There is a new highest rated movie ever on Rotten Tomatoes

Perfect

Perfect

It's hard to imagine any movie earning that distinction - best-reviewed movie on the site ever, with a 100 percent score after 170 reviews - and not picking up some major awards gold.

However, Greta Gerwig's Lady Bird, now playing in U.S. cinemas, has surpassed Toy Story's 163 glowing reviews.

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

Lady Bird is set to hit Irish and United Kingdom cinemas in February 2018.

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She also lauded Prime Minister Narendra Modi for his belief that progress of humanity is incomplete without the empowerment of women.

Lady Bird stars Saoirse Ronan in the lead role and so far the film has made a whopping $10 million in just a few weeks - and that's just on domestic soil. That there has been such a warm reception is a dream come true. It is not an easy task to get a flawless score by the Rotten Tomatoes.

But I digress. It turns out that Lady Bird, which is, again, not about the former First Lady but is actually a comedy-drama about a teenaged girl who doesn't get along with her mother, is apparently really good.

Ronan's performance has been highly praised, with many expecting a Best Actress nomination at this year's Academy Awards. The reasons why don't make any sense - if it's a great movie, why does it matter that a film's setting is high school, not the office, or that the protagonist is 16, not 60? The website's ratings are said to have an effect on whether a new film will become a box office hit or a bomb. The other films to get a ideal Fresh rating on the Tomatometer were only reviewed a few times.

Of course, a 100% fresh rating doesn't actually make Lady Bird the best movie of all-time on Rotten Tomatoes, an honor which goes to The Wizard of Oz, now at 99% Fresh thanks to a poor review from New Republic, but a higher overall score of 9.4 compared to Lady Bird's 8.9.

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