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    simple , you can include TV and other actors in here if you want to , but out of all the actors you have seen , which performances do you think have been overrated by viewers or media and which of them do you think have been underrated?
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    Underrated

    Bruno Ganz (his depiction of Hitler in Der Untergang was mind-blowing)

    Overrated

    Tom Hanks (used to love him, but his performances since Road to Perdition have been abysmal)
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    Underrated: Stephen Root, Stephen Tobolowsky, Jim Beaver, Pete Postlethwaite, Richard Jenkins

    Although tbf they are character actors all and probably wouldn't work headlining a film.
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    Underrated; Adrien Brody, Jamie Campbell Bower
    Overrated; Gwyneth Paltrow, Megan Fox
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    underrated - Jason Done.
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    Underrated: Emily Deschanel - I think she is often typecasted as the weird, intelligent person within a group. I think she's capable of playing other roles...
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    From what I've seen of her performances, Sally Hawkins could count as an underrated actress, though it might be more accurate to say that she's just underexposed.
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    underrated Jason Done

    overrated - Miley Cyrus
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    (Original post by Lisa17)
    Underrated; Adrien Brody, Jamie Campbell Bower
    Overrated; Gwyneth Paltrow, Megan Fox
    Won an Oscar...
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    Pete Postlethwaite, Ralph Fiennes, Ciaran Hinds, Sam Rockwell, Garrett Dillahunt, Michael Stuhlbarg, Naomi Watts, Lee Van Cleef, and Eddie Marsan are/were all underrated.

    Tom Hanks, Channing Tatum, Russell Brand, Bradley Cooper, Ryan Gosling, and Will Ferrell are all overrated in my opinion.
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    Underrated- Shane West
    Overrated-Tom Cruise
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    As much as I've liked him in the past, I actually think Johnny Depp is a bit overrated. There are other actors who are fantastic and on the same level of versatility as Depp who don't get nearly as much hype or attention.

    Underrated: probably Cillian Murphy. I know he's recognisable but to me he just doesn't seem to get as much attention as he deserves - he's a great actor.
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    (Original post by tjf8)
    Pete Postlethwaite, Ralph Fiennes, Ciaran Hinds, Sam Rockwell, Garrett Dillahunt, Michael Stuhlbarg, Naomi Watts, Lee Van Cleef, and Eddie Marsan are/were all underrated.

    Tom Hanks, Channing Tatum, Russell Brand, Bradley Cooper, Ryan Gosling, and Will Ferrell are all overrated in my opinion.
    Good list for underrated, I would add Casey Affleck.

    Not so sure about overrated, I do really love Cooper and Gosling.
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    Underrated :monty clift
    Overrated : Humphrey Bogart
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    Overrated: Will Ferrell
    Underrated: Gérard Depardieu
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    Underrated: Colin Morgan
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    (Original post by danny111)
    Good list for underrated, I would add Casey Affleck.

    Not so sure about overrated, I do really love Cooper and Gosling.
    Casey Affleck is a great shout actually. He was so good in Jesse James. Much better than his brother in my opinion.
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    (Original post by tjf8)
    Casey Affleck is a great shout actually. He was so good in Jesse James. Much better than his brother in my opinion.
    I fell in love with him in Gone Baby Gone. I like everything about him, even his voice. I don't know how to express it, I think he really brings across the characters he plays.
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    (Original post by danny111)
    I fell in love with him in Gone Baby Gone. I like everything about him, even his voice. I don't know how to express it, I think he really brings across the characters he plays.
    I've not seen him in much, need to watch some more of his films.
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    (Original post by Isambard Kingdom Brunel)
    Underrated

    Bruno Ganz (his depiction of Hitler in Der Untergang was mind-blowing)

    Overrated

    Tom Hanks (used to love him, but his performances since Road to Perdition have been abysmal)
    I think he over acted the bit where his Xbox subscription got cancelled.
 
 
 
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