Most Overrated Movies on IMDb's Top 250


The Top Ten

1 The Dark Knight

Ok let's see some of the dark knight flaws:

1)Little to no two face: Don't get me wrong, he wasn't suppose to be the main focus of the film or even some of them but he is one of the most complex and most interesting characters in batman history, and this movie didn't do him justice (no pun intended). And yes I know he is really good as Harvey Dent, but when he becomes two face, not only he becomes a "practically" different character, but his transformation from hero to villain (mentally) is kinda rushed

2)Christian Bale as batman: He doesn't blend in with the character very well and he is not that interesting in this movie particularly (if you want more of why Christian Bale doesn't really seem like a good casting choice for batman, check out Nostalgia Critic's:old vs new Batman vs the dark knight)

3) The batman voice: I know a lot of people have been making fun of this voice, but I needed to address it. This voice is just so silly, and it is really distracting ...more

Like it the first time because the Joker (overrated himself as he has no emotional depth, just laughs in every scene) but the second time; actually playing attention to the story, it was just plain silly.

I just didn't see what all the hype was about and Christian bale's character was rather boring!

A movie that is awesome but a disgrace for batman!...considering this to be one of the best movies of all time is ABSURD!

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2 The Dark Knight Rises

For this movie to be on IMDb's top 250 is favoritism at its worst.

This movie sucks.

The worst movie on imdb top 250.

Terrible film!

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3 The Shawshank Redemption

It's a great movie, but I don't think it belongs in the top spot.

Very good movie, but kind surprising its on top. - zxm

Shouldn't even be on 250; its average movie, one time view only - dubbelvla

The fans of this film are the most annoying bastards on Earth. If you go onto reddit and say something bad about it, the Shawshank fanboys will jump down your throat.

4 Marvel's The Avengers

I just don't understand the overpowering popularity of this film. Yes, it is an entertaining summer popcorn movie with lots of action and special effects. But is it really of great quality that deserves to be compared to classic award-winners? I just don't see it.

This movie sucked. I hated this movie. A horrible film.

This movie sucks

Feel like watching Transformers: Dark Of The Moon twin brother. Too much CGI for me sometimes makes any recent film include this one cheap and crap.

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5 American Beauty

The USA made much better films - Alexandr

I don't think this film is very good at all.

American Beauty is just pretentious, self important crap for creepy and sad middle-age men who never heard of the words "Jailbait" or "Statutory Rape".

6 Amelie

This Movie is really boring! For Sure it's an overrated movie

7 Scarface

I think criminals gave most of the IMDb votes to this movie.

8 Braveheart

Mel Gibson's 1994 vanity project is not only vaguely insulting, but also somewhat sloppy in construction. There are some great action scenes, but Mel Gibson's weak acting and directing, as well as ridiculously inaccurate historical 'truths' (for example: Kind Edward actually died after Wallace, having begun invading Scotland again) and a lack of general intrigue. It is a juvenile, sloppy mess.

One of the worst films on IMDb's Top 250.

9 Django Unchained

I'm really surprised that this is in the top 250. - PositronWildhawk

10 The Matrix

Does anyone still care bout it no Kay then

The Contenders

11 Interstellar

Christopher Nolan is the most overrated director on IMDb.

Christopher Nolan gets way too much credit from his fans.

12 Kill Bill: Volume 1

It's weird that many similar films made before this one aren't even placed that high on imdb. Not that they deserve to. This dumb movie don't deserve to either. I guess this one was placed higher than those similar films because this film had a blonde woman as the main character and those similar movies didn't.

13 2001: A Space Odyssey


14 Inception

Pretty good and fun to watch. But what is just listed a second ago is why Inception should not be the 13 greatest movie ever it is more of an action movie.

Good movie, but overrated by unintelligent morons.

Pretty good but not the 13th best movie ever.

The film is weird, but that don't make it a masterpiece.

15 Pulp Fiction

This did not entertain me in the slightest.

The most overrated piece of useless trash I've ever seen - Alexandr

More like T.V. movie for me. Plain boring

16 Saving Private Ryan
17 Fight Club

This should be no. 1. Stupid movie!

18 Black Swan
19 Zootopia

It was a good movie, but not top 250 worthy - kempokid

Frozen deserved to be on the Top 250 more than this terrible Shark Tale rip-off aimed at furries. - PerfectImpulseX

Awful SJW Crap

20 Indiana Jones and the Raiders of the Lost Ark
21 Citizen Kane

Worst ending ever..Rosebud is negligible.

22 La La Land

Its Not Bad But Its Overrated - VideoGamefan5

23 A Clockwork Orange

I'm not saying this is a bad movie but is sure is detestable for me, and that's not just because of its moral message. The entire wreaks of disgusting visuals and putrid acting/dialogue. I wish this movie had never been made, but of course because its Kubrick its hailed as a controversial masterpiece. Controversy does not equal cinematic genius and neither does that sickening facial expression and glass of milk. I hate having to see this in a top 100 movies of all time, and speaking from an objective stance it really isn't that good.

Who the hell added this here? A Clockwork Orange is a true masterpiece. I can only assume that if you don't like it, you're not intelligent enough to understand it. - farckashkun

24 Spirited Away
25 The Godfather

Why would someone say that The Godfather is one of the most overrated movies on IMDB? It's one of the greatest movies I had ever seen and It definitely deserves all the praise that It is getting. - BurnAux

I bet you all the same people who say Godfather is overrated have seen all Adam Sandler movies and rated half of them 10/10 - farckashkun

This movie was great but far not the greatest ever - Alexandr

I fell asleep in the first half hour. BORING

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26 The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers

It's veeeryy boring; more than 2 hours they just walk on hills and talk - dubbelvla

27 Alien
28 Gladiator
29 Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King

Sweet fairytale but not pure brilliance - Alexandr

Not the best in the trilogy and certainly not even Top 100 film, let alone Top 10.

30 The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring

Maybe it was a smash hit 15 years ago; try to watch it today - dubbelvla

31 There Will Be Blood
32 Avengers: Infinity War

To be fair, I would consider it about a "7.4 out of 10" overall as far as Marvel movies go, but when it has stuff like Spider-Verse and the first Avengers to compete against, that is just plain PITIFUL - xandermartin98

This film will likely get down-voted from imdb's top 250, but for the moment, it's one of the most overrated movies on imdb's top 250. This film is Overrated Garbage.

33 Forrest Gump
34 Vertigo
35 Green Mile
36 Toy Story 3
37 No Country for Old Men
38 How to Train Your Dragon

Shouldn't be on the top 250 lol.

39 The Godfather Part II
40 Raging Bull
41 The Big Lebowski
42 One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest

This flick is in absolutely every Too Movies list there is. Why? What's so good about it? - farckashkun

2 hours of retarded people, why is this even considered a good movie?

43 Léon: The Professional
44 Reservoir Dogs

This is too overrated. Everything is almost copied of the fifties movie "Kiss me deadly", of Robert Aldrich. The originality should be given to the latter instead of Tarantino.

45 The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly
46 Sin City
47 Mystic River
48 Life is Beautiful
49 Bohemian Rhapsody (2018)
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Top Remixes (9)

1. The Dark Knight
2. Zootopia
3. La La Land
1. The Shawshank Redemption
2. Forrest Gump
3. Gladiator
1. 2001: A Space Odyssey
2. A Clockwork Orange
3. Amelie

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