Most Overrated Actors/Actresses


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21Jessica Alba
Dudes! Vote her.. She is not an actress.. Still she gets millions of dollars..
Brutal actress... she NEVER sounds like shes not reading the script when she talks on film. Her emotions are as obviously phony as her...


Yeah shes pretty, but if you focus on her acting... She kinda sucks.
[Newest]Yep, she definitely sucks.

22George Clooney
Drop dead gorgeous and oozing charisma. Love to watch him. He was amazing in "The Descendants"
In every one of his films, he doesn't even give enough effort to put in me in the suspense of disbelief. Why? Because all of the characters he play as (especially Ocean's 11, 12, 13) is always that cocky rich bachelor that really annoys the living day-lights out of me.
Not to mention his role as Batman (in Batman & Robin) still remains that cocky bachelor that I despise and how the heck did he still have an acting career after that pile garbage. None of his movies ever entertained me, but rather aggravates me. There are SO many actors out there busting their ass to get in the movie industry and it insults me to see that Clooney doesn't even try in ANY of his movies.
How is this guy not #1 on this list? He never changes his persona for various movies, and always has that same half-smirk half-smile. This guy should not act in big-title movies, he's barely soap-opera quality acting.
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23Halle Berry
Never understood all the hoopla. Her acting is no better than any of my high school students', who are only doing it for some extra credit.
She's an ok actor but doesn't deserve the fame she's got right now.
Needs more serious acting roles. We already know you can be a drug addict, retarded cat, and a bikini clad spy
[Newest]Overrated in acting and beauty

24Megan Fox
Terrible actress. She's hot, sure, but that doesn't change the fact that her acting in the Transformers movies varies from cringe-worthy to just plain embarrassing.
I agree, Personally, being a teenage boy, I am not attracted to her in any way, she looks too much like a Barbie doll
There are only 3 words that describe her - stupid, ugly, and talentless. I'm a boy but I don't understand why people think she is hot.
[Newest]She sucks in Jennifer's Body BIG TIME! Jennifer Check is a sorry excuse for terror, she's not even scary AT ALL!

25Adam Sandler
He just plain blows.. He's either VERY quiet and retarded sounding or he's yelling like a moron. He's such a light weight actor too.. He would NEVER be able to play a role that actually means something. Seriously who would ever miss a piece of trash actor like him.
This guy blows. Utterly stupid comedy. Can, t act and just plays goofy idiotic roles.
He's too shallow! I mean, none of his jokes make us laugh because he doesn't make humor a world of fun.

[Newest]Truly talented comedic actors like Robin Williams and Jim Carrey could also do serious roles. Sandler can't. I don't know if he's overrated but he's just plain bad.

26Beyonce Knowles
Even awful Paris Hilton is better actress than Knowles.
Beyonce sucks literally
Beyonce is way too overrated. She should be the first one one this list
Beyonce is pretensious and her horrible personality shows.
[Newest]Good god can you even call her an actress?

27Vin Diesel
He's the best actor I've ever seen. I absolutely love and adore him
Not a good actor in any way, but if he sticks to tough guys roles so long as it isn't mindless Fast and Furious #? I can sometimes make it a guilty pleasure such as with Pitch Black and Riddick.
When is a sailor a piece wood?

When he is a-board (or when he is being portray by vin "i have been sniffing" diesel).

28Nicole Kidman
Love her. Good but not great. I can list many movies of her's I like. She awesome. So gorgeous. So hot. One of my favorite actresses ever. She acted rings around her husband in 'Eyes Wide Shut'. She turns me on so much. Would love to meet her.
Beautiful, marvelous multi talented and intelligent actress. Adore her.
Terribly self conscious actress! The only reason she made it in Hollywood was her marriage to Tom. So many flops. I don't watch movies with her ie Moulin Rouge (even though I think Ewan is great) and Australia. Gosh, it would be painful to have to watch her. Vain, self conscious and definitely not a great actor. Oh and she stuck a fake nose on and got a best supporting actress award. PLEASE!
[Newest]So wonderful and lovely to watch. Intelligence informs every role she so gracefully plays.

