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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Butler and Weston forge a credible bond, with able on-shore support coming from Abigail Spencer as Frosty's saintly wife, Hunger Gamer Leven Rambin as Jay's sweetheart and, of course, yummy mummy Shue.
Like most amateur surfers, Hanson and Apted get off to a shaky start in Chasing Mavericks; but once they find their balance, they ride the incredible wave of Moriarity's uplifting tale with the sure footing of the seasoned pros they truly are.
The inspirational part becomes a letdown in the finale (when the movie tells us, as gently as possible, about Moriarity's life after Mavericks), but Moriarity's good-natured determination shines through.
so overstuffed with life altering events some of them drift off into the ether. What [it] does phenomenally well, however, is capture the the immense power of the ocean and the strength and wits necessary to attempt to scale its biggest waves.
There’s a nobility in a well-made teen movie, not least because of the rarity of the breed...[this] sports movie concerned with the physical, emotional, and moral development of a young man fruitfully aspires to the likes of Breaking Away.