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MOST OVERRATED ACTOR

Discussion in 'Off Topic [BG]' started by burk48237, Jun 2, 2005.


  1. burk48237

    burk48237 Supporting Member

    Nov 22, 2004
    Oak Park, MI
    Who do you guys think is the most overrated actor? I'll list two, Nicholas Cage - I've just seen him overplay too many rolls "Snake Eyes" was almost a laughable acting job in a serious movie!

    Jack Nicholson (I can see the evil stares) I loved him in Cukoos nest but ever since then I get the feeling he's still playing that role. He always seems a little on the edge like he's about ready to get checked into an institution. When I see him it's almost like the character becomes Jack Nicholson, instead of Him becoming the character.
     
  2. nonsqtr

    nonsqtr The emperor has no clothes!

    Aug 29, 2003
    Burbank CA USA
    Bruce Willis.
     
  3. Blueszilla

    Blueszilla Bassist ordinaire

    Apr 2, 2003
    The Duke City
    +1

    and Julia Roberts, I guess I just don't get it.
     
  4. Matt Call

    Matt Call Supporting Member

    Aug 1, 2004
    Minneapolis, MN
    +1

    or else Josh Hartnett
     
  5. DaveDeVille

    DaveDeVille ... you talkin' to me ?? Supporting Member

    agreed ...
     
  6. canopener

    canopener

    Sep 15, 2003
    Isle of Lucy
    All of them.
     
  7. Jack Black (I like his comedy, but come on)
    Julia Roberts
    Antonio Banderas
    Steve Buschemi (at times)
    Ben Friggin Affleck
     
  8. Tom Hanks

    Mike
     
  9. bassturtle

    bassturtle

    Apr 9, 2004
    Totally agree on Julia Roberts.
    Hugh Grant - if he played in something other than a romantic comedy I might cut him some slack. Besides, who in their right mind cheats on Elizabeth Hurly?
    Kevin Costner - was this guy ever good?
    Billy Bob Thornton - I mean come on...his best role was playing a retarded guy. Besides, who in their right mind let's Angelina Jolie get away from them?
    Chris Klein - This dip**** is from my home town. It's embarassing. I loved the movie "Say it isn't so" with Heather Graham. A hilarious movie, but when you're best role is playing a sister ****er...come on. Besides, who in their right mind lets Katie Holmes get away from them?

    I'll think of more later.
     
  10. baba

    baba Supporting Member

    Jan 22, 2002
    3rd stone from the sun
    FINALLY someone agrees with me on this. I thought I was all alone. :bawl:
     
  11. His performance on Cast Away was riveting. I wish everyone that had the ability to talk to a ball could have their sack held as much as he does. I don't think he sucks, but anything with his name on it is given an award. I think I'll start marketing 'Tom Hanks' brand anal paste and watch it fly off the shelves while the Today Show tries to interview a jar of it.

    Mike
     
  12. Against Will

    Against Will Supporting Member

    Dec 10, 2003
    Big Sound Central
    Plus one million.

    Brad Pitt also gets a lot of props for being just okay.
     
  13. Kelly Lee

    Kelly Lee Yeah, I'm a guy! Supporting Member

    Feb 17, 2004
    Marana, AZ, USA
    Ben Affleck pure and simple.

    Now just annoying actors that couldn't act to save their lives, Ben Stiller and Pauly Shore. Man they suck! IMO ofcourse! :smug:
     
  14. DaftCat

    DaftCat

    Jul 26, 2004
    Medicine Hat
    Russell Crowe

    I liked his character in this though.
     
  15. Mike Money

    Mike Money Banned

    Mar 18, 2003
    Bakersfield California
    Avatar Speakers Endorsing Hooligan
    Kevin Costner
    Denzel Washington (OK, we get the point... old rich white men run the country. Why not make a movie about it?)
    Will Ferrel (outside of SNL, he just is NOT funny. with the exception of old school)
     
  16. dcr

    dcr Supporting Member

    Anybody and everybody on "Friends"!


    dcr
     
  17. P. Aaron

    P. Aaron Supporting Member

    Julia Roberts, Drew Barrymore, Tom Cruise...
     
  18. Ryan Phillippe, the guy that was in Cruel Intentions. :spit:

    He just comes across on the screen as a big zero to me. Plus, I can't stand anyone who speaks for the most part without using contractions. :spit:

    Lorraine Bracco of The Sopranos does this too.

    I also have to agree with those who said Hugh Grant.

    All he ever seems to do is stutter and stammer - that's acting?

    Example: "I, I, I'm terribly sorry, but, but, could you try to umm, get, get me on the next flight out if it's, it's not too, too much trouble?"

    Give me time, I'll think of more. :D

    Mike
     
  19. Hollow Man

    Hollow Man Supporting Member

    Apr 28, 2003
    Springfield, VA
    And there it is.
     
  20. Russell Crowe and Keanu Reeves . . . the most pathetic actors I have ever seen!