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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Intentionally silly and the cast seemed to have fun making this film. I believe this is the best Ernest movie out there (not that the others are bad either). This can pretty much be seen as an entertaining family movie and feels good.
The best Ernest film, having the best humor quality and plot being assembled better than its' sequels. Ernest Goes to Camp would later be remade as a science fiction Star Wars like film in James Cameron's Avatar.
Ernest can be annoying, but genuinely endearing. This is a harmless, family friendly comedy. I know I'm viewing this through the mindset of when I was four years old, but I'll recommend this one out of sheer nostalgia.