Most Overrated Actors/Actresses

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101Michelle Pfeiffer
Good. Loved her in many movies. She recently was bold enough to do a movie with Paul Rudd called 'I could never by your woman' where she ADMITTED to being an aging actress! That's guts. Love her.
She's a goddess and an unbelievable actress. What kind of tasteless moron would put her on this list?
She puts the UNDER in underrated. She shouldn't be anywhere near this list for shame

102Salman Khan
NO ONE! I SERIOUSLY MEAN NO ONE! CAN BE EVEN BE A BIT OVERRATED THAN THIS MAN. LET GO ACTING THIS MAN JUST DOES NOT EVEN KNOW TO SMILE. A FAT OLD MAN STILL ACTING IF HE IS A TEENAGER.
He should be at the number 1 spot.
This terrorist uncle should kill himself
[Newest]Sweet, happy and bad...the best

103Jerry Lewis

104Kathy Bates
She's actually a good supporting actress. She's not overrated, but just right.
Not overrated in the least One of the best
Nobody cares because she isn't a model.

105Leah Remini

106Freddie Prinze Jr.

107Jenny McCarthy
I wish she had sucked mine that is for sure!
She has no talent. she must have sucked a lot of dicks to get where she is.

108Robert Downey Jr.
One of my favorite actors. See 'Kiss Kiss Bang Bang'. Great movie.
Very egotistical. His father was a film director. Nepotism strikes again.
The problem with Robert Downey is that now he has been typecast as a superhero. He has very good acting skills but his choice of lifestlyes and roles havenĀ't been good.

109Steve Martin
Terrible. I love two movies of his. 'The Jerk' and 'Planes, Trains and Autos'. John Candy carried him in that movie too. Awful actor.
Total prick in real life! He can't act and was really never funny. Don't get why they bother to put him in movies either. He tried do Inspector Clouseau in the Pink Panther remake - there is only one Inspector Clouseau and that was PETER SELLERS.
SHUT YOUR MOUTH YOU JERKS! THIS GUY IS A COMEDY LEGEND!

110Mischa Barton

111Holly Hunter

112Alicia Silverstone
Hasn't had a hit in years. But she has been doing films that fall under the radar.

brettfan

Not to mention she was in Batman ^^ Robin, one of the worst films ever made

113Patrick Warburton
I hate him! his on camera work is ok but he thinks he is such an epic voice actor even though all his characters (Wolf from Hoodwinked, Joe from Family Guy and that guy on Emperors new groove) all sound exactly the same

squire

He is the same in everything!

114Juliette Binoche
She ruined "The English Patient". Can't believe she got best supporting actress for that, and Kristin Scott Thomas didn't win anything.

115Heath Ledger
His Joker was incredible. What talent. Too bad he was a drug addict.
This site worships him...

116Emma Stone
Good actress. She's very humble too. She acted rings around Ryan Gosling in Crazy Stupid Love. She was amazing in The Help. Love her.
In too many movies and magazines as a "beauty". Her eyes are so large they bug. Seems like any new person gets so much publicity, overrated

117Rena Sofer
she is know for being a part of several shows right before they were canceled or in the case of The show "couples" it ended rather quickly. Now she only does tv movies on lifetime, USA, Hallmark and the such.

brettfan


118John Cusack
Is there a more annoying actor out there? Always plays the same whiny, nasal character. Always has the same facial expression. His voice is tedious. Gaah!

119Gary Sinise
Terrible. Wouldn't even use the term actor

120John Heder
He was in Napoleon Dynamite and just because it became popular, he picked up toons of acting jobs... but, he cannot act. He is probably the worst I've seen in a while.

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121Sienna Miller
Wow, What a tramp. But I guess that's how a lot of these people get work.

