Freddie Prinze Jr.’s 10 Most Popular Movies Ranked From Worst To Best
8. To Gillian On Her 37th Birthday (1996)
In 1996, Freddie Prinze Jr. made his big-screen debut with To Gillian on Her 37th Birthday starring Peter Gallagher, Michelle Pfeiffer, Claire Danes, and Wendy Crewson. Prinze Jr. took on the role of Joey Bost, a punk rocker teen who becomes the love interest for Claire Danes’ character Rachel. Given the actor’s small role in the film, it was hard to determine his acting skill, and the film was given a mostly negative critical response. Luckily, the negativity didn’t hinder Prinze Jr.’s value in the industry and he went on to star in films that many more would appreciate.
7. Wing Commander (1999)
In 1999, Freddie Prinze Jr. stepped away from his well-known teen roles to star in Wing Commander, the film based on the video game franchise that co-starred Matthew Lillard who would star alongside Prinze. Jr. in five films over the course of their careers. Wing Commander came out only months after She’s All That and couldn’t compete with the fame both Prinze. Jr. and Lillard would receive from the iconic teen drama. Luckily, the duo had She’s All That to fall back on because Wing Commander performed very poorly, receiving only 10% on Rotten Tomatoes and was heavily criticized for being “cheesy” and having “lame dialogue.”