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Posted by CCThor (1185 posts) 2 months, 11 days ago

Poll: Is Aquaman overrated?or just lucky?or other complicate reason? (46 votes)

Yes. 4%
Overrated+Lucky=Billion+ box office. 26%
No,It's deserved. 65%
Other reason. 4%
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#1 Posted by Heatforce (5939 posts) - - Show Bio

It's underrated. 7-7.5/10

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#2 Posted by Mrnoital (7972 posts) - - Show Bio

sounds like someones salty

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#3 Posted by Emperorb777 (10989 posts) - - Show Bio

No, it's not overrated like Black Panther.

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#4 Posted by ganon15 (7076 posts) - - Show Bio

I'm guessing you don't like it very much...

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#5 Edited by CCThor (1185 posts) - - Show Bio

@ganon15:

No,I think it's good,but a billion is just too much.

I thought it at best should only a little bit better than wonder woman,and it's around 900M.

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#6 Posted by tensor (8418 posts) - - Show Bio

No. I was entertained. I dig it.

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#7 Posted by TheAmazingSpidey (17508 posts) - - Show Bio

Overrated? It's barely over 60% on Rotten Tomatoes, and audiences flocked to see it because it was a fun movie, which it was.

It was appropriately rated.

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#9 Posted by MAZAHS117 (12353 posts) - - Show Bio

Seems about right to me. With the exception of it’s VFX’s, which are spectacular, it doesn’t do anything exceptional great..but at the same time, besides a few campy moments, it doesn’t do anything I would deem bad either. It’s your average run-of-the-mill cbm origin packaged with beautiful visuals to sell it, and guess what? Consumers bought it. ..it’s biggest win imo tho is completely turning around the Aquaman character in eyes of the masses. He’s no longer the a$$ end of jokes and puns to the general audience, which means they’ll come back for sequels, and viola; money for Warners.

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#10 Edited by DarkPsychicLord_Prime (4064 posts) - - Show Bio

Just good marketing.

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#11 Posted by MarvelandDCfan24 (7179 posts) - - Show Bio

Aquaman isn't even rated that high its not overrated like Black Panther or Wonder Woman

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#12 Posted by CarmineDcMarvel (256 posts) - - Show Bio

Aquaman was fantastic in my opinion. It did exactly what it had to do. Provided amazing graphics, amazing action, and decent character development for Arthur. It is a movie you WANT to see and ENJOY watching. I think that DC needs to focus on what made AM so successful, and continue to follow that mold. DC is where I started, and I'm praying that their cinematic universe will finally bring forth what it is capable of bringing.

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#13 Posted by Morgatu (308 posts) - - Show Bio

It was great and it deserves what it earned.

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#14 Posted by BullPR (5865 posts) - - Show Bio

I disliked it+++

But I was not the targeted audience.

People who enjoyed it found it funny, entertaining, well balanced and with spectacular visuals.

So good for the movie good for Wan and Mamoa, even good for WODC and WB.

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#15 Posted by Blackdog2009 (3706 posts) - - Show Bio

@morgatu said:

It was great and it deserves what it earned.

this

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#16 Posted by Helloman (28587 posts) - - Show Bio

No.

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#17 Posted by FaradaySloth (8575 posts) - - Show Bio

Deserved

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#18 Posted by darkonast (759 posts) - - Show Bio

Why does it matter??? Ive seen more threads questioning the quality of this film because it reached a billion ..... just let the DC movie prosper without questioning it

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#19 Posted by AVENGERSWORLD (188 posts) - - Show Bio

Another CBM flick nothing more than that

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#20 Posted by war of light_2814 (2694 posts) - - Show Bio

Stupid, salty and pointless.

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#21 Posted by Manwhohaseverything (3818 posts) - - Show Bio

It wasn't "great" but it was good. The same thing I've always said about The Avengers. I guess if forced, I think The Avengers was a little better. But Aquaman has the luxury of not being deemed the "most amazing thing ever put on film" tag The Avengers got at the time it was released. So, The Avengers is not seen the same way now as it was back in 2012. Most folks have a lower opinion of it now compared to then, though most will still like it. Aquaman is just seen as a good time at the movies, period. 6 years from now, it'll be thought of the same way. What I'm saying is if The Avenges can make billion, then why not Aquaman? BTW, it's certainly not "lucky". I remember hearing on many a Youtube channel that it's Holiday release date was going to doom it, thanks to all the competition it would get.

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#22 Posted by deactivated-5c607e387a408 (312 posts) - - Show Bio

No, does everything have to be overrated I’m this world?

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#23 Posted by Beyonder97 (1039 posts) - - Show Bio

In what universe is Aquaman overrated!

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#24 Posted by YOA_501 (685 posts) - - Show Bio

Most likely due being a new refreshing idea the common person haven’t seen before but it’s no dark knight or anything

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#25 Edited by YOA_501 (685 posts) - - Show Bio

BP was overrated

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#26 Edited by Ready_4_Madness (15446 posts) - - Show Bio

It was a fun movie with good visuals which equals good word of mouth. It was lucky? you can’t really hit a billion by luck.

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#27 Posted by DeathandGrim (4807 posts) - - Show Bio

People seem to forget Aquaman has steadily risen in public standing. Superfriends was a LONG time ago. With Justice League, Young Justice, several animated films including one dedicated to his canon, Injustice, and video games, Aquaman definitely went from "I'd never watch a movie about Aquaman" to "I'd watch it, I'm curious"

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#28 Posted by Gracetrack (4630 posts) - - Show Bio

Overrated? I don't think that word means what you think it means.

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#29 Posted by StormShadow_X (16373 posts) - - Show Bio

It's likes a transformers movie done right. A visual spectacle with likeable characters

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#30 Posted by nogoodtsuna2 (121 posts) - - Show Bio

it was looooooooong af tho...