Ranking the Films - The Most Overrated Films of the Last 40 Years

I'm sure to get alot of grief over some of these choices but hey, art is subjective. Alas, here are my choices for the films that seem to be universally praised by the majority but I personally, do not like.
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Twilight (2008)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.2/10 X  
A teenage girl risks everything when she falls in love with a vampire. (122 mins.)
“ Okay, maybe not everyone loves this movie, but alot of females do and it's got way too high of a score on here. In my generation we had "The Lost Boys", which is much more of a romantic-vampire movie than this swill. ” - trevgoode
Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.7/10 X  
Luke Skywalker joins forces with a Jedi Knight, a cocky pilot, a wookiee and two droids to save the galaxy from the Empire's world-destroying battle-station, while also attempting to rescue Princess Leia from the evil Darth Vader. (121 mins.)
Director: George Lucas
“ Go ahead and light your torches and get the noose ready for this one. You can include all of the Star Wars movies for this pick. I just don't like them, period. Different strokes, different folks. ” - trevgoode
E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial (1982)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
A troubled child summons the courage to help a friendly alien escape Earth and return to his home world. (115 mins.)
“ I think this film is one of the most dated box office smashes in my lifetime. Problem is, it wasn't that good to begin with. Yes, at the time it was a novel idea however, time has not been too kind to this film and it seems even more lifeless to me now than it did 30 years prior. I saw this at theaters when I was ten and didn't like it then either. ” - trevgoode
The Matrix (1999)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.7/10 X  
A computer hacker learns from mysterious rebels about the true nature of his reality and his role in the war against its controllers. (136 mins.)
“ Don't get me wrong; this is a solid movie. It has a decent story and great action sequences and special effects. The problem I have with this film is it is not the end-all be-all. I mean the lead actor is Keanu Reeves... I rest my case. ” - trevgoode
Black Swan (2010)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
A committed dancer wins the lead role in a production of Tchaikovsky's "Swan Lake" only to find herself struggling to maintain her sanity. (108 mins.)
“ This so called "artsy" garbage is easily the most overrated movie in recent memory. I liked "The Wrestler" alot and "Requiem for a Dream" but this 2010 Darren Aronofsky film is a whole lotta pretentious mess. The acting is flimsy, the story is convoluted and the ending was stupid. There is that one scene though...... ” - trevgoode
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
“ Hmmm. Funny that after watching this film I immediately wanted to watch "Dances with Wolves". Trey Parker was right, I guess. The film looked pretty damn amazing, if it was a video game. I thought it was very slow, predictable and I was never interested in the next scene. James Cameron... How the mighty have fallen. ” - trevgoode
Million Dollar Baby (2004)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
A determined woman works with a hardened boxing trainer to become a professional. (132 mins.)
Director: Clint Eastwood
“ I really like Clint Eastwood. And Hillary Swank. Hell, I love Morgan Freeman, but this 2004 Academy Award winner for Best Picture is overrated and overwrought. The plot is contrived and never flows naturally. The acting was very good here but that doesn't make this film any less tedious to watch. ” - trevgoode
Forrest Gump (1994)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.8/10 X  
Forrest Gump, while not intelligent, has accidentally been present at many historic moments, but his true love, Jenny Curran, eludes him. (142 mins.)
Director: Robert Zemeckis
“ This writer of this film also wrote "The Curious Case of Benjamin Button", which in my opinion, is a much better film. Both films have amazing scope and details but "Gump" just seems too forced and tries too hard to stun and amaze. Tom Hanks is fine here but for me its the characters. None of the lead characters are really that likeable, even Gump. This film has some entertainment value but doesn't work as a piece of art. ” - trevgoode
Crash (2004)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
Los Angeles citizens with vastly separate lives collide in interweaving stories of race, loss and redemption. (112 mins.)
Director: Paul Haggis
“ Wow. This film won Best Picture at the Oscars. The acting in this film is very inconsistant, but there are a few nice performances here, especially Dillion. The problem is that this film is so over-the-top in every little way that it is hard to watch. The storyline is so hard to believe and Bullock is horrible. ” - trevgoode
Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby (2006)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
#1 NASCAR driver Ricky Bobby stays atop the heap thanks to a pact with his best friend and teammate, Cal Naughton, Jr. But when a French Formula One driver, makes his way up the ladder, Ricky Bobby's talent and devotion are put to the test. (108 mins.)
Director: Adam McKay
“ Will Ferrel was very good on SNL. As far as his film career goes... I think he'd be better off staying on SNL til death. This film is unfunny, uncreative, unbelievably boring and very mean-spirited. Even the great Sacha Baron Cohen looks bored out of his mind here. ” - trevgoode