What are the best overrated movies?

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    #1Goodfellas

    Goodfellas

    Goodfellas is a 1990 American crime movie directed by Martin Scorsese based on the non-fiction book Wiseguy by Nicholas Pileggi. It is about the mob in 1955 and stars Robert De Niro, Joe Pesci, and Ray Liotta. 

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    Louis Lopez
    Written on June 6, 2018
    "Can't argue with this being overrated, but then again anything that is good tends to be blown out of the water to the point of no return. I'm looking at you, Disney songs. Anyways, Goodfellas is a classic by this point and if you haven't seen it, then go get it. There's a reason people love it."
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    #2Citizen Kane

    Citizen Kane

    Citizen Kane was the first movie directed by Orson Welles and stands as one of the best movies ever made. Based on the life of media tycoon William Randolph-Hearst, Citizen Kane tells the story of a media Emperor and his life, but what changed movie story was its script, its filming and the whole movie as a piece of narrative art.

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    John Chen
    Written on May 31, 2018
    "Citizen Kane is such a classic! It is a must see for anyone. It is based on the life of William Randolph Hearst, an VERY wealthy man and his desires in life. It is one of the few movies I would call a masterpiece."
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    #3Titanic

    Titanic

    Titanic is a 1997 American epic romance-disaster film was directed, written, co-produced and co-edited by James Cameron. It is starred by Leonardo DiCaprio and Kate Winslet. The movie runs for 3 hours and 14 minutes.

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    Victoria Medina
    Written on June 6, 2018
    "Best overrated movies doesn't really make much sense to me. Titanic is a a classic love story film, and while it did have a lot of build up, it was much deserved, in my opinion. "
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    #4Clerks

    Clerks

    Clerks is a film directed and written by Kevin Smith. It also features Brian O'Halloran, Jeff Anderson, Marilyn Ghigliotti and released in 1994. it is a story about the typical lives of two convenience clerks.

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    Ryan Coleman
    Written on June 1, 2018
    "A classic movie I watched as a kid in the 90s. One of the funniest movies I ever watched. It still holds up today."
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    #5Forrest Gump

    Forrest Gump

    This is a 1994 film directed by Robert Zemeckis, based on Winston Groom's book of the same title. It's starred by Tom Hanks, Robin Wright, and Gary Sinise as they unfold the life and adventure of a slow-witted man named Forrest Gump.

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    Deborah Alexander
    Written on June 11, 2018
    "I don't personally think this movie is overrated but I did really love it. Tom Hanks honestly gave a wonderful performance. "
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    #6Scarface

    Scarface

    Scarface is a 1983 American crime film directed by Brian De Palma starring Al Pacino, Steven Bauer, and Michelle Pfeiffer. This is the remake of the 1932 film about the Cuban drug traffickers in Miami. 

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    Samuel Walsh
    Written on June 6, 2018
    "This is certainly an overrated movie, spoken about by rappers more than any other movie, for instance. But Scarface is also very, very fun to watch -- so even if you know you're watching an overrated movie, it's still a lot of fun."
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    #7Raging Bull

    Raging Bull

    Raging Bull is directed by Martin Scorsese and released in 1980. It features Robert De Niro, Cathy Moriarty, Joe Pesci. the story is a biography of Jake LaMotta as he destroys his life through his career.


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    Lisa Walsh
    Written on June 11, 2018
    "Raging Bull is a bit overrated. It is entertaining the first time but I don't think I would watch it again. I would definitely recommend it if you are a fan of boxing though."
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    #8Gone with the Wind

    Gone with the Wind

    Gone with the Wind is a film released in 1939 starring Clark Gable, Vivien Leigh. It tells the story of a manipulative woman and a roguish man conduct a turbulent romance during the American Civil War and Reconstruction periods.

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    Christopher Blackburn
    Written on August 14, 2018
    "A real, classic movie. Vivien Leigh as Scarlett O'Hara and Clark Gable as Rhett Butler were great. This was one of the early technicolour films (another was The Wizard of Oz with Judy Garland). The biography of Vivien Leigh by Anne Edwards has a lot of information on this film. "
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    #9The Handmaid's Tale

    The Handmaid's Tale

    The Handmaid's Tale is an original Hulu series based on the novel by Margaret Atwood. The story is set in the near future where America is under a theocratic rule that forces fertile women to be impregnated by men from wealthy families. 

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    Raúl Palma
    Written on June 16, 2018
    "I've been keeping up weekly with each new episode of The Handmaid's Tale. I'm a fan of the actress who plays the protagonist after her work on the show Mad Men. The premise of the story is a dystopian future with religious zealots using the bible as their excuse to create a society that is reminiscent of the gestapo like tactics of Nazi Germany in the late 30's and 40's and centers around a woman who has been captured and used as a surrogate for infertile scumbags. It's heartbreaking at times and with current domestic situations, quite believable that this could become a possibility. This show is far from overrated and deserves all it's accolades. "

Summary

Best What are the best overrated movies
RankSolutionsTypeVotesPrice
1GoodfellasMovies 16 Paid
2Citizen KaneMovies 10 Paid
3TitanicMovies 9 Paid
4ClerksMovies 8 Paid
5Forrest Gump Movies 7 Paid
6ScarfaceMovies 4 Paid
7Raging BullMovies 2 Paid
8Gone with the WindMovies 1 Paid
9The Handmaid's TaleTV Shows 0 Paid
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