Nominated for Best Picture and Best Actor at the 87th Academy Awards, “American Sniper” snagged an A+ rating in January 2015.
“42” tells the inspiring tale of Jackie Robinson breaking down baseball’s race barriers, a well-deserved A+ recipient in April 2013.
The presence of Brad Pitt and James Gandolfini didn’t keep audiences from giving crime drama “Killing The Softly” an F in November 2012.
A star-studded cast and plenty of action elevated blockbuster “Marvel’s The Avengers” to an A+ rating in May 2012.
Ben Affleck’s “Argo” received an A+ in October 2012 from opening night audiences and months later it won the Best Picture Oscar.
“The Help,” told through the point of view of maids who worked for white families, obtained an A+ in August 2011.
Audiences loved the animated movie “Tangled,” earning it an A+ in November 2010.
“The King’s Speech” was another Best Picture Oscar winner that audiences knew was a winner, giving it an A+ in September 2010.
“The Blind Side,” featuring Sandra Bullock, touched audiences everywhere in November 2009. The semi-biographical sports drama snagged an A+ rating.
James Marsden and Cameron Diaz found a bizarre package in November 2009’s “The Box.” Audiences found it bizarre enough to give it an F.
“I Know Who Killed Me” starring Lindsay Lohan was not as adored as “Mean Girls.” The psychological thriller gave it an F in July 2007.
“Bug” is among several horror movies that drew an F grade in May 2007 from first-night attendees, despite Ashley Judd and Michael Shannon in the cast.
Aussie backpackers fell prey to murderous bushman in December 2005’s “Wolf Creek.” Audiences went after it like a dingo, and gave it an F.
“The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King” was a hit with fans, boasting an A+ rating since December 2003.
Audiences spaced out on Steven Soderbergh’s November 2002 flick “Solaris,” and gave the George Clooney sci-fi film an F.
Richard Gere, Helen Hunt and Farrah Fawcett couldn’t save “Dr. T and the Women” from a F rating in October 2000.
Denzel Washington and an inspiring tale of race relations added up to an A+ for “Remember the Titans” in September 2000.
“Driving Miss Daisy,” with Jessica Tandy and Morgan Freeman in the December 1989 flick, was another A+ movie that went on to win the Best Picture Oscar.
Darren Aronofsky’s “Mother” starring then-girlfriend Jennifer Lawrence confounded audiences — and many critics — and earned an F CinemaScore in September 2017.
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