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.
On one level Limitless something of a conventional thriller ... [o]n another it's a tale of high finance hijinks and intrigue ... [a]nd on yet another level it's something of a traditional gangster film. It's just all over the place.
Is the fact that Cooper becomes a high-yield stock broker who likes to sleep with models supposed to mean that he's misusing his powers, or that screenwriter Leslie Dixon thinks this is the goal of every person on Earth?
Burger fails in creating the paranoia infused techno morality tale he so wanted to make, with themes such as the consequences of powers given and not earned, and the destructive nature of addiction, failing to relate on an emotional and even moral level.