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.
This hip romantic comedy wants you to know that it's not just an average romcom. It is aware that it's a romantic comedy and acknowledges and mocks the convention of that genre - even as it falls back on them time and again.
Friends With Benefits talks like an adult but acts like a teen. The clash between perky style and verbally risque content detracts from the appeal of a strong cast led by Justin Timberlake and Mila Kunis.
A screenplay of cheats and unpleasantries, with director Gluck looking to nudity from Timberlake to keep the target demographic content, using gratuitous rear end shots to deflect attention away from a rotten motion picture.