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    21 Old Hollywood Movies That Are 100% Bad Even Though Critics Think They're 100% Brilliant

    There's nothing special about Gone with the Wind!

    We asked the BuzzFeed Community to tell us the most overrated Old Hollywood movie of all time. Here are the controversial results.

    1. The Graduate (1967)

    Embassy Pictures

    "It's just... bad. The story is all over the place, the acting isn't really all that great, and the ending is just stupid. I watched it once quite a while ago and was unimpressed."

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    2. Gone with the Wind (1939)

    MGM

    "Scarlett O'Hara is spoiled, selfish, and self-absorbed, and Rhett Butler is a fuckboy. Yes they're made for each other, but mainly to keep them from poisoning the general population."

    a4e923f2c7

    3. Mary Poppins (1964)

    Disney

    "I've never really understood the hype around Mary Poppins."

    bluejaynic

    4. Breakfast at Tiffany's (1961)

    Paramount Pictures

    "This movie glorifies racist stereotypes, organized crime, child marriage, and utter inauthenticity. I also hate to say this because she was utterly lovely to look at, but Audrey Hepburn’s performance is completely unbelievable. It’s a bad, bad movie."

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    5. The Wizard of Oz (1939)

    MGM

    "I don’t know why, but I've always found something awful about The Wizard of Oz. I don’t think it’s that great."

    elmobeth

    6. Casablanca (1942)

    Warner Bros. Pictures

    "This movie is SO boring and overrated. I had to watch it for my film history class, and then I found myself rewatching it three separate times because I kept falling asleep!"

    alyssanbadger

    7. West Side Story (1961)

    United Artists

    "West Side Story doesn't bring anything interesting to the table. It's just another Romeo and Juliet movie and I’m frankly sick of movies using that trope."

    eastocean

    8. Rebel Without a Cause (1955)

    Warner Bros. Pictures

    "The acting is terrible in Rebel Without a Cause and James Dean is very overrated."

    lizb4d657e1c9

    9. All About Eve (1950)

    20th Century Fox

    "I've heard for years this movie is incredible, chilling and thrilling, and then I watched it and found an utterly lifeless, dull movie. Absolutely nothing happened in this movie at all. It was frankly one of the most boring movies I've ever seen."

    mattyc3

    10. The Seven Year Itch (1955)

    20th Century Fox

    "I love Marilyn Monroe, but this movie is just truly awful. It's incredibly boring and the main character’s paranoia and conversations with himself really ruined the plot for me."

    kylies4ba2f7572

    11. It's a Wonderful Life (1946)

    RKO Radio Pictures

    "I love old Christmas movies, but I can't stand It's a Wonderful Life. It's a schmaltzy piece of mediocre film that's somehow managed to get classified as something no one is allowed to criticize. If you want your Jimmy Stewart fix at Christmas time, I recommend watching The Shop Around the Corner instead."

    killiandiggins

    12. The Birds (1963)

    Universal Pictures

    "The Birds is tedious to the point of boredom for most of its runtime. If you take out all the long, dialogue-less scenes of driving, parking, and walking from the freshly parked car to the next shot, this movie would be like 20 minutes long."

    michelem14

    13. A Streetcar Named Desire (1951)

    Warner Bros. Pictures

    A Streetcar named Desire is about an abusive relationship that has been glorified as a passionate romance for decades. Brando’s character is abusive to both his love interest and her sister, and when I first saw it in my twenties, I was stunned that it’s lauded as this great film. No thanks."

    lilsooz4

    14. Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs (1937)

    Disney

    "This movie is overrated as hell. People only defend it today as the ~gReAtEsT aNiMaTeD mOvIe Of AlL tImE~ because it’s old and for no other reason. Disney gets away with milking it incessantly to people who miss being eight."

    thisisawesomehere

    15. Rosemary's Baby (1968)

    Paramount Pictures

    "Rosemary’s Baby is just hours of lackluster content with no real storyline. I found it very boring and the end was a disaster."

    rachaelh4463f4cfa

    16. Citizen Kane (1941)

    RKO Radio Pictures

    "People say Citizen Kane is the greatest film of all time, but I think it’s incredibly boring. The characters are flat and very detached. It’s just really hard to connect with them."

    amandac4df3751d9

    17. Rear Window (1954)

    Paramount Pictures

    "The plot moves slowly and doesn’t create enough suspense, and the climactic end scene falls flat. It's a big disappointment."

    hillerhannah94

    18. Roman Holiday (1953)

    Paramount Pictures

    "I’m a big Audrey Hepburn fan so I was excited to watch it, but it honestly just isn’t worth the hype for me and certainly isn’t Audrey’s best movie. I think it's kinda dull and unemotional, like, literally all they do is go around Rome???"

    seasonofthewitch

    19. Butterfield 8 (1960)

    MGM

    "Elizabeth Taylor was the only one who played her character with any depth. Everyone else was like a caricature."

    nekkonekkok

    20. Pillow Talk (1959)

    Universal Pictures

    "Any movie with Doris Day is boring, that is if you can tell the difference between any of them. It’s pretty much all the same plot lines with the same terrible acting."

    rebeccal4ce5906a2

    21. And An American in Paris (1951)

    MGM

    "I know it’s supposed to be an amazing old classic, but I got so bored watching it. On top of that, none of the songs are good!"

    delaneygreczyn