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The Most Overrated Actors of All Time

List Criteria: Highly praised A-list actors and actresses who maybe don't deserve quite so many accolades

This list of the most overrated actors of all time, has been ranked by critics and fans from all over the world. Actors are seen as the face of the movies, television, and other media products in which they star. Extra attention is paid to them, as if they are infallible people. Hollywood actors and actresses have become like gods to many people around the globe, and they are worshiped with praise, money, awards, and gifts. However, many of the actors receiving the most accolades are extremely overrated in their raw talent, charisma, and chemistry with other actors. While many actors, like Tom Cruise and Will Smith, bring in the big box office bucks, they have little to no acting range and often phone in their performances.

Many of the actors who get the most praise gave one or two great performances during their film careers, but then rested on their laurels for the rest of their careers. Others are pretty good actors, but nowhere near as talented as the overwhelming praise they get states. Even more actors have no talent at all, but are famous because of their looks and personality. Even some of the actors and actresses from classic movies aren’t as gifted as many claim.

Who are the most overrated actors? What about the many overrated actresses (Kristen Stewart, we're looking at you)? This list features current and Old Hollywood actors who are higher rated then they deserve for their acting skills.

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    Twilight, The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 1, Eclipse

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    Twilight, Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, Harry Potter and the Order ...

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    Transformers, Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen, The Dictator

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    The Butterfly Effect, Valentine's Day, No Strings Attached

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    Happy Gilmore, Happy Gilmore, The Wedding Singer

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    Austin Powers: Goldmember, Dreamgirls, The Pink Panther

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    Batman Begins, Thank You for Smoking, Jack and Jill

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    Hairspray, The Lorax, 17 Again

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    Kung Fu Panda, Girl, Interrupted

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    Top Gun, Rain Man, Jerry Maguire

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    Sin City, Fantastic Four, Knocked Up

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    Ferris Bueller's Day Off, Platoon, Being John Malkovich

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    Dazed and Confused, Good Will Hunting, Good Will Hunting

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    Footloose, Mars Attacks!, Ed Wood

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    The Avengers, Iron Man, Iron Man 3

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    Knocked Up, Bride of Chucky, Life as We Know It

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    Fast Times at Ridgemont High, Raising Arizona, Kick-Ass

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    Spider-Man, Spider-Man 3, Spider-Man 2

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    Donnie Darko, Superbad, Superbad

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    Independence Day, Men in Black, I Am Legend

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    The Matrix, Bram Stoker's Dracula, The Matrix Reloaded

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    Mean Girls, Freaky Friday, The Parent Trap

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    War of the Worlds, 21 Jump Street, She's the Man

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    Some Like It Hot, All About Eve, The Misfits

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    X-Men, X-Men: The Last Stand, X-Men 2

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    Saving Private Ryan, The Iron Giant, The Fast and the Furious

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    Rudy, Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy, Wedding Crashers

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    Office Space, The Iron Giant, Bruce Almighty

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    Dazed and Confused, Jerry Maguire, Chicago

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    Big Fish, Bolt, The Last Song

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    Rocky, Rocky, Men in Black

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    Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy, Anchorman: The Legend of Ron ...

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    The Avengers, Lost in Translation, The Prestige

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    Shrek, Gangs of New York, Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas

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    Argo, From Dusk till Dawn, Ocean's Eleven

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    Annie Hall, Annie Hall, Annie Hall

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    The Girl Next Door, Tron: Legacy, Cowboys & Aliens

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    Remember the Titans, The Notebook, Drive

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    Django Unchained, Any Given Sunday, Ray

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    Love Actually, Notting Hill, Bridget Jones's Diary

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    American Psycho, Legally Blonde, Cruel Intentions

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    Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy, Happy Gilmore, There's Something ...

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    Bridesmaids, The Heat, Identity Thief

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    X-Men, X-Men: The Last Stand, Almost Famous

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    Mr. Brooks, Stuck on You, Mystery Men

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    Star Trek, Diary of a Mad Black Woman, Diary of a Mad Black Woman

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    Pretty Woman, Ocean's Eleven, Hook

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