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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Though the franchise's films generally never really rise beyond the level of one of the better television episodes, the effects here are bigger, the laughs are more frequent, and the geek factor is just more satisfying overall.
Won't go into the captain's log as the U.S.S. Enterprise's finest hour -- that honor still belongs to Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan -- but it is reasonably entertaining and reassuring, like a trip home during the holidays.