Top 10 Most Overrated Actors and ActressesCan't figure out what all the hype is with a particular actor? Put 'em on the list.
Everything about Jolie is overrated: her acting "skills", her "parenting time"; her so-called charitable causes. Over half her films tanked at the box office, and the characters she inhabits in them are essentially the same: Angelina Jolie. UN ambassador? Jolie is merely one of several for one UN agency; the 39 other UN agencies employ hundreds of celebrities to advertise their causes. Her photo-ops with impoverished children are virtually bogus. And acquiring six kids in six years is no evidence of any maternal streak; some people collect baseball cards, Jolie collects kids, no doubt to serve as props for her photo-ops. When has she time for "mothering" them? Ask any working mother. As well as being vastly overrated, he woman is phony through and through. She never heard of the Kosovo war, Bosnia, Serbia, until recently? What planet was she on? Rhetorical question. It was what it still is: the World of Angelina Jolie.
She's just popular because of her adopted bunch of kids and her " pretty boy " Brad Pitt. It seems that most of the people likes her for her private life rather than her real acting capacities. The truth about her acting however is that she can't act but because of her popularity most of the people seems to forgive her bad acting ( or won't admit it ). This is actress is so overrated for her acting but also for her so-called beauty. I think that she belongs rightfully on this list and her number one rank is certainly deserved.
I agree that Angelina Jolie can't act - watching a movie right now with her in it (Taking Lives), and she is horrible.
But please let me add here that it seems almost every comment on this page is by people who cannot construct a sentence or spell. My advice to you is to stop watching movies and start reading books, or go to school and learn how to write a sentence.
Angelina has some skill, ever watched changeling? Yea, that was her. I know she has the skill but she accepts being placed in the same roles for the same reasons. It is really depressing that she dumbs down for the majority of her roles. They just want her as a sex object, since people like the way she looks she sells. If she didn't they wouldn't keep hiring her. We buy it the demand rises, they make more of it to sell more. If you don't like her don't pay to watch her.
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?
I keep trying to watch her movies without bias. Due to her overwhelming media presence, I constantly think that it's just me who can't see her star qualities. My mom wanted to watch Boy Next Door on Pay-Per-View because she liked the trailer, without even knowing who J-Lo was. So we watched and I again tried to be pleasantly surprised by her acting. During the movie, my Mom agreed that the actress was doing just that: Acting. Nothing geniunely conveyed or portrayed, nothing believably experienced... Just "acted". Like in a schoolplay. Like when you try to laugh at something, that's not funny. Fake. When it was over, my mom looked at me and said: "What a stupid movie! " That's what I think about all her movies and sadly, new releases can't seem to change that.
Jennifer Lopez isn't talented on any level. Her music sucks. Her acting sucks. The people that like her just think she's pretty. She's not even that pretty. I think MOST of us would be as attractive as Jennifer Lopez if we were as wealthy and could afford personal trainers, personal chefs, and afforded all the time in the world to focus on nothing but being attractive. She can sing a little, but her voice is nothing amazing. The ability to carry a tune isn't "talent".
It continues to amaze me that someone with no talent makes so much money and is a judge on a "talent" show. The only reason she has a signing career is because they can make her sound good in the studio. She has proven time and again that she CANNOT sing live (go back last year, American Idol, the debut of her song with Pit Bull). If you look up the definition of Overrated in the dictonary, there is a picture of her. I agree 200%.
I am a huge fan of science fiction and in particular vampire movies. My wife also really enjoys the same thing. The entire series of Twilight was horrible for me because of this one actress. She does not provide believability in her role. She is depressing to watch but it is not acting. She seems to be depressing in all things. A good actor has the ability to be different than they are in real life. The role needs to dictate the mood and needs to transcend. The role needs to bring the viewer into the scene. Her acting makes me want to leave the theatre or turn off the television.
