Paddington 2 Loses Its Perfect 100% Rotten Tomatoes Rating

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Just a month after Citizen Kane was dethroned as the highest-rated film of all time, its predecessor Paddington 2 has also been knocked off the top, four years after its theatrical release.

After an 80-year-old Citizen Kane review surfaced, dropping the Rotten Tomatoes score to 99%, Paddington 2 was named the highest-rated film of all time, as it had the most reviews (245), while still holding a 100 had. % ‘Fresh’ score.

Over the Memorial Day holiday weekend, a critic named Eddie Harrison published a two-star negative review for: Movie Authority, bringing Paddington 2’s score down to 99%.

Dethroned: Just a month after Citizen Kane was dethroned as the highest-rated film of all time, its predecessor Paddington 2 has also been knocked off the top, four years after its theatrical release

Dethroned: Just a month after Citizen Kane was dethroned as the highest-rated film of all time, its predecessor Paddington 2 has also been knocked off the top, four years after its theatrical release

99 issues: Over the Memorial Day holiday weekend, a critic named Eddie Harrison published a two-star negative review for Film Authority, dropping Paddington 2's score to 99%

99 issues: Over the Memorial Day holiday weekend, a critic named Eddie Harrison published a two-star negative review for Film Authority, dropping Paddington 2’s score to 99%

While the review went into print over the weekend, Harrison insisted that he negatively rate the film on BBC Radio for its theatrical release.

“I have reviewed Paddington 2 negatively for BBC radio upon its release in 2017, and several times since, and I stand by every word of my criticism,” Harrison said.

“This is not my Paddington Bear, but a sinister, evil impostor who should be shot into space or bombed out of space at the first opportunity,” he continued.

Sinister:

Sinister: “This is not my Paddington Bear, but a sinister, evil impostor who must be shot into space or bombed out of space at the first opportunity,” he continued.

The critic called the much-loved title bear “Overconfident, vicious and surly,” adding, “this manky-looking bear has little to do with the classic character, and viewers should be warned; this isn’t your mama’s Paddington bear, and it won’t be yours.’

“Maybe if you’ve never seen the TV show and don’t know any better, this will work, but long-term Paddington fans will find this too much,” he concluded in his review.

Despite strong critical reception, Paddington 2 didn’t make too much noise at the domestic box office, taking just $40.8 million from the North American box office.

Overconfident: The critic called the beloved title bear 'Overconfident, mean and surly', adding 'this failing bear has little to do with the classic character, and viewers should be warned;  this ain't your mama's paddington bear, and it won't be yours'

Overconfident: The critic called the beloved title bear ‘Overconfident, mean and surly’, adding ‘this failing bear has little to do with the classic character, and viewers should be warned; this ain’t your mama’s paddington bear, and it won’t be yours’

However, the foreign box office fared much better at over $187 million for worldwide revenue of $227.9 million from a $40 million budget.

As for the highest-rated movie title, the movie that now has the most reviews at 100% is 2018’s Leave No Trace, with 238 reviews.

That’s closely followed by the 1999 Pixar sequel Toy Story 2, which has 100% out of 169 reviews.

Box office hit: However, the foreign box office fared much better at over $187 million for worldwide revenue of $227.9 million from a $40 million budget

Box office hit: However, the foreign box office fared much better at over $187 million for worldwide revenue of $227.9 million from a $40 million budget

Rotten Tomatoes has a list of its ‘100 Club‘ movies from last year, all of which have at least 40 reviews or more.

More modern 100% offerings include James Cameron’s 1984 sci-fi/action masterpiece The Terminator, the 1993 drama Searching for Bobby Fischer, Richard Linkater’s 1995 classic Before Sunrise and Pixar’s 1995 animation classic Toy Story.

The list also includes classics such as 1925’s Battleship Potempkin, 1940’s The Grapes of Wrath, 1941’s The Maltese Falcon, 1956’s Seven Samurai, 1957’s 12 Angry Men, 1957’s The 400 Blows, 1967’s Cool Hand Luke, The Last Picture Show from 1971 and Man on from 2008. Wire.

100 Club: Rotten Tomatoes released a list of its '100 Club' movies last year, all of which have at least 40 reviews or more

100 Club: Rotten Tomatoes released a list of its ‘100 Club’ movies last year, all of which have at least 40 reviews or more

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