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The Best Sarah Michelle Gellar Movies

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List of the best Sarah Michelle Gellar movies, ranked best to worst with movie trailers when available. Sarah Michelle Gellar's highest grossing movies have received a lot of accolades over the years, earning millions upon millions around the world. The order of these top Sarah Michelle Gellar movies is decided by how many votes they receive, so only highly rated Sarah Michelle Gellar movies will be at the top of the list. Sarah Michelle Gellar has been in a lot of films, so people often debate each other over what the greatest Sarah Michelle Gellar movie of all time is. If you and a friend are arguing about this then use this list of the most entertaining Sarah Michelle Gellar films to end the squabble once and for all.

If you think the best Sarah Michelle Gellar role isn't at the top, then upvote it so it has the chance to become number one. The greatest Sarah Michelle Gellar performances didn't necessarily come from the best movies, but in most cases they go hand in hand.

This list contains films like Southland Tales and Cruel Intentions.

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  • Cruel Intentions1
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    Cruel Intentions

    Reese Witherspoon, Sarah Michelle Gellar

    Released1999

    Directed byRoger Kumble

    Cruel Intentions is a 1999 American drama film starring Sarah Michelle Gellar, Ryan Phillippe,...  more

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  • I Know What You Did Last Summer2
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    I Know What You Did Last Summer

    Jennifer Love Hewitt, Sarah Michelle Gellar

    Released1997

    Directed byJim Gillespie

    I Know What You Did Last Summer is a 1997 American slasher film based on the 1973 novel of the...  more

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  • Scream 23
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    Scream 2

    Sarah Michelle Gellar, Courteney Cox

    Released1997

    Directed byWes Craven

    Scream 2 is a 1997 American slasher film created and written by Kevin Williamson and directed...  more

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  • Scooby-Doo 2: Monsters Unleashed4
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    Scooby-Doo 2: Monsters Unleashed

    Sarah Michelle Gellar, Alicia Silverstone

    Released2004

    Directed byRaja Gosnell

    Scooby-Doo 2: Monsters Unleashed is a 2004 comedy horror film directed by Raja Gosnell,...  more

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  • Scooby-Doo5
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    Scooby-Doo

    Pamela Anderson, Sarah Michelle Gellar

    Released2002

    Directed byRaja Gosnell

    Scooby-Doo is a 2002 American comedy horror film. Based on the long-running Hanna-Barbera...  more

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  • Simply Irresistible6
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    Simply Irresistible

    Sarah Michelle Gellar, Amanda Peet

    Released1999

    Directed byMark Tarlov

    Simply Irresistible is a 1999 American romantic comedy film starring Sarah Michelle Gellar and...  more

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  • The Grudge7
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    The Grudge

    Sarah Michelle Gellar, KaDee Strickland

    Released2004

    Directed byTakashi Shimizu

    The Grudge is a 2004 American horror film and the first installment in The Grudge franchise....  more

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  • The Air I Breathe8
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    The Air I Breathe

    Sarah Michelle Gellar, Kevin Bacon

    Released2007

    Directed byJieho Lee

    The Air I Breathe is the 2007 directorial film debut of Korean-American filmmaker Jieho Lee,...  more
  • Veronika Decides to Die9
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    Veronika Decides to Die

    Sarah Michelle Gellar, Erika Christensen

    Released2009

    Directed byEmily Young

    Veronika Decides to Die is a 2009 drama film written by Paulo Coelho, Larry Gross and Roberta...  more
  • The Return10
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    The Return

    Sarah Michelle Gellar, Sam Shepard

    Released2006

    Directed byAsif Kapadia

    The Return is a 2006 American psychological thriller film directed by Asif Kapadia. The film...  more
  • Possession11
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    Possession

    Sarah Michelle Gellar, Lee Pace

    Released2008

    Directed byJoel Bergvall, Simon Sandquist

    Possession is an American remake of the South Korean film Addicted. It is a psychological...  more

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  • Suburban Girl12
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    Suburban Girl

    Sarah Michelle Gellar, Alec Baldwin

    Released2007

    Directed byMarc Klein

    Suburban Girl is a 2007 comedy film starring Sarah Michelle Gellar, Alec Baldwin and Maggie...  more
  • TMNT13
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    TMNT

    Sarah Michelle Gellar, Patrick Stewart

    Released2007

    Directed byKevin Munroe

    TMNT is a 2007 American computer-animated fantasy action film and a part of the Teenage Mutant...  more

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  • She's All That14
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    She's All That

    Sarah Michelle Gellar, Anna Paquin

    Released1999

    Directed byRobert Iscove

    She's All That is a 1999 American teen romantic comedy film directed by Robert Iscove and...  more

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  • A Powerful Noise Live15
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    A Powerful Noise Live

    Sarah Michelle Gellar, Christy Turlington Burns

    Released2009

    Directed byDavid Stern

    A Powerful Noise Live is a 2009 Talk-Show film written by Scott Thigpen and directed by David...
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  • Southland Tales16
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    Southland Tales

    Sarah Michelle Gellar, Justin Timberlake

    Released2006

    Directed byRichard Kelly

    Southland Tales is a 2006 sci-fi dramedy thriller film and the second film written and...  more

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  • An Invasion of Privacy17
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    An Invasion of Privacy

    Sarah Michelle Gellar, Jeff Daniels

    Released1983

    Directed byMel Damski

    An Invasion of Privacy is a 1983 drama film written by Elaine Meuller, based on a novel by...
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  • A Woman Named Jackie18
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    A Woman Named Jackie

    Sarah Michelle Gellar, Stephen Collins

    Released1991

    Directed byLarry Peerce

    A Woman Named Jackie is a 1991 American made for television miniseries chronicling the life of...  more
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  • Temptation Waits19
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    Temptation Waits

    Jon Lovitz, Sarah Michelle Gellar

    Released2007

    Directed byRichard Kelly

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  • Harvard Man20
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    Harvard Man

    Sarah Michelle Gellar, Ray Allen

    Released2002

    Directed byJames Toback

    Harvard Man is a 2001 crime comedy-drama thriller film written and directed by James Toback,...  more
  • Happily N'Ever After21
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    Happily N'Ever After

    Sarah Michelle Gellar, Sigourney Weaver

    Released2007

    Directed byPaul J. Bolger, Yvette Kaplan

    Happily N'Ever After is a 2007 American-German computer-animated fantasy family film directed...  more

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  • Wave of Mutilation22
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    Wave of Mutilation

    Jon Lovitz, Sarah Michelle Gellar

    Released2007

    Directed byRichard Kelly

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  • Memory Gospel23
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    Memory Gospel

    Jon Lovitz, Sarah Michelle Gellar

    Released2007

    Directed byRichard Kelly

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  • The Grudge 224
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    The Grudge 2

    Sarah Michelle Gellar, Teresa Palmer

    Released2006

    Directed byTakashi Shimizu

    The Grudge 2 is a 2006 American horror film and the second installment in Sony's The Grudge...  more

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  • Beverly Hills Family Robinson25
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    Beverly Hills Family Robinson

    Sarah Michelle Gellar, Dyan Cannon

    Released1997

    Directed byTroy Miller

    Beverly Hills Family Robinson is a 1997 American Walt Disney television film based on the...  more
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