Top Golden Tomato Awards to ‘Up’ and ‘The Hurt Locker’

Rotten Tomatoes (, the leading online aggregator of film reviews, today announced the 11th annual Golden Tomato Awards, which pay tribute to the best and worst reviewed films of the past year. Films are ranked according to their “Tomatometer” scores, which are based on the published opinions of more than 200 top film critics as aggregated by Rotten Tomatoes.

Pixar’s “Up” takes home the Golden Tomato Award for Best Reviewed Wide Release Film of the Year — the studio’s sixth Wide Release win. The action-packed war epic “The Hurt Locker” won the Award for Best Reviewed Limited Release Film of the Year.
The worst-reviewed film of 2009 and recipient of the Moldy Tomato Award is video game-adaptation “Street Fighter: The Legend of Chun-Li.”

2009 Golden Tomato Award Winners
— Wide Release: “Up” – 98% Tomatometer score
— Limited Release: “The Hurt Locker” – 97% Tomatometer score

2009 Moldy Tomato Award Recipient
— Worst Reviewed Film: “Street Fighter: The Legend of Chun-Li” – 4%
Tomatometer score

2009 Category-Specific Golden Tomato Award Winners
— Action / Adventure: “The Hurt Locker”
— Animation: “Up”
— Comedy: “In the Loop”
— Documentary: “Anvil! The Story of Anvil”
— Drama: “An Education”
— Foreign: “Afghan Star” (Afghanistan)
— Horror: “Drag Me to Hell”
— Kids / Family: “Where the Wild Things Are”
— Musical: “Crazy Heart”
— Romance: “Adventureland”
— Sci-Fi / Fantasy: “Star Trek”
— Thriller: “State of Play”

— Best Reviewed Australian Film: “Samson and Delilah”
— Best Reviewed UK Film: “An Education”
— Best User Reviewed Film: “Zombieland”

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