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The Best Karen Black Movies

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

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

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    Easy Rider

    Peter Fonda, Dennis Hopper
    Easy Rider is a 1969 American independent road drama film directed by Dennis Hopper. Wyatt...  more

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    Burnt Offerings

    Bette Davis, Burgess Meredith
    Burnt Offerings is a 1976 mystery horror film based on the 1973 novel of the same name by...  more

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    Five Easy Pieces

    Jack Nicholson, Karen Black
    Five Easy Pieces is a 1970 American drama film written by Carole Eastman and Bob Rafelson, and...  more

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    Family Plot

    Alfred Hitchcock, Bruce Dern
    Family Plot is a 1976 American dark comedy/thriller film that was the final film directed by...  more

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    Nashville

    Jeff Goldblum, Lily Tomlin
    Nashville is a 1975 American musical drama film directed by Robert Altman. A winner of...  more

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    Airport 1975

    Charlton Heston, Myrna Loy
    Airport 1975 is a 1974 disaster film and the first sequel to the successful 1970 film Airport....  more

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    The Day of the Locust

    Donald Sutherland, Burgess Meredith
    The Day of the Locust is a 1975 American drama film directed by John Schlesinger, and starring...  more

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    Trilogy of Terror

    Karen Black, George Gaynes
    Trilogy of Terror is a made-for-television anthology horror film, first aired as an ABC Movie...  more

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    The Great Gatsby

    Robert Redford, Mia Farrow
    The Great Gatsby is a 1974 American romantic drama film distributed by Newdon Productions and...  more
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    The Little Mermaid

    Helen Mirren, Brian Dennehy
    Pam Dawber makes a deal with a sea witch after rescuing a human from drowning -- she wants to...
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    The Independent

    Ben Stiller, Ron Howard
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    The Underground Comedy Movie

    Joanna Krupa, Slash
    The Underground Comedy Movie is a 1999 film directed by and starring Vince Offer. It features...  more
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    Double Duty

    Tom Sizemore, Connie Stevens
    Double Duty is a 2009 action-comedy television film starring Mimi Lesseos, Tom Sizemore, Susan...  more
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    Eternal Evil

    Karen Black, Lois Maxwell
    A dissatisfied television director's boring life is spiced up by a new girlfriend who reveals...  more
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    Wanderlust

    Kat Dennings, Paul Rudd
    Wanderlust is a 2006 documentary film on road movies and their effect on American culture....  more
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    Conceiving Ada

    Tilda Swinton, Karen Black
    Emmy Coer, a computer genius, devises a method of communicating with the past by tapping into...  more
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    Red Dirt

    Karen Black, Walton Goggins
    Red Dirt is a 2000 American film written and directed by Tag Purvis. The film starred Dan...  more
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    In Praise of Older Women

    Tom Berenger, Karen Black
    In Praise of Older Women is George Kaczender’s twelfth feature film. It was written by Stephen...  more
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    Capricorn One

    O. J. Simpson, James Brolin
    Capricorn One is a 1978 government conspiracy thriller film about a Mars landing hoax. It was...  more
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    Crime and Passion

    Omar Sharif, Karen Black
    Crime and Passion is a 1976 comedy drama romance film written by Jesse Lasky Jr., Ivan Passer...  more
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    Dogtown

    Jon Favreau filmography, Shawnee Smith
    Dogtown is a 1997 drama film by George Hickenlooper about life in the small Missouri town of...  more
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    Cisco Pike

    Gene Hackman, Kris Kristofferson
    Cisco Pike is a 1972 drama written and directed by Bill L. Norton. It stars Kris Kristofferson...  more
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    The Outfit

    Robert Duvall, Karen Black
    The Outfit is a 1973 crime film directed by John Flynn. It stars Robert Duvall, Karen Black,...  more
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    Children of the Night

    Karen Black, Garrett Morris
    Children of the Night is a 1991 horror film directed by Tony Randel....  more