Most Overrated Actors and Actressesheather Can't figure out what all the hype is with a particular actor? Put 'em on the list.
The Top Ten
Acting is staring seductively and pouting lips. If she has won an oscar there is no meaning for academy awards
She doesn't even look like a woman anymore, she's so thin and her face is so bulbous. How she ever got an oscar is beyond me because she is utterly useless in front of a camera. She needs to go back to her cute, Benetton ad family, and stop trying to act. If she was in any other line of work and performed that badly, she'd be fired fairly damn fast.
I just can't see where she is attractive, horrible thin jaw /neck, lips look fake ahhh! - gruppenfuhrerV 237 Comments
She shows no emotions whatsoever! She's an overrated, mono-tone, lucky actress!
She is made outta stone! Dude no expressions AT ALL! It's like same expression when kissing and fatally injured in twilight!
I can't stand her! Terrible actress, weird-looking and she doesn't deserve the Bella role. Eeew. -
A ridiculously overrated young actress, who seems to get away with playing all of her characters the exact same way: dull, boring and lifeless.
Also a frequent pot smoker.
James "Hey, did you see Twilight? "
Me "Yea, it was okay. But Kristen Stewart didn't really play Bella. She just played herself...again."
James "Yea, I noticed that too. She acted the exact same way that she did in all of her other movies..." - i4
Can't understand how she made it in showbiz - can't sing and definitely can't act. And yeah her ass isn't that great either!
And the worst is that she is regularly regarded as "most beautiful woman" by snobs
Jennifer Lopez is a classic example of a pork snout faced "anybody" that ONLY with the wonders of plastic surgery is "now" considered ever so beautiful. Ah what it is to afford great plastic surgery...
She also has the personality/intelligence appeal of a Vaseline sandwich which is why all her ex'es dumped her in short time. Only her beastly looking hubby has remained. She does NOT have a singing voice; it's highly worked on ONLY through today's technological alterations. Observe the multiple background singers cutting in to diminish her screeching... It is her svengali's idea because she can barely act on screen. I'd be surprised if all the $$ he pumps into her presence lasts one more year. You can fool some of the people some of the time?
NO TALENT! When she was on American Idol, she made the show about her and her outfits. How can she judge a singing competition when she can't sing! She looks and acts ridiculous!V 105 Comments
One of the most untalented people I've ever seen. And trust me I've seen a lot. If it wasn't for her last name she wouldn't be anywhere in life.
She's a dumb person and she doesn't deserve to be famous
She ruined "House of wax" for me. Up till her death scene it was going great. That's how bad she is! I couldn't sit through her Death!
She's a rag...V 73 Comments
He is horrible! He is always the same and all he does is look mean in his movies! The man can't act!
He is not all that and a bag of chips like HE thinks he is. He has just been really lucky. He seems to be so in love with himself, what does he need Katie for, (who can't act either).
He has no personality what so ever and it shows in all of his movies like comedy whcih is meant to be funny if he did not know even in them he seems to be the same person tom cruise great actors no matter how famous they are shpuld be seen by the character there playing not the person himself and does not manage to do that. - ANT1231993
He's an okay actor but he is extremely overrated. Some of his movies he coul have done better and he's a very odd dude anyway.V 79 Comments
Brad came to Hollywood for one reason and one reason only...to be famous. He himself was a starstruck little boy and wanted to be a BIG DEAL too. Acting was just the only way for him to get reverence. Being a good actor is not really all that important to him or Angie. They just want the publicity and the PR and the magazine covers. As soon as WE stop drooling all over pretty faces and stop buying the music and watching the movies, maybe Hollywood will bring talent back. Remember when you had to be GOOD to be a movie star? DO you think Dustin, Duvall, Dinero, Nicholson, would be able to make it in Hollywood today? No way. Not pretty enough. We do this to ourselves by what we watch and what we purchase. The Oscars are a joke! Julia Roberts? I'll never get over that one. - eljeran
Why did Troy flop at the box office? All-star cast, strong performance by Bana/O'Toole/Gleeson, amazing special effects. The problem was Brad Pitt's performance as Achilles. I don't know if I am alone on this but I thought he was awful. He has made a career off of his mug and sometimes this won't work, like with Troy. Really, his only great performances were in Fight Club and Snatch. And he was kind of funny in Inglourious Basterds. The rest, overrated.
