January 22, 2008 / 1:35 AM / 10 years ago

"Ratatouille" critics' top pick in 2007

<p>Actor Brad Garrett poses with characters from Pixar's film "Ratatouille" at its premiere in Hollywood, California June 22, 2007. Rotten Tomatoes on Monday hailed "Ratatouille" as its best-reviewed wide-release movie of 2007. REUTERS/Mark Avery</p>

LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - Rotten Tomatoes, the online movie site that aggregates critics’ reviews, tossed out its ninth annual Golden Tomato Awards on Monday, hailing “Ratatouille” as its best-reviewed wide-release movie of 2007.

The Disney/Pixar cartoon scored a 96% approval rating on the site’s “Tomatometer.” At the other end of the scale “Because I Said So,” starring Diane Keaton and Mandy Moore, earned the Moldy Tomato Award, with an approval rating of 5%.

Sorting through the year’s releases in various categories, Rotten Tomatoes offered best of breed citations to:

- “Once,” limited release, and musical;

- “The Bourne Ultimatum,” action/adventure;

- “Juno,” comedy;

- “Away From Her,” drama;

- “Grindhouse,” horror;

<p>A scene from "Ratatouille". Rotten Tomatoes, the online movie site that aggregates critics' reviews, tossed out its ninth annual Golden Tomato Awards on Monday, hailing "Ratatouille" as its best-reviewed wide-release movie of 2007. REUTERS/Disney/Pixar/Handout</p>

- “Enchanted,” kids/family;

- “Atonement,” romance;

- “Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix,” sci-fi/fantasy;

- “Sicko,” documentary;

- “The Lives of Others,” foreign language;

- “No Country for Old Men,” thriller;

- “Hot Fuzz,” U.K. release;

- “Ten Canoes,” Australian film.

Reuters/Hollywood Reporter

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