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 tall Irish type, Walter James offered at least two unforgettable portrayals in the late silent era: as Mary Pickford's gentle policeman father in Little Annie Rooney (1925) bestowing good cheer and sage advice to all and sundry in his downtrodden Lower Eastside precinct; and even more imposing, as Harold Lloyd's bearish sheriff father in The Kid Brother (1927). James became a semi-regular member of Lloyd's stock company, appearing with the bespectacled comedian in Cat's Paw (1934) and Professor Beware (1938). Much earlier in his career, the strapping actor from Tennessee had been the Chief Eunuch in swimmer Annette Kellerman's A Daughter of the Gods (1916) and a native chief in D.W. Griffith's The Idol Dancer (1920).