Re:Troy. Failure at the box office indicates a lack of audience. If the performance wasn't seen, how did it turn people off? - Billyv
Everything about him is average. Acting skills included. Not that good looking and square jaws is an awful thing. I'm Asian and people here always use brad as a logo of hottest guy on earth. When I saw him for the first time I was like SERIOUSLY?!? - elletequila
To Billyv, failure at the box office doesn't mean a lack of audience. It means that the film failed to get the success that the makers wanted it to get. Green Lantern, John Carter, and Catwoman were failures at the box office, but they weren't unseen films. People that saw those films were clearly turned off by them. The same thing must of applied to Troy.V 80 Comments
Ugly and boring. Don't know what people see in him and really don't want to see any more of him.
He's robot... He can't act at all, he's boring. I can't believe he's gonna play Jeff Buckley in a biopic!
Definitely NOT attractive, very immature on screen.
Although the Twilight books & films were the worst things I've ever read/seen, so he really didn't have a lot to work with there...
Really can't stand seeing his faceV 29 Comments
This guy is such a professional entertainer. He also uses same actors in multiple movies which makes me assume he is surrounded by friends in this typically back stabbing business. I actually knew someone who's brother was close friends with him and said he was genuine, sincere and a great friend.
This actor doesn't belong any where near this list. He is supremely funny, authentic, richly creative and cutting edge in all that he does. He is prolific and widely entertaining. He can reach a wide audience and often, does. What a great comedian, lyricist and actor.
I vote because I want to say something about him not because I think he is overrated. To me, he is an extremely amazingly talented human being, who was naturally talented but somehow just have bad choices in roles "lately". If he is ever gonna take on roles like Reign over me, Punch Drunk Love and let's not forget Big Daddy, 50 first dates,... I think I'm just gonna fall in love with his acting all over again. Many said that he is "over his time" but that doesn't mean he is "over his talents' I know he'll be back. You can say all you want haters but the sensation when I watch his GOOD movies (like I mentioned above) will NEVER fade away.
People are very split about this guy. You either love him or hate him.V 66 Comments
Her best role was when she was 10. Its been going downhill ever since. She has zero emotional range and is as monotone as ben stein. I had high hopes for her at one point, but I suppose she received too much acclaim to attempt to improve.
I liked her in "the professional" and "v for vendetta". She used to be one of my favourite actresses. But it looks like her heart stopped beating past puberty. She pretty much ruined "black swan" for me, if find her completely soulless, boring and bland; she doesn't even feel human : so perfect on every levels, she's more machine than woman. Dead inside, no emotions whatsoever. She's as flat and cold as frozen lake.
And since Keira knightley has the same looks plus a functionning circulatory system, I'll stick with her. - Spyan
Overrated in acting? Definitely YES. Gets way too much hype over nothing spectacular. Overrated in looks? Haven't heard people say she was pretty. In fact, I have heard opposite. I don't find her pretty at all. Looks very average. Take away the makeup and glamour of fame, she would not even be considered pretty in real life. Bland face like her acting ability. Horrible body. I suppose those who would find her attractive are probably Star Wars fanboys, where her 'looks' were emphasized with a lot of makeup and considering she was the only main female, it gave the audience something to look at. As usual, many female actors appealing to vastly male audiences do get praised on their looks as they are the only lead in a male dominated movie thus, just by being female, you would be automatically attractive and be overly hyped, even when you're not, which NP perfectly represents.
Just boring.V 57 Comments
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.
There is way more to acting than looking hot.V 32 Comments
This is a highly intelligent creative pioneer. Absolutely love him
Don't know why this actor is so unpopular to many people. He's not a bad actor and he can play very diverse characters. Never saw a movie of him where he is acting badly ( there are some movies with him that are less good but that's not his fault ). Doesn't deserve all the bad comments and critics.
Clearly one of the best actors of our generation and then some. Besides acting, he has a stunning resume which includes writing directing and producing. Some are spoiled when they find success at such a young age. Not so for this phenomenon. He has no competition and can literally play just about any role. He is funny, endearing, tough, honest and no nonsense. I rest assured, whenever I go to a movie that features him I any capacity, that I will be entertained, intrigued and never, ever bored. So grateful for this multi talented performer.
