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The Best Pam Grier Movies

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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.

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


  • 1
    Coffy is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Pam Grier Movies


    Pam Grier, Sid Haig


    Directed byJack Hill

    Coffy is a 1973 blaxploitation film written and directed by American filmmaker Jack Hill. The... more on Wikipedia
  • 2
    Jackie Brown is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Pam Grier Movies

    Jackie Brown

    Robert De Niro, Samuel L. Jackson


    Directed byQuentin Tarantino

    Jackie Brown is a 1997 drama film written and directed by Quentin Tarantino. It is an... more on Wikipedia

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  • 3
    In Too Deep is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Pam Grier Movies

    In Too Deep

    LL Cool J, Nas


    Directed byMichael Rymer

    In Too Deep is a 1999 American thriller-drama film written by Michael Henry Brown and Paul... more on Wikipedia

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  • 4
    Foxy Brown is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Pam Grier Movies

    Foxy Brown

    Pam Grier, Sid Haig


    Directed byJack Hill

    Foxy Brown is a 1974 American blaxploitation film written and directed by Jack Hill. It stars... more on Wikipedia

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  • 5
    Posse is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Pam Grier Movies


    Pam Grier, Big Daddy Kane


    Directed byMario Van Peebles

    Posse is a 1993 American Western film directed by and starring Mario Van Peebles. Featuring a... more on Wikipedia
  • 6
    Escape from L.A. is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Pam Grier Movies

    Escape from L.A.

    Kurt Russell, Steve Buscemi


    Directed byJohn Carpenter

    Escape from L.A. is a 1996 American science fiction action film co-written, co-scored, and... more on Wikipedia

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  • 7
    Above the Law is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Pam Grier Movies

    Above the Law

    Sharon Stone, Steven Seagal


    Directed byAndrew Davis

    Above the Law is a 1988 American action film written, produced and directed by Andrew Davis,... more on Wikipedia

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  • 8
    Greased Lightning is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Pam Grier Movies

    Greased Lightning

    Richard Pryor, Pam Grier


    Directed byMichael Schultz

    Greased Lightning is a 1977 American biographical film, starring Richard Pryor, Beau Bridges,... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button

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  • 9
    The Package is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Pam Grier Movies

    The Package

    Tommy Lee Jones, Gene Hackman


    Directed byAndrew Davis

    The Package is 1989 Action, Crime, Drama film written by John Bishop and directed by Andrew... more on Wikipedia
  • 10
    Sheba, Baby is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Pam Grier Movies

    Sheba, Baby

    Pam Grier, Austin Stoker


    Directed byWilliam Girdler

    The action movie Sheba, Baby is a 1975 blaxploitation film starring Pam Grier as Sheba Shayne.... more on Wikipedia
  • 11
    Jawbreaker is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Pam Grier Movies


    Rose McGowan, Julie Benz


    Directed byDarren Stein

    Jawbreaker is a 1999 American black comedy film written and directed by Darren Stein. The film... more on Wikipedia

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  • 12
    Fakin' da Funk is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Pam Grier Movies

    Fakin' da Funk

    Kelly Hu, Bo Jackson


    Directed byTim Chey

    Fakin' Da Funk is a 1997 comedy film starring Pam Grier and Dante Basco about a Chinese son... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button
  • 13
    The Allnighter is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Pam Grier Movies

    The Allnighter

    Pam Grier, Joan Cusack


    Directed byTamar Simon Hoffs

    The Allnighter is a 1987 American comedy film directed by Tamar Simon Hoffs, released on May... more on Wikipedia

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  • 14
    Just Wright is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Pam Grier Movies

    Just Wright

    Dwight Howard, Dwyane Wade


    Directed bySanaa Hamri

    Just Wright is the 2010 American romantic comedy film starring Queen Latifah and Common that... more on Wikipedia

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  • 15
    The Adventures of Pluto Nash is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Pam Grier Movies

    The Adventures of Pluto Nash

    Eddie Murphy, Alec Baldwin


    Directed byRon Underwood

    The Adventures of Pluto Nash is a 2002 Australian-American science fiction comedy film... more on Wikipedia

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    Class of 1999 II: The Substitu is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Pam Grier Movies

    Class of 1999 II: The Substitute

    Malcolm McDowell, Pam Grier


    Directed byMark L. Lester, Spiro Razatos

    Class of 1999 II: The Substitute is a 1994 Direct-to-video film about a new teacher at a... more on Wikipedia
  • 17
    Snow Day is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Pam Grier Movies

    Snow Day

    Chevy Chase, Emmanuelle Chriqui


    Directed byChris Koch

    Snow Day is a 2000 American comedy film by Paramount Pictures and Nickelodeon Movies. It was... more on Wikipedia
  • 18
    Tough Enough is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Pam Grier Movies

    Tough Enough

    Dennis Quaid, Pam Grier


    Directed byRichard Fleischer

    Tough Enough is a 1983 film directed by Richard Fleischer, starring Dennis Quaid, Pam Grier,... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button
  • 19
    The Invited is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Pam Grier Movies

    The Invited

    Pam Grier, Lou Diamond Phillips


    Directed byRyan McKinney

    The Invited is a 2010 horror film directed by Ryan McKinney.amazon_watch buy button
  • 20
    Something Wicked This Way Come is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Pam Grier Movies

    Something Wicked This Way Comes

    Pam Grier, Jason Robards Jr.


    Directed byJack Clayton

    Something Wicked This Way Comes is a 1983 American horror fantasy film directed by Jack... more on Wikipedia

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  • 21
    Original Gangstas is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Pam Grier Movies

    Original Gangstas

    Jim Brown, Pam Grier


    Directed byLarry Cohen

    Original Gangstas is a 1996 action movie filmed and set in urban Gary, Indiana starring... more on Wikipedia
  • 22
    Larry Crowne is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Pam Grier Movies

    Larry Crowne

    Julia Roberts, Tom Hanks


    Directed byTom Hanks

    Larry Crowne is a 2011 American romantic comedy film starring Tom Hanks and Julia Roberts. The... more on Wikipedia

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    Scream Blacula Scream is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Pam Grier Movies

    Scream Blacula Scream

    Pam Grier, Craig T. Nelson


    Directed byBob Kelljan

    Scream Blacula Scream is a 1973 blaxploitation horror film, made under the working titles... more on Wikipedia
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    No Tomorrow is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Pam Grier Movies

    No Tomorrow

    Gary Busey, Pam Grier


    Directed byMaster P

    No Tomorrow is a 1999 action thriller film directed by Master P and starring Master P, Pam... more on Wikipediaamazon_watch buy button
  • 25
    On the Edge is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Pam Grier Movies

    On the Edge

    Pam Grier, Bruce Dern


    Directed byRob Nilsson

    A film based upon the oldest cross-country foot race in the United States, Marin County's...
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