Saoirse Ronan just broke a ratings record with her new film Lady Bird

Saoirse Ronan's latest film has already broken a seriously impressive record. 

Rotten Tomatoes is notorious for it's hyper critical reviewers, but Lady Bird has become the best rated movie on the site. 

The movie has a 100% rating from 164 critics. 


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Toy Story 2 previously held the record for the most positively rated movie on the website.

'1999′s Toy Story 2 originally made the record with 163 Fresh reviews, and today, Lady Bird – Greta Gerwig’s coming-of-age circa 2002 film, starring Saoirse Ronan – sets the new standard with 164 Fresh reviews (and counting),' reads a statement from Rotten Tomatoes.

The film follows Saoirse Ronan as Lady Bird as she navigates the transition from teenhood to adulthood, as she struggles to live in her generic hometown. 


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Longing to leave for the bright lights of the East Coast, self-titled Lady Bird gets into a spot of trouble as she navigates the murky waters of familial relationships and battles with her volatile emotions. 

'In Ronan's marvellous performance, tough and transparent at the same time, we can see the blurred outlines of the equally assured filmmaker behind her,' reads one review. 

Could this be the film that nabs the Carlow native an Oscar?


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