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.
Starred in basketball, as well as football, at Mount Vernon High School in Texas. Was recruited by Bear Bryant for Texas A&M. Playing for SMU, was selected for the All-America team in 1958 and 1959. Was selected by the Chicago Bears in the third round of the 1960 draft, then traded to the Dallas Cowboys. Made the Pro Bowl in 1966, 1967 and 1968, and was NFL Player of the Year in 1966. Retired in his prime in 1969. Became an analyst for ABC's Monday Night Football in 1970. Left to join NBC from 1974 to '76, then returned to ABC. Was known for his banter with co-analyst Howard Cosell, and for singing "Turn Out the Lights, the Party's Over" when he thought the outcome of the game had been determined. Was selected for the College Football Hall of Fame in 1982. Worked as an actor in many TV shows (including Police Story), and was also an ad pitchman (Lipton Tea). Retired from broadcasting in 1984. Starred in a 1985 stage production of The Odd Couple, with MNF's Frank Gifford.