Oscar 2005: Best & Worst Reviewed Movies

Per Rotten Tomatoes

Rotten Tomatoes is a popular index that polls about 200 critics across the country, asking each to grade pictures from one to five, or by letter (A, B-, D). The percentage represents proportion of positive reviews. Hence, Wallace & Gromit has received 95 favorable reviews, Brokeback Mountain 90, King Kong 82, Munich 75, and Memoirs of a Geisha 30. (I am one of those critics)

Over 90 percent

Good Night, and Good Luck 95
Wallace & Gromitt: The Curse of the Were-Rabbit 95
Capote 92
Brokeback Mountain 90

85-89 percent

Kung Fu Hustle 89
Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire 88
A History of Violence 86

80-84 percent

The 40-Year Old Virgin 84
Batman Begins 83
Cinderella Man 83
Charlie and Chocolate Factory 83
Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith 82
Walk the Line 82
King Kong 82
The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants 81
Hustle & Flow 81
Tim Burton's Corpse Bride 81
The Constant Gardener 81
Rock School 81
Serenity 81

75-79 percent

Sin City 78
Crash 77
Pooh's Heffalump Movie 77
In Her Shoes 75
Munich 75

70-74 perecnt

Syriana 74
Zathura 74

Ranking of Some Oscar Contenders:

Good Night, and Good Luck 95
Capote 92
Brokeback Mountain 90
A History of Violence 86
King Kong 82
Walk the Line 82
Crash 77
Munich 75
Syriana 74
Memoirs of a Geisha 30

Worst Reviewed Movies
Less than 30 percent

At least 7 out of 10 reviews were negative

Derailed
Domino
The Legend of Zorro
Memoirs of a Geisha
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