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The Best Eartha Kitt Movies

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List of the best Eartha Kitt movies, ranked best to worst with movie trailers when available. Eartha Kitt'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 Eartha Kitt movies is decided by how many votes they receive, so only highly rated Eartha Kitt movies will be at the top of the list. Eartha Kitt has been in a lot of films, so people often debate each other over what the greatest Eartha Kitt movie of all time is. If you and a friend are arguing about this then use this list of the most entertaining Eartha Kitt films to end the squabble once and for all.

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

Items include everything from The Jungle Book: Mowgli's Story to Friday Foster.

"This list answers the questions, "What are the best Eartha Kitt movies?" and "What are the greatest Eartha Kitt roles of all time?"

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  • 1
    Halle Berry, Eddie Murphy
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    Released1992

    Directed byReginald Hudlin

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    Ella Fitzgerald, Nat King Cole
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    4

    Released1958

    Directed byAllen Reisner

    St. Louis Blues is a 1958 American film broadly based on the life of W. C. Handy. It starred jazz and blues greats Nat "King" Cole, Pearl Bailey, Cab Calloway, Ella Fitzgerald, Eartha Kitt, and...  more
  • 3
    John Cleese, Mickey Rooney
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    4

    Released1989

    Directed byTerry Jones

    Erik the Viking is a 1989 British comedy-fantasy film written and directed by Terry Jones. The film was inspired by Jones's children's book The Saga of Erik the Viking, but the plot is completely...  more

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    Eartha Kitt, Jim Varney
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    2

    Released1991

    Directed byJohn R. Cherry III

    Ernest Scared Stupid is a 1991 American horror comedy fantasy film directed by John R. Cherry III and starring Jim Varney. It is the fifth film to feature the character Ernest P. Worrell. It has him...  more

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    Rosie O'Donnell, Jane Lynch
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    Released1993

    Directed byCarl Reiner

    This film is a 1993 thriller comedy film directed by Carl Reiner. It parodies the erotic thriller movie genre, which at the time had reached its commercial peak. The film stars Armand Assante as a...  more
  • 6
    Vanessa L. Williams, Eartha Kitt
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    2

    Released2007

    Directed byRichard Schenkman

    And Then Came Love is a 2007 romantic comedy film that premiered at the Urban Film Series Festival in Washington, D.C. in June 2007. It then saw a limited theatrical release in Ridgewood, New Jersey...  more
  • 7
    Eartha Kitt, Frank Stallone
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    2

    Released1987

    Directed byAnthony Currie

    The Pink Chiquitas is a 1987 Canadian comedy film about a pink meteor that lands near a small town, turning its female residents into nymphomaniacs. The film was directed by Anthony Currie, and stars...  more
  • 8
    Rosie O'Donnell, Michelle Trachtenberg
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    4

    Released1996

    Directed byBronwen Hughes

    Harriet the Spy is a 1996 film adaptation of the 1964 novel of the same name by Louise Fitzhugh, and starring Michelle Trachtenberg as the title character. This film was directed by Bronwen Hughes,...  more

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  • 9
    Sammy Davis, Jr.
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    4

    Released1958

    Directed byArnold Laven

    Anna Lucasta is a 1959 film directed by Arnold Laven and written by Philip Yordan. It stars Eartha Kitt, Sammy Davis Jr., and Henry Scott. It is a remake of the 1949 version, which itself was an...  more
  • 10
    John Goodman, David Spade
    10
    6

    Released2000

    Directed byMark Dindal

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    Shia LaBeouf, Sigourney Weaver
    8
    4

    Released2003

    Directed byAndrew Davis

    Holes is a 2003 American comedy-drama adventure film based on the 1998 novel of the same title by Louis Sachar, with Shia LaBeouf as the lead role of Stanley Yelnats IV and also starring Khleo...  more

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  • 12
    Eartha Kitt, Kathy Najimy
    4
    2

    Released1998

    Directed byNick Marck, Carlos Saldanha

    The Jungle Book: Mowgli's Story is a 1998 Disney live-action direct-to-video film based on Rudyard Kipling's book of the same name. The film chronicles the life of the boy named Mowgli from the time...  more
  • 13
    Pam Grier, Eartha Kitt
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    Released1975

    Directed byArthur Marks

    Friday Foster is a 1975 blaxploitation film written and directed by Arthur Marks and starring Pam Grier in the title role. Yaphet Kotto, Eartha Kitt, Scatman Crothers and Carl Weathers co-starred. It...  more
  • 14
    Christina Ricci, Tara Reid
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    2

    Released1997

    Directed byAris Iliopulos

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  • 15
    Sidney Poitier, Eartha Kitt
    6
    2

    Released1957

    Directed byMichael Audley

    The Mark of the Hawk is a 1957 drama film, directed by Michael Audley with a screenplay by Lloyd Young and H. Kenn Carmichael. The film stars Eartha Kitt and Sidney Poitier....  more
  • 16
    Eartha Kitt, Frankie Howerd
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    0

    Released1971

    Directed byBob Kellett

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  • 17
    Eartha Kitt, Thora Birch
    4
    0

    Released2005

    Directed byRob Renzetti, Chris Savino

    Escape from Cluster Prime is a one-hour animated television special, created by Rob Renzetti, and produced by Frederator Studios on Nickelodeon. It was based on characters from the Nickelodeon...  more
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  • 18
    Stella Stevens, Eartha Kitt
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    Released1965

    Directed byRichard Quine

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  • 19
    Eartha Kitt, Gary Martin
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    Released1990

    Directed byGeorge Dugdale

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  • 20
    Eartha Kitt, Patrick O'Neal
    2
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    Released1978

    Directed byGary Nelson

    To Kill a Cop is a 1978 thriller television film directed by Gary Nelson....  more
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  • 21
    Eartha Kitt, Herbert Lom
    2
    2

    Released1965

    Directed byGéza von Radványi

    Uncle Tom's Cabin is a 1965 German film directed by Géza von Radványi. The film was entered into the 4th Moscow International Film Festival....  more
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  • 22
    Eartha Kitt, Djimon Hounsou
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    Released1997

    Directed byJoel Ben Marsden

    Ill-Gotten Gains is a 1997 drama film written and directed by Joel Ben Marsden....  more
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  • 23
    Eartha Kitt, Peter Lorre
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    Released1948

    Directed byJohn Berry

    Casbah is a musical film directed by John Berry, starring Yvonne DeCarlo and Tony Martin, and released by Universal Studios....  more
  • 24
    David Spade, Eartha Kitt
    4
    5

    Released2005

    Directed bySaul Andrew Blinkoff

    Kronk's New Groove, also known as The Emperor's New Groove 2: Kronk's New Groove, is a 2005 direct-to-video animated musical comedy film released by The Walt Disney Company on December 13, 2005. The...  more
  • 25
    Patti LaBelle, Eartha Kitt
    0
    0

    Released2005

    Directed byCharles Randolph-Wright

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