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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    Kristen Stewart, Ashley Greene, Anna Kendrick Metascore: 56

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    Zoe Saldana, Sigourney Weaver, Michelle Rodriguez Metascore: 83

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    Kristen Stewart, Ashley Greene, Anna Kendrick Metascore: 52

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    Leonardo DiCaprio, Kate Winslet, Kathy Bates Metascore: 74

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    Kristen Stewart, Ashley Greene, Anna Kendrick

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    Megan Fox, Shia LaBeouf, Odette Annable Metascore: 61

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    Kristen Stewart, Ashley Greene, Anna Kendrick Metascore: 58

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    Eli Roth, Ashley Robbins, Jay Hernandez Metascore: 55

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    Beyoncé Knowles, Eddie Murphy, Jamie Foxx Metascore: 76

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    Anne Hathaway, Jake Gyllenhaal, Kate Mara Metascore: 87

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    Rachel McAdams, Ryan Gosling, James Garner Metascore: 53

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    Willem Dafoe, Ralph Fiennes, Colin Firth Metascore: 87

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    Jessica Alba, Eva Mendes, Katherine Heigl Metascore: 85

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

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    Heather Donahue, Joshua Leonard, Michael C. Williams Metascore: 81

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    Gwyneth Paltrow, Ben Affleck, Judi Dench Metascore: 87

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    Kate Beckinsale, Jennifer Garner, Ben Affleck

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    Halle Berry, Sean Combs, Heath Ledger Metascore: 69

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    Natalie Portman, Nicole Kidman, Jude Law Metascore: 73

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    Haylie Duff, Jon Heder, Diedrich Bader Metascore: 64

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    Vin Diesel, Michelle Rodriguez, Jordana Brewster

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    Renée Zellweger, Hugh Grant, Colin Firth Metascore: 66

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    Danny Glover, Monica Potter, Shawnee Smith Metascore: 74

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    Sandra Bullock, Brendan Fraser, Ludacris Metascore: 69

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    Jennifer Lopez, Will Smith, Ben Affleck

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    Mila Kunis, Mark Wahlberg, Ryan Reynolds Metascore: 62

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    Justin Timberlake, Rashida Jones, Rooney Mara Metascore: 95

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    Wendy Whelan, Drew Jacoby, Tiler Peck Metascore: 65

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    Johnny Depp, Anne Hathaway, Helena Bonham Carter

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    Miley Cyrus, Liam Hemsworth, Kelly Preston

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    Keira Knightley, Elisha Cuthbert, Liam Neeson Metascore: 55

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    Julia Roberts, Marg Helgenberger, Aaron Eckhart Metascore: 73

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    Scarlett Johansson, Bill Murray, Anna Faris Metascore: 89

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    Rihanna, Brooklyn Decker, Liam Neeson

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    Rose Byrne, Jon Hamm, Kristen Wiig Metascore: 75

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    Kevin Zegers, Shawn Ashmore, Kane Hodder

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    Jennifer Lawrence, Elizabeth Banks, Julianne Moore Metascore: 67

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    Gwyneth Paltrow, Robert Downey Jr., Ben Kingsley

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    Clint Eastwood, Morgan Freeman, Hilary Swank Metascore: 86

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    Mike Tyson, Bradley Cooper, Heather Graham Metascore: 73

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    Audrey Tautou, Spencer Tracy, Joan Bennett Metascore: 69

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    Amy Adams, Russell Crowe, Kevin Costner

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    Kevin Spacey, Annette Bening, Mena Suvari Metascore: 86

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    Olivia Wilde, Amanda Seyfried, Amber Heard

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

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    Emma Stone, Seth Rogen, Jonah Hill Metascore: 76

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    Evangeline Lilly, Ralph Fiennes, Jeremy Renner Metascore: 94

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    Samuel L. Jackson, Chris Evans, Tommy Lee Jones Metascore: 66

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    Brad Pitt, Michael Fassbender, Diane Kruger

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