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Old 09-06-05, 01:34 AM
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Most Overrated Actor/Actress?

Who is the most overrated actor or actress in Hollywood? Which leading man or leading lady gets more acclaim or popularity than he or she deserves?
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any person for which the term 'celebrity' is a more fitting description than 'actor'.
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Without question...

Julia Roberts
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I went in expecting one of the 2 replies to be that.
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julia roberts

nicholas cage
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Rene Zellwegger.
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Cameron Diaz
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Originally Posted by QuikSilver
Cameron Diaz
pics of her in the news rags make her look awful without her makeup.
Old 09-06-05, 11:55 AM
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I agree on Cameron Diaz and Julia Roberts, and would like to add Reese Witherspoon.

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Originally Posted by freshticles
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He's turned in some mediocre performances, sure, but anybody who can do what he did in Adaptation has my respect.

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Old 09-06-05, 12:23 PM
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Harrison Ford.
Every performance he's made could have been played by Joe Blow at the corner tavern.
How different is him Oscar nominated performance in WITNESS as in any other of his movies.
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I agree with Reese Witherspoon, and she has quite a large and annoying chin. It's all I notice on her face.
Old 09-06-05, 12:27 PM
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Demi Moore

Seriously, how many good movies has she ever made? Why is she so famous?
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Keanu Reeves. Well i dont know if he is hightly rated but why would anyone keep hiring him??
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Gwyneth Paltrow

She has Cate Blanchett's Best Actress Oscar.
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Not that I think he's a bad actor, but I hate to think that, 50 years from now, people will see the Oscars that Tom Hanks has won, and assume he was the best dramatic actor of his generation...
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Originally Posted by Mountain Biker
Without question...

Julia Roberts
I agree! I can not detect anything spectacular about her acting, to me it's just mediocre. I've seen much better actresses, who do not receive near as much publicity, or praise for their acting ability as Julia Roberts.
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Reese Witherspoon was great in Election and good in Cruel Intentions. Although I don't partcularly care for her screen persona.

Julia Roberts - Looks to much like her brother, but I haven't seen anything that would lead me to believe she is over-rated.

Cameron Diaz - Being John Malkovich second billing. She wasn't bad at all.

Rene Zellwegger - One of the few American actors to successfully pull off a brit accent. She was great in Chicago *shrug*

Julia Roberts is the only one I would say that is over rated, the rest really haven't been billed as great actresses. Just having some good performances.

I doubt anyone feels that Reese Witherspoon would be the next Jodie Foster?

I would think to be over-rated you would have to be rated ;-P
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My choice is .... I hate to say this .... Clint Eastwood.
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Russel Crowe
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Julia Roberts.

Of the movies i have actually tolerated her in i cannot understand why she needs to be paid the amount of money she gets or why she gets the attention she does.
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My pics:

Actor (s): George Clooney, Owen Wilson, and Nic Cage.
Actress(es): Demi Moore, Julie Roberts, and Drew Barrymoore.
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Originally Posted by sherm42
Demi Moore

Seriously, how many good movies has she ever made? Why is she so famous?
One of Demi Moore most challenging, commendable role was the film: G.I. Jane. Due to the longevity of excessive physical training she endured in preparation for that movie, was very impressive as a female.

Any other actress would not been able to portray that character considering the strenuous amount of physical military training, and emotional tension.

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Originally Posted by Fok
Russel Crowe
Have you watched "The Insider"?
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Originally Posted by Mr. Cinema
Have you watched "The Insider"?
Or even the movie: A Beautiful Mind, in which his portrayal was superb. An Oscar nominated performance well deserved.
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I think Russell Crowe is probably one of the greatest actors of our time. Along with Johnny Depp as well. Tom Hanks is good but I think he just gets lucky with the scripts he chooses.

I think Sean Penn is pretty overrated. He was decent in Mystic River but everything else seems mediocre to me.

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