Keep it purely professional. Her acting is like nails on... nothing. She makes no impact at all in her films other than to antagonize the audiences' sensibilities with the sheer mediocrity she brings to everything except twitching. The problem is her insecurity and rightly acknowledged self doubt. You can literally see her trying to work through her own lack of charisma and talent and instead of her under-dogs plight being endearing, it's painful and awkward to watch. Poor kid. If only she could reap roles steeped in uncertainty. She'd probably get an Oscar.
As it is she is placed in high profile movies with real talent (nods to Charlize Theron) and is hidden amongst the colorful fiction and cultural relativity of her costars and generic, trend entrenched box-office-glare scripts. Her movies aren't substantial and when they try to be, you run into the aforementioned open- mouthed, confused huff, awkwardness that perhaps fit her career launching role as Bella swan, but grates in ...more
Wears the same bland expression in everything she's in. No emotion except for maybe constipation or eye seizures. Acting requires using your face muscles, and that's just the least of the work required for the career. If she can't even do that then I don't know how she keeps getting roles. She along with the directors and writers absolutely ruined the Twilight movies. Poor Robert Pattinson, he was too great for all of that.
She got better in Twilight or maybe the director did since they changed but she is so blah. Just no personality and so boring. She is stuff and has no grace. The commercial they made with her, terrible! I love her though. I just wish she wasn't always so blah. It is probably the characters that she plays. Bella was supposed to be a little nervy and stuff I guess so maybe she was playing her part really good
The only reason anyone likes her is because Hermione is a relatable character. It had nothing to do with what she added with her performance and she's been saved by fans avid love for a book character that they mistakenly see synonymously as Emma. She pretends she's just as strong a woman as Hermione is when she's just not (and not good at pretending she is either).
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...
Don't get it. How did she come so far. I will never understand why she was cast in Beauty and the Beast among some more talented singers. Hate all of the new live action Disney movies but that one takes the cake as the worst because Watson is so dreadfully boring in it.
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.
Looking at these comments I am convinced that Ben Affleck has found this site himself and informed Matt Damon, Jimmy Kimmel and a few of his other friends to get on here and say good things about him and his "acting skills". Truth be told, Ben Affleck sucks. Yes he was good in Argo, Town, and maybe even Gone Girl but only in that because he had to play a big, dumb, clueless, idiot which is a role he is fit for. Yet Hollywood keeps casting his soft ass to play these harder, tougher characters like Batman. Which I'm sure he will suck at because well...if he couldn't cut it as Daredevil, how the hell is he going to cut it as Batman? I'll never understand how he keeps getting cast. He seems more like a manager or supervisor at a Home Depot than a actor.
It's hard to be "overrated" when you aren't rated very highly to begin with, but somehow Ben manages it. Maybe because he's Matt Damon's BFF and wrote and acted in a pretty decent movie to kick off his career, and while he's not terrible behind the camera, he's been nothing but a block of wood in front of it ever since. Maybe if he'd have been honest with himself he could have carved out a career as a sidekick or something, but he's too milquetoast to be a leading man. Not charismatic at all, but has been in romcoms. Not believable as a tough guy, so casts himself as BATMAN. Not a good dramatic actor, so keeps one studious looking face on every time his character is supposed to be listening or thinking. I just don't know how guys like this slip past and get starring roles in (bad) films when there are so many actual good actors out there who just need one break to be recognized. Looks > talent far too often in Hollywood. Just like many other parts of life.
How is this guy under Brad Pitt. Matt Damon is a 100 times better then his best friend here. I have not seen a single movie that is good where he is the main character. As a matter of fact Good Will Hunting was decent but not because of him and smoking aces because he died quick. Only two movies with him it that are bearable to watch and he's not the lead in either. He should be number two on this list behind Kristen Stewart
Ben strikes me as a frightened kid in a neighborhood he doesn't belong in; and that neighborhood is Hollywood. Matt Dammon is a decent actor in my opinion and he's comfortable with hemself..I think Ben tries to tell himself he's as good as Matt because they came up together..If it weren't for Matt Ben would be back in Mass. Where he should have stayed.
