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List of Sarah Michelle Gellar Movies: Ranked Best To Worst

2. Jack Black: Spider-Man (2002)
9
3
Jack Black: Spider-Man
9
3
Role:
Mary Jane Watson / Wonder woman
Starring:
Tobey Maguire, Jack Black, Tobey Maguire
Directed By:
Joel Gallen
3. Cruel Intentions (1999)
26
12
Cruel Intentions
R
26
12

Kathryn, a wealthy manipulative teenager, agrees to watch over naive Cecile with the secret intention of defaming her to take revenge on Cecile's lover, her ex. When her philanderer stepbrother Sebastian refuses to seduce Cecile in favor of the headmaster's virgin daughter Annette, who wants to stay chaste until marriage, the two spoiled step-siblings make a wicked wager.

Role:
Kathryn Merteuil
Directed By:
Roger Kumble
Awards:
MTV Movie & TV Award for Best Female Performance, MTV Movie & TV Award for Best Kiss
4. The Air I Breathe (2007)
10
5
The Air I Breathe
R
10
5

This drama film tells four different stories about four people, a gangster who can predict the future, a doctor struggling to save his lover’s life, a businessman who bets his life in a horse race, and a pop star who falls prey to a crime boss. 

Role:
Sorrow
Directed By:
Jieho Lee
6. Veronika Decides to Die (2009)
7
4
Veronika Decides to Die
R
7
4
Role:
Veronika Deklava
Starring:
Jonathan Tucker, Erika Christensen, Rena Owen, Florencia Lozano
Directed By:
Emily Young
7. Funny Farm (1988)
8
5
Funny Farm
PG
8
5

Andy Farmer is a former sportswriter who along with his wife, moves to a small town in Vermont so that he can focus on writing his novel. They soon realize that the locals are not very welcoming and the farm is also quite distracting.

Starring:
Chevy Chase, Madolyn Smith Osborne, Kevin O'Morrison, Joseph Maher, Jack Gilpin
Directed By:
George Roy Hill
8. The Grudge (2004)
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12
The Grudge
19
12

An exchange student-nurse, Karen Davis, moves to Tokyo, where she comes across a house haunted by a curse called, The Grudge. The curse possesses its victim causing powerful rage followed by death, and then it moves on to its next victim. As Karen searches for the secret of the curse, she gets caught in the whirl; however, she must break the cycle. 

Role:
Karen
Starring:
Bill Pullman, Clea DuVall, KaDee Strickland, Jason Behr, William Mapother
Directed By:
Takashi Shimizu
9. I Know What You Did Last Summer (1997)
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13
I Know What You Did Last Summer
R
18
13

Four friends Julie, Ray, Helen, and Barry run over a pedestrian on a coastal byway and decide to dump the body in the water. A year later, Julie receives a letter informing her that their crime was witnessed. Soon a figure wearing a raincoat and wielding a hook starts stalking and killing them. 

Role:
Helen Shivers
Starring:
Jennifer Love Hewitt, Bridgette Wilson, Johnny Galecki, Anne Heche, Bridgette Wilson-Sampras, Ryan Phillippe
Directed By:
Jim Gillespie
10. Suburban Girl (2007)
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4
Suburban Girl
PG-13
5
4

Brett is a young woman residing in New York, who works as an associate editor at a small publishing house. Her life takes a turn when she meets Archie, an older man, who is charming, attentive, and gives good advice. She begins to fall for him, but soon realizes that he is a womanizer and an alcoholic.

Role:
Brett Eisenberg
Starring:
Maggie Grace, Alec Baldwin, James Naughton, Chris Carmack
Directed By:
Marc Klein
11. Possession (2008)
6
4
Possession
PG-13
6
4

A woman named Jess’s life is thrown into a chaos after her husband Ryan and her brother-in-law Roman are left in coma, after an automobile accident. Things get even more complicated when Roman eventually wakes up, believing himself to be Ryan. Jess tries to deal with the disturbing events, but at the same time, she also feels that it is possible that the spirit of her husband may have returned in his brother’s body.

Role:
Jess
Starring:
Drew Scott, Lee Pace, Michael Landes, Tuva Novotny, Chelah Horsdal
Directed By:
Joel Bergvall, Simon Sandquist
12. Southland Tales (2006)
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6
Southland Tales
R
7
6

Set in dystopian Los Angeles, a fictional United States is under threat of a nuclear attack in this sci-fi-thriller satire. Activists, corporations and governments seek their agendas in the backdrop of mass paranoia. Meanwhile, a movie star plans his next movie with a porn star and policeman.

