LONDON, ENGLAND - JULY 19: Ana de Armas attends "The Gray Man" Special Screening at BFI Southbank on July 19, 2022 in London, England. (Photo by Mike Marsland/WireImage)
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12 Overrated
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In an attempt to make up for recent subscriber losses, Netflix held one of their "largest marketing campaigns ever” to promote “The Gray Man.” The film is packed with stars like Ryan Gosling and Chris Evans but unfortunately tells a pretty bland story.
The Gray Man
“Bird Box” did well when it was released in 2014, but most of the hype came from an internet trend called the “Bird Box Challenge,” instead of the actual film. Most critics thought it was average at best because it lacked a climax with any real thrill.
Bird Box
Everyone assumed “Game Over, Man!” would be an instant hit, because it was created by the same people who made “Workaholics.” Unfortunately, this comedy wasn’t all that funny, and quickly became another one of Netflix’s overrated blunders.
Game Over, Man!
Netflix spent $200 million to make “Red Notice,” which stars Ryan Reynolds, Gal Gadot, and Dwayne Johnson. It's supposedly the most-watched movie in Netflix history, but the third act plot-twist ruins every good thing the film worked so hard to establish.
Red Notice
“Don’t Look Up” has a stellar cast, but doesn’t quite hit the satirical nail on the head. Critics were divided in their opinions, some believing the film to be excellent, while others were less than impressed by the lack of direction and dimensionless script.
Don’t Look Up