I tried watching friends again after so many years. Got to about near the end of season 2 and I just could not stand her. I quit watching
Agreed, not a good actress, and has the best publicist in Hollywood. She can't do any dramas, no accents ever, at 46 you would think she could do an accent or speak another language. In listening to to interviews she shudders and don't complete her sentences. On Ellen she do the repeat after me scene, and talking about birds...Ellen told her to ask the guy they were joking with, do you like finches, you know common birds, and Jennifer ask do you like fishes. She's not the smartest woman. One last think her Aveeno commercials, you can tell that she's been practicing the word results. "Aveeno simply beautiful results" sounds so stupid. Hollywood is run by actors these days so if you have your own production company, you pretty much have the movie in the bag. Hopefully the academy will same true to given Oscars to people truly talented.
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.
She cannot act talk about playing the same character until ANGRY BOSSES she never ONCE changed her look Unless you all count That St. Patricks day B-rated flick Leprechan a change she had her NATURAL COLOR Brown. Also there is NO LUCK to it her Father is an actor Duh same with Angelina Jolie But GIA was the best movie she was FANTASTIC in it. It is harder to play an actual person who lived on this earth then a made-up fictional character people. She also will dye her hair. She has had several movies I was pleased to watch her play, but Jennifer Anniston cannot act at all. Has no depth to any of her characters because she is playing parts written spacifically for her as herself. Comady and Rom-Coms are all she can do. Angie has done it all.
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.
It's not that Brad Pitt is a bad actor, but he is an okayish actor. Brad Pitt used to be good, but now he's ok at best. Brad Pitt simply isn't believeable. While he has some commendable performances, he's just ok. No matter what, Brad Pitt's acting is predictable. I always know it's him. He simply doesn't hold a candle to great actors like Leonardo DiCaprio, Tom Hardy, Michael Fassbender, Jake Gylenhaal, Johnny Depp, Matt Damon, Christian Bale, Matthew McConahughey, etc.
I'm not going to lie, Brad has starred in some pretty good films (7, Fight Club, Benjamin Button) and yes, his performances were commendable and seasoned. But the reason I am voting for him is because I can never find myself sympathizing or relating to any of the characters in the movies he stars in. While I do enjoy the films, I never find myself particularly moved or impressed by the characters he portrays. He always plays the "cool, kickass" guy and has never accepted a substantially risky role, as in more in the light of a person with real, mortal problems like most of the people in this damn world. He continually portrays the common, run-of-the-mill, good guy, superman type hunk that fights to get his way, has a deep underlying issue that only seems to make him more superhero-like, and in the end, only seems to serve as a reminder that nobody will ever be as awesome and badass as he. Yawn* He also has a tendency to play the walking enigma; he is the mysterious, composed handsome ...more
Brad Pitt was a great actor until he hooked up with with Angelina Jolie and and cheated on his wife, whilst they parade around with their adopted and biological kids like accessories. The fact that these two have so many kids in such a short period of time, tells you that they do not know much about parenthood and children do get older and move on with their lives and probably away from them. That being said Brad's older movies and his acting were awesome, he's lost his mojo, and we know why.
She is only good at playing "strong" women. She probably can't handle playing roles that feature vulnerable and weak parties.
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.
She was amazing in Star Wars 2, but her other movies, including Star Wars 3 were terrible. She was honestly so shocking in Star Wars 2, she portrayed Padme beautifully, as a strong-willed, selfless and brave young woman. Her performance was terrific, at that time, I thought Natalie was perfection, since she was beautiful, a great actress and also attending Harvard. But the third movie was terrible, Padme was annoying, selfish, childish, weak-willed and so dull and boring. She could've potrayed her as a stronger and more outstanding character but she didn't. Such a shame, she's so attractive.
