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.
Worked as a researcher in the Office of Strategic Services (a forerunner of the CIA) during World War II. Attended the famous Le Cordon Bleu cooking school. Her seminal cookbook, Mastering the Art of French Cooking, took over 10 years to perfect before it was published. Began her groundbreaking series The French Chef at the age of 51; became the first PBS personality to win an Emmy. Loved Dan Aykroyd's celebrated Saturday Night Live parody of her. Cofounded the American Institute of Wine & Food in 1981. In 1993, became the first woman to be inducted into the Culinary Institute Hall of Fame. Was granted an honorary doctorate from Harvard University. Received France's highest honor, the Legion d'Honneur, in 2000; and America's highest civilian honor, the U.S. Presidential Medal of Freedom, in 2003. Adamantly refused endorsement and promotional deals throughout her career. Donated her Massachusetts home kitchen and its utensils to the Smithsonian Institution in 2001.