving into TV. Was a member of the faculty at the University of Southern California’s Graduate Screenwriting Program in the late 1990s. Made his screenwriting debut in 2000, co-authoring the Showtime biopic Rated X, which starred siblings Charlie Sheen and Emilio Estevez. Created and executive produced the CBS law drama The Guardian (2001-04), which was set in his native Pittsburgh, and employed his brother, lawyer Scott Hollander, as a technical consultant. Returned to television work in 2007, writing and executive producing the TNT medical drama Heartland, starring Treat Williams.