She can't act, she doesn't have soul and she's boring to watch and super annoying. Even in a T.V. commercial she sucks (Miss Dior & ultra rouge Dior)! Maybe Angie can't act but at least she's gorgeous while Natalie is just above average looking. I've just watch Netflix Annihilation, the way she moves her body and hold a rifle' you can not give her any credibility. I'm a Star Wars fan, and no need to remain anyone of her poor performance, George Lucas should have replace her after the first movie, same in Thor, good thing they got rid of her character.
She can't act at all! I don't know how she even got into the "House of Wax." It wasn't for her rich Grandfather last name and he attractive looks. She wouldn't have gotten a reality t.v. program with Nicole Richie, if it wasn't for her last name or their last names.
She's rich but she is not pretty and she is not talented, I am not rich, pretty or talented, if I could choose one to be, I would choose rich; She's doing great even if she can not act, cause money can not buy everything including talent, 1 out of 3 isn't bad.
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.
Poor little rich girl. Don't know what to do with her life.So she uses her money to get famous because she thinks she has talent for acting, singing and all other things. But the objective truth is that she has nothing to offer in talent.
Punch Drunk Love was incredible, and that's it for ol' Sandler here. And let's all admit that his performance in Punch Drunk Love was all strong writing and direction. If it weren't for low-brow middle-school boys growing up in the late 80s this man would have zero career. There are no words for how untalented he is. I have avoided his movies at all cost, even leaving friend's homes to do ANYthing but watch a single frame of Adam Sandler's obnoxious way of doing just about everything.
How did this bozo ever get himself billed as a comedian? My guess is that he invoked the power of suggestion: he basically said he was a comedian, then sat back and let the world mistakenly assume that, with false advertising laws and whatnot, he couldn't do that unless he was indeed somehow funny. (talk about using a term loosely. )
If you've seen one Adam Sandler movie, you've seen them all. Childish jokes that are only funny to middle schoolers and those who are way too easily impressed. Swearing, fart jokes, bad innuendos and yelling can only get you so far; and in his case, that's not very far at all.
His career is a joke, how he is so appraisal is completely unknown to me.
He just plain blows.. He's either VERY quiet and retarded sounding or he's yelling like a moron. He's such a light weight actor too.. He would NEVER be able to play a role that actually means something. Seriously who would ever miss a piece of trash actor like him.
I have to say he and Kristen make a good couple for a constant appearance at the Golden Raspberry Award. Apart from that, he is fine, a little bit immature though. I mean at least he is a better actor than Kristen, who certainly knows about acting and facial expression... Sad story
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...
How is this guy behind Brad Pitt? Seriously, a man who plays a moody vampire who is attractive to 10 year old girls is apparently better that Lt Aldo Raine in Inglourious Basterds or Tyler Durden in Fight Club. It makes no sense.
Ugly and boring. Don't know what people see in him and really don't want to see any more of him.
Her promoters bill her as "one of the most beautiful women in the world," but that is such an incredible stretch that it makes me want to throw up. There's nothing special about her at all. In fact, if you go to any high school with more than 50 students (I.E. boys and girls), you could probably find 12 girls who are much prettier than her. In other words she's about as plain and average as a mud wall. The only thing that she's got going for her at all is a lot of money to spend on $1,000 Hollywood beauty parlor appointments and $1,000 a visit personal trainers. Oh, there is one other thing that she's really got going for her; she's Jewish, which helps tremendously in Hollywood.
She goes for sultry and it's gotten her quite a bit of mileage, but she's no better of an actor than Marilyn Monroe was. In other words, hot with no substance.
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 is definitely NOT HOT guys. Her eyes are far apart, her lips are just thick but absolutely has no shape to it. She's thick, short and she's fat. Dear Hollywood, please stop giving her the "it girl" roles, she is destroying the standards of beauty and real pretty girls are being under appreciated. Every time I see her on screen, I feel like I'm looking at a tree stump with makeup and a blonde wig.