He's a bad actor and he's fat and cheated on jennifer gardnerV 46 Comments
Same thing every movie, same expressions, same tone, same, same, same. So overrated. Looks only get you so far, unfortunately too far.
Actually no. His acting is usually different from Wolf of Wall Street to Inception it's VERY hard to find similar acting. - AlphaQ
Is he really ranked above Nicholas Cage right now? And in Titanic his character is supposed to speak that way. He shouldn't be screaming or whispering to Rose the whole time. This guy in The Departed, Wolf of Wall Street, Gangs of New York, Blood Diamond, and The Aviator he is an amazing actor who uses awesome accents. Especially in Blood Diamond with the African accent. Great Actor who is not overrated.
Overrated, really looks like he's trying too hard. The Gangs Of New York was overrated anyway but he made it worse with all the charisma of a digestive biscuit. And no chemistry with his leading lady.
That's because the leading lady in Gangs of New York was Cameron Diaz. Cameron Diaz - sablo123
If he's a good actor, then I don't know what good acting is... I just don't get. If someones sounds like is acting, making funny voices and stuff... then I just don't like it. I want to believe the story is true, I don't want to feel I'm wathing a soap-opera.V 80 Comments
I think what happened with Jennifer is that she had the greatest publicist of all time. For years, I have been trying to figure out why people say she is so gorgeous and talented. I thought that surely there is something wrong with me. No there is something wrong with everyone else. Jennifer is not pretty at all people! Nor is she a talented actress. She's only good for romantic comedies that flop. What a hack. - kekebaby06
One of the most overrated actresses in Hollywood. A very plain looking, boring character. For the life of me, I just don't understand why she gets so much publicity?
Half the actresses in Hollywood are more talented and certainly more
Beautiful then aniston... Lucky girl great publicist... Put one over
On Hollywood... Brad alluded to the fact that being married to her wasn't
What people thought it was... Imagine as boring as she is.
Never cared for her, but when People made her divorce their cover story over the Florida school shooting... For perspective, let it be known that at same magazine had put Columbine front and center on their cover back in the day.V 49 Comments
Talk about one of the dullest performers of all time, I am surprised he didn't make an appearance in twilight.
So many bad actors and only one vote! I'm voting for Matty because I watch some movie he did with Kate Hudson (another gem of an actor) and I don't think he wore a shirt in the entire movie. - Ok Matt. We get it. You have muscles. Congratulations. But Matty, showing off muscles doesn't make you an actor. In fact, you can be a great actor and not have muscles. I. E. - Paul Newman, Philip Seymore Hoffman... Viggo Mortensen.
Not sure why Brad Pitt is hated so much. Did anyone see him in "Burn After Reading"? He played a moron pretty well. Geez I hope he was acting... - corebare32
His ridiculous, overdone, trying-too-hard speech mannerisms make me want to kick him in the teeth until he can pronounce the letter "s" without whistling it on purpose. He must think that makes him sexy, so he does it all the time. Once you pick upon it it's just obvious and completely pulls you out of whatever you are watching with this buffoon in it. And he can't really act. He just does Matthew Mcconaughey ALL THE TIME. Incredibly annoying douchebag. He should limit himself to underwear commercials, he'd be spot on in those, because we wouldn't have to look at his dumbass face.
He is really bland. He is lucky he has that Oscar "win" because I wonder how he made cash from failed rom-coms.V 51 Comments
Fabulous actor with passion and intelligence.
What an impressive resume. Absolutely the best there is.
He's known for his brilliance. He is exciting and convincing and passionate in each and every role.
Like the guy from the You don’t say memes? He’s greatV 49 Comments
If I were a woman, I'd fall for your looks, if I were a movie director, you'd never get hired.
One of my favorite actors. He has taken on so many different roles and imbued them each with unique characteristics that define them I the most interesting way.
