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.
Born a slave in Mississippi, she grew up to become an untiring journalist, teacher, and civil rights activist. Directed by renowned documentarist William Greaves, this award-winning installment of the acclaimed PBS television series The American Experience profiles Ida B. Wells and her passionate struggles against lynching and segregation and for women's rights and suffrage. As Greaves shows in this documentary, in 1909 Wells joined W.E.B. DuBois in founding the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP). The program features Nobel Prize-winning author Toni Morrison reading from Wells' memoirs. Other highlights include commentary by historians and descendants of Wells and archival photographs. Narrated by David McCullough.