29Miley Cyrus
She Can't Act. She Is A Wannabe Bad Girl She Tries To Get Attention From Copying Lindsay And Britney. She Can't Act She Can't Sing She Can't Dance. She is famous for being famous. She Is copying Britney about how she doesn't about anyone and does whatever she wants like smoking at 18. At least Britney has changed the world with her music.
How young, how DUMB are you?!?!?

Britney Spears - 'changed the world' (what?!?!? ) with 'her music?!? '

Kid, you MUST stay in kindergarten, and you MUST graduate!


I see lots of other actors and actresses that are not as famous but way better at acting
Miley is one of the most overrated celebs of the 21s century simply by the fact that she is from that Cyrus familly who is known to have one hit and it's not even a decent one. And last that show of hers that my daughter watches its disgracing the whole disney franchise.
[Newest]She was Hannah Montana when Bush was president. Thanks Obama!

30Taylor Lautner
Yes you have a really nice body, but one nothing but another member of the cast from twilight who can't act.


How are Keanu Reeves, and Johnny Depp worse actors than
A guy who does nothing but take his shirt off?
Taylor Lautner should be number 1 period.
I have no idea why people like him. He plays the worst werewolf in the history of cinema.
[Newest]Honestly it's tragic watching him try!

31Sean Penn
Amazing intelligence informs all the roles he inhabits.
The very best there is. Totally underrated
I think he was fabulous in I am Sam, but after that I don't know where he went. He does a lot of work in Haiti, so I commend him for that. I hope that he gets a few really good roles in and that way he can draw more attention to his humanitarian efforts.
[Newest]Not overrated at all, in fact I don't think most great actor surveys put him high enough.
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32Zack Efron
All Zac Efron does is take off his shirt and show abs. Why doesn't he just pose for playgirl magazine instead. He plays the same lover boy roles all the time and is pretty much like his own personality and even worst like Troy Bolton on Disney HSM. Totally overrated.
If you cover up his body, you'd think you were just looking at a chick. He can't act or sing, he's only popular because of teenage girls thinking he's 'hot' just because he's shirtless in almost every movie he's in.
This is how a fat, effeminate boy gets a career;

He looses weight!

He takes ACTING classes!

He gets THE SINGLE most IMPORTANT thing ANY actor needs;

A NOSE job!

YES, Mr. Efron has one amazing talent - to somehow convince (almost ALL the) little girls they 'might have a chance.'

At the same time, there's many a little boy, who also thinks - and KNOWS - they really DO have a chance.'


[Newest]Will watch any movie just because he's in it. He's exciting and cutting edge.

33Lindsey Lohan
Why does the corporate media keep pushing this washed up skank? She was never a good actress and has done nothing professionally or privately worth following. It's like when a talentless kid actress grows up, and refuses to accept the fact that she's a has-been. Can we all save our writing talents and concentrate on actors who actually work, and are talented? The constant pushing of this mediocre D-Lister proves that the corporate controllers of the movie and media industries want young girls to look up to and copy what filth like Lohan does. Let's all end this train-wreck now by ignoring her. Ignore the media accounts, boycott the blogs who talk about her, and boycott the products of any company that sponsors on any T.V. network that airs stories about her. STOP ENCOURAGING MEDIOCRE HACKS!
Oh Lindsay, how the mighty have fallen or rather the how the child idol has fallen. She might have some talent but her career has plummeted sharply off the cliff. I used to love her when I was younger (12-14 years of age), but I then realized that there were people who were so much better. While she is just getting back in the game, she is still overrated right now and some of her acting is not always that great. (E.G. saturday night live). Lindsay, if you want to get back on track, prove to us that you can still act more than just a good movie or two.
She's talented but also really stupid. She got caught up in the drug lifestyle and parties a lot. And I mean a lot. Her mother doesn't help and parties right along with her. Sad. I'm hoping she kicks her mother out of her life and gets back to making great movies like 'Mean Girls'.
[Newest]The only thing she's good at is failing rehab.

