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.
Multi-talented jazz and soul singer Phyllis Hyman was popular during the '70s and '80s. In addition to singing engagements and recording, Hyman also occasionally acted on stage. She won a Tony for her work in Sophisticated Ladies. Hyman appeared in a handful of feature films too, including Spike Lee's School Daze (1988) and Lenny (1974). Hyman died from an overdose of pills on June 30, 1995. Police ruled her death a suicide.