Pixar took home its fifth Golden Tomato Award from movie review aggregate site RottenTomatoes.com with WALL-E. The film scored the highest reviews (96 percent Tomatometer score) of any wide release of the year.
Documentary MAN ON WIRE won the 2008 Golden Tomato Award Winners for a limited release film with a 100 percent score.
2008 Category-Specific Golden Tomato Award Winners:
-- Documentary: MAN ON WIRE-- Foreign: THE BAND’S VISIT (Israel)-- Action/Adventure: THE DARK KNIGHT-- Animation: WALL-E-- Comedy: HAPPY-GO-LUCKY-- Horror: TEETH-- Kids/Family: KIT KITTREDGE: AN AMERICAN GIRL-- Romance: GHOST TOWN-- Sci-Fi / Fantasy: HELLBOY II: THE GOLDEN ARMY-- Musical: HIGH SCHOOL MUSICAL 3: SENIOR YEAR-- Drama: THE WRESTLER-- Thriller: TRANSSIBERIAN-- Best Reviewed Australian Film: THE BLACK BALLOON-- Best Reviewed U.K. Film: MAN ON WIRE
Pixar has won Wide Release Film of the Year five times, more than any other studio and has earned the most Golden Tomato Awards (14 total).
Over the years, seven wide release film winners were animated (WALL-E, RATATOUILLE, WALLACE & GROMIT: CURSE OF THE WERE-RABBIT, THE INCREDIBLES, FINDING NEMO, CHICKEN RUN and TOY STORY 2). Only two Golden Tomato Award winners have earned a perfect 100% Tomatometer score (MAN ON WIRE and TOY STORY 2).
Sony/Columbia and MGM have produced the most Moldy Tomato winners with two each (Sony/Columbia produced BASIC INSTINCT 2 and GIGLI; MGM produced ROLLERBALL and 3 STRIKES). ONE MISSED CALL earned the lowest Tomatometer score in Moldy Tomato Award history (0%).
With four Golden Tomatoes, Christopher Nolan (THE DARK KNIGHT, INSOMNIA and MEMENTO) has won more Golden Tomato Awards than any other director.