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.
Before becoming a full-fledged filmmaker in 1968, with the critically acclaimed film adaptation of The Subject Was Roses, Ulu Grosbard was a highly respected director of Broadway plays. Born in Antwerp, Belgium, Grosbard received his education at the University of Chicago and at the Yale Drama School. For a time he worked as a diamond cutter, but in 1957 he became a theatrical director. Beginning in the 1960s, Grosbard was assistant director on such Hollywood films as Splendor in the Grass and West Side Story before moving to solo directing projects, most notably 2005's Georgia, for which he won an Independent Spirit Award for Best Direction. He died at age 83 in March 2012.