Overrated Films

Not bad films, but ones that don't deserve all the hype.
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1.
Avatar (2009)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
A paraplegic marine dispatched to the moon Pandora on a unique mission becomes torn between following his orders and protecting the world he feels is his home. (162 mins.)
Director: James Cameron
“ The story line was simple, predicable and overdone. Yes, the graphics were excellent and it was the only time I've seen a film in 3D and enjoyed it, but extremely overrated. ” - jesssvsaafxx
 
2.
Rebel Without a Cause (1955)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
A rebellious young man with a troubled past comes to a new town, finding friends and enemies. (111 mins.)
Director: Nicholas Ray
“ As sad as the loss of James Dean was, he was a terrible actor. Boring storyline, mellow dramatic acting and bad writing it's not as great as people seem to think it is. ” - jesssvsaafxx
 
3.
The Inbetweeners Movie (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
Four socially troubled 18-year-olds from the south of England go on holiday to Malia. (97 mins.)
Director: Ben Palmer
“ The TV show was excellent but the film was a huge let down. It seems that with the knowledge that the audience of the show would be running to see it that the makers perhaps didn't but as much effort into this as they should have. The gags weren't that funny and the writing was hard to watch at times. It somehow ended up being cheesy and cliched. ” - jesssvsaafxx
 
4.
Captain America: The First Avenger (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
Steve Rogers, a rejected military soldier transforms into Captain America after taking a dose of a "Super-Soldier serum". But being Captain America comes at a price as he attempts to take down a war monger and a terrorist organization. (124 mins.)
Director: Joe Johnston
“ With "The Avengers" fast approaching, I personally couldn't be more excited, but this was a HUGE let down. Perhaps being I went to see it with a hangover and was feeling ill anyway, but I was hoping that I would find Steve Rogers more likeable than I previously had done, but no such luck. Iron Man, The Incredible Hulk and Thor all were excellently done, but this just bored me. ” - jesssvsaafxx
 
5.
Shakespeare in Love (1998)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
A young Shakespeare, out of ideas and short of cash, meets his ideal woman and is inspired to write one of his most famous plays. (123 mins.)
Director: John Madden
“ 7 OSCARS!! HOW? ” - jesssvsaafxx
 
6.
Blade Runner (1982)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  
A blade runner must pursue and try to terminate four replicants who stole a ship in space and have returned to Earth to find their creator. (117 mins.)
Director: Ridley Scott
“ I can see why this has so much love, but I really didn't enjoy it. Acting was mediocre and scenes were just badly done. ” - jesssvsaafxx
 
7.
Up (2009)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  
Seventy-eight year old Carl Fredricksen travels to Paradise Falls in his home equipped with balloons, inadvertently taking a young stowaway. (96 mins.)
“ Themes were far to mature for young children and I don't really see what sets it aside from the rest of the cartoons being spewed out today. ” - jesssvsaafxx
 
8.
Toy Story 3 (2010)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  
The toys are mistakenly delivered to a day-care center instead of the attic right before Andy leaves for college, and it's up to Woody to convince the other toys that they weren't abandoned and to return home. (103 mins.)
Director: Lee Unkrich
“ This applies for all the Toy Story films. Yes, it's a nice message, friends forever and all that. But does it really deserve it's place in the top IMDB 250? ” - jesssvsaafxx
 
9.
Brave (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
Determined to make her own path in life, Princess Merida defies a custom that brings chaos to her kingdom. Granted one wish, Merida must rely on her bravery and her archery skills to undo a beastly curse. (93 mins.)
“ Got so much hype, and to be fair...it was pretty rubbish. ” - jesssvsaafxx
 
10.
Inception (2010)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.8/10 X  
A thief, who steals corporate secrets through use of dream-sharing technology, is given the inverse task of planting an idea into the mind of a CEO. (148 mins.)
“ Yes, the film was good. But having a complicated story line and huge amounts of special effects doesn't make it a brilliant film. ” - jesssvsaafxx
 
11.
The Searchers (1956)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
A Civil War veteran embarks on a journey to rescue his niece from an Indian tribe. (119 mins.)
Director: John Ford
“ I had to study this recently and I thought the end scene was brilliant, but hearing lecturers go on about how amazing it was, and then it made it such a let down. Some horrid acting, and a bit of a flawed story line and a lead character I couldn't seen to like. ” - jesssvsaafxx