Starring:
Eli Roth, Mandy Moore, Miranda Richardson, Wood Harris, Amy Poehler, Kevin Smith, Dwayne Johnson
Directed By:
Richard Kelly
13. Simply Irresistible (1999)
7
5
Simply Irresistible
PG-13
7
5
Role:
Amanda Shelton
Starring:
Patricia Clarkson, Sean Patrick Flanery, Dylan Baker, Lawrence Gilliard Jr.
Directed By:
Mark Tarlov
14. An Invasion of Privacy (1983)
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4
An Invasion of Privacy
4
4
Starring:
Jeff Daniels, Cliff De Young, Frederick Coffin, Jacqueline Brookes
Directed By:
Mel Damski
15. The Grudge 2 (2006)
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7
The Grudge 2
PG-13
8
7

The Grudge 2 was announced soon after the success of its predecessor in 2004. In this 2006 sequel, American social worker Karen's sister Aubrey arrives in Japan, taking the supernatural horror forward as she dodges the endless curse that continues to pass from one victim to the next.

Role:
Karen
Starring:
Jennifer Beals, Arielle Kebbel, Teresa Palmer, Amber Tamblyn, Takako Fuji
Directed By:
Takashi Shimizu
16. Harvard Man (2001)
4
4
Harvard Man
R
4
4
Role:
Cindy Bandolini
Starring:
Eric Stoltz, Adrian Grenier, Ray Allen, Joey Lauren Adams, Rebecca Gayheart
Directed By:
James Toback
17. The Return (2006)
4
5
The Return
PG-13
4
5

The Return is a psychological horror film which revolves around Joanna Mills, a traveling business woman, who suffers nightmares of a murder that had occurred many years ago. Although she avoids returning to her hometown, she eventually agrees, in order to secure an important client. However, she is soon drawn to the same place where the murder had occurred.

Role:
Joanna Mills
Starring:
Sam Shepard, Kate Beahan, Adam Scott, Peter O'Brien
Directed By:
Asif Kapadia
18. The Wonderful Maladys (2010)
9
3
The Wonderful Maladys
9
3
Role:
Alice Malady
Starring:
Adam Driver, Molly Parker, Adam Scott, Molly Ephraim
Directed By:
Alan Taylor
19. Cruel Intentions (2016)
8
3
Cruel Intentions
8
3
Role:
Kathryn Merteuil
Starring:
Nathalie Kelley, Peter Gallagher, Taylor John Smith, Anne Winters
Directed By:
Roger Kumble
20. Beverly Hills Family Robinson (1997)
3
4
Beverly Hills Family Robinson
3
4
Role:
Jane Robinson
Starring:
Dyan Cannon, Martin Mull, Ryan O'Donohue, Josh Picker
Directed By:
Troy Miller
21. High Stakes (1989)
3
4
High Stakes
R
3
4
Role:
Karen Rose
Starring:
Kathy Bates, Sally Kirkland, Richard Lynch, Robert LuPone
Directed By:
Amos Kollek

