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Titanic (1997)
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MHM’s Most Overrated Movies

Many times a film has immense box-office success and overwhelmingly positive reviews, but when you see the movie, it falls flat for you. MHM asked some of its podcasters to give us their list of most overrated films, and here’s what they said. Let us know in the comments below your top 5 most overrated films.

Chad M.

  • Dumb and Dumber (1994)
  • English Patient (1996)
  • Titanic (1997)
  • Gladiator (2000)
  • The Lord of the Rings Trilogy (2001-2003)

Chris H.

  • Rebel Without a Cause (1955)
  • Training Day (2001)
  • Lost in Translation (2003)
  • Fahrenheit 9/11 (2004)
  • Sideways (2004)

James M.

  • Titanic (1997)
  • Slumdog Millionaire (2008)
  • The Twilight Saga (2008-2012)

Jason H.

  • Breakfast at Tiffany’s (1961)
  • Blade Runner (1982)
  • Terminator 2: Judgment Day (1991)
  • American Beauty (1999)
  • Lost in Translation (2003)

Jonna M.

  • Jurassic Park (1993)
  • Cast Away (2000) (Worst. Movie. Ever.)
  • The Lord of the Rings (2001)
  • Capote (2005)

Matt L.

  • Star Wars Trilogy (1977-1983) (Suck it!)
  • National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation (1989)
  • Forrest Gump (1994) (No surprise here.)
  • Titanic (1997)
  • WALL·E (2008)
  • Avatar (2009)
  • Finding Dory (2016)
  • Ohio State (Win your division, assholes.)

Patrick G.

  • Forrest Gump (1994)
  • Blue Velvet (1986)
  • Batman (1989)
  • Independence Day (1996)
  • Brokeback Mountain (2005)

Shane A.

  • Out of Africa (1985)
  • The Castle (1997)
  • Good Will Hunting (1997)
  • Slumdog Millionaire (2008)
  • The Muppets (2011)

Shane T.

  • Scarface (1983)
  • Fight Club (1999)
  • The Lord of the Rings (2001)
  • No Country for Old Men (2007)
  • Did I mention Fight Club?
  • Star Wars: The Force Awakens (2015)
  • And lastly Fight Club. I don’t want to talk about it.
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  • Greta Greengate

    Shane T has two overrated lists is one the Australian Shane

    • moviehousechris

      OOPS! You caught one of the many typos on the site! Thanks. I fixed it, and yes, Shane A is the first list.