He is at best a mediocre actor, I think the best performance he turned out was in The Day the Earth Stood Still which reminded me of Arnold Schwarzenegger in T2 where they both had to play an alien/cyborg respectively and they didn't have to worry about 'appearing' human. Reeves comes across as a very cardboard actor who lacks any ability to play any other role than the rookie/west coast surfer type/naive newcomer. The only travesty is that I'm unable to think of a 'bad' film he's been in!
Most lovable bad actor out there. - HysteriXxDV 44 Comments
I think he's hysterical, intelligent and wonderful. I love every movie I've ever seen him in.
Fabulous and hysterical comedian and actor who can sing as well
What an amazing comedic actor. Love him so much
He's a man child. That's the only role he has ever played.V 38 Comments
Oh my god people are so harsh to judge other actors before you write something on this page first take a look at your self it is not nice to belittle people and that of actors who make more money than you and I any ways getting back to David Caruso he was awesome in Jade what a great detective he made and his acting was flawless in every way. And.C.S.I. Miami. He loves the camera in a different way to portray a good cop and has a lot of meaning behind it. Thanks. For everything David. Keep up the good work
Awful. Oh my God is he bad.
What would he do without sunglasses?
Caruso is genuinely talented... in a single type of role. Well a single role actually. That's quite limiting but still better than many hacks on this list.V 2 Comments
Drop dead gorgeous and oozing charisma. Love to watch him. He was amazing in "The Descendants"
Charming and intelligent as all get out. What a cool guy. The most handsome actor that ever was
This actor is richly authentic in every role he has ever taken on. He is believable and understated when that is what is called for. He is a gracious actor who makes his costars shine, as well. I'm so grateful for every movie he has ever entertained us with.
I did like syriana, but nothing to do with him I just thought it was a good story, be he thinks every body loves him, we don't - gruppenfuhrerV 48 Comments
Dudes! Vote her.. She is not an actress.. Still she gets millions of dollars..
I don't think that Jessica Alba is a bad actress like the media are trying to tell us ( once they spread the word it's like suddenly everybody agrees ). She was awesome good in the T.V. series " Dark angel " but after that people noticed her just for her good looks ( and don't tell me that she's ugly ) and not for her acting skills anymore. She didn't get many chances to play descent movies after that. Now and then there's a good movie and when that happens she gives very good performances. I think she's rather underrated for her acting. People seems only to put her down because it's becoming almost normal after all the media " lies " to do so. The truth is that she's not a bad actress, but one who deserves better roles.
Brutal actress... she NEVER sounds like shes not reading the script when she talks on film. Her emotions are as obviously phony as her... - VADERtheIMPALER
Famous just because of her body. - TruthsV 21 Comments
Lovely and very authentic actress. Wonderful to watch.
Such an exciting and challenge seeking actress and human being. Love her so much
She's such an amazing and wonderful actress that never fails to deliver
She is the definition of bland.V 18 Comments
His acting range is quite limited, but as long as mindless action flicks exist, his career will be keep going.
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.
Easily the worst actor I've ever seen that is making big money...unbelievable!V 14 Comments
My child and I regularly burst out laughing while watching the Harry Potter movies simply because of her intensely bad acting. We ended up barely able to watch them anymore because of her. And since, I sometimes see these "star" photographs of her, with comments about her being the epitome of beauty etc. - that's another howler... She is one of the most profoundly ordinary looking girls I have ever seen, there is nothing spectacular or remarkable about her looks at all... So weird...
Does her resume really deserve the hype she gets? Let's be honest people like Hermione and they think Emma is cute. Other than that she can't act and for me personally she comes off as full of it in her interviews.
There is no doubt that Emma Watson is a gorgeous young woman, but I wouldn't say that she's the WORST actress in the world. The Harry Potter movies are good, but she is not the best at acting.
I don't know why she's ranked the 7th best actress of all time. That's dumb. - 445956V 29 Comments
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.
I actually think she's a great actress. Not a great personal life but an intelligent thoughtful actress who informs her roles with authenticity and heart.
