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.
The grandson of Senator Henry Cabot Lodge, he practised law until he began appearing in films in 1932; usually cast in supporting roles, he had a memorable lead opposite Marlene Dietrich in Von Sternberg's The Scarlet Empress (1934). During his short career he appeared in American, British, French, and Italian films. His career was interrupted by service in World War Two, during which he served as liaison officer between the American and French fleets. After the War he gave up acting to pursue politics. From 1946-48 he was in the House of Representatives (from Connecticut). From 1950-54 he was Governor of Conecticut. From 1955-61 he was Ambassador to Spain, and from 1969-73 he was Ambassador to Argentina. In 1979 he was appointed Ambassador to Switzerland. In 1984 he was named a delegate to the United Nations. His wife was actress Francesca Braggiotti.