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The 40 Most Overrated Films of All Time

by Subterranean Cinema
The 40 Most Overrated Films of All Time by Subterranean Cinema
This is not intended to be a list of the 40 worst films of all time, though the ones at the top of it would definitely deserve to be placed on such a list. These are films that were praised by critics, and that often were huge box office hits, and I have never understood why. The films after #30 that I gave “3 stars” are not “bad” films, they are just not nearly as great as they have been said to be. In the case of films that are the first in a series (Star Wars, Lord of the Rings, Kill Bill, Rocky), the listing is meant to also include the sequels. Sorry, Tarantino fans, but even though Pulp Fiction is one of my favorite films of all time,… Read more

This is not intended to be a list of the 40 worst films of all time, though the ones at the top of it would definitely deserve to be placed on such a list. These are films that were praised by critics, and that often were huge box office hits, and I have never understood why. The films after #30 that I gave “3 stars” are not “bad” films, they are just not nearly as great as they have been said to be. In the case of films that are the first in a series (Star Wars, Lord of the Rings, Kill Bill, Rocky), the listing is meant to also include the sequels. Sorry, Tarantino fans, but even though Pulp Fiction is one of my favorite films of all time, Inglourious Basterds is a pile of garbage.

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