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Added by garfield2710

on 28 Oct 2011 02:31

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My Overrated Films

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People who added this item 2351  Average listal rating (1401 ratings) 6.2  IMDB Rating 6.5 
1. Happy Feet (2006)
I thought this was a mean, unfunny and uncute piece of schlock. It's a poor plot executed horribly.
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People who added this item 3526  Average listal rating (2141 ratings) 8  IMDB Rating 8.3 
2. 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968)
I thought this film was incredibly boring. It may look nice, and I did find the HAL storyline very interesting and engaging, however, this film was a snoozer. It could've cut an hour easily.
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People who added this item 3869  Average listal rating (2620 ratings) 6.6  IMDB Rating 7.2 
3. Transformers (2007)
This was a loud and obnoxious ear and eye rape that I felt was sucking my intelligence as I watched it. I can understand if you like it, if you just want to see expensive CGI explosions, but I don't find that entertaining.
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People who added this item 4205  Average listal rating (2854 ratings) 7.5  IMDB Rating 7.9 
4. Iron Man (2008)
I was very confused by the plot, and I couldn't gravitate towards Tony Stark's character at all.
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People who added this item 5925  Average listal rating (4103 ratings) 7.7  IMDB Rating 8.5 
5. Gladiator (2000)
Kind of boring, it's a story that I've seen done many other times and done better. It's way too long and the characters aren't engaging.
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People who added this item 496  Average listal rating (306 ratings) 7  IMDB Rating 7.3 
6. Murder on the Orient Express (1974)
This movie is incredibly dull. The mystery twist ending is good, but that came from the original novel. I could hardly understand what these people were saying through those accents.
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People who added this item 3173  Average listal rating (2074 ratings) 8.1  IMDB Rating 8.7 
7. The Usual Suspects (1995)
The twist ending might have been good, but that's not a good enough reason to save the rest of this movie. It's confusing, unengaging and dull.
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People who added this item 2722  Average listal rating (1779 ratings) 5.9  IMDB Rating 6.1 
8. Superman Returns (2006)
This movie was just boring. The action was unintersting, I wasn't impressed by the acting, and the story wasn't well written.
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People who added this item 1620  Average listal rating (1045 ratings) 6.2  IMDB Rating 6.4 
9. Salt (2010)
I can enjoy over-the-top action stunts, but this goes beyond that and gets just plain goofy. The film seems needlessly complicated, and I did not have an emotional response to any of these characters.
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People who added this item 4599  Average listal rating (3103 ratings) 7.2  IMDB Rating 7.9 
10. Avatar (2009)
This film is okay, and it looks nice, but it's a story that's been done so many times in films like Pocahontas (a film I didn't like) and Dances with Wolves. Another film released earlier that used the idea for this movie much more effictively and originally was Battle for Terra.
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People who added this item 5775  Average listal rating (3816 ratings) 7.2  IMDB Rating 7.9 
11. E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial (1982)
Again, this one is just okay, however, I couldn't get engaged in the story or the characters very well, and I don't believe it deserves status as a classic.
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People who added this item 3278  Average listal rating (2111 ratings) 7.6  IMDB Rating 8.1 
12. The Wizard of Oz (1939)
Before you all jump down my throat, I don't hate this movie. I really like this movie, however, I don't believe it deserves the AFI's spot in Top 100 films, and I certainly don't think it's a brilliant film that deserves it's status as a classic.
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This are movies that, for whatever reason, I find overrated. These aren't necesarily movies I hate, these are just ones I find overrated.

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Comments

Posted: 2 years, 5 months ago at Apr 12 1:19
the only two that i agree with are Happy Feet and Avatar.
i liked avatar, but it could have been about an hour shorter.
as for happy feet- i hated it. and i really dont see why everybody loves it so much
Posted: 2 years, 1 month ago at Aug 18 20:56
...How could you not understand the storyline in Iron Man?
Posted: 1 year, 9 months ago at Dec 19 15:45
The Usual Suspects is one of the best films ever made, you're just a perfectionist.
Posted: 1 year, 9 months ago at Dec 19 16:31
Umm, when it comes to films, not really. I've given a lot of films 10/10 even though I don't consider them "perfect". There is no such thing as the perfect film. The reason I put the Usual Suspects on this list, and I still stand behind it, is because the only thing I remember about this film was the twist ending. I don't remember any of the the characters other than the villain or the middle of the film. If the only good thing I can say about a film is a twist ending, that's not a good sign. But again, you're entitled to your own opinion.
Posted: 1 year, 7 months ago at Feb 20 19:05
I don't think Superman Returns is overrated. That movie gets a lot of hate.
Posted: 1 year, 7 months ago at Feb 20 19:12
2001: A Space Odyssey is really overrated, not to mention how pretentious it is. Some great choices here...
Edit: 1 year, 7 months ago
Posted: 5 months ago at Apr 19 21:52
Really? Happy Feet is overrated? I understand some of these like Avatar, Gladiator, even Transformers. But Happy Feet? o.O

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