Top 10 Movies People Call the Best Movie of a Year but Aren't

This list is not opinionated, it's specifically saying a movie is the most overrated in the year it came out in

The Top Ten

1 Forrest Gump

Going to go over this once, and only once: I love this movie. I absolutely love this movie. Tom Hanks is one of my all time favorite actors. However, this is definitely not the best movie of 1994. It is not even my favorite movie of 1994. Disagree with me all you want, but the truth is, The Shawshank Redemption is better. Yes, I have watched both movies over 100 times, and I have said this over 100 times, but The Shawshank Redemption is my favorite movie. - jack2244

2 Titanic

Sappy romance movie. Look, I believe this film has a brilliant cast. But I'm sorry Cameron, I have to go against this movie. You put in a brilliant cast, but this is, just, not the movie for the brilliant cast. And one last thing, how is Titanic preferred over Life is Beautiful? - jack2244

You should have put Zootopia and Frozen here - christangrant

3 The Empire Strikes Back

I'm going to put it this way. I love this movie. It is one of my favorite movies. But even then, I don't believe it's the best movie of 1980. Yes, I just disagreed with The Empire Strikes Back being the best movie of 1980. Fight me, but I have found a movie I prefer over it. Wondering what that is? Raging Bull - jack2244

4 Fight Club

I apologize that I added this. I could argue whether The Matrix or Fight Club could get the fourth spot any day. I could even say American Beauty is a possibility for #4. But today, I'm going with Fight Club. I even could've gone with South Park: Bigger, Longer & Uncut. Now I love these movies I just mentioned above, but I prefer The Green Mile over all of them. - jack2244

5 Star Wars

Wait, your kidding. I just read this was the best movie of 1977? Okay, this isn't an exaggeration. It is a good movie, but sometimes I find it as a hit-and-miss. I preferred Close Encounters of the Third Kind over Star Wars. I even preferred A Bridge Too Far over both of them combined. - jack2244

6 The Maltese Falcon

Okay, you might think I'm joking on this item but I have read some articles claiming The Maltese Falcon to be the best 1941 movie. I honestly think it's a big exaggeration. And I'm pretty sure I don't need to explain what I find superior to the movie. - jack2244

7 The Wizard of Oz

Again, I love this movie, but even then I prefer Gone with the Wind, Gunga Din, Stagecoach and Mr. Smith Goes to Washington - jack2244

8 Beauty and the Beast

I respect your opinion but I prefer Terminator 2: Judgment Day and The Silence of the Lambs - jack2244

9 Edward Scissorhands

Wait, this awful film (no offense if you like it) is actually preferred over Goodfellas? A film, with an actor I surprisingly dislike, is preferred over Scorsese's classic and rewatchable gangster movie. - jack2244

10 Jurassic Park

Again, a movie I absolutely love, and I mean love when I say it. Even then, I prefer the sad and disturbing but classic Schindler's List. Heh, surprising because they are both Spielberg movies. Either way, they are fantastic movies and some of Spielberg's crowning achievements. - jack2244

The Contenders

11 The Dark Knight Rises

Sorry Nolan fanboys, but Marvel's 'Avengers Assemble' was the better movie. Honestly this movie is merely OK. - SuperSonic17

Disagree - jack2244

12 Frozen
13 Chicago
14 The Fox and the Hound
15 Oliver & Company
16 Justin Bieber: Never Say Never

Nobody even called it the best movie of any year - jack2244

17 The Lion King
18 Suicide Squad
19 Sleeping Beauty

For those who follow me then you know that I dislike this film. I'm sorry, I just found it really boring and almost all of the characters are bland and forgettable. No really if you ask someone who is the most memorable character in the movie it would be Maleficent (who I found to be the only good character in the movie). Now don't get me wrong I'm not hating fans of this film for I am in a small minority but how the heck is this so popular other than the fact that it was made by Disney? - Anonymousxcxc

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