Movie Facts You Never Knew Courtesy Of Rotten Tomatoes


Of all the movies based on Stephen King books, “Carrie” has the highest score of 93%, while the lowest is “Graveyard Shift” with 0%.

The idea for Rotten Tomatoes came thanks to Jackie Chan’s “Rush Hour.” Cofounder Senh Duong was so frustrated because he couldn’t find any reviews of Chan’s other movies before going to see the 1998 hit.

“Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close” is the only best picture nominated film to have a ‘Rotten’ rating. (45%)

The first film that James Cameron ever directed is titled “Piranha 2: The Spawning” and has a 6% rating.

Samuel L. Jackson has a movie rated 100% (‘Unforgivable Blackness: The Rise and Fall of Jack Johnson’) and a movie rated 0% (‘Kite.)

Ashton Kutcher has never been in a film that was certified fresh on Rotten Tomatoes.

Surprisingly, despite winning several Best Picture awards, none of Steven Spielberg’s films have a 100% on Rotten Tomatoes. The closest is “E.T. The Extra-terrestrial.” with 99%, followed by “Schindler’s List” and “Jaws” with 98%.

“Final Fantasy: The Spirits Within” holds the highest ranking (44%) for any movie based on a video game ever.

Jennifer Aniston’s highest ranked movie is the animated film “Iron Giant” with a 96% score.

“Deep Blue Sea 2” received a 0% rating, while “Deep Blue Sea 3” would go onto to grab a score of 71%.

“Movie 43” has a 5% rating despite 10 years of production and multiple big name writers, actors, and directors.

“The Bodyguard” soundtrack is the 4th best selling album of all time. Meanwhile the movie sits at 32% on Rotten Tomatoes.

Number of movies with 100% (with at least 20 reviews): 332.

Number of movies with 0% (with at least 20 reviews): 36.

The average Rotten Tomatoes score for all movies is 62%.

The only Marvel movie that isn’t certified fresh on Rotten Tomatoes is one of the newest films “Eternals.” It has a score of only 47%.

Michael Bay’s “The Rock” starring Nicholas Cage is Bay’s only film to be certified fresh at 69%.

Adam Sandler’s production company Happy Madison, has never had a film rate higher than 68% on Rotten Tomatoes.

Christopher Nolan’s lowest rated movie is “The Prestige” at 75%. The director has never had a movie rated ‘Rotten.’

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