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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This is a rare comedy sequel that not only is able to meet expectations of the original, but also expand on the world that was created and the characters that were created and give them surprisingly a little more depth.
There are a few things all that meta-referencing can't solve - a bland CG fight or narrative shortcut is still that, even if Deadpool points to it - but when it's such fun for the most part (minus a rough second act), it's hard not to be swept away.