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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Light on humor but big on heart The Wendell Baker story is uneven but has enough charisma to overcome all it's faults to at least provide a heartwarming film about an ex-con who loves people and just wants to do the right thing. Some disappointing roles by Will Ferrel (not the actors fault just wasted by the director) and Owen Wilson (same boat as Ferrel). The Wendell Baker story is not a defining moment in anyone's career but it isn't too bad of a film.
I was in blockbuster looking for something new to watch and this dvd was there and I bought it cuz the Wilson brothers were in it...this film is good clean fun but evertime I watch this movie it has good vibes but I'm on the fence on how I feel about it so I'm giving it half
a lighthearted writing and directing exercise from the (in my mind anyways) always attractive luke wilson. not as great as i hoped it would be, as luke proves he is a lot less esoteric a screenwriter than his older brother.
luke wilson and his brother andrew seem to be trying to channel wes anderson here but it doesn't work. luke wilson plays wounded characters really well but the story is all over the place. there were some cool sequences but overall, not worth it.