'Lady Bird' breaks Rotten Tomatoes record

Tomas Mccoy
December 1, 2017

The movie reviews aggregator said this week that Lady Bird, the coming-of-age film released November 3, has topped 1999's Toy Story 2 (Pixar) as the film with more positive reviews and zero negative reviews (so far) than any other movie on the website.

The movie is directed by Greta Gerwig and is a coming-of-age film which focuses on a California teenager trying to navigate her life and relationships with her parents and friends.

"This is completely unbelievable and so incredibly appreciated by the entire team that made Lady Bird", Gerwig said in a statement to Rotten Tomatoes.

The film was met with unanimous approval by 170 critics, edging out the previous record holder Toy Story 2, which delighted only 163 reviewers when it came out in 1999.

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EVER SINCE THE trailer for Saoirse Ronan's new movie Lady Bird dropped in September, we have been eagerly awaiting the release of the film in Ireland.

Saoirse Ronan's upcoming film Lady Bird has become the best reviewed film of all time on movie site Rotten Tomatoes with a 100% fresh rating.

The movie, which was released in the USA earlier this month, has achieved a 100 percent score from the aggregation site, and is the most reviewed film to have done so. The movie now boasts a rare 100% score with 173 reviews and counting on an average rating of 8.9/10.

Want more perspective? "Citizen Kane" also has 100% positive critical response, with a 9.4 rating, but only 75 reviews total.

Originally released in just two cities, "Lady Bird" expanded to theaters nationwide November 24.

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