TV Shows

Buffy the Vampire Slayer
35
7
Buffy the Vampire Slayer
TV-14
35
7
Role:
Buffy Summers / ...
Starring:
Nathan Fillion, Joss Whedon, Felicia Day, Wentworth Miller, Joel Grey, Kal Penn, Eliza Dushku
Directed By:
Princess Rap Battle
8
2
Princess Rap Battle
8
2
Starring:
Laura Marano, James Maslow, Yvonne Strahovski, Eliza Dushku, Whitney Avalon
Directed By:
Whitney Avalon, Steve Gossett
Angel
20
5
Angel
20
5
Starring:
Jeffrey Dean Morgan, Summer Glau, Adam Baldwin, Julie Benz, David Boreanaz, Alyson Hannigan, Josh Holloway
Grosse Pointe
8
2
Grosse Pointe
8
2
Starring:
George Takei, Joely Fisher, Ted Danson, Elizabeth Berkley, Kyle Howard, William Ragsdale, Lindsay Sloane
Directed By:
Swans Crossing
7
2
Swans Crossing
7
2
Role:
Sydney Orion Rutledge
Starring:
Mira Sorvino, Brittany Daniel, Eddie Robinson, Stacey Moseley
Directed By:
Noel Black
Spenser: For Hire
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3
Spenser: For Hire
7
3
Starring:
Celeste Holm, Jimmy Smits, Robert Urich, Ving Rhames, James Thomas Patrick Walsh, Angela Bassett, Samuel L. Jackson
Directed By:
Winrich Kolbe, Virgil W. Vogel, David Whorf, William Wiard, Richard A. Colla
Sex and the City
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10
Sex and the City
TV-14
25
10
Starring:
Jon Bon Jovi, Alanis Morissette, Geri Halliwell, Elizabeth Banks, Lucy Liu, Anne Meara, Bradley Cooper
Directed By:
Michael Patrick King, Allen Coulter, Michael Engler, Michael Spiller, Alan Taylor
Crossbow
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3
Crossbow
6
3
Starring:
Roger Daltrey, Carrie Snodgress, Brian Blessed, Steve Buscemi, Will Lyman, Jeremy Clyde, Nick Brimble
Directed By:
Dennis Berry, Christian Duguay, George Mihalka, John David Coles, Richard Schlesinger
Those Who Can't
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3
Those Who Can't
6
3
Starring:
Hana Mae Lee, Patton Oswalt, Peter Stormare, Maria Thayer, Adam Cayton-Holland
Directed By:
Peter Lauer, Fred Goss, Jay Karas, Bobcat Goldthwait, Adam Nix
The Crazy Ones
8
3
The Crazy Ones
TV-14
8
3
Role:
Sydney Roberts
Starring:
Pam Dawber, Ed Asner, Josh Groban, Melody Thomas Scott, Robin Williams, Marilu Henner, Cheryl Hines
Directed By:
Ringer
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4
Ringer
TV-14
9
4
Role:
Bridget Kelly / ...
Starring:
Jonathan Banks, Zoey Deutch, Alanna Ubach, Nestor Carbonell, Ioan Gruffudd, Kristoffer Polaha
Directed By:
Jerry Levine, Allan Arkush, Janice Cooke, Eriq La Salle, Scott White
All My Children
6
3
All My Children
TV-PG
6
3
Starring:
Cameron Mathison, Kelly Ripa, Patrick Wayne, Lacey Chabert, Abigail Spencer, Eve Plumb, Carol Burnett
Directed By:
Casey Childs, Steven Williford, Michael V. Pomarico, Conal O'Brien, Angela Tessinari
A Woman Named Jackie
5
3
A Woman Named Jackie
PG
5
3
Starring:
Joss Ackland, William Devane, Stephen Collins, Ashley Crow, Andy Buckley, Marianna Bishop
Directed By:
Larry Peerce
Attention Deficit Theater
5
3
Attention Deficit Theater
5
3
Starring:
Jaime King, Jon Barinholtz

Narrator/Dubbing

Small Soldiers (1998)
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7
Small Soldiers
PG-13
13
7

A toy company programs their2 sets of toys, ‘The Commando Elite’ and ‘The Gorgonites,’ with military technology that is used for steering missiles, enabling the toys to move and talk. In a suburban community, the two cliques acquire thinking capacity and creating their own weapons, the Commando Elite set out to destroy the peaceful Gorgonites, consequently putting the neighborhood humans in danger. 

Role:
Gwendy Doll (voice)
Starring:
Tommy Lee Jones, David Cross, Kirsten Dunst, Jim Brown, Bruce Dern, Phil Hartman, Denis Leary
Directed By:
Joe Dante

Animation Movies

The Simpsons
38
6
The Simpsons
TV-14
38
6
Starring:
Liam Neeson, Mike Judge, Tom Arnold, Dustin Hoffman, Ellen DeGeneres, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Nathan Fielder
Directed By:
Star Wars: Rebels
12
3
Star Wars: Rebels
TV-Y7
12
3
Starring:
Corey Burton, Frank Oz, Jim Cummings, Josh Gad, Katee Sackhoff, David Oyelowo, Matt Lanter
Directed By:
Dave Filoni, Justin Ridge, Steward Lee, Bosco Ng, Saul Ruiz
Robot Chicken
11
3
Robot Chicken
TV-MA
11
3
Starring:
Ben Foster, Paul Rudd, Katy Mixon, James Marsden, Jason Sudeikis, Ashley Tisdale, Tila Tequila
Directed By:
God, the Devil and Bob
8
3
God, the Devil and Bob
8
3
Starring:
Alan Young, Alan Cumming, James Garner, Elizabeth Taylor, Laurie Metcalf, Kath Soucie, French Stewart
Directed By:
Sherie Pollack, Dan Fausett, Swinton O. Scott III, Jeff DeGrandis, Steve Ressel
American Dad!
15
5
American Dad!
TV-14
15
5
Starring:
Chris Diamantopoulos, Mickey Rooney, Amy Sedaris, Bobby Cannavale, Jane Lynch, John Leguizamo, Missi Pyle
Directed By:
King of the Hill
11
4
King of the Hill
TV-14
11
4
Starring:
Billy West, Johnny Knoxville, Carl Reiner, William H. Macy, Jennifer Coolidge, Christopher Lloyd, Sydney Pollack
Directed By:
Wesley Archer, Klay Hall, Tricia Garcia, Kyoung Hee Lim, Adam Kuhlman
Hercules
7
3
Hercules
TV-Y
7
3
Starring:
Jean Smart, Richard Lewis, Jane Leeves, Ben Stein, Mandy Patinkin, Leslie Mann, Betty White
Directed By:
Eddy Houchins, Phil Weinstein, Bob Kline
TMNT (2007)
9
5
TMNT
PG
9
5

