Screenit: Topics to Talk About - 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)
None51.0 (2)55.5 (2)1.0 (2)2.5 (2)2.5 (2)
Minor38.3 (4)37.8 (4)0.5 (4)2.0 (4)1.8 (4)
Mild43.8 (225)38.8 (225)0.3 (178)2.0 (203)2.0 (217)
Moderate51.9 (744)48.4 (743)0.7 (494)2.3 (574)2.2 (735)
Heavy58.9 (183)58.6 (184)1.2 (105)2.6 (124)2.6 (180)
Extreme69.0 (2)75.0 (2)1.0 (2)2.8 (2)2.8 (2)

Fiction films, animated and live

RatingMetacritic Score (/100)Rotten Tomatoes Percent FreshHalliwell Rating (0-4)Leonard Maltin Rating (0-4)VideoHound Rating (0-4)
None51.0 (2)55.5 (2)1.0 (2)2.5 (2)2.5 (2)
Minor38.3 (4)37.8 (4)0.5 (4)2.0 (4)1.8 (4)
Mild42.9 (216)37.4 (216)0.3 (177)2.0 (203)2.0 (211)
Moderate51.6 (731)47.9 (730)0.7 (490)2.3 (572)2.2 (726)
Heavy58.5 (171)57.3 (172)1.2 (103)2.6 (122)2.5 (170)
Extreme69.0 (2)75.0 (2)1.0 (2)2.8 (2)2.8 (2)

Animated fiction films

RatingMetacritic Score (/100)Rotten Tomatoes Percent FreshHalliwell Rating (0-4)Leonard Maltin Rating (0-4)VideoHound Rating (0-4)
Minor78.0 (1)95.0 (1)2.0 (1)3.0 (1)3.5 (1)
Mild46.6 (22)45.5 (22)0.6 (16)2.5 (16)2.4 (18)
Moderate63.2 (35)63.9 (35)1.2 (24)2.6 (25)2.7 (35)
Heavy57.5 (2)46.0 (2) (0) (0)2.2 (2)

Live action fiction films

RatingMetacritic Score (/100)Rotten Tomatoes Percent FreshHalliwell Rating (0-4)Leonard Maltin Rating (0-4)VideoHound Rating (0-4)
None51.0 (2)55.5 (2)1.0 (2)2.5 (2)2.5 (2)
Minor25.0 (3)18.7 (3)0.0 (3)1.7 (3)1.2 (3)
Mild42.5 (194)36.5 (194)0.3 (161)2.0 (187)2.0 (193)
Moderate51.1 (696)47.1 (695)0.7 (466)2.3 (547)2.2 (691)
Heavy58.5 (169)57.5 (170)1.2 (103)2.6 (122)2.6 (168)
Extreme69.0 (2)75.0 (2)1.0 (2)2.8 (2)2.8 (2)

Documentaries and other nonfiction films

RatingMetacritic Score (/100)Rotten Tomatoes Percent FreshHalliwell Rating (0-4)Leonard Maltin Rating (0-4)VideoHound Rating (0-4)
Mild64.1 (9)72.3 (9)2.0 (1) (0)2.8 (6)
Moderate67.5 (13)77.1 (13)1.5 (4)2.2 (2)2.9 (9)
Heavy65.3 (12)76.3 (12)1.5 (2)2.2 (2)2.9 (10)

Cerridwen & Simonton (2009) data

RatingMetacritic Score (/100)Halliwell Rating (0-4)Leonard Maltin Rating (0-4)VideoHound Rating (0-4)
None51.0 (2)1.0 (2)2.5 (2)2.5 (2)
Minor38.3 (4)0.5 (4)2.0 (4)1.8 (4)
Mild43.2 (206)0.3 (177)2.0 (203)2.0 (201)
Moderate51.4 (577)0.7 (490)2.3 (572)2.3 (575)
Heavy58.8 (123)1.2 (103)2.6 (122)2.6 (122)
Extreme69.0 (2)1.0 (2)2.8 (2)2.8 (2)