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The Best Pam Grier Movies

Updated September 23, 2019 2.4k votes 425 voters 33.8k views52 items

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

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

List films include The Invited, Ghosts of Mars and many more.

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    Coffy

    Pam Grier, Sid Haig
    Coffy is a 1973 blaxploitation film written and directed by American filmmaker Jack Hill. The...  more

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    Jackie Brown

    Robert De Niro, Samuel L. Jackson
    Jackie Brown is a 1997 drama film written and directed by Quentin Tarantino. It is an...  more

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    Foxy Brown

    Pam Grier, Sid Haig
    Foxy Brown is a 1974 American blaxploitation film written and directed by Jack Hill. It stars...  more

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    Original Gangstas

    Jim Brown, Pam Grier
    Original Gangstas is a 1996 action movie filmed and set in urban Gary, Indiana starring...  more
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    The Big Bird Cage

    Pam Grier, Sid Haig
    The Big Bird Cage is a 1972 exploitation film of the "women in prison" subgenre. It serves as...  more

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    In Too Deep

    LL Cool J, Nas
    In Too Deep is a 1999 American thriller-drama film written by Michael Henry Brown and Paul...  more

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    Friday Foster

    Pam Grier, Eartha Kitt
    Friday Foster is a 1975 blaxploitation film written and directed by Arthur Marks and starring...  more
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    Something Wicked This Way Comes

    Pam Grier, Jason Robards Jr.
    Something Wicked This Way Comes is a 1983 American horror fantasy film directed by Jack...  more

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    The Big Doll House

    Pam Grier, Sid Haig
    An American woman (Pam Grier) is convicted of murder in the Philippines and sentenced to a...  more

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    Posse

    Pam Grier, Big Daddy Kane
    Posse is a 1993 American Western film directed by and starring Mario Van Peebles. Featuring a...  more

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    The Arena

    Pam Grier, Paul Muller
    The Arena is a 1974 gladiator exploitation film, starring Margaret Markov and Pam Grier, and...  more
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    Bucktown

    Pam Grier, Carl Weathers
    Bucktown, USA is a 1975 crime action blaxploitation film released by American International...  more
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    Escape from L.A.

    Kurt Russell, Steve Buscemi
    Escape from L.A. is a 1996 American science fiction action film co-written, co-scored, and...  more

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    Ladies of the House

    Pam Grier, Florence Henderson
    Ladies of the House is a television movie made-for-TV movie that aired on Hallmark Channel in...  more
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    Bones

    Snoop Dogg, Pam Grier
    Bones is a 2001 American horror film directed by Ernest Dickerson. It is about a gangster that...  more
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    Strip Search

    Pam Grier, Maury Chaykin
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    Greased Lightning

    Richard Pryor, Pam Grier
    Greased Lightning is a 1977 American biographical film, starring Richard Pryor, Beau Bridges,...  more

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    The Package

    Tommy Lee Jones, Gene Hackman
    The Package is 1989 Action, Crime, Drama film written by John Bishop and directed by Andrew...  more
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    Ghosts of Mars

    Ice Cube, Jason Statham
    John Carpenter's Ghosts of Mars is a 2001 American science fiction action horror film...  more

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    Hit Man

    Pam Grier, Bernie Casey
    Hit Man is a 1972 American crime film directed by George Armitage and starring Bernie Casey,...  more
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    The Twilight People

    Pam Grier, Eddie Garcia
    The Twilight People is a 1972 horror movie made in the Philippines. It stars John Ashley and...  more
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    Jawbreaker

    Rose McGowan, Julie Benz
    Jawbreaker is a 1999 American black comedy film written and directed by Darren Stein. The film...  more

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    The Allnighter

    Pam Grier, Joan Cusack
    The Allnighter is a 1987 American comedy film directed by Tamar Simon Hoffs, released on May...  more

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    Fakin' da Funk

    Kelly Hu, Bo Jackson
    Fakin' Da Funk is a 1997 comedy film starring Pam Grier and Dante Basco about a Chinese son...  more
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    Just Wright

    Dwight Howard, Dwyane Wade
    Just Wright is the 2010 American romantic comedy film starring Queen Latifah and Common that...  more

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