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"Encanto, The Most Rushed Story Made By Disney In A Long Time", And 21 Other Hot Takes About Highly Rated Movies

"Pulp Fiction is a pointless movie – a lot happens but I have no idea what the conclusion is."

Redditor SuggestionBusy7104 recently asked people "What movie has a high rating but you think it's average?" and some of the answers definitely caused a bit of debate.

So here are 22 of the most controversial takes, take a look and see if you agree.


1. Interstellar — won one Academy Award and one BAFTA.

2. The Shawshank Redemption — seven Academy Award nominations.

3. Soul — won two Academy Awards.

4. Encanto — won one Academy Award and one BAFTA.

Mirabel looking surprised

5. Harry Potter (Series) — 12 Academy Award nominations.

6. Spider-Man: Into The Spider-Verse — won one Academy Award.

7. No Country For Old Men — won four Academy Awards.

8. Dune (2022) — won six Academy Awards.

9. A Quiet Place — won a Screen Actors Guild Award.

John Krasinski as Lee with his finger over his lips

10. Logan — one Academy Award nomination.

11. The Princess Bride — one Academy Award nomination.

12. Captain America: The Winter Soldier — one Academy Award nomination.

13. Pulp Fiction — won one Academy Award.

14. Shaun of the Dead — three BAFTA nominations.

15. Arrival — won one Academy Award (seven other nominations), and one BAFTA.

16. Knives Out — one BAFTA and one Academy Award nomination.

17. The Batman — TBC, but it's earned an AMC Artisan Film label, which is a pretty big deal.

18. Frozen II — won two Annie Awards.

close up of three of the characters

19. Mad Max: Fury Road — won six Academy Awards.

20. La La Land — won six Academy Awards.

21. Donnie Darko — three Independent Spirit Award nominations.

22. Black Panther — won three Academy Awards.

Note: Some submissions have been edited for length and/or clarity.

What highly rated movies do you think are bang average? Let us know in the comments below!