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“Argo” Honored by Rotten Tomatoes’ Golden Tomato Awards

Jason LaVeris/FilmMagic(NEW YORK) -- There was nothing rotten about the reviews for Argo in 2012.

The Ben Affleck-directed thriller was the best-reviewed wide release of the year, according the website Rotten Tomatoes, which announced the winners of its Golden Tomato Awards on Thursday.

The site, which compiles reviews from movie critics, says Argo received a 96 percent positive rating based on 253 reviews.

The James Bond film Skyfall was the most well-received action/adventure movie, and Bernie was the highest-rated comedy.

The worst-reviewed movie: the Eddie Murphy comedy A Thousand Words, which has a rating of 0 percent.

Here are all of the Golden Tomato Award winners, along with their rating on Rotten Tomatoes:

Wide Release
Argo (96%)

Limited Release

This Is Not a Film (99%)

Action/Adventure
Skyfall (92%)

Animation
The Secret World of Arrietty (94%)

Comedy
Bernie (91%)

Comics
Marvel's The Avengers (92%)

Documentary
The Invisible War (100%)

Drama
Coriolanus (94%)

Foreign
This Is Not a Film (99%)

Horror
The Cabin in the Woods (92%)

Romance
Moonrise Kingdom (94%)

Sci-Fi/Fantasy
Looper (93%)

Thriller
Argo (96%)

Top Australian Release
The Sapphires (93%)

Top United Kingdom Release
Skyfall (92%)

Moldy Tomato (worst-reviewed)
A Thousand Words (0%)

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