Now, we should point out that at the time of this article, The Wolverine only had a total of six reviews on Rotten Tomatoes, so no consensus has been reached. However, of those 6 reviews, five of them are fresh and only one is rotten.
While the approval rating could and likely will change as more reviews get added to Rotten Tomatoes, the overall critical outlook for The Wolverine seems to be trending better than this summer’s previous two superhero movies.
We managed to find a total of twenty reviews for The Wolverine online, and sixteen of the twenty seemed to be overall positive, which shows a trend of an 80% approval rating. It seems very likely that The Wolverine will finish higher than Man Of Steel and Iron Man 3 on Rotten Tomatoes, even after more reviews get posted.
The Wolverine is also off to a much better start than X-Men Origins: Wolverine, which only got a 38% approval rating from critics on Rotten Tomatoes.