Leonardo, Donatello, Raphael and Michelangelo, the four Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles have grown apart since their last adventure. But when the world is threatened by an army of ancient monsters, they must not only unite, but must also strengthen their bond if they want to stand against it. 

Role:
April O'Neil (voice)
Starring:
Tara Strong, Patrick Stewart, Mako Iwamatsu, Laurence Fishburne, Jim Cummings, Billy West, Kevin Smith
Directed By:
Kevin Munroe
Scooby-Doo (2002)
8
8
Scooby-Doo
PG
8
8

The Mystery Inc. has disbanded because of Fred, Daphne, and Velma’s egos leaving Scooby-Doo and Shaggy missing their friends and heartbroken. When they are individually invited to solve a mystery in Spooky Island, they are forced to team up again as demons start kidnapping and stealing the souls of everyone on the island. 

Role:
Daphne
Starring:
Pamela Anderson, Rowan Atkinson, Isla Fisher, Matthew Lillard, Linda Cardellini, Rowan Atkinson
Directed By:
Raja Gosnell
Scooby-Doo 2: Monsters Unleashed (2004)
6
6
Scooby-Doo 2: Monsters Unleashed
PG
6
6

In this second instalment of the Scooby-Doo live-action film series, the gang are visiting an exhibition held in their honour. All of their successful cases and monster costumes are on display. When two of them go missing, the gang get to work suspecting an old enemy's hand.

Role:
Daphne
Starring:
Alicia Silverstone, Seth Green, Kevin Durand, Matthew Lillard, Linda Cardellini, Alicia Silverstone
Directed By:
Raja Gosnell
Happily N'Ever After (2006)
3
4
Happily N'Ever After
PG
3
4

Ella is a young girl who works as a servant, and she is infatuated with the Prince and hopes to meet her someday. Her best friend is Rick, who works at the palace. Although he secretly likes Ella, and doesn’t understand why she is attracted to the Prince, he takes it upon himself to deliver the invitation to the royal ball to Ella, so that she can meet the Prince.

Role:
Ella (voice)
Starring:
Sigourney Weaver, George Carlin, Patrick Warburton, Tom Kenny, John DiMaggio, Andy Dick, Lisa Kaplan
Directed By:
Yvette Kaplan, Dino Athanassiou, Greg Tiernan, Paul Bolger
Los ilusionautas (2012)
1
3
Los ilusionautas
PG
1
3
Role:
Nicole (voice)
Starring:
Christopher Lloyd, Marc Thompson, Moisés Suárez, Moisés Iván Mora, Julio Morín
Directed By:
Eduardo Schuldt

Special Appearance/Cameo

She's All That (1999)
12
9
She's All That
PG-13
12
9

High school hotshot, Zackary Siler’s popularity falls when his hot narcissistic girlfriend, Taylor, dumps him. To get back his popularity, he takes a bet with his friend Dean, that he can convert any high school girl into the Prom Queen. Zack has his work cut out when Dean selects unpopular introvert Laney Boggs. 

Role:
Girl in Cafeteria (uncredited)
Starring:
Paul Walker, Rachael Leigh Cook, Milo Ventimiglia, Alexis Arquette, Kevin Pollak, Kieran Culkin, Anna Paquin
Directed By:
Robert Iscove
Over the Brooklyn Bridge (1984)
5
4
Over the Brooklyn Bridge
R
5
4
Role:
Phil's Daughter (uncredited)
Starring:
Sid Caesar, Shelley Winters, Burt Young, Carol Kane, Elliott Gould
Directed By:
Menahem Golan

Sarah Michelle Gellar Awards

People's Choice Awards
Winner Favorite Actress in a New TV Series 2014
MTV Movie & TV Awards
Cruel Intentions Best Female Performance 2000
Cruel Intentions Best Kiss 2000