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.
While John Dillinger's crime spree lasted only 14 months, he became a folk hero whose exploits were admired by the Depression era public. He was considered daring, handsome, and dangerous. Dillinger also crossed paths with J. Edgar Hoover. Hoover believed that catching public enemy #1 would prove the worth of his new scientific crime-fighting bureau. The son of a well-respected farmer in rural Indiana, Dillinger's early attempt at robbery landed him in jail for ten years. In prison, he met hardened criminals who taught him how to rob banks. Out of prison, he formed a gang with his new friends and they embarked on a celebrated crime spree. He thumbed his nose at law agents, sending them post cards, and, according to legend, even escaped from prison with a wooden gun. His luck, however, eventually ran out when the Lady in Red turned him over to federal agents. Public Enemy #1 includes film clips and photographs of the era along with interviews with historians.