Most Overrated Actors/Actresses


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101Michelle Pfeiffer
It is such a bad actress, she is very overrated. Still have not seen good movie.


102Salman Khan
He should be at the number 1 spot.
This terrorist uncle should kill himself
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103Kathy Bates

104Hilary Duff
You'd be hard pressed to find anyone or anything cheesier.
She's a moron in "real" life as well.

105Leah Remini

106Freddie Prinze Jr.

107Jenny McCarthy

108Steve Martin
Worst Actor on planet earth... Or should I say universe. This White haired idiot can't act at all and is even funny NOT! At, BORING BORING STEVE MARTIN

109Mischa Barton

110Holly Hunter

111Alicia Silverstone

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

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


112Patrick 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


He is the same in everything!

113Juliette Binoche
She ruined "The English Patient". Can't believe she got best supporting actress for that, and Kristin Scott Thomas didn't win anything.

114Emma Stone
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

115Rena 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.


116John 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!

117Gary Sinise
Terrible. Wouldn't even use the term actor

118Heath Ledger
This site worships him...

119Frances McDormand

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.


121Elisha Cuthbert

122Sienna Miller
Wow, What a tramp. But I guess that's how a lot of these people get work.


124Jay Chou

125Ashton Kutcher

126Chuck Norris
People act as if he is the toughest guy in the world.

But no worries, he would be remembered for all his jokes and backward politics rather than his talent (? ) in acting.

He only has Walker Texas Ranger, that is all.

127Victoria 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
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.

128Selena Gomez
I mean, what?
She's not even that good and the character she played on Wizard's of Waverly place was complete trash. I seriously don't get the hoopla about her.
The only reason I believe her career soared after her show was cancelled without an ending was because she started dating some lesbian named Justin (a). OH WELL, I just think she's really untalented.

129Marian Rivera

130Ariana 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 very little acting ability.
Also does she annoy anyone else that she gets PAYED to 'act' STUPID!?


131Emma Watson

132Nina 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.

133Gerard Butler

134Katharine 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?

135Ben Stiller
Ugh. I can't even use words. He just physically turns me right off. And not at all funny. So what's left?
Ben is only in movies because of his parents being Hollywood Royalty. He's wooden and we've heard: a bastard to work with.

136Martin 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

137Jude Law
Similarly to Orlando Bloom, I think this guy has gotten by on his perceived good looks rather than acting talent.

138Jaden Smith
After Earth was cringe-worthy.

139David 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.

140Kristin Cavallari


142Ginnifer Goodwin

143Regine Velasquez

144Bill Paxton
Never thought this guy was a good actor.

145Samuel L. Jackson

146James McAvoy
McAvoy sucks. What are they paying him for?

147Hugh Jackman

148Daniel 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

149Dwayne Johnson

150Elizabeth 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 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?! )
Totally overrated in the looks and acting department. There are by far way more beautiful women than this overrated piece of crap who was always considered to be the most beautiful woman ever. Long face big forehead toothpick nose squirmy lips double chin woof woof.

151Toni Gonzaga

152John Malkovich
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.

153Heather Graham
Drier than plain burnt toast. Completely deadpan and flatlined performances - sounds like she is struggling to read lines without actually comprehending them.

154Kathryn Bernardo

155Ingrid Bergman

156Emilio Estevez

157Aaron Eckhart

158Sela Ward

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

162Jean Dujardin

163Steve Carell

164Danny Trejo

165Bella Thorne

166Amanda Bynes
She is crazy now!

167Naomi Watts

168James Franco

169Julia Perez

170Camilla Belle

171Olivia Wilde

172Charlton 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.

173Jeremy Irons
Overrated over-actor. Like a thinner Brian Blessed.

174Kate Beckinsale

175Charlie 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.

176Russell Crow
He is one of those actors (Along with Tom Cruise, and Matthew M) that if I see them listed in a movie I won't go see it.
Gladiator is one of the worst films I've ever seen. Crowe ruined it. How he won the Oscar for best actor in that film is beyond me!

177Nicole Kidman
Why do people think she's sexy? She's hideous. Only half decent film she's in was Practical Magic, where she was totally outshone by Sandra Bullock. I walked out of Eyes Wide Shut half way through.
Absolutely. Cate Blanchett too, along with Brad Pitt. Three actors in particular who don't act: they just portray the same self character in movie after movie after movie. In regards to Cate, if you've seen Lord of the Rings, Elizabeth and Blue Jasmine, you've seen the very same character in each one.
so overrated the movies that she acted in suck because of her if there was a different actress it might have been better


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178Jennifer Lawrence
I don't understand why she so low on the worst actors? She sucks as Katniss. 1) she too old to play the main character and 2) her acting remind me of kristen stewart acting on Twilight. No emotions what-so-ever. Boring. She make Peeta look interesting and the actor is one dimension. At least she look cute than stewart but I can imagine several actress make better katniss than her.
One word to describe her: PHONY
Oh my God, I searched this entire list JUST FOR HER! Before you all thumbs-down my comment, please hear me out. (=
1. I'll admit she's a good actress overall... But not in the Hunger Games. All she does is stare at people with her stupid ugly face slightly agape (Kristen Stewart, anyone? )Why did she even get cast as Katniss? Isn't Katniss supposed to be starved?
2. Her looks are SO overrated. I'm a guy, I'm not just being "jealous. " She looks like a whale! She's always shiny with her blubber oil! So gross! She has FOLDS!
3. She has a horrible personality. She's just so smug. When she beat Meryl Streep (who although she is also overrated, is better than Lawrence), she was just like, "What can I say? I beat Meryl! " That's just SO STUCK UP! She's a good actress and she knows it, but she doesn't have to be so open about it. BE HUMBLE!
Thank you, that is all.
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179Joseph Gordon-Levitt
I'm still shaking my head as to how this clown gets acting roles since he was 6 years old. Having been a colossal embarrassment right next to an equally colossal embarrassment that is Mickey Rourke in Killshot, his poor portrayal channeling 50 Cent from Home Of The Brave in Stop Loss, his wooden yet struggling to act from his lines in Inception as well as in Miracle At St. Anna. And yet, he gets roles left and right. When was the last time he has won anything from a movie? Just another former child actor trying to stay relevant and utterly failing. He goes by the name MrFixit26 on WikiAnswers.Com. He needs a sandwich or 6, more acting classes, lay off the cannabis that makes him squint his eyes too much, and to somehow stop looking like someone who touches little kids. Amazing how this whino gets on his high horse and goes on a batch of self-righteous crusades with his opinions about everything wrong in Hollywood, everything wrong with Dubya Bush, and everything wrong with bad scripting. Yet he makes no time to improve his crappy acting skills and sucky movie role choices.
Plays the same character in every movie.

180Marlon Brando
P am watching the movies The Score, he used bad accents and could not stick to anyone of them, from one to another in one sentence. An icon that we were feed, hook line and sinker. After Stella he checked out and is not worth a watch.
Yes, Finally Marlon Brando On An Over Rated List. I'm Sick Of Everyone Saying This Average Actor Is The Best. How Can You Be A Good Actor When You can't Even Talk.
Overrated by far, he didn't care, he pulled so many stunts, and yes, he could not speak, he did not have the ability to use his voice effectively, to change it. He copied people who were successful. Not original. Not creative.

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