Overrated Comic Book Films

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  1. Ms. Marvel

    Ms. Marvel Screwed up Avenger

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    I don't see how movies like TASM/MOS can be considered overrated, considering they're not that well loved.
     
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  2. Tony Stark

    Tony Stark Armored Avenger!

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    The Dark Knight Rises. People were talking about academy awards for that one, not to mention the critics drooling over it, but apparently were blind to the horrible acting skills of Marion Cotillard and some mailed in performances by other actors, and general sloppy writing, and the dumbest cops ever who apparently forget all their training skills and run blindly into open fire.

    I agree that it's hard to call TASM and MoS overrated, most people were tepid over those two films.
     
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  3. Ms. Marvel

    Ms. Marvel Screwed up Avenger

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    I would say:

    Spider-man 1 & 2
    Superman 1 & 2

    I want to say TDK....but I can understand why it's so loved.
     
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    The Mandarin twist and Gwyneth Paltrow glowing orange, awesome:o
     
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    Iron Man
     
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    Lol MOS beat SM:the movie and TASM became the 2nd best spidey
     
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  7. Ms. Marvel

    Ms. Marvel Screwed up Avenger

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    Not really.

    Not really saying much when it only has 1 other competition for second place. :funny:
     
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    They still had generally positive albeit not great reviews.

    For MoS, I think that was spot on, but even merely decent is overrating ASM. It was the worst of the four Spider-Man films, IMO.
     
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  9. Lord

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    I loved Sam Raimi's Spider-Man films, even liked Spider-Man 3, but The Amazing Spider-Man was better than that, and certainly decent.

    For me it's The Avengers, it was nothing special, expected more from Joss Whedon
     
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  10. Ms. Marvel

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    Yes, but the BO met your expectations. :woot:
     
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  11. Kahran Ramsus

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    Avengers is kind of overrated. It is still very good, just not at the level of the best blockbusters ever that it is often proclaimed as. It is an 8/10 type of film.
     
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    The Avengers
    Captain America
    Thor
     
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  13. Lord

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    More or less, i don't know about you but i certainly expected the film to break records and make more or less what it did, i even wondered if it could beat Titanic months before it was released, so no, i wasn't one of those guys saying it would make Iron Man numbers :o
     
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    Venom75 I'm symbiotic!

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    I'll agree. I thought the film was just ok,and a major step down from the previous one. Although I did love Anne Hathaway's performance.
     
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    Visualiza Jimmy Scrambles

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    TDKR and TASM immediately come to mind. Those were both bad films by nearly every measure for me, and I feel like critics overlooked several glaring issues with both of them.

    For as much as I enjoyed it, I'd say that Avengers is mildly overrated as well. I wouldn't put it at the top of the genre(although it's up there), but I will say that it's a solid blueprint for the superhero ensemble.
     
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  16. kedrell

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    Lots of films are this way:

    Spider-Man 1 & 2
    X-Men 1, 2 and XMFC
    TDKR
    MoS
    Batman'89 and Returns
    The Wolverine
    Scott Pilgrim
    but nothing tops TDK in this category as far as I can see.
     
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  17. Tony Stark

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    TDK fully started the Nolanite cult, so I can totally see that. I love Kang Conquer's quote where he said (paraphrasing Ghandi) "I like your Christopher Nolan, but I don't like your Nolanites."
     
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    I still don't think movies like TASM, MOS, Cap or Thor can be regarded as overrated considering they aren't rated that highly by the public.
     
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    Almost every decent comic book movie ever made has been mentioned in this thread.
     
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    The Dark Knight Rises
    Batman '89
    Iron Man 3
     
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  21. Ms. Marvel

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    Well yeah, I don't think any less than decent CBMs can be considered overrated. :oldrazz:
     
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    I don't find any movie overrated. Overrated is such a dumb term to describe something that some one think is too liked or loved by most other people.
     
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  23. Ms. Marvel

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    It depends. Some CBMs are put on a pedestal.
     
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    MoS might be true but I'd say the rest indeed are regarded better. At the very least they hit considerably better with the critics(yes, I know critics and audience don't always co-incide) but all of those films(including MoS) were successful without being sequels to pre-existing well received and profitable films. You don't get there without a goodly amount of audience approval. Not on the first try, at least. A sequel can coast on the coattails of a good former film but that's not the case of any of these you mentioned. Two are brand new and two are reboots.
     
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  25. kedrell

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    So you're saying you agree with the general consensus of every CBM that's come down the pike? Way to keep it mainstream, I guess.
     
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