Television (NTSC format, PAL is a bit different) is 30 fps. The human eye views images as a continuous motion at about 24 fps, so anything higher than that will look smooth and fluid. Less than that and it starts looking jerky and stutters. Theaters are another beast entirely.
Originally Posted by Finglonger_UK
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