122Victoria Justice
She plays herself in every single T.V. show she is in and the directors of victorious want to to be an amazing singer when really Cat and Jade are 40000% better
Gorgeous girl. Hasn't really done much except television I haven't seen.
Annoying. Simply an annoying little bitch. No talent, cannot sing and insults other people. She ruined Victorious throughly, without her, that show would've been the next big thing.

123Frances McDormand
Does she even have to do anything to prepare for her roles? I don't see much "acting" going on with her. Yeah... She had a Midwestern accent in Fargo and scored an Oscar for it. I fail to see any real talent here. Wildly overrated.
Incredible actress. One of my favorites. Almost Famous, Fargo, Laurel Canyon, she's so awesome. I can watch her in anything.
Now this lady is damn fine actress and not given enough credit for her abilities.
I am sure being married to a Coen brother (s) is not an easy role given their collective brilliance

124Elisha Cuthbert
RIDICULOUSLY BAD. Don't SEE HOW PEOPLE THINK SHES HOT EITHER. ALL SHE DOES IS TAKE HER CLOTHES OFF AN LOOK ANNOYED A LOT.

125Kajol

126Gerard Butler
I don't think there is any part Gerry can't handle. I put him up there with the likes of Christian bale.

127Jay Chou

128Katharine Hepburn
The greatest actress of all time. Period
That awful barking voice and haughty manner. Why does Hollywood so like what they think of as "feisty" women?

129Martin Freeman
Uninspired and run of the mill. He has one character - Martin Freedman- if he is playing a summer work undergraduate or a Hobitt. Whoever thought to cast him in hitch-hikers guide to the galaxy? Where was the real anger and frustration? And it's not enough to look a bit like a Hobitt to be a Hobitt. He must have serious professional connections to have been offered such major roles.
I ThinK Jack Was Better COHICE fOR tHE HOBBIT

130Jude Law
Similarly to Orlando Bloom, I think this guy has gotten by on his perceived good looks rather than acting talent.

131Daniel Day-Lewis
Not a great actor at all, he just is a weirdo trying to give a hyped pompous interpretation, thinking himself the greatest/ Falls into the same category as Marlon Brando, Johnny Depp, George Clooney and those others that aren't really actors, just disgusting individuals who believe they're the greatest thing on Earth.
Great actor BUT not greatest
Possibly the greatest actor of our times without a doubt.

132Jaden Smith
After Earth was cringe-worthy.

133Elizabeth Taylor
I'm watching Suddenly Last Summer on TCM & it is PAINFUL to watch--and listen to--Ms. Taylor over-emote. She shouts most of her lines (as did one of her many spouses--Richard Burton) & they are all over-enunciated, with awkward pauses meant to sound dramatic and deep. Now she's screaming--and again, it's overbearing and way overacted. Lizzy should have stayed with Lassie pictures...at least there was a nice Collie to look at. (Now she's screaming about "jagged tin can" between sobs, gasps and heaves--my God, is there no end to this truly crappy performance?! )
She want a very good actress and she was one of the biggest weirdos of all time. What was she doing hanging around with that freak Michael jackson. And she is still a weirdo because she had herself buried near that freak
She wasnt a good actress and she was one of the biggest weirdos of all time. She was married 8 times and she hung around with that freak Michael jackson. She even had herself buried next to him. She should be buried next to richard burton.
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'Cat on a Hot Tin Roof' Wow!

134Marian Rivera

135Ariana Grande
This girl has not got a great acting bone in her body. That nauseating, vomit inducting, high pitch voice she puts on just makes my stomach wrench in agony as I weep for humanity.
The only real reason people like her is because teenage girls propel this people into the media.
She has a few decent songs but apart from that, not much going on for her!
Extremely hot. But she isn't an actress.

136Kathryn Bernardo
She's a very boring actress. people look past her bland acting skills because she's pretty and paired up with a heartthrob. she always uses the same facial expressions and same tone of voice. I never get into the movie and shows she's in because of her poor acting.

