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People who added this item 107  Average listal rating (46 ratings) 6.9  IMDB Rating 7.3 
1. Morocco (1930)
Overrated.
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People who added this item 691  Average listal rating (422 ratings) 8.2  IMDB Rating 8.3 
2. It Happened One Night (1934)
Overrated and dispensable.
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People who added this item 135  Average listal rating (58 ratings) 8.1  IMDB Rating 8.2 
3. Make Way for Tomorrow (1937)
Overrated / Dispensable
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People who added this item 84  Average listal rating (50 ratings) 7.3  IMDB Rating
4. Pygmalion (1938)
Overrated.
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People who added this item 2179  Average listal rating (1263 ratings) 7.8  IMDB Rating 8.2 
5. Gone with the Wind (1939)
Overrated and dispensable.

People who added this item 431  Average listal rating (243 ratings) 7.8  IMDB Rating 7.8 
6. Gilda (1946)
Overrated.
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People who added this item 113  Average listal rating (69 ratings) 6.8  IMDB Rating 6.9 
7. Duel in the Sun (1946)
Overrated.
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People who added this item 121  Average listal rating (79 ratings) 6.4  IMDB Rating 7.2 
8. Quo Vadis (1951)
Overrated and dispensable.
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People who added this item 269  Average listal rating (158 ratings) 7.8  IMDB Rating 7.9 
9. A Place in the Sun (1951)
Overrated.
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People who added this item 913  Average listal rating (559 ratings) 7.5  IMDB Rating 7.8 
10. Sabrina (1954)
Overrated.
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People who added this item 559  Average listal rating (356 ratings) 7.3  IMDB Rating 7.9 
11. The Ten Commandments (1956)
Overrated / Dispensable
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People who added this item 119  Average listal rating (60 ratings) 7.2  IMDB Rating 7.5 
12. Somebody Up There Likes Me (1956)
Overrated and dispensable.
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People who added this item 74  Average listal rating (40 ratings) 6.9  IMDB Rating 7.2 
13. Sayonara (1957)
Overrated.
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People who added this item 21  Average listal rating (5 ratings) 6.8  IMDB Rating 7.6 
14. The Rickshaw Man (1958)
Overrated.
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People who added this item 1118  Average listal rating (664 ratings) 7.5  IMDB Rating 8.1 
15. Ben-Hur (1959)
Overrated.
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People who added this item 303  Average listal rating (177 ratings) 8  IMDB Rating 7.9 
16. Pickpocket (1959)
Overrated.
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People who added this item 169  Average listal rating (108 ratings) 7.8  IMDB Rating 8.2 
17. Inherit the Wind (1960)
Overrated.
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People who added this item 1238  Average listal rating (715 ratings) 8.1  IMDB Rating 8.4 
18. Lawrence of Arabia (1962)
Overrated even dispensable.
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People who added this item 1188  Average listal rating (692 ratings) 7.6  IMDB Rating 7.9 
19. My Fair Lady (1964)
Overrated and dispensable.
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People who added this item 111  Average listal rating (56 ratings) 7.4  IMDB Rating 7.7 
20. A Man and a Woman (1966)
Overrated and dispensable.
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People who added this item 44  Average listal rating (25 ratings) 7.8  IMDB Rating 7.9 
21. The Round-Up (1966)
Overrated / Dispensable.
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People who added this item 1963  Average listal rating (1200 ratings) 7.7  IMDB Rating 8.1 
22. The Graduate (1967)
Overrated.
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People who added this item 1494  Average listal rating (924 ratings) 8.5  IMDB Rating 8.7 
23. Once Upon a Time in the West (1968)
Totally overrated.
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People who added this item 843  Average listal rating (510 ratings) 7.8  IMDB Rating
24. Midnight Cowboy (1969)
Overrated.
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People who added this item 5329  Average listal rating (3383 ratings) 8.7  IMDB Rating 9.2 
25. The Godfather (1972)
Overrated.
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People who added this item 301  Average listal rating (209 ratings) 6.8  IMDB Rating 7.1 
26. The Poseidon Adventure (1972)
Overrated. Dispensable.
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People who added this item 235  Average listal rating (120 ratings) 7  IMDB Rating 7.1 
27. The Way We Were (1973)
Overrated and more.
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People who added this item 861  Average listal rating (493 ratings) 7.2  IMDB Rating 7.5 
28. American Graffiti (1973)
Overrated.
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People who added this item 3506  Average listal rating (2258 ratings) 7.4  IMDB Rating
29. The Exorcist (1973)
Totally overrated.
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People who added this item 45  Average listal rating (30 ratings) 6.5  IMDB Rating
30. Effi Briest (1974)
Overrated and dispensable.
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People who added this item 3753  Average listal rating (2324 ratings) 8.6  IMDB Rating 9.1 
31. The Godfather: Part II (1974)
Overrated.
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People who added this item 4086  Average listal rating (2538 ratings) 8.2  IMDB Rating 8.4 
32. Taxi Driver (1976)
Overrated.
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People who added this item 1179  Average listal rating (770 ratings) 7.2  IMDB Rating 7.6 
33. The Omen (1976)
Overrated. Dispensable.
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People who added this item 1832  Average listal rating (1191 ratings) 7.2  IMDB Rating 7.7 
34. Close Encounters of the Third Kind (1977)
Overrated.
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People who added this item 986  Average listal rating (584 ratings) 6.4  IMDB Rating 6.8 
35. Saturday Night Fever (1977)
Overrated and completely dispensable.
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People who added this item 438  Average listal rating (281 ratings) 7.2  IMDB Rating 7.4 
36. Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1978)
Overrated.
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People who added this item 1735  Average listal rating (1100 ratings) 8  IMDB Rating 8.2 
37. The Deer Hunter (1978)
Overrated.
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People who added this item 1478  Average listal rating (954 ratings) 6.8  IMDB Rating
38. Mad Max (1979)
Overrated and dispensable.
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People who added this item 1821  Average listal rating (1133 ratings) 8.1  IMDB Rating 8.3 
39. Raging Bull (1980)
Overrated / Dispensable.
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People who added this item 2132  Average listal rating (1193 ratings) 8.1  IMDB Rating 8.2 
40. The Elephant Man (1980)
Overrated.
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People who added this item 248  Average listal rating (147 ratings) 7.2  IMDB Rating 7.7 
41. On Golden Pond (1981)
Absolutely overrated and dispensable.
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People who added this item 4609  Average listal rating (3124 ratings) 8  IMDB Rating 8.6 
42. Indiana Jones and the Raiders of the Lost Ar... (1981)
Overrated.
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People who added this item 1156  Average listal rating (739 ratings) 7.2  IMDB Rating 7.6 
43. An American Werewolf in London (1981)
Overrated.
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People who added this item 3763  Average listal rating (2453 ratings) 8  IMDB Rating 8.2 
44. Blade Runner (1982)
Overrated.
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People who added this item 1279  Average listal rating (940 ratings) 7.2  IMDB Rating 7.7 
45. First Blood (1982)
Overrated and totally dispensble.
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People who added this item 3490  Average listal rating (2169 ratings) 7.9  IMDB Rating 8.3 
46. Scarface (1983)
Overrated / Dispensable.
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People who added this item 2072  Average listal rating (1289 ratings) 8  IMDB Rating 8.4 
47. Amadeus (1984)
Overrated.
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People who added this item 718  Average listal rating (499 ratings) 6.9  IMDB Rating 7.5 
48. Witness (1985)
Overrated.
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People who added this item 160  Average listal rating (72 ratings) 8  IMDB Rating 7.9 
49. Mishima: A Life in Four Chapters (1985)
Overrated & dispensable.
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People who added this item 1228  Average listal rating (824 ratings) 6.8  IMDB Rating 7.2 
50. Highlander (1986)
Overrated and dispensable.
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Movies i don't like or i'm not convinced because think are overrated. I recognize that this is a very personal list, very difficult to transfer to anyone, so i apologize in advance.... ;)