34Charlize Theron
Good. Probably the hottest female actress on the planet. Love her most of her movies. My favorite movie of her's is 'The Cider House Rules'. She does take risks. She was good in 'Monster' and deserved her Oscar win. Very talented and also very smart. She recently admitted to breaking up with a guy solely because the only reason why she was with him was because she found him attractive. Very honest and sincere. Like her a lot.
Fabulous actress whose looks are as spellbinding as her delivery.
She's so hot, she sizzles!

35Hilary Duff
So adorable with wonderful heart wrenching performances. Love, love, love her.
You'd be hard pressed to find anyone or anything cheesier.
She's a moron in "real" life as well.
Cute girl. Don't take her serious. She doesn't take risks.

36Julia Roberts
She just plays herself in every movie.


People always put her in the "sexy woman" role, but she is ugly as a stick. But side roles, suit her well.
Can't stand her. Can't agree more that she is exactly the same in every movie, playing herself. And that face taking over smile of hers is so tired and insincere. In Larry Crowne she was so boring, and banking doe in lack-less and lazy acting on her part. Some one please get her of the screen already.


[Newest]Garbage. Plain and simple

37Robert De Niro
Probably the best actor of his generation. And he takes risks. I'm always AMAZED at the risky roles he takes too. The comedies parts he's tried even though he's not really good at least he tries. Guy has NO FEAR. True actor.
Robert De Niro is one of the greatest actors of all time. What the hell is he doing on this list. Don't believe me? Watch The GodfatherP Pt. 2, Goodfellas, Heat, Silver Linings Playbook, Casino, Frankenstein (even though it wasnt the greatest movie, De Niro was amazing like in all of his movies)
This list has no credibility whatsoever
I think De Niro is a great a actor, and he does his thing really good, but yes.. He is certainly overrated, because he doesn't have a lot of variations within his acting, you can always see that it's De Niro.
Anybody who thinks Robert De Niro is a bad or overrated actor is out of their minds and automatically has no credibility
[Newest]He was amazing in the 70's and in Raging Bull, since then he's become a shadow of a great actor-who only works for the money.

38Bruce Willis
I will say that Mickey Rourke is the budget Bruce Willis in many ways. However I do like them both. I will admit that Bruce is one of those actors who is basically the same person in everything. After all there are many types of acting styles. Method actors, Character actors, typecasts etc... but The thing is is that Bruce is himself in everything but he's awesome and very entertaining and does have good range. He might not be able to play Willy Wonka well but many couldn't fit such a role. There is a good reason why he is in so many great movies. Props to Bruce and to hell with the haters.
Here is one of the most hit and miss actors for me on this list. Often just plain lazy, but he has quite a few movies that are on my favorites list and still has the potential to pull one off unlike some actors like DeNiro who checked out years ago. That said, I'm not sure I will find it when it comes out since he will agree to sign onto anything that pays regardless of quality.
Probably my favorite actor of the last 25 years. Very under-rated too because most people think of him as a total goof or action hero. He's extremely good as a serious actor. I can name a dozen of his movies I love. Great great actor.
[Newest]He always looks like a baby quietly passing gas, even when he's trying to be serious.

39Blake Lively
Do you think she can act? No. She looked really ordinary.
I was horrified when I saw that this woman is considered beautiful by American standards. I find her so plain and ordinary. She isn't a very good or versatile actress either
I firmly don't think she is a beauty, although she deserves a sexy girl. She got too many gossip with many guys, which of them is Leo. The relationship with those guys were often breif.
[Newest]Her face is ugly. Bad Actress.

40John Wayne
Not the greatest actor and comparatively limited in what he did but he had an aura and a screen presence not many could or can match. A legend!
He was a good actor and he was charismatic. Not like these lousy actors nowadays.
A textbook case of not so much "actor" as "movie star." you couldn't find a less versatile performer if your life depended on it!
[Newest]He was like the Laurence Olivier of constipated delivery

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