So much wasted potential. Loved her in Mean Girls. She had the future before his hands and she jettisoned it.V 13 Comments
Most of the people in the top 10 are just bad actors, not overrated. Meryl Streep is a highly rated actress, despite the fact she can only do annoyingly over the top melodramatic. She has one facial expression and one acting preset, which can't really be classed as acting if she does the same thing all the time. There are much better actresses who get half the acclaim Streep does
Look, Meryl Streep maybe a good actress but she isn't the best actress of all time like most people say. She is extremely overrated and she only got 13 Oscar nods because most of them are landmark films. If a film is nominated for best picture the chances are some of the actors/actresses will get nominated because big film get noticed by the Academy. And the rest, after someone wins an Oscar the Academy follows their career making it a lot easier to get noticed, for example, Sean Penn was finally nominated for Dead Man Walking and got several of them till he won for Mystic River. Just because Streep puts on an accent in all her films, doesn't mean you should praise her as the greatest actress ever. Her movies with accents is just a smoke screen. Shes no better than anyone actress in Hollywood. She just gets offer huge roles. Besides she lost her first Oscar. She must not care that much about them
Streep is terribly overrated. She may have some talent but ruins many scenes shes in by over-dramatizing the role to no end. People complain about Shatner overacting, but I find her considerably more irritating. If you told her to pick up a pencil to write a store list, she would make it all about her, add dramatic pauses where they don't belong and try to misdirect the scene from other more important aspects of the situation. It has evolved to the point where I fast forward thru her parts so I don't have to listen or watch. There is a difference between "acting" and overindulging your ego to make the part something its not. The backlash I'm sure I'll receive for my opinion is what stops others from saying as much. I know many people in my extended group have ranked her the #1 overrated actress of all time. Not to mention she is very homely. Thank goodness she didn't make King Kong.
Watched her in The Post. Tom Hanks saved the movie for me... watching her in multiple movies you start to notice a pattern where she says something, walks out a room, turns her top half of her body back says something dramatic or coquettish to her co-star, and laughs then swans her way out of the room. Lots of showboating ensues in her films. Dull.V 118 Comments
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.
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.
Two words: Hannah Montana. But she got better as she grew out of her rebel phase.V 36 Comments
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.
It's one thing seeing her on all of the "best singers" list. But when I start seeing her in the top 30 of the best actresses lists I have a problem. - DaWyteNightV 19 Comments
She is the cure for insomnia. The reason she hasn't solidified the #1 position in granite here is beyond me. The X-files were rendered unwatchable with this talentless hack. I was glad that she went into relative obscurity for some time but was compelled to gripe when she started taking on a larger role in Hannibal.
The fact that she plays the same monotone character in every appearance would only lead to the conclusion that she is a real-life walking cadaver with zero personality, zero talent, and zero appeal.
She is always complaining about everything. Now she is blaming Hollywood about her wrong decisions about her now irrelevant and finished career.
Blame yourself idiot. Being so arrogant about American Film and T.V. industry and thinking that UK would save your career was so pathetic.
That is what happens when you bite the hand that feeds you.
Dreadful, no one more monotonous... How did she ever get work?
Overrated in everything - gruppenfuhrerV 11 Comments
Amazing intelligence informs all the roles he inhabits.
The very best there is. Totally underrated
Not overrated at all, in fact I don't think most great actor surveys put him high enough.
He was really good in a movie called I Am Sam great movie when he had that disability in that movie he was great.V 28 Comments
She just plays herself in every movie. - CraZee
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. - Pitstop325
People always put her in the "sexy woman" role, but she is ugly as a stick. But side roles, suit her well.
I liked her in Pretty Woman, not a movie I would see more then twice. Saying that I think she is a bit phones and definitely not a sister. She was only happiest stealing a husband.V 116 Comments
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.
Yes you have a really nice body, but one nothing but another member of the cast from twilight who can't act. - LavenderMusic
I have no idea why people like him. He plays the worst werewolf in the history of cinema.
The hottest guy everV 12 Comments
I find him real and endearing. Absolutely adore him.
Such a capable and authentic actor. One of the best
I love this guy. Always look forwArd to seeing any movie he's in. Great skill.
Acting...? nahV 19 Comments
So adorable with wonderful heart wrenching performances. Love, love, love her.
Intelligent and warm actress. You can't help but to see her kindness as it always shines through
I wouldn't call her as an overrated actress. After all, a talented actress like her deserves to be on the spotlights.