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Comments

Posted: 2 years, 7 months ago at Apr 28 20:27
Thanks for SPARING "2001 - A Space Odyssey" (greatest movie ever made)

Awesome list!
Posted: 2 years, 7 months ago at Apr 28 23:26
"2001..." has always been one of my favorite movies (NO overrated / NO dispensable xD). Many thanks for the funny comment and vote.
Edit: 2 years, 7 months ago
Posted: 2 years, 5 months ago at Jun 12 12:24
I really like Coppola's and Scorsese's films, and a few other films, but most of the films are overrated. Nice list.
Posted: 2 years, 5 months ago at Jun 12 14:01
Thanks, Mr. Saturn. Above all for help me with the word "overrated". Now, I make the change... ;D
Posted: 2 years, 5 months ago at Jun 22 11:28
I agree with a good many of your selections here. But then again, a few of them get my hackles up (Particularly Taxi Driver. And to a lesser extent Do the Right Thing.)

I'm curious about your inclusion of Once Upon a Time in the West... I haven't seen it yet, but it's commonly considered Leone's masterpiece. Anyway, I personally felt Once Upon a Time in America was an overlong, absolute mess of a movie (I think about 7 writer worked on the damn thing) and scratch my head as to why so many people swear by it. And in the last week I watched A Fistful of Dollars and For a Few Dollars More and was not overly impressed. I've got The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly sitting on my coffee table to watch later this week. But I'm getting the feeling that Sergio Leone just isn't for me. At all. So...

Have you seen any of his other work? How have you responded to his other films? Just curious, because he has something like 5 movies in the IMDb top 250 (not the most reliable source for quality, I know) and I'm just not seeing it.
Posted: 2 years, 5 months ago at Jun 22 17:53
Hello Xanadon't! To begin with, excuse my horrible English, which is why I don't like to dwell much on this language ... :)
Although not a cause for apology, I recognize that my scores to the movies are too strict and may be considered at least one point above shown. For me, an interesting movie, only deserves a 6, a good movie, 7... I'm too "hard"! :D

Regarding Sergio Leone, except for Once Upon A Time In America, I must have seen all his films, including his first peplums, but the latter as a child and can't remember well enough. I don't like his films because, in general, not interesting me the spaghetti western that i think of poor quality. To me, overrated is the same Leone. Just happens to me with Scorsese. I don't dispute that his films can be very interesting and well built, but particularly not enough to "get hooked", it seems very contrived and even empty. I'm sorry for Taxi Driver, which I consider a visible film, but nothing more. Spike Lee, you say... catch me at a bad time, I dunno. Be advised that a 5 rating is acceptable to me, in any case and I have very particular and restrictive tastes... :D
Posted: 1 year, 9 months ago at Feb 2 22:51
I agree for The graduate and Life is beautifull.

There are a lot of classic movies in this list, it's also a question of historical context.
Posted: 1 year, 6 months ago at May 5 17:06
Great list. I totally agree with a lot of these.
Posted: 1 year, 2 months ago at Sep 2 16:24
I don't agree for Morocco, It Happened One Night, Gilda, Sabrina and My Fair Lady: my favourite movies are usually comedies, musicals (of different kinds) and diva dramas!
I agree with all the other movies! American Graffiti is not only overrated, but also misleading: the 1950s were hard times and I like them for this reason!

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