Screenit: Violence - 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)
None62.8 (33)67.6 (33)1.0 (17)2.5 (19)2.6 (30)
Minor56.0 (108)56.8 (108)0.6 (71)2.5 (84)2.4 (103)
Mild49.8 (195)45.8 (195)0.7 (109)2.3 (148)2.2 (191)
Moderate51.0 (246)47.3 (245)0.6 (172)2.4 (190)2.3 (243)
Heavy50.0 (201)46.2 (201)0.7 (138)2.3 (163)2.2 (198)
Extreme51.0 (376)46.9 (377)0.7 (278)2.2 (305)2.2 (374)

Fiction films, animated and live

RatingMetacritic Score (/100)Rotten Tomatoes Percent FreshHalliwell Rating (0-4)Leonard Maltin Rating (0-4)VideoHound Rating (0-4)
None60.2 (24)61.6 (24)0.9 (16)2.5 (19)2.4 (24)
Minor55.7 (98)55.8 (98)0.6 (69)2.5 (82)2.4 (97)
Mild49.3 (189)44.9 (189)0.7 (109)2.3 (148)2.2 (186)
Moderate50.8 (243)46.9 (242)0.6 (171)2.4 (190)2.2 (241)
Heavy49.6 (196)45.4 (196)0.7 (136)2.3 (161)2.2 (193)
Extreme50.9 (375)46.8 (376)0.7 (277)2.2 (305)2.2 (373)

Animated fiction films

RatingMetacritic Score (/100)Rotten Tomatoes Percent FreshHalliwell Rating (0-4)Leonard Maltin Rating (0-4)VideoHound Rating (0-4)
Minor59.0 (4)65.3 (4)0.3 (4)2.5 (4)2.4 (4)
Mild63.0 (10)65.2 (10)0.8 (4)2.6 (5)2.8 (9)
Moderate53.8 (33)51.5 (33)0.9 (23)2.6 (23)2.5 (31)
Heavy61.1 (10)63.0 (10)1.6 (7)2.9 (7)2.7 (9)
Extreme59.3 (3)60.7 (3)1.3 (3)1.8 (3)2.8 (3)

Live action fiction films

RatingMetacritic Score (/100)Rotten Tomatoes Percent FreshHalliwell Rating (0-4)Leonard Maltin Rating (0-4)VideoHound Rating (0-4)
None60.2 (24)61.6 (24)0.9 (16)2.5 (19)2.4 (24)
Minor55.6 (94)55.4 (94)0.6 (65)2.5 (78)2.4 (93)
Mild48.5 (179)43.8 (179)0.7 (105)2.3 (143)2.2 (177)
Moderate50.3 (210)46.2 (209)0.6 (148)2.3 (167)2.2 (210)
Heavy49.0 (186)44.5 (186)0.7 (129)2.2 (154)2.1 (184)
Extreme50.8 (372)46.7 (373)0.7 (274)2.2 (302)2.2 (370)

Documentaries and other nonfiction films

RatingMetacritic Score (/100)Rotten Tomatoes Percent FreshHalliwell Rating (0-4)Leonard Maltin Rating (0-4)VideoHound Rating (0-4)
None70.0 (9)83.4 (9)2.0 (1) (0)3.0 (6)
Minor59.1 (10)66.7 (10)1.0 (2)2.5 (2)2.9 (6)
Mild66.5 (6)74.0 (6) (0) (0)2.6 (5)
Moderate69.7 (3)75.0 (3)2.0 (1) (0)3.2 (2)
Heavy67.4 (5)77.2 (5)1.0 (2)2.0 (2)2.7 (5)
Extreme72.0 (1)96.0 (1)3.0 (1) (0)3.0 (1)

Cerridwen & Simonton (2009) data

RatingMetacritic Score (/100)Halliwell Rating (0-4)Leonard Maltin Rating (0-4)VideoHound Rating (0-4)
None60.3 (19)0.9 (16)2.5 (19)2.5 (19)
Minor54.0 (83)0.6 (69)2.5 (82)2.4 (82)
Mild48.0 (150)0.7 (109)2.3 (148)2.2 (148)
Moderate51.2 (193)0.6 (171)2.4 (190)2.3 (191)
Heavy49.8 (162)0.7 (136)2.3 (161)2.2 (161)
Extreme50.2 (307)0.7 (277)2.2 (305)2.3 (305)