Most Overrated Movies

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Many won't agree at first I know this. But watch one of these films again and think.

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21 The Godfather

This is a MASTERPIECE! AFI has this ranked #2 to only Citizen Kane. It is written and directed like an Italian opera. This is "the" best thing to come out of Hollywood in the last 40 years. Even if you don't like it, you have to appreciate what great movie it is. Godfather should be nowhere near this list. Anyone who cannot appreciate this movie knows nothing about films. Sorry if Fast & Furious 6 is your limits of taste.

I agree here. This movie just help influence the way criminal thug life would be redefined. It was a very good film but not spectacular. I think that Angels With Dirty Faces was better because it did not glorify gangster life. It showed how doing the wrong things had consequences. You do not find that here with the Godfather.

Too overrated, I can't stand it. I wonder how really this film can appeal to so may people when it deals just with mafia and gangsters. Is mafia and gangsters the essence of cinema? I think that there was and still is too much propaganda for The Godfather. It's certainly not a masterpiece! What's going on with people's minds?

The Godfather? More like The Borefather!

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22 The Avengers

Not let's be clear, overrated doesn't mean that something is bad yet everyone seems to enjoy it. It simply means that something is given more credit than it deserves. And let's face it, The Avengers is completely over-rated. We have been waiting for this for awhile, yet it gives off too much of an "America $%&# Yeah" sort of feel to it.

Lets be honest the movies on here are here simply because we hate it but are probably not THAT bad movies, well they are pretty bad but the ratio of hype to actual value isn't that different, this had so much hype, and ratio wise its pretty overrated because I think it doesn't have much actually good artistic value in it, just explosions, special effects taken form every other marvel movie already made and put together, at least they are good actors

This movie isn't bad but it's definitely not as good as people say. The story is literally bad guy (but a cool one) does something bad, the avengers assemble and catch the bad guy who obviously has a plan, then they fight against each other and bad guy escapes, attacks the city and they beat him. That's it. Maybe it does have some cool effects and actors are pretty good. But, really, what's so special about it. The plot is weak and there is no character development. I watched it multiple times and still can't see what's so good about it.

Gay ass film.

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23 Scarface

To gaali121, the violence is not the reason why there are people that know this film is overrated. People can love Nip/Tuck and think that Scarface is overrated. People can love American Horror Story or even the Law and Order shows and think that Scarface is overrated. The main people that would think that Scarface is entertaining are either drug users or people that became criminals because of this overrated tripe. Those people are probably the main users of that dumb, over-used catchphrase, and it was probably the last phrase some of them used before they got blown away by either drug runners or cops. If you think that violence and a bunch of cursing is all a movie needs to be a masterpiece, then several movies made for the Syfy channel are wonderful works of art.

This should be in the top 10 part of this list. Plus, this film's fanbase is among the worst.

It's a great movie. It's supposed to be entertaining. And entertain you, it does. Those who were not entertained by this movie, well, I guess you can't take in on-screen violence - gaali121

How can a movie be good if it has no character devellopement

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24 Anomalisa

Even though barely anyone knows what this movie is. - JakePlaid

25 American Sniper
26 The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug
27 Star Wars Episode IV - A New Hope

Finding someone else who doesn't like Star Wars is one of the most difficult things I've ever tried, it's like half the Earth loves Star Wars, and I never understood why, it's really lame, the whole I am your father thing wasn't as cool to me as everyone claimed it is, they were like "oh my god that's one of the best movie twists ever! " But honestly it wasn't that cool to me, and this movie at times is REALLY boring, even the action wasn't that interesting, and all the space Battles weren't cool either mostly because the effects are REALLY dated, also why do all the fans think these movies are perfect? Literally everyone I talk to who says Star Wars is awesome says the original trilogy was completely flawless, did they just choose to ignore any problems the movies had? I just don't like Star Wars and maybe one day I'll finally meet someone who agrees with me

*The "I am your father" scene was in Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back, not this one. Carry on. - MasonOcker

It's a good movie. But people call this flawless and the greatest movie of all time. For the record, not every movie is perfect. Frozen has its flaws (the villain? ), but it's still a great movie. This one is treated like God made it. But if Lucas didn't make this, then where would special effects be now? This is good, but not as good as everyone says. You have to understand that it's been almost forty years since this movie was released, and there are better movies out there. The Force Awakens was much cooler than this, although it felt the same as this one.

