actors The Most Overrated Actors of All Time  

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List Rules 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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Kristen Stewart is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Most Overrated Actors of All Time
Kristen Stewart Twilight, The Twilight Saga: New Moon, Eclipse

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Robert Pattinson is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Most Overrated Actors of All Time
Robert Pattinson Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, Twilight, Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix

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Megan Fox is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Most Overrated Actors of All Time
Megan Fox Transformers, Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen, Bad Boys II

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Beyoncé Knowles is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Most Overrated Actors of All Time
Beyoncé Knowles Austin Powers: Goldmember, Dreamgirls, The Pink Panther

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Ashton Kutcher is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Most Overrated Actors of All Time
Ashton Kutcher The Butterfly Effect, Valentine's Day, Dude

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Adam Sandler is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Most Overrated Actors of All Time
Adam Sandler Happy Gilmore, Billy Madison, The Wedding Singer

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Miley Cyrus is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Most Overrated Actors of All Time
Miley Cyrus Big Fish, Bolt, High School Musical 2

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Jaden Smith is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Most Overrated Actors of All Time
Jaden Smith Men in Black II, The Pursuit of Happyness, After Earth

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Lindsay Lohan is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Most Overrated Actors of All Time
Lindsay Lohan Mean Girls, Freaky Friday, The Parent Trap

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Sarah Jessica Parker is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Most Overrated Actors of All Time
Sarah Jessica Parker Mars Attacks!, Ed Wood, Footloose

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Angelina Jolie is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Most Overrated Actors of All Time
Angelina Jolie Kung Fu Panda, Maleficent, Mr. & Mrs. Smith

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Zac Efron is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Most Overrated Actors of All Time
Zac Efron Hairspray, The Lorax, High School Musical

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Katie Holmes is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Most Overrated Actors of All Time
Katie Holmes Batman Begins, Jack and Jill, Thank You for Smoking

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Charlie Sheen is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Most Overrated Actors of All Time
Charlie Sheen Ferris Bueller's Day Off, Platoon, Being John Malkovich

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Gwyneth Paltrow is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Most Overrated Actors of All Time
Gwyneth Paltrow The Avengers, Iron Man, Seven

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Jennifer Lopez is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Most Overrated Actors of All Time
Jennifer Lopez Antz, Ice Age: Continental Drift, Out of Sight

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Jessica Alba is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Most Overrated Actors of All Time
Jessica Alba Sin City, Fantastic Four, Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer

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Dane Cook is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Most Overrated Actors of All Time
Dane Cook Mystery Men, Mr. Brooks, Stuck on You

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Tom Cruise is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Most Overrated Actors of All Time
Tom Cruise Top Gun, Jerry Maguire, Rain Man

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+ - 4,838 3,183
Katherine Heigl is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Most Overrated Actors of All Time
Katherine Heigl Knocked Up, Bride of Chucky, Life as We Know It

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Madonna is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Most Overrated Actors of All Time
Madonna A League of Their Own, Dick Tracy, Die Another Day

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Ben Affleck is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Most Overrated Actors of All Time
Ben Affleck Good Will Hunting, Dazed and Confused, Field of Dreams

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Tyler Perry is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Most Overrated Actors of All Time
Tyler Perry Star Trek, Gone Girl, Diary of a Mad Black Woman

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Halle Berry is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Most Overrated Actors of All Time
Halle Berry X-Men, X-Men: The Last Stand, X-Men 2

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Russell Brand is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Most Overrated Actors of All Time
Russell Brand Despicable Me 2, Despicable Me, Forgetting Sarah Marshall

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Seth Rogen is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Most Overrated Actors of All Time
Seth Rogen Donnie Darko, Superbad, Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy

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+ - 3,706 2,975
Vin Diesel is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Most Overrated Actors of All Time
Vin Diesel Saving Private Ryan, Guardians of the Galaxy, The Iron Giant

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+ - 5,058 4,289
Nicolas Cage is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Most Overrated Actors of All Time
Nicolas Cage Fast Times at Ridgemont High, Raising Arizona, Kick-Ass

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+ - 5,333 5,789
Will Smith is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Most Overrated Actors of All Time
Will Smith Men in Black, Independence Day, Men in Black 3

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Channing Tatum is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Most Overrated Actors of All Time
Channing Tatum 21 Jump Street, This Is the End, She's the Man

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Hayden Christensen is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Most Overrated Actors of All Time
Hayden Christensen Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith, Star Wars Episode II: Attack of the Clones, The Virgin Suicides

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Vince Vaughn is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Most Overrated Actors of All Time
Vince Vaughn Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy, Rudy, Wedding Crashers

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+ - 3,823 3,630
Tobey Maguire is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Most Overrated Actors of All Time
Tobey Maguire Spider-Man, Spider-Man 2, Spider-Man 3

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+ - 1,723 1,007
Lea Michele is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Most Overrated Actors of All Time
Lea Michele New Year's Eve, Legends of Oz: Dorothy's Return, Glee: The 3D Concert Movie

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+ - 4,209 4,038
Jennifer Aniston is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Most Overrated Actors of All Time
Jennifer Aniston Office Space, The Iron Giant, Bruce Almighty

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+ - 2,262 1,854
Woody Allen is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Most Overrated Actors of All Time
Woody Allen Annie Hall, Manhattan, Hannah and Her Sisters

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+ - 3,167 3,306
Will Ferrell is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Most Overrated Actors of All Time
Will Ferrell Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy, Elf, Wedding Crashers

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+ - 3,090 3,016
Renée Zellweger is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Most Overrated Actors of All Time
Renée Zellweger Dazed and Confused, Jerry Maguire, Chicago

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+ - 3,429 3,419
Sylvester Stallone is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Most Overrated Actors of All Time
Sylvester Stallone Rocky, Men in Black, First Blood

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+ - 1,455 1,116
Rosie Perez is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Most Overrated Actors of All Time
Rosie Perez Do the Right Thing, Pineapple Express, The Other Guys

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+ - 3,457 2,615
Cameron Diaz is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Most Overrated Actors of All Time
Cameron Diaz Shrek, Gangs of New York, Being John Malkovich

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Marilyn Monroe is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Most Overrated Actors of All Time
Marilyn Monroe Some Like It Hot, All About Eve, The Misfits

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Keanu Reeves is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Most Overrated Actors of All Time
Keanu Reeves The Matrix, Bram Stoker's Dracula, Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure

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Jerry Seinfeld is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Most Overrated Actors of All Time
Jerry Seinfeld Bee Movie, The Ratings Game, The Thing About My Folks

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David Spade is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Most Overrated Actors of All Time
David Spade Tommy Boy, The Emperor's New Groove, Grown Ups

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George Clooney is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Most Overrated Actors of All Time
George Clooney South Park: Bigger, Longer & Uncut, Batman & Robin

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Amanda Bynes is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Most Overrated Actors of All Time
Amanda Bynes Easy A, She's the Man, Hairspray

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Ashley Greene is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Most Overrated Actors of All Time
Ashley Greene Twilight, The Twilight Saga: New Moon, Eclipse

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+ - 1,329 1,126
Arnold Schwarzenegger is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Most Overrated Actors of All Time
Arnold Schwarzenegger Terminator 2: Judgment Day, The Terminator, Predator

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+ - 2,598 2,535
Julia Roberts is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Most Overrated Actors of All Time
Julia Roberts Pretty Woman, Ocean's Eleven, Hook