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.
Thank you Shrek for becoming a franchise that continues to amuse and impress me by giving me more comedy than any other animated feature would give me, while also throwing in some heartfelt moments in which I actually cared for.
Funny, brilliantly animated (for a 2004 film) and sometimes a bit dramatic as well, Shrek 2 successfully manages to live up to its Oscar-winning predecessor in more ways than one (including the introduction of Puss in Boots, voiced by Antonio Banderas).
While it may not possess quite the originality that made the first one such a classic, it does what very few sequels can do successfully - including animated ones - and that is still remain entertaining, witty and at the very least fun for the whole family. Verdict: A