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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    Leonardo DiCaprio, Kate Winslet, Kathy Bates

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    Nicole Kidman, Lauren Bacall, John Hurt

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    Ewan McGregor, Robert Carlyle, Jonny Lee Miller

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    Javier Bardem, Tommy Lee Jones, Woody Harrelson

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    Scarlett Johansson, Gwyneth Paltrow, Robert Downey Jr.

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    Leonardo DiCaprio, Tom Hardy, Marion Cotillard

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    Kirsten Dunst, Kiefer Sutherland, John Hurt

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    Christina Hendricks, Ryan Gosling, Carey Mulligan

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    Charlie and the Chocolate Fact... is listed (or ranked) 109 on the list The Most Overrated Movies of All Time

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    Johnny Depp, Helena Bonham Carter, Christopher Lee

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    Salma Hayek, Adam Sandler, Chris Rock

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    Amber Heard, James Franco, Seth Rogen

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    Monica Bellucci, Keanu Reeves, Winona Ryder

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    Jacques Tati, Édouard Francomme, Lucien Frégis

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    Brad Pitt, Michael Fassbender, Benedict Cumberbatch In the per-Civil War United States, Solomon Northrup, a free black man from upstate New York, is abducted and sold into slavery. Facing cruelty at the hands of a malevolent slave owner, as well as

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    Christian Bale, Morgan Freeman, Gary Oldman

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    Kirsten Dunst, Elizabeth Banks, James Franco

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    Tom Hanks, Daniel Craig, Paul Newman

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    Emma Thompson, Craig Ferguson, Billy Connolly

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    Robert De Niro, Bob Hoskins, Ian Holm

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    Gerard Butler, Michael Fassbender, Lena Headey

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    Eminem, Adam Sandler, Sarah Silverman

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    Albert Finney, Lynn Redgrave, Susannah York

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    Charlize Theron, Patton Oswalt, J.K. Simmons

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    Tom Hanks, Kurt Russell, Sally Field

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    Mel Gibson, Hugh Keays-Byrne, Steve Bisley

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    John Travolta, Olivia Newton-John, Stockard Channing

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    Mel Gibson, Sophie Marceau, Brendan Gleeson

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    Keanu Reeves, Hugo Weaving, Carrie-Anne Moss

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    Rebekah Brandes, Vincent Grashaw, Evan Glodell

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    Orson Welles, Alan Ladd, Agnes Moorehead

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    Sergei Eisenstein, Grigori Aleksandrov, Aleksandr Antonov

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    Tom Cruise, Brad Pitt, Kirsten Dunst

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    Jennifer Lawrence, Amy Adams, Robert De Niro

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    Gene Kelly, Leslie Caron, Nina Foch

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    Anne Hathaway, Amanda Seyfried, Hugh Jackman

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    Leonardo DiCaprio, Jack Nicholson, Alec Baldwin

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    Tom Hanks, Helen Hunt, Chris Noth

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    Christina Applegate, Will Ferrell, Ben Stiller

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    Kevin Smith, Jason Mewes, Scott Mosier

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    Sharlto Copley, Jed Brophy, Vanessa Haywood

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    Michelle Pfeiffer, Al Pacino, Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio

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    Delphine Seyrig, Sacha Pitoëff, Giorgio Albertazzi

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    Jean Renoir, Marcel Dalio, Julien Carette

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    Demi Moore, Rob Lowe, Judd Nelson

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    Susan Sarandon, Tim Curry, Meat Loaf

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    Tom Hanks, Whoopi Goldberg, Michael Keaton

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    Colin Farrell, Olga Kurylenko, Christopher Walken

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    Björk, Catherine Deneuve, David Morse

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    Lena Headey, Ethan Hawke, Adelaide Kane

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    Ben Affleck, Robin Williams, Matt Damon

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