I've never liked Megan Fox. I've never thought she was a good actor; I think all the movies she was in besides for the TMNT movies because I have a soft spot for them, and I also never really thought she was hot too. All she is, is just a pretty face (like said never really thought she was pretty, but others do). She is overratted.
Not really as good-looking as people describe; don't like the nose especially. Face is a little too wide and body frame slightly too big.
Another horribly talentless, surgically-enhanced embarrassment skirting by on her looks. Seriously Hollywood, if you have to make every female starring role some kind of cookie-cutter Femme-bot at least find one that can act. I like babes as much as the next guy, but I can't stand watching her. Shame... Transformers could have been so epic :(
Never understood her fame to begin with. Sure, I may be a girl, but since I'm a girl having many guy and lesbian friends I can see other women as attractive and Megan Fox isn't that attractive... SO many others that are 1) better looking 2) can act.
Nicholas Cage should find a cage far away from Hollywood and lock himself in it. This man has absolutely zero talent. HIs expressions get worse as he ages. And by expressions I mean expression. Because this man has absolutely no emotion or range in his acting abilities. You'd think he had plastic surgery, but he hasn't. He just sucks at showing any sort of emotion and therefore sucks at his only job acting. I hope directors put him on a blacklist of actors not to cast to save us all the trouble of seeing his face on screen ever again. Talentless. Emotionless. And hopefully soon jobless.
How can anyone say he is a good actor? Some people are picked to play the same characters-like Michael caine. No matter his role he is always the "hi my name is nicolas cage and I'm here to do this job. " In a half hearted expression. And the fact is proven when all of these crappy movies throw all kinds of money at him because they know any good actor would laugh at the thought of playing in his crap. Except national treasure.
Not a bad actor per se, his body of work has eroded so much that he's turned into a joke. Raising Arizona, Kick-Ass and The Weather Man are good movies but there's more of these crummy straight-to-on-demand movies being made all the time. His infamous shopping sprees, bad investments and tax problems all probably contribute to his filmography decline.
He is incapable of being anyone but himself in any movie role. Same persona, just change the title. Real actors "become" the person they are playing. I'm still scratching my head trying to reconcile the fact that Cage received an Oscar for best actor -- and Peter O'Toole (with 7 nominations) never did.
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.
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...
Honestly he's not totally bad. I was watching Interstellar a few weeks ago, and I had the same feeling I always get with him. He starts off terribly, just god awful, but then he warms up and he gets better during the second half of almost all his movies. He should consider just coming in for the last 1/2 hour of the rest of his movies from now on.
He's a horrible actor. The fatuity that he exudes in his interviews radiates through the real emotions that he dully tries to affect. I think the only people who go to see his movies are hapless, sexually frustrated women who can't see this aura of smugness for a halo of handsomeness.
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.
The Eye was the worst movie I have seen in a long while. She never seems to have a true main objective while she is portraying any of her characters and her line delivery is just atrocious. Her tactics are all over the place with bipolar emotions and blank stares with her huge eyes. Biting/licking your lips is not a feeling or an emotion, even though she seems to think so! Show it with your acting, not your pout!
She can't act her way out of a plastic bag iv seen a brick wall with more talent, she is rude and a complete bimbo although I'm not sure if that's just put on for the cameras plus her looks are definitely overrated there are far more prettier actresses, I don't find her even slightly attractive!
It really her ass that gets parts not her. Just go watch her movies. Better yet, I'll list a few. Great ass in 'Idle Hands'. Great ass in 'Honey'. Great ass in 'Sin City'. Great ass in 'Into the Blue'. Great ass in 'Machete'. Her ass should win an Oscar.
It seems like he tries hard and people really want believe he is a brilliant actor but truth be told he is decent at his best. Most of the time he comes as boring, shallow, and even a little condescending. He's a little like George Clooney without the charisma. He's moved past the teen idol phase and is now just like a hold out for roles that get him award nods.
