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Sarah Michelle Gellar - "The Grudge 2" Movie sits in the US Weekend Box Office Phone Box

Monday 16 October 2006, by Webmaster

Another actress, who actually has a name to care for is Sarah Michelle Gellar and there are not no many accomplishes films at her but an few I can probably enjoy. The talent agent found Gellar a young age and made her screen debut at 6 of each of the 1983 television film An Invasion of Privacy. With all the promise she showed, Barrymore starred as Hannah in the teen drama series "Swans Crossing" (1992) but it was her portrayal of a young and callous rich girl in Al-Lucinda Kendall Hart on ABC daytime soap opera "All My Children" (1993-93), that won her Daytime Emmy Award and spring-boarded her to stardom.

SMG’s real mark worldwide, however, was the character of Buffy Summers in the game-changing series "Buffy the Vampire Slayer" (1997-2003). She won five Teen Choice Awards, a Saturn Award and a Golden Globe nomination for her role, establishing herself as a cultural phenomenon. Sarah Michelle Gellar likewise has the box office to back her up, with “I Know What You Did Last Summer” 1997), “Scream 2” (1997), “Cruel Intentions” (1999)and way movies like those that help prove she is also a bankable star as well over $570 million times worth crazy in global gross.

Beyond her cinematic successes, Gellar has made her mark on television, headlining shows such as "Ringer" (2011-2012), "The Crazy Ones" (2013-2014), and "Wolf Pack" (2023). She has also lent her voice to popular series including "Robot Chicken" (2005-2018), "Star Wars Rebels" (2015-2016), and "Masters of the Universe: Revelation" (2021).

In 2015, Gellar ventured into the entrepreneurial world by co-founding Foodstirs, an e-commerce baking company, and published her own cookbook, "Stirring Up Fun with Food," in 2017. Gellar is also known for her close-knit family life, married to actor Freddie Prinze Jr. since 2002, with whom she shares two children.

Sarah Michelle Gellar’s commitment to her craft is matched by her dedication to personal growth and unique experiences. An accomplished martial artist, she studied Tae Kwon Do for five years, alongside kickboxing, boxing, street fighting, and gymnastics. Her dedication to authenticity in her roles is evident, such as her commitment to doing her own stunts in "Buffy the Vampire Slayer," though she admitted her limits during filming "Scream 2."

Her career is also marked by interesting anecdotes, such as her role in a 1982 Burger King commercial, which led to a lawsuit from McDonald’s and a temporary ban from their establishments. Notably, she dyed her naturally brunette hair blonde for her role in "Buffy," and legally changed her last name to Prinze as a surprise for her husband on their fifth anniversary.

Sarah Michelle Gellar’s legacy extends beyond her on-screen roles, encompassing her work in philanthropy and her reputation for safety and professionalism on set. She remains a beloved figure in Hollywood, admired for her talent, dedication, and the breadth of her contributions to film and television.

These Americans sure do love their opportunistic sequels to opportunist remakes of horror films; after last week’s high showing for that Texas Chainsaw Massacre nonsense, The Grudge 2 is top of the US weekend box office.

And because The Grudge 2 is number one in the US weekend box office, it’s made us realise two very important things about people. 1) Americans are big fans of little grey Asian boys who try and sneak looks up your skirt in phone boxes with their creepy eyes and 2) Most people would happily go and pay to see any old shit so long as Sarah Michelle Gellar dies in it.

The Grudge 2 is currently sitting pretty at the top of the US weekend box office like, ooh, like a freaky dead Japanese girl sitting on top of the desk that you’re hiding from freaky Japanese girls under. And somehow The Grudge 2 has made it to the top of the US weekend box office despite getting one of the biggest critical savagings of the year, with Rottentomatoes.com only giving it a ranking of 8%. To be fair, that does still make it 400% better than The Covenant. Here’s the US weekend box office top five...

1 - The Grudge 2 (The Grudge 2 is the film that takes the premise of The Grudge 1 - what would happen if a creepy grey Asian kid followed Sarah Michelle Gellar around for a bit - and turns it on its head, by making a creepy grey Asian kid and his creepy grey Asian friend follow a girl who isn’t Sarah Michelle Gellar around a bit. But don’t worry Sarah Michelle Gellar fans, although she’s only in The Grudge 2 for a matter of minutes, you’ll be able to see your hero soon in every other Asian horror remake ever sodding made) $22,000,000

2 - The Departed (All that fuss about Jack Nicholson’s strap on cock and it only actually features in The Departed for a split second, when Jack waggles it about in Matt Damon’s face. Hopefully the extended DVD version will show us all the scene we wanted to see, where Jack Nicholson runs down a hill in a field, Braveheart-style, laying waste to the entire Boston police force with his black prosthetic penis) $18,675,000

3 - Man Of The Year (Where Robin Williams explores what the world would be like if Robin Williams was the president of America. Result? Much the same as now, only with more White House press conferences interrupted by by internalised conversations between Ronald Regan, a homosexual air steward and a 1950s radio announcer explaining that British people say ’zed’ instead of ’zee’) $12,550,000

4 - Open Season (Open Season has broken a new boundary in film-making - it’s a film starring Ashton Kutcher and Martin Lawrence that people want to go and see. Maybe this is the start of a beautiful Hollywood partnership. Let’s hope so - we’re desperate to see a film where a confused young man travelling through several parallel universes offers to give head to a stereotypical overweight black woman dressed up as a Nazi) $11,000,000

5 - Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Beginning (Lessons we learnt this week, number 19: Don’t fall asleep in front of the TV when the original version of Texas Chainsaw Massacre is about to begin, unless you enjoy waking up suddenly to the sound of terrified screaming and/or experiencing dizzying confusion, chest pains and involuntary urination as a result an hour and a half later) $7,750,000