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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On paper, there are many elements in this movie's plot which you have seen before in other films. However, directors David Leitch and Chad Stahlelski still manage to weave an entertaining non-stop action film.
An ex-hitman and his dog, who has such a sad plot-line I'm not even going to delve into the question of whether you should give someone a pet as a present. The violence is a murderous ballet, in a compelling underground world of self-contained perfection.
John Wick is a slick gangster flick simmering in a suppurating green light, featuring Reeves as a kung-fu assassin pursuing... well, the plot's not really important. What is important is the fact that Reeves is still doing this at 50.