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. 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. Some believe that overrated male actors, like Tom Cruise and Will Smith, bring in the big box office bucks, but 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, 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 receive. Even more overrated celebrities have no talent at all, but are famous because of their looks and personality. Bottom line: some of the actors and actresses from classic movies aren’t as gifted as many claim.
Who are the most overrated actors and actresses? This list features current and old Hollywood actors who are rated far more highly then they deserve (for their acting skills). Make your opinions heard by voting below!
Credits (Film): The Avengers, Iron Man, Seven, Iron Man 3, Iron Man 2
Credits (Film): Not Another Teen Movie, Liberal Arts, Happythankyoumoreplease, The Galapagos Affair: Satan Came to Eden, Afternoon Delight
Credits (Film): Easy A, She's the Man, Hairspray, Robots, Sydney White
Credits (Film): Ferris Bueller's Day Off, Platoon, Being John Malkovich, Major League, Red Dawn
Credits (Film): Music and Lyrics, What to Expect When You're Expecting, Dan in Real Life, Taking Chance, I Think I Love My Wife
Credits (Film): Being John Malkovich, Old School, Zoolander, Knocked Up, The Cable Guy
Credits (Film): The Internship, Tower Heist, Piranha 3D, Fired Up!, Somebody Help Me
Credits (Film): Almost Famous, Fever Pitch, Whip It, Arthur and the Invisibles, Taxi
Credits (Film): Planes, Om Shanti Om, Don: The Chase Begins Again, Salaam-e-Ishq: A Tribute to Love, Don 2
Credits (Film): The Big Lebowski, American Pie, American Pie 2, Cruel Intentions, American Reunion
Credits (Film): Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith, Star Wars Episode II: Attack of the Clones, The Virgin Suicides, Jumper, In the Mouth of Madness
Credits (Film): Saving Private Ryan, Guardians of the Galaxy, The Iron Giant, The Fast and the Furious, Fast & Furious 6
Credits (Film): Date Night, That's My Boy, The Roommate, Country Strong, The Judge
Credits (Film): Tarzan, A League of Their Own, Sleepless in Seattle, The Flintstones, Hedwig and the Angry Inch
Credits (Film): Finding Nemo, Coneheads, Dr. Dolittle, EDtv, The Love Letter
Credits (Film): Do the Right Thing, Pineapple Express, The Other Guys, White Men Can't Jump, The Road to El Dorado
Credits (Film): Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back, Big Daddy, The Faculty, Half Baked, The Adjustment Bureau
Credits (Film): Grown Ups, 50 First Dates, Hitch, Hotel Transylvania, Grown Ups 2
Credits (Film): Transformers, Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen, Transformers: Dark of the Moon, Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull, I
Credits (Film): Happy Gilmore, Billy Madison, The Wedding Singer, The Waterboy, Grown Ups
Credits (Film): Stuck on You, Blended, Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good
Credits (Film): Spider-Man, Bolt, Ready to Rumble, SummerSlam (1988), Super Rhino
Credits (Film): Scary Movie 3, Scream 3, John Tucker Must Die, BASEketball, Things to Do in Denver When You're Dead
Credits (Film): Home Alone 2: Lost in New York, The Waterboy, Grown Ups, Big Daddy, 50 First Dates