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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    The Big Lebowski is listed (or ranked) 101 on the list The Most Overrated Movies of All Time


    The Big Lebowski Julianne Moore, Jeff Bridges, Tara Reid

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    Melancholia is listed (or ranked) 102 on the list The Most Overrated Movies of All Time


    Melancholia Kirsten Dunst, Kiefer Sutherland, John Hurt

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    Drive is listed (or ranked) 103 on the list The Most Overrated Movies of All Time

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    Drive Christina Hendricks, Ryan Gosling, Carey Mulligan

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    Bram Stoker's Dracula is listed (or ranked) 104 on the list The Most Overrated Movies of All Time


    Bram Stoker's Dracula Monica Bellucci, Keanu Reeves, Winona Ryder

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    Trainspotting is listed (or ranked) 105 on the list The Most Overrated Movies of All Time


    Trainspotting Ewan McGregor, Robert Carlyle, Jonny Lee Miller

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    Mr. Hulot's Holiday is listed (or ranked) 106 on the list The Most Overrated Movies of All Time

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    Mr. Hulot's Holiday Jacques Tati, Édouard Francomme, Lucien Frégis

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    The Fault in Our Stars is listed (or ranked) 107 on the list The Most Overrated Movies of All Time

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    The Fault in Our Stars Shailene Woodley, Willem Dafoe, Laura Dern

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    12 Years a Slave is listed (or ranked) 108 on the list The Most Overrated Movies of All Time

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    12 Years a Slave 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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    Road to Perdition is listed (or ranked) 109 on the list The Most Overrated Movies of All Time


    Road to Perdition Tom Hanks, Daniel Craig, Paul Newman

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    Spider-Man is listed (or ranked) 110 on the list The Most Overrated Movies of All Time


    Spider-Man Kirsten Dunst, Elizabeth Banks, James Franco

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    Emma Thompson, Craig Ferguson, Billy Connolly

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    Brazil is listed (or ranked) 112 on the list The Most Overrated Movies of All Time


    Brazil Robert De Niro, Bob Hoskins, Ian Holm

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    Inception is listed (or ranked) 113 on the list The Most Overrated Movies of All Time

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    Inception Leonardo DiCaprio, Tom Hardy, Marion Cotillard

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    The Dark Knight is listed (or ranked) 114 on the list The Most Overrated Movies of All Time


    The Dark Knight Christian Bale, Morgan Freeman, Gary Oldman

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    Scarlett Johansson, Gwyneth Paltrow, Robert Downey Jr.

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    Albert Finney, Lynn Redgrave, Susannah York

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    No Country for Old Men is listed (or ranked) 117 on the list The Most Overrated Movies of All Time


    No Country for Old Men Javier Bardem, Tommy Lee Jones, Woody Harrelson

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    Young Adult is listed (or ranked) 118 on the list The Most Overrated Movies of All Time


    Young Adult Charlize Theron, Patton Oswalt, J.K. Simmons

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    District 9 is listed (or ranked) 119 on the list The Most Overrated Movies of All Time

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    District 9 Sharlto Copley, Jed Brophy, Vanessa Haywood

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    Orson Welles, Alan Ladd, Agnes Moorehead

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    Pineapple Express is listed (or ranked) 121 on the list The Most Overrated Movies of All Time


    Pineapple Express Amber Heard, James Franco, Seth Rogen

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    Sergei Eisenstein, Grigori Aleksandrov, Aleksandr Antonov

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    Forrest Gump is listed (or ranked) 123 on the list The Most Overrated Movies of All Time


    Forrest Gump Tom Hanks, Kurt Russell, Sally Field

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    American Hustle is listed (or ranked) 124 on the list The Most Overrated Movies of All Time

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    American Hustle Jennifer Lawrence, Amy Adams, Robert De Niro

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    Grown Ups is listed (or ranked) 125 on the list The Most Overrated Movies of All Time


    Grown Ups Salma Hayek, Adam Sandler, Chris Rock

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    Cast Away is listed (or ranked) 126 on the list The Most Overrated Movies of All Time


    Cast Away Tom Hanks, Helen Hunt, Chris Noth

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    The Matrix is listed (or ranked) 127 on the list The Most Overrated Movies of All Time