A good movie. When it came out I remember that this movie was very entertaining and the special effects were amazing to watch on the big screen. The problem came afterwards when the movie became such a succes ( for a good reason ) and people became obsessed with it ( especcialy after the first trilogy ). I don't think that this movie is overrated but it's the all " Star wars concept " that in time became overrated by fanatics.

There are worse star wars films like the last jedi and the prequels - ikerevievs

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28 Kill Bill - Volume One

The fights (with the exception of the one at the beginning) are pretty lackluster and for a movie that gets endless amounts of praise for it's originality, it doesn't seem very original; especially when one considers the fact that it's made up almost entirely of other movies. This would be fine had it done the other movies justice, but.. Well, lets just say I'm calling it overrated for a reason.

Quentin Tarantino likes to make movies about girls who kill people in impossible ways. It's very genius, if you don't actually think about it.

I am a pretty big Tarantino fan but I really don't see the love for wither of the Kill Bill movies. They're not fun, I find them off-putting and completely lacking in the intelligent, razor-sharp dialogue of films like Pulp Fiction or Dogs. Dunno, guys. Not too much of fan of these ones.

A woman with a sword? Boring!

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29 The Blair Witch Project

Its one of the few movies that I stopped watching it

SO STUPID! Found footage type of movies are the most annoying things ever! They try to make it realistic when actually it is just the most stressful and hardest thing to watch. This movie is the worst - missyweirdo

How did this crap become a classic? - RalphBob

Your time has come, Blair Witch Project, to get off the planet. You are no longer a good movie. That is not to say you were a good movie in the first place either.

Hyped-up trash. - gaali121

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30 American Beauty

I mean, come on, a guy who's filming plastic bags in the wind and we're supposed to say " Wow, what a great movie " (? ).

You singled out the plastic bag in the whole movie. And I'm supposed to say "Wow, what a great analysis " (? ). - gaali121

Worst movie ever to win the Best Picture Oscar. there are not many movies out there that infuriate me as much as this one. Not a single character worth caring about, and a stupid script, bad acting, and boring as hell. No sane, intelligent human being would think this was a good film.

That would be "Forrest Gump" you're talking about, man. Because "American Beauty" is a great piece of cinema. - gaali121

Excellent movie. It does not take itself seriously. People fail to realize that. Has to be watched in a certain frame of mind. - gaali121

Great film. Before I saw it, I hated it due to it beating The Matrix for Best Picture. After I saw the movie, I was so wrong. This movie is terrific. - BeatlesFan1964

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31 The Fast and the Furious

"The Fast and the Furious" movies are some of the most overrated films of all time. I really don't understand how these movies draw so much revenue when they're the same as any other generic, forgettable action movie. These movies don't have any plot, no character development, and don't give us any reason to care for the characters. I hope this franchise comes to an end soon. - rapaddict97

So overrated. Period. Throw anything with cars and boys will love it to death.

Maybe ok for kids but all those so Obvious CGI effects made this film unreal. Can't believe that they made so many follow-ups for such an overrated movie.

32 The Secret Life of Pets

Toy story with pets, and most of the actual funny parts in the trailer. But of course people loved it because cute animals. It's no way horrible (decent animation/voice acting) but seriously Illumination Animation made this movie for the sole purpose of profit, not creativity. But it's not the most overrated of all time, I just thought it should be higher - Phillip873

Too many toys, played the trailer too much in the Theater, bad acting, illumination makes this movie like a god, rips off toy story 3 times, stupid minion Easter eggs, horrible fanbase, do I have to say more, this movie is trash!

This is a toy story ripoff coming from the studio who made minions and sing...And it's lower than SHREK - Himalayansalt

I think it's okay.

