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.
Longtime Robert Altman collaborator Tommy Thompson started off his professional career working on the 1950s television show I Love Lucy as a first assistant director. Thompson also became a producer for many television shows throughout the years, with Evening Shade and Designing Women among his most popular works. His work with Altman began on the 1971 film McCabe and Mrs. Miller and continued through to the year 2000, with Dr. T and the Women. This last film was still in production when Thompson died from a heart attack at the age of 72.