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List Rules 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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1
7,094 1,535
Twilight is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Most Overrated Movies of All Time
Twilight Kristen Stewart, Ashley Greene, Anna Kendrick - Metascore: 56

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2
6,241 3,200
Avatar is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Most Overrated Movies of All Time
Avatar Zoe Saldana, Sigourney Weaver, Michelle Rodriguez - Metascore: 83

3
5,457 1,066
The Twilight Saga: Breaking Da... is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Most Overrated Movies of All Time
AndrewW.Curley added The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 2 Kristen Stewart, Ashley Greene, Anna Kendrick - Metascore: 52

4
4,385 912
The Twilight Saga: New Moon is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Most Overrated Movies of All Time
The Twilight Saga: New Moon Kristen Stewart, Ashley Greene, Anna Kendrick

5
4,763 3,554
Titanic is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Most Overrated Movies of All Time
Titanic Leonardo DiCaprio, Kate Winslet, Kathy Bates - Metascore: 74

6
4,127 2,243
Transformers is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Most Overrated Movies of All Time
Transformers Megan Fox, Shia LaBeouf, Odette Annable - Metascore: 61

7
4,439 958
Eclipse is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Most Overrated Movies of All Time
AndrewW.Curley added Eclipse Kristen Stewart, Ashley Greene, Anna Kendrick - Metascore: 58

8
2,513 477
Justin Bieber: Never Say Never is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Most Overrated Movies of All Time
MorganDuncanson added Justin Bieber: Never Say Never

9
2,195 1,517
Hostel is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Most Overrated Movies of All Time
Hostel Eli Roth, Ashley Robbins, Jay Hernandez - Metascore: 55

10
2,862 2,293
Brokeback Mountain is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Most Overrated Movies of All Time
Brokeback Mountain Anne Hathaway, Jake Gyllenhaal, Kate Mara - Metascore: 87

11
2,430 1,509
The Notebook is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Most Overrated Movies of All Time
WarrenMitchell added The Notebook Rachel McAdams, Ryan Gosling, James Garner - Metascore: 53

12
1,894 894
Dreamgirls is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Most Overrated Movies of All Time
TommyWimmer added Dreamgirls Beyoncé Knowles, Eddie Murphy, Jamie Foxx - Metascore: 76

13
2,183 1,269
The English Patient is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Most Overrated Movies of All Time
The English Patient Willem Dafoe, Ralph Fiennes, Colin Firth - Metascore: 87

14
1,655 826
Pearl Harbor is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Most Overrated Movies of All Time
Pearl Harbor Kate Beckinsale, Jennifer Garner, Ben Affleck

15
1,984 1,099
Shakespeare in Love is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Most Overrated Movies of All Time
Shakespeare in Love Gwyneth Paltrow, Ben Affleck, Judi Dench - Metascore: 87

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1,872 1,411
Chicago is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Most Overrated Movies of All Time
Chicago Catherine Zeta-Jones, Lucy Liu, Renée Zellweger - Metascore: 82

17
2,243 1,318
The Blair Witch Project is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Most Overrated Movies of All Time
dennisluccio added The Blair Witch Project Heather Donahue, Joshua Leonard, Michael C. Williams - Metascore: 81

18
2,165 1,609
Knocked Up is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Most Overrated Movies of All Time
Knocked Up Jessica Alba, Eva Mendes, Katherine Heigl - Metascore: 85

19
1,581 952
The Fast and the Furious is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Most Overrated Movies of All Time
The Fast and the Furious Vin Diesel, Michelle Rodriguez, Jordana Brewster

20
1,662 1,175
Monster's Ball is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Most Overrated Movies of All Time
Monster's Ball Halle Berry, Sean Combs, Heath Ledger - Metascore: 69

21
2,290 2,358
Napoleon Dynamite is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Most Overrated Movies of All Time
Napoleon Dynamite Haylie Duff, Jon Heder, Diedrich Bader - Metascore: 64

22
902 391
Jersey Girl is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Most Overrated Movies of All Time
WarrenMitchell added Jersey Girl Jennifer Lopez, Will Smith, Ben Affleck

23
1,288 1,022
Cold Mountain is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Most Overrated Movies of All Time
Cold Mountain Natalie Portman, Nicole Kidman, Jude Law - Metascore: 73

24
1,132 476
Battleship is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Most Overrated Movies of All Time
WarrenMitchell added Battleship Rihanna, Brooklyn Decker, Liam Neeson