137Nina Dobrev
Just a pretty face. No real acting ability. Wants to break in to a film career. Probably will stay in T.V. shows for the rest of her career.

138David Tennant
I have no idea why he is even anywhere on this list. He portrays emotions so clearly and outlines the joys and depressions of the characters wonderfully an clearly.
He played Doctor Who, in the 50 years its been on, they might as well call it Dr. Why Bother! He is only known for playing that timegod or time doctor or whatever the hell people call him.

139Kristin Cavallari

140Dhanush
Over-rated, just like his father-in-law

141Ginnifer Goodwin

142Regine Velasquez

143Bill Paxton
Never thought this guy was a good actor.

144Samuel L. Jackson

145James McAvoy

146Hugh Jackman
A laughable joke who can't act period.

147Bella Thorne
Are you kidding me? She has amazing talent! She has more acting talent than half these celebrities combined. She has an awesome singing voice and did awesome on Shake it Up!

148Dwayne Johnson
Not talented... his body is the only thing he's got going for him. Very good looking but he's acting sucks. Needs to stay in wrestling where his acting doesn't matter... he's a meat head

149Toni Gonzaga

150John Malkovich
To me. it depends on his role. There are times when I like him and their are times when I hate him! So, I kind of have mixed feelings about this man as an actor.
He's always John Malkovich. Sure you can say this about a lot of actors. And some, like John Wayne usually played the same character or caracature of himself, but Malkovich's performances come across as merely him reading a script. When he does act out an emotion, it rarely comes off realistic. When he was a new actor, this style seemed unique, but it's now same ol' same ol', stale.

151Heather Graham
Drier than plain burnt toast. Completely deadpan and flatlined performances - sounds like she is struggling to read lines without actually comprehending them.

152Christian Bale
Excellent actor since childhood. there is no part he can't handle. For instance quite a few heavies have played batman, Bale is the all time best. If you ever have seen the machinist one of the most dramatic transformation for a movie role I've ever seen or maybe I'll ever see.
He is hot and I love him and yes I am a guy. He is one of the best looking men in show business. I would love to meet him.
Uhhh... Did you ever see American Psycho? Or The Machinist (great B-Movie) or Rescue Dawn? This guy has so much artistic integrity and dedication it's ridiculous and as far as Batman... ? BEST BATMAN EVER hands down. He is the Batman we've all been waiting for. At least those who know talent who wanted the perfect man for the part. There is no better cut-out for that role and I dare anyone to suggest better so I can laugh at their choice.

153Mary-Kate Olsen
Mary kate & ashley olsen were good back in the day... better as a child because when they couldn't act back then it was cute... now al grown up & all that experience in acting and $till don't have a clue what their doing... bad acting all-around

154Leighton Meester
Most overrated actress ever. Do you think she can really act? No! She is horrible in gossip girl, she's an idiot, she has no talent! Seriously, Robert De Niro and she should switch places.
I hate that idiot girl. Bad actress.
She can't act very well. Worse than Tina Fey

155Ingrid Bergman

156Emilio Estevez

157Aaron Eckhart

158Sela Ward
People seem to fawn all over her but she is terrible actress, I just don't see it.
Decent actress for T.V.. HUBBA HUBBA!

159Sophia Bush

160MIchelle Rodriguez

161Liv Tyler
While she isn't the most overrated actress out there she is still overrated nevertheless. The only reason she was so popular is because of her dad Steven Tyler. She wouldve never gotten that role in Armageddon if it wasn't for her dad
How dare you?! Not only is she super sweet and humble in real life, she's and AMAZING actress! Maybe you should go watch Lord Of The Rings again.

DovahQueen


162Jean Dujardin

163Steve Carell
Love the guy. Can't figure out his role choices (Dinner for Schmucks? The Ron Burgandy franchise? ) but think he's a terrific actor. I'd like to write a good movie for him.

164Danny Trejo
He's just known as that Mexican machete guy.. no biggie!

