The Most Overrated Movies of All Time

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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 by some, they are all overhyped and don't quite live up to all of the positive attention they've received.  

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's 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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    Twilight is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Most Overrated Movies of All Time


    Twilight Kristen Stewart, Ashley Greene, Anna Kendrick Metascore: 56

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    Avatar is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Most Overrated Movies of All Time


    Avatar Zoe Saldana, Sigourney Weaver, Michelle Rodriguez Metascore: 83

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    The Twilight Saga: Breaking Da... is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Most Overrated Movies of All Time

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    The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 2 Kristen Stewart, Ashley Greene, Anna Kendrick Metascore: 52

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    Titanic is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Most Overrated Movies of All Time


    Titanic Leonardo DiCaprio, Kate Winslet, Kathy Bates Metascore: 74

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    The Twilight Saga: New Moon is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Most Overrated Movies of All Time


    The Twilight Saga: New Moon Kristen Stewart, Ashley Greene, Anna Kendrick

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    Transformers is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Most Overrated Movies of All Time


    Transformers Megan Fox, Shia LaBeouf, Odette Annable Metascore: 61

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    Eclipse is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Most Overrated Movies of All Time

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    Eclipse Kristen Stewart, Ashley Greene, Anna Kendrick Metascore: 58

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    Hostel is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Most Overrated Movies of All Time


    Hostel Eli Roth, Ashley Robbins, Jay Hernandez Metascore: 55

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    Justin Bieber: Never Say Never is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Most Overrated Movies of All Time

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    Justin Bieber: Never Say Never

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    The Notebook is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Most Overrated Movies of All Time

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    The Notebook Rachel McAdams, Ryan Gosling, James Garner Metascore: 53

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    Brokeback Mountain is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Most Overrated Movies of All Time


    Brokeback Mountain Anne Hathaway, Jake Gyllenhaal, Kate Mara Metascore: 87

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    Beyoncé Knowles, Eddie Murphy, Jamie Foxx Metascore: 76

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    The English Patient is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Most Overrated Movies of All Time


    The English Patient Willem Dafoe, Ralph Fiennes, Colin Firth Metascore: 87

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    Knocked Up is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Most Overrated Movies of All Time


    Knocked Up Jessica Alba, Eva Mendes, Katherine Heigl Metascore: 85

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    Chicago is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Most Overrated Movies of All Time


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

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    The Blair Witch Project is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Most Overrated Movies of All Time

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    The Blair Witch Project Heather Donahue, Joshua Leonard, Michael C. Williams Metascore: 81

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    Shakespeare in Love is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Most Overrated Movies of All Time


    Shakespeare in Love Gwyneth Paltrow, Ben Affleck, Judi Dench Metascore: 87

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    Pearl Harbor is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Most Overrated Movies of All Time


    Pearl Harbor Kate Beckinsale, Jennifer Garner, Ben Affleck

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    Monster's Ball is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Most Overrated Movies of All Time


    Monster's Ball Halle Berry, Sean Combs, Heath Ledger Metascore: 69

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    Napoleon Dynamite is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Most Overrated Movies of All Time


    Napoleon Dynamite Haylie Duff, Jon Heder, Diedrich Bader Metascore: 64

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    Cold Mountain is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Most Overrated Movies of All Time


    Cold Mountain Natalie Portman, Nicole Kidman, Jude Law Metascore: 73

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    The Fast and the Furious is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Most Overrated Movies of All Time


    The Fast and the Furious Vin Diesel, Michelle Rodriguez, Jordana Brewster

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    Saw is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Most Overrated Movies of All Time

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    Saw Danny Glover, Monica Potter, Shawnee Smith Metascore: 74

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    Bridget Jones's Diary is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Most Overrated Movies of All Time


    Bridget Jones's Diary Renée Zellweger, Hugh Grant, Colin Firth Metascore: 66

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    Jennifer Lopez, Will Smith, Ben Affleck

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    Crash is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Most Overrated Movies of All Time


    Crash Sandra Bullock, Brendan Fraser, Ludacris Metascore: 69

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    Miley Cyrus, Liam Hemsworth, Kelly Preston

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    Ted is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Most Overrated Movies of All Time


    Ted Mila Kunis, Mark Wahlberg, Ryan Reynolds Metascore: 62

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    Wendy Whelan, Drew Jacoby, Tiler Peck Metascore: 65

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    The Social Network is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Most Overrated Movies of All Time


    The Social Network Justin Timberlake, Rashida Jones, Rooney Mara Metascore: 95

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    Alice in Wonderland is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Most Overrated Movies of All Time


    Alice in Wonderland Johnny Depp, Anne Hathaway, Helena Bonham Carter

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    Battleship is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Most Overrated Movies of All Time

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    Battleship Rihanna, Brooklyn Decker, Liam Neeson

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    Erin Brockovich is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Most Overrated Movies of All Time


    Erin Brockovich Julia Roberts, Marg Helgenberger, Aaron Eckhart Metascore: 73

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    Love Actually is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Most Overrated Movies of All Time


    Love Actually Keira Knightley, Elisha Cuthbert, Liam Neeson Metascore: 55

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    Lost in Translation is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Most Overrated Movies of All Time


    Lost in Translation Scarlett Johansson, Bill Murray, Anna Faris Metascore: 89

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    Bridesmaids is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Most Overrated Movies of All Time


    Bridesmaids Rose Byrne, Jon Hamm, Kristen Wiig Metascore: 75

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    Kevin Zegers, Shawn Ashmore, Kane Hodder

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    The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, ... is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Most Overrated Movies of All Time

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    The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Part 1 Jennifer Lawrence, Elizabeth Banks, Julianne Moore Metascore: 67

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    Iron Man 3 is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Most Overrated Movies of All Time

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    Iron Man 3 Gwyneth Paltrow, Robert Downey Jr., Ben Kingsley

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    Man of Steel is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Most Overrated Movies of All Time


    Man of Steel Amy Adams, Russell Crowe, Kevin Costner

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    Million Dollar Baby is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Most Overrated Movies of All Time


    Million Dollar Baby Clint Eastwood, Morgan Freeman, Hilary Swank Metascore: 86

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    The Hangover is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Most Overrated Movies of All Time

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    The Hangover Mike Tyson, Bradley Cooper, Heather Graham Metascore: 73

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    Amélie is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Most Overrated Movies of All Time


    Amélie Audrey Tautou, Spencer Tracy, Joan Bennett Metascore: 69

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    American Beauty is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Most Overrated Movies of All Time


    American Beauty Kevin Spacey, Annette Bening, Mena Suvari Metascore: 86

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    Alpha Dog is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Most Overrated Movies of All Time

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    Alpha Dog Olivia Wilde, Amanda Seyfried, Amber Heard

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    Top Gun is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Most Overrated Movies of All Time


    Top Gun Tom Cruise, Meg Ryan, Val Kilmer Metascore: n/a

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    Superbad is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Most Overrated Movies of All Time


    Superbad Emma Stone, Seth Rogen, Jonah Hill Metascore: 76

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    The Hurt Locker is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Most Overrated Movies of All Time


    The Hurt Locker Evangeline Lilly, Ralph Fiennes, Jeremy Renner Metascore: 94

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    Captain America: The First Ave... is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Most Overrated Movies of All Time

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    Captain America: The First Avenger Samuel L. Jackson, Chris Evans, Tommy Lee Jones Metascore: 66

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    Almost Famous is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Most Overrated Movies of All Time


    Almost Famous Zooey Deschanel, Kate Hudson, Anna Paquin Metascore: 90

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