The Most Overrated Movies of All Time Films
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The Most Overrated Movies of All Time

List Criteria: Movies on this list have received some critical acclaim (they should have a Metascore of 50 or more) but you think they are terrible

The most overrated movies of all time in one list, ranked in order of how overrated they really are. Being overrated doesn't mean it's not a good movie, or even a classic movie, it just means the movie's not living up to the hype surrounding it. Some of these overrated movies are Academy Award winners, some are the best comedies of all time, and some are even considered to be among the best movies ever, but all these movies can also be bunched into this list of the most overrated movies of all time.

These are movies that film critics hailed as brilliant, movies your friends said you had to see, comedies you would fall over laughing at, and dramas so deep you'd never look at the world the same way again. Except that you did watch them, they did suck, and now you're questioning your friends' taste in everything. From Avatar and all the Twilights, to Love Actually (you monster) and Trainspotting (maybe? Up to you!), these are the films you hate, despite their popularity and/or acclaim.

What are the most overrated films? What classic movies are overrated? What are some top movies that everyone loves but some people hate? This is by no means a complete list of overrated movies, but it's a whole bunch of them. If you know of a supposedly great movie that's overrated and not on the list of the most overrated movies, make sure to add it so other people can save their time and give it a miss.

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  1. 1
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    Kristen Stewart, Ashley Greene, Anna Kendrick Metascore: 56

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  2. 2
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    - 1351

    Zoe Saldana, Sigourney Weaver, Michelle Rodriguez Metascore: 83

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  3. 3
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    - 1560

    Leonardo DiCaprio, Kate Winslet, James Cameron Metascore: 74

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  4. 4
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    - 396

    added by AndrewW.Curley Kristen Stewart, Ashley Greene, Anna Kendrick Metascore: 52

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  5. 5
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    Megan Fox, Shia LaBeouf, Odette Annable Metascore: 61

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  6. 6
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    added by AndrewW.Curley Kristen Stewart, Ashley Greene, Anna Kendrick Metascore: 58

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  7. 7
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    Eli Roth, Jay Hernandez, Ashley Robbins Metascore: 55

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  8. 8
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    Anne Hathaway, Jake Gyllenhaal, Kate Mara Metascore: 87

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  9. 9
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    Ralph Fiennes, Willem Dafoe, Colin Firth Metascore: 87

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  10. 10
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    Jessica Alba, Eva Mendes, Katherine Heigl Metascore: 85

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  11. 11
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    Catherine Zeta-Jones, Lucy Liu, Renée Zellweger Metascore: 82

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  12. 12
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    added by TommyWimmer Beyoncé Knowles, Eddie Murphy, Jamie Foxx Metascore: 76

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  13. 13
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    Halle Berry, Sean Combs, Heath Ledger Metascore: 69

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  14. 14
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    added by dennisluccio Heather Donahue, Joshua Leonard, Michael C. Williams Metascore: 81

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  15. 15
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    added by WarrenMitchell Rachel McAdams, Ryan Gosling, James Garner Metascore: 53

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  16. 16
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    Haylie Duff, Jon Heder, Diedrich Bader Metascore: 64

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  17. 17
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    Gwyneth Paltrow, Ben Affleck, Judi Dench Metascore: 87

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  18. 18
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    Natalie Portman, Nicole Kidman, Renée Zellweger Metascore: 73

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  19. 19
    + 928
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    Justin Timberlake, Rashida Jones, Rooney Mara Metascore: 95

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  20. 20
    + 806
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    Scarlett Johansson, Bill Murray, Anna Faris Metascore: 89

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  21. 21
    + 737
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    Sandra Bullock, Brendan Fraser, Ludacris Metascore: 69

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  22. 22
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    Julia Roberts, Marg Helgenberger, Aaron Eckhart Metascore: 73

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  23. 23
    + 791
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    Mila Kunis, Mark Wahlberg, Laura Vandervoort Metascore: 62

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  24. 24
    + 699
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    Clint Eastwood, Morgan Freeman, Hilary Swank Metascore: 86

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  25. 25
    + 610
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    Renée Zellweger, Hugh Grant, Colin Firth Metascore: 66

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  26. 26
    + 795
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    Kevin Spacey, Mena Suvari, Annette Bening Metascore: 86

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  27. 27
    + 599
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    Keira Knightley, Elisha Cuthbert, January Jones Metascore: 55

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  28. 28
    + 557
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    Audrey Tautou, Spencer Tracy, Joan Bennett Metascore: 69

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  29. 29
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    Jon Hamm, Rose Byrne, Kristen Wiig Metascore: 75

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  30. 30
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    added by MarkusMarquisBiechl Danny Glover, Monica Potter, Shawnee Smith Metascore: 74

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  31. 31
    + 523
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    Wendy Whelan, Drew Jacoby, Tiler Peck Metascore: 65

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  32. 32
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    Emma Stone, Seth Rogen, Jonah Hill Metascore: 76

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  33. 33
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    added by wiabux Jennifer Lawrence, Elizabeth Banks, Lenny Kravitz Metascore: 67

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  34. 34
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    added by MarkusMarquisBiechl Mike Tyson, Bradley Cooper, Heather Graham Metascore: 73

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  35. 35
    + 604
    - 717

    Evangeline Lilly, Ralph Fiennes, Jeremy Renner Metascore: 94

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  36. 36
    + 671
    - 791

    Lindsay Lohan, Amanda Seyfried, Rachel McAdams Metascore: 66

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  37. 37
    + 589
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    added by stokified Samuel L. Jackson, Natalie Dormer, Tommy Lee Jones Metascore: 66

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  38. 38
    + 632
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    Tom Cruise, Meg Ryan, Val Kilmer Metascore: n/a

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  39. 39
    + 520
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    added by Skojare Tom Hanks, Meg Ryan, Rosie O'Donnell Metascore: 72

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  40. 40
    + 523
    - 542

    Naomi Watts, Billy Ray Cyrus, Melissa George Metascore: 81

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  41. 41
    + 440
    - 467

    Zooey Deschanel, Kate Hudson, Anna Paquin Metascore: 90

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  42. 42
    + 240
    - 80

    Kate Beckinsale, Jennifer Garner, Ben Affleck

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  43. 43
    + 394
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    added by HumbertoIbarra Gwyneth Paltrow, Robert Downey Jr., Don Cheadle

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  44. 44
    + 440
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    Jessica Alba, Bruce Willis, Mickey Rourke Metascore: 74

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  45. 45
    + 457
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    added by WaleedM.Altajouri Natalie Portman, Jack Nicholson, Sarah Jessica Parker

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  46. 46
    + 255
    - 138

    Vin Diesel, Jordana Brewster, Michelle Rodriguez

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  47. 47
    + 267
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    added by WarrenMitchell Rihanna, Brooklyn Decker, Liam Neeson

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  48. 48
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    Jennifer Garner, Ellen Page, Jason Bateman

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  49. 49
    + 280
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    Miley Cyrus, Kelly Preston, Liam Hemsworth

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  50. 50
    + 353
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    Brad Pitt, Michael Fassbender, Diane Kruger

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