Underrated and Overrated Movies Actresses and Actors of Today


When I first moved to Los Angeles, I rented an apartment that Hollywood actresses and actors stayed.  The executives would then shuttle them to any of the studio lots for whatever movie they were in and after a long day, bring them back to this apartment. It had an elevator, I think, but it wasn’t operating at the time.  You could tell the building had been around for a while as the architecture was a throw back to that time period.  While this practice is no longer being used, here is my list of current underrated and overrated actresses and actors.

The underrated actresses and actors come first because they deserve more spotlight.  This doesn’t necessarily mean they are bad, but for whatever reason they aren’t given the chance to be a powerhouse star like the ones we already know.  Although on the flip side, they probably aren’t looking for stardom and just want to act.  Here they are in no particular order.


Emily Blunt

Angela Bassett

Lili Taylor

Michelle Yeoh

Tilda Swinton

Amy Adams

Rachel Weisz

Michelle Williams

Margot Robbie

Rooney Mara


Don Cheadle

Steve Zahn

Domhnall Gleeson

John C. Reilly

Ben Foster

Antonio Banderas

Oscar Issac

Walton Goggins

Byung-hun Lee

Gael García Bernal

The overrated actresses and actors come last because they get enough spotlight.  This doesn’t necessarily mean they are bad either.  Maybe, some of the movies they starred in weren’t that good.  When you start talking about craft, basically two come to mind for their lack of it.  People’s fascination for them doesn’t match what they offer on the screen movie after movie.  Sorry, but it’s just how I feel.  I’m not going to tell you if they are male or female as you will have to make your own decisions regarding this list.  Here they are in no particular order.


Angelina Jolie

Scarlett Johannson

Kristen Stewart

Jennifer Lawrence

Emma Watson

Kate Hudson

Halle Berry

Gwyneth Paltrow

Jennifer Aniston

Reese Witherspoon


George Clooney

Leonardo DiCaprio

Tom Cruise

Dwayne Johnson

Liam Neeson

Mark Wahlberg

Will Smith

James Franco

Jeremy Renner

Robert Downey Jr.

And there you have it, my list of underrated and overrated actresses and actors.  I was going to put up pictures, but in the whole scheme of things does it matter.  If you are wanting to see their faces that much, I will leave it up to you to browse the internet.


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