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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A tentative mixture of tearjerker and disaster movie, cautious due to the requirement that it bear witness to the true-life heroism, staying within the tonal range that is sanctioned for American films depicting 9/11.
Port Authority policemen John McLoughlin (Nicolas Cage) and Will Jimeno (Michael Peņa) were two of the first responders after the attack on 9/11/01. When the buildings collapsed, they were trapped beneath the rubble while a search and rescue was attempted
Perhaps Stone's greatest triumph is in his seamless recreation of Ground Zero. Stone rises to the occasion, achieving greatness by creating the illusion of reality within the most surreal of environments.