Nope.V 5 Comments
Definitely overrated... He thinks that he's the greatest just because he's considered attractive... No real good movies, really bad acting
He's an ugly male prostitute not an actor and his movies are horrible.
I am a guy but he's super funny in 21 Jump Street. In the movie Step Up he was great also great dancer he's funny and he was the best part of 21 Jump Street. Great dancer funny in White House Down at some parts.
Stud. - HysteriXxDV 9 Comments
This actress can do it all! Drama, action, comedy, you name it. Her acting is almost natural ( it looks like she don't act ), like she " IS " the person in real life whatever character she's portraying in the movie. This actress doesn't belong on this list. She's one of the best actresses of all time.
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.
Shes great I love her shes hotV 9 Comments
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.
Did anybody really believe he was a great actor to begin with?
The man will never learn how to act EVER!
Possibly, the baddest joke the entertainment industry has ever made.V 4 Comments
Undeserved critics that he is a one-dimensional actor who plays over and over the same characters. Maybe true for some part but even so, the characters he's playing are very well performed. Just because he is not versatile as an actor doesn't mean that he is a bad actor. Overrated? Nobody ever said that he was an exeptional actor who can play everything. So?
Scarlett Johansson just stares at whomever is opposite her (or the screen) with her mouth slightly parted.
For someone who wants to be known for her acting, she sure makes sure everyone notices her body (probably because she knows her acting is not that good)
Never impressed by any of her acting and her looks are totally overrated
She always plays the same character that interestingly enough always has the same vacant look. Many people claim she is "subtle", but that would imply something good. What I think Scarlett Johansson is completely lack-luster, in reality. As far as her being a sex symbol, maybe her body, but facially, like I said, vacant. There is no fire. It isn't even a dreamy vacant. She is boring, and usually way overdone with the makeup and the tight clothing. I find her to be one of the most over-hyped "hotties" of Hollywood.
She should be a porn star. I can't respect an actress that want to put a sex symbol image and reconstructed her own face ans body. She is not even that beautiful or talented. Just an average actress. - CdomV 93 Comments
She is very annoying and untalented
Not an actress. She's a part of the new 'entertainment industry' in the last 15 years where you get famous by looking hot and posing half naked like Paris. At least Marilyn Monroe was in 'Some Like it Hot'.
I didn't realize she was an actress. Never watched anything with her in it on purpose and to me she could easily just be a sex doll puppet crafted by the surgeon and existing in a void I have no interest in.
I thought she'd be higher. I'm so shocked that my eyeballs bulged right out of their sockets.V 27 Comments
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
An actor with a career of more than hundred of movies ( many of them are cult-classics ) and still there are people who are saying that this actor is overrated? With such an impressive career it's normal that some movies were less good than others but to call him an overrated actor is really ridiculous. People who are thinking that this exeptional actor is overrated or even a bad actor (? ) have really bad judging capacities or not very sane in their minds if you ask me. This actor really doen't belong here! Robert De Niro on this list just doesn't feel right. Get him out of this list!
I would not say he was overrated at all. He may just be the most versatile actor to have ever lived or even the best.V 25 Comments
At number 41 we have the first actor that can actually qualify as being overrated.
All the others, and I mean ALL the others before him, are either actors who are not regarded as great and just starred in commercially successful movies, or are great actors who happened to have also starred in mediocre movies that didn't showcase their range. Maybe Meryl Streep qualifies. Not because she is in any way weak, she really did deliver masterful performances, especially in the first decades of her career. But because it appears each of her performances, no matter how good, gets praise, even if the role in the screenplay is mediocre and doesn't give her much to work with, thus her performance is only solid. But even she is nowhere near being overrated in what she is capable of doing.
But other actors on the list are even more undeserving of being called overrated:
Yes, Angelina Jolie has starred in action movies that focused on her body rather than her acting ...more - Martin_Canine
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!
All those actors back then were awesome. Now movies today are lousy. Bring all those actors back then back to life so we can see more excellent movies instead of lousy day actors who always are in the same roles. Back then, you could not run out of ideas whatsoever.
