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.
Despite the adulterous start to their relationship, the movie works best as a romance and that is what it is designed to be, with the emotional climax, and best scene, being the event that cements their relationship.
It's a good film. In places, it's even a great film. But ultimately, I didn't come away feeling like I knew Johnny Cash. But I did feel as though I saw him -- props to the casting and makeup departments in that regard.