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33 The Smurfs

It can't be overrated if no-one thought it was good in the first place

It's not really overrated because people hate the live action versions. The only smurfs movie I hate is the second one.

They made a movie about this?

How is this overrated? It's garbage.

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34 Despicable Me 2

Overrated, Annoying the hype is everywhere! From curtains, to clothing, to stuffed animals, IT IS DRIVING ME INSANE.

I'm 18 years old girl and I really like this movie. I don't think it is overrated at all. This movie can be watched over and over again which is that what I do with this one and the first one only skipping little parts of it but watch most of it again. In fact I've been wanting to get minion or minion thing for a long time now and I will get it soon since where I live which is Canada has these things and since my birthday is coming up in 2 and a half week I can ask my parents to get them to me as part of a gift basket present. Having said that really liked the movie and is not overrated at all. - LucyLu18

Honestly it wasn't that good, but I would watch this ANY day over "minions" - Phillip873

Off The list Now! Its Great!

Despicable me 1 was tolarable, but this one, adding almost no important storyline to the franchise, coming before the even worse " Minions" movie, was just so much to take. - alimarashian

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35 Inception

A terrific movie in every sense of he word

A bit overrated but still a lot of fun.

It's interstellar that's overrated

Finally someone had to add this movie,it never won an oscar,its an underrated movie by critics but could be overrated by people - zxm

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36 Iron Man 3

I didn't find the film really awesome as how everyone said. I will give it 6/10.

Slightly better than Iron Man 2. But still the movie is bad.

Hey this movie was more overrated than The Avengers.

The climax was like someone set fire to a bee farm. - gaali121

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37 The Lego Movie

I just want to throw Legos at everyone who insists this is the greatest animated movie ever, complains about how it didn't get nominated for an Oscar, or sings that stupid song at me.

This movie is vastly overrated. It's nothing but a 100-minute Lego commercial.

It may not be a "great" movie, but compared to a lot of the animated crap their making I rally liked it and had fun watching it. - LostInAParadox

Gosh, people. Yes this film was overrated, but it wasn't bad. - Drawbox

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38 Tangled

The characters are annoying at best and completely unlikable at worst. The entire plot is stupid - it has too many implausible actions and twists, the magic just happens to work in a forced, convenient way (this includes being a deus ex machina), and the whole plot could've been avoided if it weren't for the villain's contrived idiocy. The songs weren't great either, and saying that the good animation redeems the film is like saying that the nice graphics redeem Sonic 2006.

This is one of the best animated films ever. The characters, the songs and dare I say, the story, are all great. I do not understand how anyone can find anything in this to dislike. Inside out is a terrible animated movie.

Not overrated at all my favorite Disney movie ever its great any one who thinks the plot is stupid does not understand. A great plot is was a fantastic set up also Frozen's plot was hard to understand. - JustinDanger

Frozen is overrated. Not Tangled. - gaali121

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39 Deadpool

I never understood the hype. It really wasn't that great. It wasn't different from any other superhero movie. When it came out, it seemed like everyone WORSHIPPED this movie! I guess I'm not a fan of overrated hype...

Thank goodness I am not alone! I thought I was the only one who thought this film was kind of offbeat! I don't care about any dislikes. I have my own opinions! - BoltMarksman

No matter how much dislikes I got on this comment but I have said it before and saying this again this movie is a plain boring movie with so much overrated,and deadpool isn't even like that the movie represented - zxm

The most boring and overrated movie of this year.plain actions,hero saves heroine at the end,like 4 or 5 other movies and got 8.5 on IMDB - zxm

40 E.T. - The Extra-Terrestrial

The game is even worse than the movie!

Really forgettable. First time seeing it I found it very hard to believe it was "The film that moved America" because it was so boring. I hardly even remember what happens and maybe that is for the best. How can something so boring be one of the most critically acclaimed movies of its time?

I watched the 1st part. I really didn't pay attention to the 2nd part - michaelthecritic

Another superbly overrated movie. Still cannot get the "deep meaning" or "emotions" in this one.
Spielberg's a great director, but he definitely knew how to cash in. - gaali121

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