he popular critic review aggregation website Rotten Tomatoes currently is listing Star Wars: The Force Awakens at 97%. Out of 140 total reviews, only 4 have been negative, with the average review scoring the film an 8.3/10.
According to the site, the critics’ consensus is “packed with action and populated by both familiar faces and fresh blood, The Force Awakens successfully recalls the series’ former glory while injecting it with renewed energy.”
With the 97% fresh rating, ‘The Force Awakens’ surpasses previous films in the saga A New Hope and The Empire Strikes Back, which both have 94% fresh ratings.
Rotten Tomatoes has yet to post audience ratings, as the film has only opened in select counties.