OVERRATED, hackV 6 Comments
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
Not about the sexiness guys, it's about how overrated they are, get a grip
Who?V 11 Comments
I actually love lady gaga's acting skills she was great as a helpful waitress in Sin City A dame to kill for and she was fantastic as La Chameleon in Machete Kills and even won best actress golden globe for American Horror Story Hotel as a phenomenal and the memorable Countess Elizabeth and before that she did a really good acting job in her music video Marry the Night
A bunch of documentaries, tours, and a Simpsons episode don't count as "acting".
Entertainers and actors/actresses are different categories even if they appears in movies like "machete".
She's more overrated as a singer than an actress.V 5 Comments
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.
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.
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.
Don't like him - gruppenfuhrerV 15 Comments
Things you never have to ask : Geez I wonder if Johnny Depp is going to play a weird/quirky character in this movie?
Yes Johnny bloody Depp might be good at playing a wacky, almost psychopathic character, but that's ALL he is good at. It seriously annoys me how everyone thinks he's the greatest thing on earth because he's really, really not. Nor is he even that good-looking... just gonna throw that out there.
You obviously have not seen his older work. And regarding his Tim Burton roles... He is one of the BEST character actors EVER! You are just simply wrong and have not watched enough movies to judge him as an actor
I wouldn't call jonny the worst actor today, but sadly I believe he'll get the next oscar he's nominated for. Just like the most overrated actor we fuss over today denzel.
I love Johnny Depp's characters. I think Johnny Depp's characters are brilliant creations. I love seeing the quirky characters in the movies I enjoy. However, I cannot say that Johnny Depp himself is brilliant.V 31 Comments
Love him. Intelligent and trans formative actor.
Bottom of the pile
Hasn't been in a movie I like. My mother loves him.
Sexy! man acting is okV 1 Comment
Deserves to be at the TOP of this list. She's the most overrated actress of all time. Doesn't deserve half of her awards, and much less the Oscar for Silver Linings Playbook. Her only good performance was in Winter's Bone, all the rest was just a huge package of overrated performances. It's funny cause she beats Kate Winslet to become the youngest actress with more Oscar nominations, while she's not even CLOSE to Kate Winslet talent as an actress. Very, very, very overrated.
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.
When I saw the movie "American hustle" and later on read the critics it was like that suddenly she was the greatest actress alive in this world. Honestly, she doesn't stand out against the real talented Amy Adams in this movie.
She's only a tiny bit pretty and a terrible actress. - 445956V 38 Comments
Does he have any talent? He is an average dancer with a lot of luck! His acting is awful and somehow it seems for me as if he had in Hollywood a lot of connections/friends so that we are pretty much condemned to see him play!
After seeing him in roles like Alpha Dog and the Guru I found myself very impressed as he exceeded my expectations. He's funny on film and in real life but he does serious roles well too. There is a reason he's been a repeat host on SNL. Live comedy skits are not easy to do for even legendary actors. I'm not saying he's the greatest and either is anyone else for that matter but Timberlake is an overall talented guy and deserves respect as an entertainer
Good. Has talent as a singer and actor. Doesn't really do serious parts though. He's more of a Hollywood star than a serious actor. He may someday try a difficult part and we'll see if he can do it.
He can sing and dance, I don't consider him an actor, he is alright, I think he might think a lot more highly of his talents and looks, than most others do.V 8 Comments
Very good. I can list a dozen of his movies I absolutely love. He rarely does interviews and when he does he VERY sincere. He hates doing them too because he thinks most of Hollywood is bull. Love him.
Bit of a grump in real life but a man's man - a rarity these days. All male actors are vain though - so he's probably like the rest in that regard. Don't think he has a large acting range -pulls the same faces all the time but who cares. He's a one off. A national treasure. Kiss me Harrison.
He should have stop making movies in the mid nineties; everything since then has been an embarrassment.
Gritty engagingV 3 Comments
Absolutely charming capable believable and wonderful. He's the best
This guy really can't act. The worst are the romantic comedies ( A lot like love, Guess who... ).And in more serious roles like for example " The butterfly effect" he is not believable. How a untalented actor like him still gets roles and attention by the Hollywood executives is unbelievable. Way too overrated to be called an actor in fact. He's just a silly entertainer and an idiot if you ask me.
Wonderful moving performer. Go crazy when I get to watch him
bahV 9 Comments
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