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.
NOVA investigates the creation of the first machine in flight in NOVA: Wright Brothers' Flying Machine. This hour-long episode uses archival information to examine the engineering difficulties in building such a device. After four years of struggle, Orville and Wilbur Wright made history by flying their biplane over Kitty Hawk, NC, in December 1903. NASA Senior Curator Tom Crouch provides historical commentary. This NOVA program also features a reconstruction of the Wright Brothers' aircraft, including a test flight of a completed Wright 1911 Model B replica. This program originally aired on PBS in November 2003.