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.
R. L. Shaffer's reviews only count toward the Tomatometer when
published at the following Tomatometer-approved publication(s):
R.L. Shaffer is a critic at IGN.Com, DVDFuture.com, and a freelance writer. He's professionally studied film, film criticism, screenwriting and production for over 12 years. He's been a published film critic for 10 years.