'Mad Max: Fury Road' Named Rotten Tomatoes' Best Reviewed Film of 2015

'Mad Max: Fury Road'

"It's always gratifying to have a positive critical response. It is, after all, how we learn about our work," said director George Miller.

It's nice to be fresh. 

Rotten Tomatoes has announced the recipients of the 17th  Annual Golden Tomato Awards, which honor the best reviewed films and television programming of 2015.

Mad Max: Fury Road received the highest percentage of positive reviews out of any movie with a wide release and was "Certified Fresh" at 97 percent.

On the win, director George Miller said in a statement: "It's always gratifying to have a positive critical response. It is, after all, how we learn about our work. And now here's a Golden Tomato! How cool!" 

The movie that received the highest critical praise with a limited theatrical release was A24’s Room, while the best reviewed animated film went to Disney’s Inside Out.

Director Pete Docter said, "I read somewhere that eating tomatoes has been linked to heart health. Getting this one sure warmed mine. On behalf of the cast and crew of 'Inside Out,' thank you!" 

On the TV side of things, the best reviewed comedy series was Master of None, while the drama prize went to AMC's Better Call Saul.

See the full list of the Golden Tomato winners below:

Principal Awards

Best Reviewed Film – Wide Release:  Mad Max: Fury Road  (George Miller)

Best Reviewed Film – Limited Release: Room (Lenny Abrahamson)

Best Reviewed New TV Series:  Better Call Saul (Vince Gilligan, Peter Gould)

Best Reviewed Returning TV Series:  Fargo (Noah Hawley)
 

Film Category Awards

Best Reviewed Film – Animated: Inside Out (Pete Docter, Ronnie Del Carmen)

Best Reviewed Film – Action/Adventure Film:  Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation (Christopher McQuarrie)

Best Reviewed Film –  Sci-Fi/Fantasy:  Mad Max: Fury Road (George Miller)

Best Reviewed Film – Thriller:  Sicario (Denis Villeneuve)

Best Reviewed Film – Comedy: What We Do In The Shadows (Taika Waititi, Jemaine Clement)

Best Reviewed Film – Drama: Brooklyn (John Crowley)

Best Reviewed Film – Romance: Carol (Todd Haynes)

Best Reviewed Film – Horror: It Follows (David Robert Mitchell)

Best Reviewed Film – Kids/Family: Paddington (Paul King)

Best Reviewed Film – Documentary: Amy (Asif Kapadia)

Best Reviewed Film – Based on a Comic Book: Diary of a Teenage Girl (Marielle Heller)

Best Reviewed Film – Musical or Music: Love & Mercy (Bill Pohlad)

Best Reviewed Film – Foreign: Timbuktu (Abderrahmane Sissako)

 Regional Awards

Awarded in territories where Rotten Tomatoes offers localized film content

Best Reviewed Film – UK: Shaun the Sheep (Mark Burton, Richard Starzak)

Best Reviewed Film – Australia: Mad Mad: Fury Road

Best Reviewed Film – Mexico: Gueros (Alonso Ruizpalacios)

TV Category Awards

Best Reviewed Series – Comedy: Master of None (Alan Yang)

Best Reviewed Series – Drama: Better Call Saul (Vince Gilligan, Peter Gould)

Best Reviewed Series – Sci-Fi/Fantasy/Horror: Doctor Who (Steven Moffat)

Best Reviewed Series – TV Movie or Mini-Series: Fargo (Noah Hawley)

Best Reviewed Series – Documentary: Making a Murderer (Moira Demos, Laura Ricciardi)

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