Screenit: Guns/Weapons - Average Critic Ratings
(with number of films per category)

All films

RatingMetacritic Score (/100)Rotten Tomatoes Percent FreshHalliwell Rating (0-4)Leonard Maltin Rating (0-4)VideoHound Rating (0-4)
None52.9 (300)50.7 (300)0.7 (180)2.4 (225)2.3 (291)
Minor51.4 (146)49.0 (146)0.7 (86)2.3 (103)2.2 (142)
Mild50.7 (112)47.9 (111)0.6 (89)2.3 (98)2.3 (110)
Moderate50.3 (131)46.1 (131)0.8 (88)2.3 (103)2.2 (130)
Heavy49.0 (141)44.1 (141)0.5 (96)2.2 (110)2.1 (139)
Extreme51.9 (329)48.2 (330)0.7 (246)2.3 (270)2.3 (327)

Fiction films, animated and live

RatingMetacritic Score (/100)Rotten Tomatoes Percent FreshHalliwell Rating (0-4)Leonard Maltin Rating (0-4)VideoHound Rating (0-4)
None52.1 (282)49.3 (282)0.7 (177)2.4 (223)2.3 (278)
Minor50.8 (137)47.5 (137)0.7 (84)2.3 (102)2.2 (136)
Mild50.6 (111)47.8 (110)0.6 (89)2.3 (98)2.3 (109)
Moderate50.1 (130)45.8 (130)0.8 (88)2.3 (103)2.2 (130)
Heavy48.9 (140)43.8 (140)0.5 (95)2.2 (109)2.1 (138)
Extreme51.6 (325)47.7 (326)0.7 (245)2.3 (270)2.3 (323)

Animated fiction films

RatingMetacritic Score (/100)Rotten Tomatoes Percent FreshHalliwell Rating (0-4)Leonard Maltin Rating (0-4)VideoHound Rating (0-4)
None49.9 (15)46.5 (15)0.5 (8)2.5 (8)2.4 (13)
Minor55.5 (12)55.3 (12)0.2 (6)2.3 (7)2.5 (11)
Mild60.8 (9)65.9 (9)1.1 (9)2.6 (8)3.1 (8)
Moderate56.4 (14)56.2 (14)1.2 (11)2.7 (11)2.5 (14)
Heavy65.8 (6)63.8 (6)1.5 (4)2.8 (4)2.8 (6)
Extreme71.0 (4)74.8 (4)2.0 (3)2.5 (4)3.0 (4)

Live action fiction films

RatingMetacritic Score (/100)Rotten Tomatoes Percent FreshHalliwell Rating (0-4)Leonard Maltin Rating (0-4)VideoHound Rating (0-4)
None52.2 (267)49.4 (267)0.7 (169)2.4 (215)2.3 (265)
Minor50.3 (125)46.8 (125)0.7 (78)2.4 (95)2.1 (125)
Mild49.7 (102)46.2 (101)0.6 (80)2.3 (90)2.2 (101)
Moderate49.4 (116)44.6 (116)0.7 (77)2.2 (92)2.2 (116)
Heavy48.1 (134)42.9 (134)0.4 (91)2.2 (105)2.1 (132)
Extreme51.3 (321)47.4 (322)0.7 (242)2.3 (266)2.3 (319)

Documentaries and other nonfiction films

RatingMetacritic Score (/100)Rotten Tomatoes Percent FreshHalliwell Rating (0-4)Leonard Maltin Rating (0-4)VideoHound Rating (0-4)
None65.6 (18)73.9 (18)1.3 (3)2.5 (2)2.8 (13)
Minor61.6 (9)71.4 (9)1.0 (2)2.0 (1)2.8 (6)
Mild66.0 (1)63.0 (1) (0) (0)2.0 (1)
Moderate66.0 (1)78.0 (1) (0) (0) (0)
Heavy75.0 (1)92.0 (1)2.0 (1)2.0 (1)3.0 (1)
Extreme74.0 (4)90.5 (4)3.0 (1) (0)3.1 (4)

Cerridwen & Simonton (2009) data

RatingMetacritic Score (/100)Halliwell Rating (0-4)Leonard Maltin Rating (0-4)VideoHound Rating (0-4)
None52.3 (225)0.6 (176)2.4 (222)2.3 (222)
Minor49.2 (104)0.7 (85)2.4 (103)2.2 (103)
Mild50.5 (101)0.6 (89)2.3 (98)2.3 (99)
Moderate49.7 (103)0.8 (88)2.3 (103)2.2 (103)
Heavy48.0 (109)0.5 (95)2.2 (109)2.1 (109)
Extreme51.0 (272)0.7 (245)2.3 (270)2.3 (270)