    The Matrix Keanu Reeves, Hugo Weaving, Carrie-Anne Moss

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    The Departed is listed (or ranked) 128 on the list The Most Overrated Movies of All Time


    The Departed Leonardo DiCaprio, Jack Nicholson, Alec Baldwin

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    Braveheart is listed (or ranked) 129 on the list The Most Overrated Movies of All Time


    Braveheart Mel Gibson, Sophie Marceau, Brendan Gleeson

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    Bellflower is listed (or ranked) 130 on the list The Most Overrated Movies of All Time


    Bellflower Rebekah Brandes, Vincent Grashaw, Evan Glodell

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    Mad Max is listed (or ranked) 131 on the list The Most Overrated Movies of All Time


    Mad Max Mel Gibson, Hugh Keays-Byrne, Steve Bisley

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    An American in Paris is listed (or ranked) 132 on the list The Most Overrated Movies of All Time


    An American in Paris Gene Kelly, Leslie Caron, Nina Foch

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    Charlie and the Chocolate Fact... is listed (or ranked) 133 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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    Clerks is listed (or ranked) 134 on the list The Most Overrated Movies of All Time


    Clerks Kevin Smith, Jason Mewes, Scott Mosier

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    Toy Story 3 is listed (or ranked) 135 on the list The Most Overrated Movies of All Time


    Toy Story 3 Tom Hanks, Whoopi Goldberg, Michael Keaton

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    Interview with the Vampire: Th... is listed (or ranked) 136 on the list The Most Overrated Movies of All Time


    Interview with the Vampire: The Vampire Chronicles Tom Cruise, Brad Pitt, Kirsten Dunst

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    Scarface is listed (or ranked) 137 on the list The Most Overrated Movies of All Time


    Scarface Michelle Pfeiffer, Al Pacino, Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio

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    Good Will Hunting is listed (or ranked) 138 on the list The Most Overrated Movies of All Time


    Good Will Hunting Ben Affleck, Robin Williams, Matt Damon

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    Last Year at Marienbad is listed (or ranked) 139 on the list The Most Overrated Movies of All Time


    Last Year at Marienbad Delphine Seyrig, Sacha Pitoëff, Giorgio Albertazzi

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    The Rules of the Game is listed (or ranked) 140 on the list The Most Overrated Movies of All Time


    The Rules of the Game Jean Renoir, Marcel Dalio, Julien Carette

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    John Travolta, Olivia Newton-John, Stockard Channing

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    St. Elmo's Fire is listed (or ranked) 142 on the list The Most Overrated Movies of All Time

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    St. Elmo's Fire Demi Moore, Rob Lowe, Judd Nelson

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    300 is listed (or ranked) 143 on the list The Most Overrated Movies of All Time


    300 Gerard Butler, Michael Fassbender, Lena Headey

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    Seven Psychopaths is listed (or ranked) 144 on the list The Most Overrated Movies of All Time


    Seven Psychopaths Colin Farrell, Olga Kurylenko, Christopher Walken

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    Les Misérables is listed (or ranked) 145 on the list The Most Overrated Movies of All Time

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    Les Misérables Anne Hathaway, Amanda Seyfried, Hugh Jackman

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    Ratatouille is listed (or ranked) 146 on the list The Most Overrated Movies of All Time


    Ratatouille Peter O'Toole, Janeane Garofalo, Will Arnett

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    The World of Apu is listed (or ranked) 147 on the list The Most Overrated Movies of All Time


    The World of Apu Sharmila Tagore, Soumitra Chatterjee, Panchanan Bhattacharya

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    Anchorman: The Legend of Ron B... is listed (or ranked) 148 on the list The Most Overrated Movies of All Time

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    Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy Christina Applegate, Will Ferrell, Ben Stiller

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    Beauty of the Day is listed (or ranked) 149 on the list The Most Overrated Movies of All Time


    Beauty of the Day Catherine Deneuve, Michel Piccoli, Francisco Rabal

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    New York, New York is listed (or ranked) 150 on the list The Most Overrated Movies of All Time


    New York, New York Robert De Niro, Liza Minnelli, Mary Kay Place

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