15 Most Overrated Movies Of The 2020s (So Far)

14. A Quiet Place Part II

Elvis Movie
Paramount Pictures

Rotten Tomatoes: 91% (Average Score: 7.50/10)

IMDb: 7.2

There is perhaps no genre that is more inconsistently reviewed by critics than horror. Case in point: A Quiet Place Part II.

Many horror sequels and reboots from the last few years that were, in all honesty, perfectly OK (2021's messy but decent Halloween Kills is a good example of this) got mixed or negative reviews while some others which really weren't that great, such as this one, get very well-received - what gives?!

OK, to be fair, perhaps some were just happy to see this movie finally release after all the Covid-induced delays, but still.

While Quiet Place II is brilliantly acted, very well-filmed and filled with suspense it's still only a three-star film at most, and it really has its fair share of problems.

Much like its predecessor (which was itself heavily over-praised), Quiet Place II lacks much in the way of depth or character development and literally doesn't make the slightest bit of sense. Furthermore, it's little more than a repeat of the first film and most of the cast are wasted.

It's absolutely bewildering that critics have gone gaga for these films; they really aren't that good.

An Underrated Alternative: Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark (2019) - easily one of the best yet most underappreciated supernatural horror films of the last few years.


Film Studies graduate, aspiring screenwriter and all-around nerd who, despite being a pretentious cinephile who loves art-house movies, also loves modern blockbusters and would rather watch superhero movies than classic Hollywood films. Once met Tommy Wiseau.