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.
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For such an absurd concept, I admittedly fell for this movie emotionally on so many levels. I don't believe I have cried as much as I did in this film in another movie ever before. It was cute, funny and had an element of truth with how a dog approaches a situation. I felt like the third act was a little quick, however I loved it all the same. It was a good movie!
Even after all the bad press surrounding the film for the alleged controversy, I still decided to watch the film and found it to be a great feel-good movie for the family. Reminiscent of older movies such as Fluke, that have similar themes.
Very well made, A Dog's Purpose may it's not entirely emotional as should, but overall with an impeccable production, a spiritual narrative and some good moments make this movie perfect for families and dog lovers. (3,5/5)
I feel like this could have been a film of real accomplishment. It tries so hard to introduce something new to the much loved animal genre of films - but ultimately tugs on your heart strings & tear ducts far too regularly to be effective. Nit a bad effort, the animals are of course fantastic; but too much death for one movie.