Top 10 Most Boring Classics in History

Some classic literature, movies, or stuff in history just aren't all that worthy of praise. Here is the considered list of the most boring classics in history.
The Top Ten
1 Romeo and Juliet (Play)

The only reason Shakespeare is so overrated is because he wrote during an era with very little competition. There's no creativity or flexibility in his works. Romeo and Juliet is boring and rigid, and Merchant Of Venice is a bland torture, among others.

Certainly, just because someone did something that was "first" or "great" for its time period, doesn't necessarily mean you have to admire it. Take Galen of Pergamon for instance, the most famous physician in medical history. His works were revered and his reputation remained untouched for more than 1,300 years. Everything he wrote about the human body was wrong, but people and doctors blindly followed his works until Renaissance anatomist Andrea Vesalius discovered that and spoke out against him.

2 Lord of the Flies (Novel)

A bunch of prep boys end up on an island and start killing each other for "symbolism." All the characters are typical bland schoolboys picking on a fat kid. The deaths probably did not need to happen as they make the story anticlimactic.

3 A Farewell to Arms (Novel)

What is this novel, really? All I can see is a forgettable war story and it's not even told well. You can read it if you want, but I suggest you don't if you don't want to lose brain cells reading plain words on a page.

4 Carrie (Novel)

Considering that this was Stephen King's first novel, of course it's going to be bad. But the characters remind me of a girl version of Lord of the Flies--school students pick on a fat kid. It even says so in the book: "She was a slightly chunky girl with pimples on her neck, back, and buttocks".

The events through both the book and movie are outrageous. We are forced to feel bad for Carrie and feel grateful that she released Hell on everyone, like she just got out of a concentration camp.

Who gets picked on THIS BADLY by an entire town? Who gets to kill off an entire town and get away with it? Anticlimactic, a bad revenge story, in my opinion. It reads like, "Let's bully Carrie! We're mean girls, that's what we do in this story!"

5 1984 (Novel)

There are better apocalyptic dystopian stories in movies and books, and this isn't one of them.

6 The Wizard of Oz (Movie)
7 Indiana Jones and the Raiders of the Lost Ark (Movie)

The series is cheesy, and I'd rather watch Disney's Tarzan than this trash.

8 Jingle Bells (Song)

Thankfully, we have innovated in terms of Christmas spirit, Christmas ideas, and even weird Christmas foods, movies, and specials. Doing a cover of Jingle Bells is like a third grader being forced to sing in a school choir during a Christmas play, so that parents can take selfies with their kids to unintentionally embarrass them in front of their teenage friends in the future.

9 The Giving Tree (Book)
10 The Bible (Book)
The Contenders
11 Annie (Musical)

A happy fairytale story about a poor girl who gets rich and lives happily ever after. Somehow, even though she's an orphan and Ms. Hanigan, her orphan holder, hates her, she doesn't die.

The main character is annoying. I don't know why they still do the plays in school. The very first play of Annie from 1976 did not perform well, so you could not imagine how much more boring and worse it used to be before they replaced some actors.

12 Rubik's Cube (Toy)
13 Pride and Prejudice (Novel)
14 The Odyssey (Poem)
15 The Catcher in the Rye (Novel)
16 Fantasia (Movie)
17 Metroid 1 (Game)
18 Earthbound Zero / Mother 1 (Game)
19 Castlevania 2: Simon's Quest (Game)
20 To Kill a Mockingbird (Novel)
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