Full of himself. He used to look like a twelve-year old, and now he has a horrible pedophile 'stache.
Trivialized the deaths of hundreds while focusing on laughably shallow characters. DiCaprio's performance belongs on the Disney Channel.
Romeo and Juliet:
Besides being directed by Baz Luhrman, who ruins everything he breathes on, it starred DiCaprio as Romeo. I will admit he stayed true to the original character--but the original character is shallow, self-centered, lust-driven, and shortsighted. Also the actress for Juliet was HEUUUGHH.
Wolf of Wall Street:
I don't know why they didn't just go all the way and make this a porno. It's clearly targeted towards that kind of audience.
He still looks like he's 15. He ends up in all of these great movies and somehow he still ends up to be the most forgettable part of it.
I only go to his movies under extreme duress, and every time I end up disappointed. With the exception of Titanic, I really enjoyed seeing him freeze to death.
I would vote for him if Tom Cruise wasn;t higher on the list. Anyway, just dropping by this comment: He plays the same guy in every movie, and yes he does it well, but damn this guy has no range. Plus, everyone out about him deserving an oscar and all, he has got to much publicity. He works with good directorsm he does good work. He works with bad directors, he does bad work. Makes you wonder. Also, he has no screen presence and even dialogue delivery is questionable. Plus his accent semss so fake. Fake pain, fake happiness, fake evrything. He's good at best. Not "one of the best" out there. Thank you. lol
I just see her when she is in a movie, not the character she's supposed to be. I also don't think she does negative emotions well when she acts, which can ruin a movie. Days of Future Past was a good example of how she's not good at negative emotions. She should have had more anger and betrayal towards Fassbender's Magneto but didn't. I also didn't see her looking very conflicted over whether or not she should murder someone in cold blood.
Eyes really lack soul. The kind of appearance who can only play certain roles. I want to see more facial expressions from her.
Oh my God, I searched this entire list JUST FOR HER! Before you all thumbs-down my comment, please hear me out. (=
1. I'll admit she's a good actress overall... But not in the Hunger Games. All she does is stare at people with her stupid ugly face slightly agape (Kristen Stewart, anyone? ) Why did she even get cast as Katniss? Isn't Katniss supposed to be starved?
2. Her looks are SO overrated. I'm a guy, I'm not just being "jealous. " She looks like a whale! She's always shiny with her blubber oil! So gross! She has FOLDS!
3. She has a horrible personality. She's just so smug. When she beat Meryl Streep (who although she is also overrated, is better than Lawrence), she was just like, "What can I say? I beat Meryl! " That's just SO STUCK UP! She's a good actress and she knows it, but she doesn't have to be so open about it. BE HUMBLE!
Thank you, that is all.
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.
In every one of his films, he doesn't even give enough effort to put in me in the suspense of disbelief. Why? Because all of the characters he play as (especially Ocean's 11, 12, 13) is always that cocky rich bachelor that really annoys the living day-lights out of me.
Not to mention his role as Batman (in Batman & Robin) still remains that cocky bachelor that I despise and how the heck did he still have an acting career after that pile garbage. None of his movies ever entertained me, but rather aggravates me. There are SO many actors out there busting their ass to get in the movie industry and it insults me to see that Clooney doesn't even try in ANY of his movies.
This maggot seems to only be famous, but for no real achievements, and has really no breakthrough in any of his leading roles. What's so great about him? Certainly he is NOT what I'd note as an "A-listed" actor. Can't by any standards compare w/ real talent E.G. Al Pacino (in Godfather films and/or Scent of a Woman etc. ), Will Smith for the numerous kinds of roles he's been in E.G. in Hitch, or The Pursuit of Happyness, or Leo Dicaprio for many movies including Catch Me if You Can, or The Departed which are hands down, good movies? What, this Clooney douchebag is "good -looking? What a joke cause the ladies noting this must be kinda blind. Hollywood is certainly lacking significant talent like perhaps another Marlon Brando type person to push this bozo out of film industry.