165Amanda Bynes
She is crazy now!

166Naomi Watts
She has no idea of acting. Just performs and does it badly. Her nude scenes confirm she can't act as a distractor.

167Julia Perez

168Camilla Belle

169Olivia Wilde

170Charlton Heston
Charlton Heston may have received an Academy Award, but he was a terrible actor. His performances were incredibly wooden, and he had a repertoire of approximately one emotional state - one of fake, over-the-top emotional intensity. He is a pain to watch and it baffles me that he ever got so much credit.

171Jeremy Irons
Overrated over-actor. Like a thinner Brian Blessed.

172Kate Beckinsale

173Charlie Sheen
What can we say about Charlie? I watched his movies Platoon, Hot Shots, Wall Street and Major league, he was absolutely amazing in all of them.

Charlie Sheen is one of the few actors in Hollywood who can speak fast without making a single mistake (and that's a gift)

His disadvantages: He always gets into trouble and leads himself to disasters like the way he was fired from the CBS Sitcom Two And A Half Men (Which was the best back then). 2- He could lose his temper easily.
He's become a better actor over time. Watch "Wall Street" and you'll see that he never really closes his mouth, as if a deviated septum forced him to breath thru his mouth. It was irritating. Now he's a much better actor with experience that shows through
He sucks. he only made it because his father is martin sheen.

174Jonah Hill Feldstein
Jonah Hill is a naturally funny person who reflects it very well in his movies. The guy is Hilarious and I will watch him in almost anything. As far as his dramatic acting, he is better than I thought he would be in fact he is pretty darn good at it.
Fat ugly untalented jerk. The only reason he's in movies is because he became friends with dustin hoffmans kids and dustin hoffman gave him a part in one of his films. Nepotism strikes again.
He was friends with dustin hoffmans kids and their father for some strange reason gave him a part in one of his movies. Nepotism strikes again

175Amy Adams
Not very attractive and not very talented. I don't know why she gets so much attention.

176Jamie Foxx
Jamie Fox has done one of the best Roles Portraying a Musician. He studied Ray Charles and perfected his mannerisms! Also, the guy can sing. In addition to that he is a very funny actor. Some must not like his sense of humor if they don't like him.
He's ugly and he's one of the worst actors I have ever seen

177Rajnikanth
Undoubtedly the most over-rated actor in Asia, probably the world!

178Dylan McDermott
This is another hot man that I love. I think that he is so handsome and yes I am a guy.
He is hot and I love his work and yes I am a guy.
You people are homophobes. do you only allow women to call men hot?

179Melissa McCarthy
Not funny! The fact that she is overweight is what is the butt of her movies jokes! Like in Tammy. Having her cousin playing Molly would've made the show a lot more "interesting"!
His grandfather was director michadl gordon. Nepotism strikes again.

180Dustin Hoffman

181Gwyneth Paltrow
The worst actress ever. Worse than Lindsey Lohan!

182Dulquer Salmaan
Just an average actor who is overrated because he is the son ofa super star... totally dumb actor

183Lupita Nyong'o
Overrated in talent and looks. She hardly has 3 movies in her career and she has an Oscar for appearing 20 minutes on-screen. If Jennifer Lawrence is considered overrated, Lupita definitely kicked her ass.

184Ricky Gervais
Ricky Gervais ruins every thing he's involved in! He just thinks he's some sort of amazing Hollywood celebrity, he's not. He makes Will Ferrell look like a Hollywood genius!
Igly untalented idiot. How the hell did he ever make it?

