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on 24 Apr 2012 12:49

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People who added this item 111  Average listal rating (51 ratings) 7  IMDB Rating 7.3 
1. Morocco (1930)
Overrated.
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People who added this item 720  Average listal rating (437 ratings) 8.2  IMDB Rating 8.2 
2. It Happened One Night (1934)
Overrated and dispensable.
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People who added this item 143  Average listal rating (61 ratings) 8.1  IMDB Rating 8.2 
3. Make Way for Tomorrow (1937)
Overrated / Dispensable
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People who added this item 90  Average listal rating (54 ratings) 7.3  IMDB Rating
4. Pygmalion (1938)
Overrated.
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People who added this item 2218  Average listal rating (1275 ratings) 7.8  IMDB Rating 8.2 
5. Gone with the Wind (1939)
Overrated and dispensable.

People who added this item 447  Average listal rating (250 ratings) 7.8  IMDB Rating 7.8 
6. Gilda (1946)
Overrated.
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People who added this item 117  Average listal rating (70 ratings) 6.8  IMDB Rating
7. Duel in the Sun
Overrated.
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People who added this item 125  Average listal rating (82 ratings) 6.5  IMDB Rating 7.2 
8. Quo Vadis (1951)
Overrated and dispensable.
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People who added this item 281  Average listal rating (163 ratings) 7.8  IMDB Rating 7.9 
9. A Place in the Sun (1951)
Overrated.
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People who added this item 935  Average listal rating (567 ratings) 7.5  IMDB Rating 7.8 
10. Sabrina (1954)
Overrated.
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People who added this item 578  Average listal rating (364 ratings) 7.3  IMDB Rating 7.9 
11. The Ten Commandments (1956)
Overrated / Dispensable
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People who added this item 120  Average listal rating (60 ratings) 7.1  IMDB Rating 7.5 
12. Somebody Up There Likes Me (1956)
Overrated and dispensable.
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People who added this item 76  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 1144  Average listal rating (676 ratings) 7.5  IMDB Rating 8.1 
15. Ben-Hur (1959)
Overrated.
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People who added this item 324  Average listal rating (184 ratings) 8  IMDB Rating 7.8 
16. Pickpocket (1959)
Overrated.
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People who added this item 183  Average listal rating (115 ratings) 7.7  IMDB Rating 8.2 
17. Inherit the Wind (1960)
Overrated.
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People who added this item 1272  Average listal rating (733 ratings) 8  IMDB Rating 8.4 
18. Lawrence of Arabia (1962)
Overrated even dispensable.
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People who added this item 1220  Average listal rating (698 ratings) 7.5  IMDB Rating 7.9 
19. My Fair Lady (1964)
Overrated and dispensable.
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People who added this item 117  Average listal rating (59 ratings) 7.3  IMDB Rating 7.7 
20. A Man and a Woman (1966)
Overrated and dispensable.
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People who added this item 49  Average listal rating (26 ratings) 7.8  IMDB Rating 7.9 
21. The Round-Up (1966)
Overrated / Dispensable.
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People who added this item 2020  Average listal rating (1215 ratings) 7.7  IMDB Rating 8.1 
22. The Graduate (1967)
Overrated.
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People who added this item 1537  Average listal rating (937 ratings) 8.5  IMDB Rating 8.6 
23. Once Upon a Time in the West (1968)
Totally overrated.
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People who added this item 871  Average listal rating (519 ratings) 7.8  IMDB Rating
24. Midnight Cowboy (1969)
Overrated.
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People who added this item 5433  Average listal rating (3419 ratings) 8.7  IMDB Rating 9.2 
25. The Godfather (1972)
Overrated.
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People who added this item 311  Average listal rating (214 ratings) 6.8  IMDB Rating 7.1 
26. The Poseidon Adventure (1972)
Overrated. Dispensable.
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People who added this item 248  Average listal rating (127 ratings) 7  IMDB Rating 7.1 
27. The Way We Were (1973)
Overrated and more.
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People who added this item 880  Average listal rating (497 ratings) 7.2  IMDB Rating 7.5 
28. American Graffiti (1973)
Overrated.
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People who added this item 3578  Average listal rating (2292 ratings) 7.4  IMDB Rating
29. The Exorcist
Totally overrated.
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People who added this item 47  Average listal rating (31 ratings) 6.5  IMDB Rating
30. Effi Briest (1974)
Overrated and dispensable.
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People who added this item 3830  Average listal rating (2350 ratings) 8.6  IMDB Rating 9.1 
31. The Godfather: Part II (1974)
Overrated.
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People who added this item 4175  Average listal rating (2567 ratings) 8.2  IMDB Rating 8.4 
32. Taxi Driver (1976)
Overrated.
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People who added this item 1214  Average listal rating (781 ratings) 7.2  IMDB Rating 7.6 
33. The Omen (1976)
Overrated. Dispensable.
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People who added this item 1869  Average listal rating (1203 ratings) 7.3  IMDB Rating 7.7 
34. Close Encounters of the Third Kind (1977)
Overrated.
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People who added this item 1008  Average listal rating (589 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 455  Average listal rating (289 ratings) 7.2  IMDB Rating 7.4 
36. Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1978)
Overrated.
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People who added this item 1782  Average listal rating (1126 ratings) 8  IMDB Rating 8.2 
37. The Deer Hunter (1978)
Overrated.
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People who added this item 1518  Average listal rating (980 ratings) 6.8  IMDB Rating
38. Mad Max (1979)
Overrated and dispensable.
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People who added this item 1876  Average listal rating (1156 ratings) 8.1  IMDB Rating 8.3 
39. Raging Bull (1980)
Overrated / Dispensable.
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People who added this item 2178  Average listal rating (1215 ratings) 8.1  IMDB Rating 8.2 
40. The Elephant Man (1980)
Overrated.
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People who added this item 256  Average listal rating (153 ratings) 7.3  IMDB Rating 7.7 
41. On Golden Pond (1981)
Absolutely overrated and dispensable.
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People who added this item 4686  Average listal rating (3146 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 1195  Average listal rating (753 ratings) 7.2  IMDB Rating 7.6 
43. An American Werewolf in London (1981)
Overrated.
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People who added this item 3846  Average listal rating (2489 ratings) 8  IMDB Rating 8.2 
44. Blade Runner (1982)
Overrated.
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People who added this item 1321  Average listal rating (960 ratings) 7.2  IMDB Rating 7.7 
45. First Blood (1982)
Overrated and totally dispensble.
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People who added this item 3571  Average listal rating (2204 ratings) 7.9  IMDB Rating 8.3 
46. Scarface (1983)
Overrated / Dispensable.
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People who added this item 2122  Average listal rating (1311 ratings) 8  IMDB Rating 8.4 
47. Amadeus (1984)
Overrated.
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People who added this item 736  Average listal rating (505 ratings) 6.9  IMDB Rating 7.5 
48. Witness (1985)
Overrated.
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People who added this item 168  Average listal rating (76 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 1249  Average listal rating (831 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, 11 months ago at Apr 28 20:27
Thanks for SPARING "2001 - A Space Odyssey" (greatest movie ever made)

Awesome list!
Posted: 2 years, 11 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, 11 months ago
Posted: 2 years, 9 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, 9 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, 9 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, 9 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: 2 years, 1 month 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, 7 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: teen fads are not the most interesting features of the 1950s.
Edit: 1 year, 7 months ago

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