George Clooney is the worst Actor on planet and also doesn't seem to think we live in a contry where free speech exist. Perhaps he would be happier in a condo in downtown Moscow. Steve Wynn was right about him and his Presidential fixation. Apart from that he is a horrible actor how did he even become famous like his is - it is the greatest fraud or con performed on the American people as far as actors go. He needs to go back and disappear into one or 2 of the sitcoms he came from (ER and Roseanne). Yes - check it out urself if you don't blieve it -. And he probably never would thank her for giving him a job. Just a rotten tomato actor all the time.
Hands down one of the most overrated actors to ever exist. He has ruined every movie he has ever been in for me, I can never enjoy it due to his listless and arrogant acting style. It's almost as if he doesn't think he needs to try just because he's so popular. He needs to be higher up.
Great actress in terrific movies? Emma was one? Look for the " Emma " movie version with Kate Beckinsale ( Real British actress with no fake bad British accent like Gwyneth Paltrow and most of all, better looking and more talented than Gwyneth Paltrow! ). This movie alone proves already that Gwyneth Paltrow is too overrated when you see the Kate Beckinsale version.
A inside and outside ugly snob actress! Overrated in everything she does and overrated in everything she is! She's the typical " Lucky connected " Jewish fake person with an arrogant attitude towards others.
What a flake!, so far up herself she's a joke. Probably one of the most annoying, talentless and stupid women on the planet.
ANNOYING TO WATCH this ugly and untalented person who thinks she can do it all. Who the hell she thinks she is!
Plays the same character in a different situation every single movie. He gets lucky and has good writers, so a lot of his movies are really funny and very quotable (Anchorman is a good example) however his acting gets boring and repetitive. I find myself quoting him and then forgetting what movie it actually came from all too often.
I agree that he is a bad actor for the most part. He is a decent comedian when a flick is well paced and scripted, but only when he has a good supporting cast which often reflects more on them in that case in my opinion. I have to say I do like quite a few of his movies, but a lot of the ones that depend on him to carry it are unwatchable for me.
The guy's movie career is entirely based on shouting a lot. Aside from playing George Bush, he doesn't really have a lot going for him. I'm sure he's a nice guy, but I don't really want to spend 90 minutes watching him yell statements that no one would ever see the need to yell and act like a moron.
Not very versatile in his comedy acting skills. Plays every comedy the same way. Whenever you are to see a movie that you didn't see yet with him as lead role, you can be sure that it will be the same acting as every movie you already saw with him. OK for two or three comedies seeing the way he plays but after a while it gets boring.
He such an arrogant person. I almost lost my cookies when I saw walking through the hanger of the aircraft carrier the U.S.S. Ranger CV-61 in 1982, with Val Kelmer and the rest of the "Top Gun" crew. Besides, he is a very controlling person and out of touch with reality. He only stands five feet five inches tall. I even had to pat him on the back in the shooting of "Top Gun" when he splash 5 planes for the movie right after he landed on the Ranger. The F-14 squadron had to put blocks on the peddles inside the F-14, so he could reach the peddles. He has the same personality in every movie he has made. Lets face it, he can't act! All of his wife's left him for pushing his cult faith down the throats, being too arrogant and supper controlling!
He joins Kevin Costner and Keanu Reeves as guys that are well paid, very busy, and thin on talent. it seems as if they play themselves in every role with little difference in the way they approach each role. I suspect that those promoting him have sufficient clout in Hollywood to keep Cruise staring in forgettable film after film. I suppose in 2047 "Mission Impossible 199" will be over-hyped, promoted every 30 seconds on T.V., Radio, On-Line, and what other forms of communication are available.mid-century. Can 85 year old Cruise keep carrying the water? Cruise cannot complain about the width of the ad buys and money spend by the studio on his films. The efforts don't make up for his uninspired acting and repetitive storylines.