185Bob Saget
I don't know why this man is on here... he is a decent actor... many good movies & did a decent job in them... I can think of plent of others that would he above jackson

186Queen Latifah
I don't know why this man is on here... he is a decent actor... many good movies & did a decent job in them... I can think of plent of others that would he above jackson

187Danny Glover
I don't know why this man is on here... he is a decent actor... many good movies & did a decent job in them... I can think of plent of others that would he above jackson

188Tori Spelling
I don't know why this man is on here... he is a decent actor... many good movies & did a decent job in them... I can think of plent of others that would he above jackson

189Tyler Perry
His movies are very funny but he is not... he can't act worth a d*m. Very lame. Samer personality in every movie unless he's madea

190Benedict Cumberbatch

191Audrey Hepburn

192William Holden
One if not the best actor ever. If you watch carefully in all his roles the man is never acting. It once gave me goose bumps noticing his talent for becoming whoever in his roles.

193Ansel Elgort
I like his movies, but he is so egotistical.
Send me a link of him being mildly humble, oh that's right you can't. Why does he always try to be poetic.

194Richard Steven Horvitz
He's pretty much a perfect example of a voice actor who recycles a character's voice over and over again (In this case, Zim). I do not hate this guy, but I think he's quite lacking in terms of voice acting talent.

DikkunDiniandTwiTheAwesomeLinx


195Ryzza Mae Dizon

196Tina Fey
Just because you can play the governor of Alaska doesn't make you talented!

197Tara Strong
This is an actress that be at the very top of the list. I do not like how they give mean comments about real actors when THIS IS THE WORST PERSON IN THE ENTERTAINMENT INDUSTRY! She never a puts any effort into any of her characters and is only praised for being on that stupid god-awful pony show! She is the person you should hate!
She's in every cartoon in America. She is not the best actress. Most of her characters sound the same. What disturbs me is she voiced teenage boys and babies. Creepy. She is only famous because she voices as Twilight Sparkle on MLP.

198Amber Heard

199Mark Wahlberg
I can't think of a single movie I liked because of him, but can think of a few movies that were passable or even good movies where he didn't have a role that hinged on his abilities or that gave him proper support and role.
I also can't think of any movies that couldn't have replaced him with another actor and survived. I've watched far too many bad movies with him to not use his name as a warning sign when it has top billing.

Each film with him as a lead should have a disclaimer: Warning Marky Mark has likely ruined this film which was also likely green lit for all the wrong reasons with the top priority to take your money and sell you that since it made a lot of money it is a good film or that if it fails is not his fault.
For someone that has made so many big movies, he has managed to not have gotten more nominations for awards. I think Mark Wahlberg has had an amazingly successful career and life considering the sum total of his talents. However he did have a very strong physique that he honed to a sharp instrument after almost falling into a life of crime. If he really wanted to make himself look better, he should look for the couple of Asian men he maimed as a kid and give them a few million dollars for their injuries suffered...
I think his career was definitely helped by having a bit of good luck and being in the right places at the right time. After all he almost was on one of the flights that flew into the WTC Buildings on 9/11.
Can't act can't sing can't fight just a fat pile of racist crap with a Napolean complex. Somebody please kill this douche, he won't be missed.
[Newest]He sucks dead elephant dick

200Will Smith
He is an arrogant idiot. I remember in a "song" of his in 1999 that he said "Millennium? Nah, willennium". As if 2000 years of history has led up to this man declaring himself the centre of history. This arrogance (unjustified - he's not good looking or good at acting) comes across in many ways, both subtle and blatant. Get a life, you moron! Praising yourself is ugly, not cool!
Okay, you guys need to get a grip. Let's put you in Will's shoes and see the absolutely wonderful (note sarcasm) job you do on the big screen. Just please shut up. Do you not have anything better to do?
I don't agree with the harsh criticism of Mr. Smith (and I emphasize the "Mr."). Is he the greatest actor to hit the screen -large or small? No. But he is a talented actor, able to accommodate both comedic and dramatic roles equally well. The movie "The Pursuit of Happyness" might have been a little trite, but did job in it. Best actor in the world? No. Better than most these days? Yes.
[Newest]He is so annoying included his son and daughter, who they think they are? Untalented family. they are a waste of space!

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