The Most Overrated Movies of All Time Films

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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    - 2095


    Zoe Saldana, Sigourney Weaver, Michelle Rodriguez Metascore: 83

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  3. 3
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    - 677

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

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  4. 4
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    - 2407


    Leonardo DiCaprio, Kate Winslet, Kathy Bates Metascore: 74

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  5. 5
    + 2752
    - 555


    Kristen Stewart, Ashley Greene, Anna Kendrick

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  6. 6
    + 2887
    - 1551


    Megan Fox, Shia LaBeouf, Odette Annable Metascore: 61

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  7. 7
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    - 633

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    Kristen Stewart, Ashley Greene, Anna Kendrick Metascore: 58

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  8. 8
    + 1564
    - 979


    Eli Roth, Ashley Robbins, Jay Hernandez Metascore: 55

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  9. 9
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    - 158

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  10. 10
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    - 1561


    Anne Hathaway, Jake Gyllenhaal, Kate Mara Metascore: 87

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  11. 11
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    - 544

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    Beyoncé Knowles, Eddie Murphy, Jamie Foxx Metascore: 76

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  12. 12
    + 1623
    - 909


    Willem Dafoe, Ralph Fiennes, Colin Firth Metascore: 87

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  13. 13
    + 1574
    - 964

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

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  14. 14
    + 1564
    - 1105


    Jessica Alba, Eva Mendes, Katherine Heigl Metascore: 85

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  15. 15
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    Heather Donahue, Joshua Leonard, Michael C. Williams Metascore: 81

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  16. 16
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    Catherine Zeta-Jones, Lucy Liu, Renée Zellweger Metascore: 82

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  17. 17
    + 871
    - 363


    Kate Beckinsale, Jennifer Garner, Ben Affleck

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  18. 18
    + 1342
    - 741


    Gwyneth Paltrow, Ben Affleck, Judi Dench Metascore: 87

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    + 1295
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    Halle Berry, Sean Combs, Heath Ledger Metascore: 69

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  20. 20
    + 1683
    - 1621


    Haylie Duff, Jon Heder, Diedrich Bader Metascore: 64

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  21. 21
    + 943
    - 714


    Natalie Portman, Nicole Kidman, Jude Law Metascore: 73

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  22. 22
    + 823
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    Vin Diesel, Michelle Rodriguez, Jordana Brewster

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    Danny Glover, Monica Potter, Shawnee Smith Metascore: 74

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    + 1006
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    Renée Zellweger, Hugh Grant, Colin Firth Metascore: 66

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    + 1149
    - 822


    Sandra Bullock, Brendan Fraser, Ludacris Metascore: 69

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  26. 26
    + 1346
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    Mila Kunis, Mark Wahlberg, Ryan Reynolds Metascore: 62

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  27. 27
    + 466
    - 204

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    Jennifer Lopez, Will Smith, Ben Affleck

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  28. 28
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    - 1212


    Justin Timberlake, Rashida Jones, Rooney Mara Metascore: 95

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    - 996


    Julia Roberts, Marg Helgenberger, Aaron Eckhart Metascore: 73

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  30. 30
    + 750
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    Wendy Whelan, Drew Jacoby, Tiler Peck Metascore: 65

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  31. 31
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    Keira Knightley, Elisha Cuthbert, Liam Neeson Metascore: 55

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    + 1151
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    Scarlett Johansson, Bill Murray, Anna Faris Metascore: 89

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    - 235

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    Rihanna, Brooklyn Decker, Liam Neeson

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  34. 34
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    - 353


    Johnny Depp, Anne Hathaway, Helena Bonham Carter

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    + 533
    - 180


    Miley Cyrus, Liam Hemsworth, Kelly Preston

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  36. 36
    + 1049
    - 892


    Rose Byrne, Jon Hamm, Kristen Wiig Metascore: 75

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  37. 37
    + 680
    - 425


    Kevin Zegers, Shawn Ashmore, Kane Hodder

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    + 1153
    - 1028

    added by wiabux
    Jennifer Lawrence, Elizabeth Banks, Julianne Moore Metascore: 67

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  39. 39
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    Clint Eastwood, Morgan Freeman, Hilary Swank Metascore: 86

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

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    added by HumbertoIbarra
    Gwyneth Paltrow, Robert Downey Jr., Ben Kingsley

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  42. 42
    + 1104
    - 1803


    Kevin Spacey, Annette Bening, Mena Suvari Metascore: 86

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    + 806
    - 1001


    Audrey Tautou, Spencer Tracy, Joan Bennett Metascore: 69

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  44. 44
    + 548
    - 357


    Amy Adams, Russell Crowe, Kevin Costner

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  45. 45
    + 845
    - 1076


    Emma Stone, Seth Rogen, Jonah Hill Metascore: 76

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    + 377
    - 223

    added by wiabux
    Olivia Wilde, Amanda Seyfried, Amber Heard

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    + 866
    - 1213

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

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    + 911
    - 1065


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

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    + 881
    - 993


    Evangeline Lilly, Ralph Fiennes, Jeremy Renner Metascore: 94

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    Brad Pitt, Michael Fassbender, Diane Kruger

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