25
1,233 706
Alice in Wonderland is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Most Overrated Movies of All Time
Alice in Wonderland Johnny Depp, Anne Hathaway, Helena Bonham Carter

26
1,457 1,000
Bridget Jones's Diary is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Most Overrated Movies of All Time
Bridget Jones's Diary Renée Zellweger, Hugh Grant, Colin Firth - Metascore: 66

27
1,594 1,142
Crash is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Most Overrated Movies of All Time
Crash Sandra Bullock, Brendan Fraser, Ludacris - Metascore: 69

28
1,410 1,249
Saw is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Most Overrated Movies of All Time
Mabie1 added Saw Danny Glover, Monica Potter, Shawnee Smith - Metascore: 74

29
924 321
The Last Song is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Most Overrated Movies of All Time
The Last Song Miley Cyrus, Liam Hemsworth, Kelly Preston

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1,787 1,670
The Social Network is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Most Overrated Movies of All Time
The Social Network Justin Timberlake, Rashida Jones, Rooney Mara - Metascore: 95

31
1,446 891
Frozen is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Most Overrated Movies of All Time
Frozen Kevin Zegers, Shawn Ashmore, Kane Hodder

32
1,690 1,423
The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, ... is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Most Overrated Movies of All Time
wiabux added The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Part 1 Jennifer Lawrence, Elizabeth Banks, Julianne Moore - Metascore: 67

33
1,019 536
Catfish is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Most Overrated Movies of All Time
Catfish Wendy Whelan, Drew Jacoby, Tiler Peck - Metascore: 65

34
1,521 1,503
Lost in Translation is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Most Overrated Movies of All Time
Lost in Translation Scarlett Johansson, Bill Murray, Anna Faris - Metascore: 89

35
1,401 1,251
Bridesmaids is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Most Overrated Movies of All Time
Bridesmaids Rose Byrne, Jon Hamm, Kristen Wiig - Metascore: 75

36
1,261 1,335
Love Actually is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Most Overrated Movies of All Time
Love Actually Keira Knightley, Elisha Cuthbert, Liam Neeson - Metascore: 55

37
1,841 1,477
Ted is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Most Overrated Movies of All Time
Ted Mila Kunis, Mark Wahlberg, Ryan Reynolds - Metascore: 62

38
1,197 1,026
Iron Man 3 is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Most Overrated Movies of All Time
Iron Man 3 Gwyneth Paltrow, Robert Downey Jr., Ben Kingsley

39
1,546 1,354
Erin Brockovich is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Most Overrated Movies of All Time
Erin Brockovich Julia Roberts, Marg Helgenberger, Aaron Eckhart - Metascore: 73

40
1,035 718
Man of Steel is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Most Overrated Movies of All Time
Man of Steel Amy Adams, Russell Crowe, Kevin Costner

41
1,362 1,397
The Hangover is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Most Overrated Movies of All Time
Mabie1 added The Hangover Mike Tyson, Bradley Cooper, Heather Graham - Metascore: 73

42
504 178
Paranormal Activity 2 is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Most Overrated Movies of All Time
Paranormal Activity 2 Molly Ephraim, Sprague Grayden, Katie Featherston

43
1,056 1,412
Amélie is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Most Overrated Movies of All Time
Amélie Audrey Tautou, Spencer Tracy, Joan Bennett - Metascore: 69

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1,264 1,702
Million Dollar Baby is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Most Overrated Movies of All Time
Million Dollar Baby Clint Eastwood, Morgan Freeman, Hilary Swank - Metascore: 86

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577 402
Alpha Dog is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Most Overrated Movies of All Time
wiabux added Alpha Dog Olivia Wilde, Amanda Seyfried, Amber Heard

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1,385 2,393
American Beauty is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Most Overrated Movies of All Time
American Beauty Kevin Spacey, Annette Bening, Mena Suvari - Metascore: 86

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492 240
Paranormal Activity is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Most Overrated Movies of All Time
Paranormal Activity Katie Featherston, Micah Sloat, Randy McDowell

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718 590
Bolt is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Most Overrated Movies of All Time
Bolt Miley Cyrus, John Travolta, Chloë Grace Moretz

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777 550
The Amazing Spider-Man is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Most Overrated Movies of All Time
The Amazing Spider-Man Emma Stone, Sally Field, Martin Sheen

50
1,246 1,487
Top Gun is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Most Overrated Movies of All Time
Top Gun Tom Cruise, Meg Ryan, Val Kilmer - Metascore: n/a