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.
Filmmaker and screenwriter Herman Hoffman worked with MGM from 1934 through the early '70s, getting his start making promos for features films. Hoffman made his feature film directorial bow with The MGM Story. In addition to features, Hoffman was also noted for his documentaries, particularly such Academy Award-nominated documentaries as The Hoaxters (1952) and The Battle of Gettysburg (1955). As a director, he frequently worked closely with producer Dore Schary. After leaving MGM in the '70s, Hoffman went on to direct television episodes.