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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Yeah its stupid, immature, and like most sports comedy films but...it is pretty funny. With a funny villain, funny cameos, and a few guilty pleasure funny lines, Happy Gilmore is just a dumb yet pretty funny movie.
I can imagine that if one didn't like Adam Sandler's brand of comedy, this movie would be torture. Even as a lower case "f" fan of Mr. Sandler's early nonsense Happy Gilmore is occasionally tedious. It is also pretty funny and that is all that matters. The most interesting part of the movie was realizing that the female lead is in fact a very young Julie Bowen.
Happy Gilmore is a very funny and entertaining movie. The plot doesn't feel too formulaic but it does feel familiar enough to draw you in to the movie. Most of the jokes actually hit in this movie even if they were reused a couple of times throughout the movie. I can definitely say that Happy Gilmore is Adam Sandler's best movie. But if you don't like him or his type of humor, you won't have a whole lot of fun with this movie. A-
I can't see how anyone could no like this film. Yeah it's incredibly stupid but it's very funny. It's features a great performance from Christopher McDonald as Shooter McGavin and Carl Weathers is great as Chubbs. I must've seen this movie 20 times and I still find it funny.