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.
An actor well known for his role as Homer Brown in the popular television series The Aldrich Family, Jack Kelk also appeared in features through the 1950s. Born in Brooklyn, NY, Kelk got his Broadway break as a child before moving into radio and eventually film with roles on Wrongorilla (1933) and Born to be Bad (1934). Parlaying his role as Brown from the radio series to the television series, Kelk became synonymous with his most popular character during the 1949 television series. Later appearing on The Donna Reed Show and Leave It to Beaver, Kelk's other feature credits include Somebody Up There Likes Me (1956) and The Pajama Game (1957). In early September 2002, Jack Kelk died of a lung infection in Rancho Mirage, CA. He was 81.