Yes, he is short, his height reminds me of a great actor James Mason who at 5'4" presented a big challenge to appear to be taller that his love interest and average height to the other players. At 5'6" we also have Vladimir Putin, he's shorter than Angela ...more
Tom cruise can't act. His eyes always look like there's nothing going on behind them. In other words he looks thick, which is explained by his lack of education and twisted psychology of Scientology. The fact he treated Nicole like he did, and that Katie had to escape is only the tip of the iceberg. You can see he can't even communicate with any of his kids, cruise needs to man up to the hideous things done by miscavige, or is he part of it too?
Tom Cruise definitely deserves to be on this list, I agree. He is not the actor people make him out to be. However, he is still talented, and a pretty good actor. Ghost Protocol, Top Gun, and Jerry Springer were all exceptional movies, and he played completely different characters in each of those movies. If I could control this list he would be somewhere around 30 or 40.
Never understood the hype surrounding this guy. The only good performance he ever gave was in Carlito's Way. Apart from that he only goes through the motions for every part he plays. I never understood why The Thin Red Line was considered good, Sean Penn just ruined it for me. His acting was the only problem I had with The Game. Just a guy with connections who tries to look convincing. It's one thing to appear like you're intense but it's a completely different thing to use your emotions. You would think that a guy influenced by Robert de Niro would know this.
One of the most overrated who tries so hard to convince the audience he is a natural while failing miserably. The worst is especially when he tries to with as if so deep in emotions with so much facial expressions but again failing miserably to convince. I can see through him, nothing natural, so studied, so deliberate. BIG FAIL! Can't understand how he has fooled his peers.
Sure he can cry on cue but is he really a good actor? Not really, according to a lot of people in the business. I guess when your dad is a director and your mommy an actress you get to move right to the front of the line in modern H-wood. He's humorless, self important and hideously ugly. When's the last time a person this ugly (without connections) got the job in Hollywood?
And please don't flame me for making fun of H-wood nepotism. You could watch movies for a solid year with one of the Baldwins, Penns, Arquettes, Gyllenhaals (sp), Cusacks, Roberts, Douglass', Afflecks, Deschanels etc...
He tries very hard to appear authentic and intense but there's something off and shallow in his performances. I know people will hate me for this but I suspected it in Dead Man Walking and it got confirmed in Mystic River and 21 Grams. It the same old expressions of pain, suffering bla bla bla.
Now, I wouldn't say that Johnny Depp is a bad actor, as I believe that he has talent, but many of his roles are the same.
It seems that many girls/women love him because they consider him attractive, which could be one of the reasons for his fame (but I'm an idiot anyways, so don't quote me on that). The only movie starring Johnny Depp that I really liked was Edward Scisserhands.
He had a good start, but he has since become a parody of himself. He's extremely overrated. It's like every movie he's in nowadays is just an excuse for him to wear a lot of makeup and reprise his weirdo guy character. The fact that he was even nominated for best actor in Pirates of the Caribbean, is pretty much a travesty.
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.
Doing just one type of character is not acting. Great actors (or even decent actors) are capable or portraying different types of personalities. If you only do one thing it's obvious that in some point you will start doing it right.
Absolutely overrated. Far from the worst actress, but she's wooden and unconvincing in most of her work. Her "acting" frequently feels more like striking a pose in an outfit than actually being in the moment. You might describe her as one of the best of the "models turned actress", which is hardly a compliment.
One of the worst actresses. Have you seen the Devil's Advocate? She ruined the movie, just ruined it. She seems like a very difficult person too and anyone would look nice with all that makeup and airbrushing.
Can't stand her in Prometheus. Way over-the-top! She's like a dummy that can speak English.
She's good 40% of the time.