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): Men in Black II, The Pursuit of Happyness, After Earth, The Day the Earth Stood Still, The Karate Kid
Credits (Film): Big Fish, Bolt, High School Musical 2, The Last Song, Hannah Montana: The Movie
Credits (Film): Austin Powers: Goldmember, Dreamgirls, The Pink Panther, Epic, The Fighting Temptations
Credits (Film): Transformers, Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen, Bad Boys II, Jennifer's Body, The Dictator
Credits (Film): A League of Their Own, Dick Tracy, Die Another Day, Vision Quest, Evita
Credits (Film): Antz, Ice Age: Continental Drift, Out of Sight, Anaconda, Gigli
Credits (Film): Mystery Men, Mr. Brooks, Stuck on You, Planes, Dan in Real Life
Credits (Film): Twilight, The Twilight Saga: New Moon, Eclipse, The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 1, Adventureland
Credits (Film): Mean Girls, Freaky Friday, The Parent Trap, Machete, Confessions of a Teenage Drama Queen
Credits (Film): Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, Twilight, Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix, The Twilight Saga: New Moon, Eclipse
Credits (Film): Despicable Me 2, Despicable Me, Forgetting Sarah Marshall, Rock of Ages, Bedtime Stories
Credits (Film): Mars Attacks!, Ed Wood, Footloose, Flight of the Navigator, Hocus Pocus
Credits (Film): New Year's Eve, Legends of Oz: Dorothy's Return, Glee: The 3D Concert Movie, Glee Encore
Credits (Film): Star Trek, Gone Girl, Diary of a Mad Black Woman, Tyler Perry's Madea's Family Reunion, Madea's Big Happy Family
Credits (Film): Seeking a Friend for the End of the World, Sleepwalk with Me, Price Check
Credits (Film): Thuppakki, Nanban, Pokkiri, Kushi, Thulladha Manamum Thullum
Credits (Film): Knocked Up, Bride of Chucky, Life as We Know It, Killers, New Year's Eve
Credits (Film): Kuch Kuch Hota Hai, Andaz Apna Apna, Hum Aapke Hain Kaun...!, Har Dil Jo Pyar Karega, Karan Arjun
Credits (Film): Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone, Make Your Move
Credits (Film): Beyond the Lights
Credits (Film): The Butterfly Effect, Valentine's Day, Dude, Where's My Car?, No Strings Attached
Credits (Film): Annie Hall, Manhattan, Hannah and Her Sisters, Midnight in Paris, Antz
Credits (Film): Batman Begins, Jack and Jill, Thank You for Smoking, Go, Wonder Boys
Credits (Film): The Avengers, Iron Man, Seven, Iron Man 3, Iron Man 2
Credits (Film): Bee Movie, The Ratings Game, The Thing About My Folks, Pros & Cons, Hindsight Is 20/20