Instead, it's a coming-of-age tale about a teenage girl who has a tense relationship with her mother.
Get Data Sheet, Fortune's technology newsletter. Rotten Tomatoes has a new favorite film. Even Armond White, a known contrarian who tanked Toy Story 3's ideal score, was forced to bow to Lady Bird's supremacy, acquiescing that "the film's conflicts are surprisingly touching".
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Lady Bird simply has the most positive reviews of any movie with a ideal, 100% score on Rotten Tomatoes.
Anyway, it's now had 170 reviews, and they've all been positive, making it the best-reviewed movie on the site, ever. Still, even with all those positive reviews, its overall rating was 8.3 out of 10.
It's also worth noting that Rotten Tomatoes' scores for classic films such as 1972's The Godfather (99% with 84 "Fresh" reviews) and 1941's Citizen Kane (100% on just 75 reviews) are culled from far fewer critics' reviews than newer films.
Since its November 3 release, Lady Bird has made more than $10 million, despite having played in only 800 or so theaters nationwide.