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.
A bit long in the tooth to play the juvenile lead by 1929, suave, dark-haired Oscar Shaw did just that in his only memorable film, The Cocoanuts (1929). Shaw (real name Schwartz) and co-star Mary Eaton had recently starred in the Broadway musical The Five O'Clock Girl but both were mercilessly upstaged this time by the four Marx Brothers, who were making their much anticipated screen debuts. Shaw was equally unlucky with Marion Davies, who replaced him with Lawrence Gray for the talkie version of Marianne (1929); his screen career never truly recovered.