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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?"

Pam Grier is no stranger to working with popular directors, including Tim Burton, Quentin Tarantino and John Carpenter.

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Pam Grier, Sid Haig, Peter Brown
Foxy Brown is a 1974 American blaxploitation film written and directed by Jack Hill. It stars Pam Grier as the title character, described by one character as "a whole lot of woman" who ...more
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Robert De Niro, Samuel L. Jackson, Quentin Tarantino
Jackie Brown is a 1997 drama film written and directed by Quentin Tarantino. It is an adaptation of Elmore Leonard's 1992 novel Rum Punch, the first adaptation from Tarantino, and stars Pam ...more
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Coffy is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Pam Grier Movies
Pam Grier, Sid Haig, Gail Davis
Coffy is a 1973 blaxploitation film written and directed by American filmmaker Jack Hill. The story is about a black female vigilante played by Pam Grier. The film's tagline in advertising was ...more
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Sharon Stone, Steven Seagal, Pam Grier
Above the Law is a 1988 American action film written, produced and directed by Andrew Davis, and also produced by and starring Steven Seagal in his film debut. The film co-stars Pam Grier, ...more
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Pam Grier, Austin Stoker, D'Urville Martin
The action movie Sheba, Baby is a 1975 blaxploitation film starring Pam Grier as Sheba Shayne. In the film, Sheba returns from Chicago, Illinois to her hometown of Louisville, Kentucky, to ...more
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Pam Grier, Sid Haig, Anitra Ford
The Big Bird Cage is a 1972 exploitation film of the "women in prison" subgenre. It serves as a non-sequel follow-up to the 1971 film The Big Doll House. The film was written and ...more
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LL Cool J, Nas, Nia Long
In Too Deep is a 1999 American thriller-drama film written by Michael Henry Brown and Paul Aaron, and directed by Michael Rymer and starring Omar Epps, LL Cool J, Stanley Tucci with Pam Grier ...more
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Jim Brown, Pam Grier, Paul Winfield
Original Gangstas is a 1996 action movie filmed and set in urban Gary, Indiana starring Blaxploitation film stars such as Fred Williamson, Pam Grier, Jim Brown, and Richard Roundtree. The film ...more
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Pam Grier, Jason Robards Jr., Diane Ladd
Something Wicked This Way Comes is a 1983 American horror fantasy film directed by Jack Clayton and produced by Walt Disney Productions from a screenplay written by Ray Bradbury based on his ...more
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Pam Grier, Sid Haig, Christiane Schmidtmer
An American woman (Pam Grier) is convicted of murder in the Philippines and sentenced to a grim women’s prison in the jungle, where she and the other prisoners rise up against an abusive and ...more
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Pam Grier, Big Daddy Kane, Isaac Hayes
Posse is a 1993 American Western film directed by and starring Mario Van Peebles. Featuring a large ensemble cast, the film tells the story of a posse of African-American soldiers and one ...more
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Pam Grier, Craig T. Nelson, Michael Conrad
Scream Blacula Scream is a 1973 blaxploitation horror film, made under the working titles Blacula Is Beautiful and Blacula Lives Again!. This is the only sequel to the 1972 film Blacula. The ...more
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Paul Newman, Pam Grier, Ed Asner
Fort Apache, The Bronx is a 1981 crime drama film made by Producers Circle and Time-Life Films, and distributed by 20th Century Fox. Filmed on locations in the Bronx, New York City, New York, ...more
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Pam Grier, Paul Muller, Rosalba Neri
The Arena is a 1974 gladiator exploitation film, starring Margaret Markov and Pam Grier, and directed by Steve Carver and an uncredited Joe D'Amato. Grier and Markov portray female gladiators in ...more
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Kate Winslet, Pam Grier, Harvey Keitel
Holy Smoke! is a 1999 Australian drama film directed by Jane Campion, who co-wrote the screenplay with her sister Anna. It premiered at the Venice Film Festival and was shown at the New York ...more
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Pam Grier, Eartha Kitt, Carl Weathers
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 ...more
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Bucktown Pam Grier, Carl Weathers, Fred Williamson
Bucktown, USA is a 1975 crime action blaxploitation film released by American International Pictures starring Fred Williamson.
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Kurt Russell, Steve Buscemi, Pam Grier
Escape from L.A. is a 1996 American science fiction action film co-written, co-scored, and directed by John Carpenter, co-written and produced by Debra Hill and Kurt Russell, with Russell also ...more
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Natalie Portman, Jack Nicholson, Sarah Jessica Parker
Mars Attacks! is a 1996 American comic science fiction film directed by Tim Burton and written by Jonathan Gems. Based on the cult trading card series of the same name, the film features an ...more
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Richard Pryor, Pam Grier, Beau Bridges
Greased Lightning is a 1977 American biographical film, starring Richard Pryor, Beau Bridges, and Pam Grier, and directed by Michael Schultz. Greased Lightning is a film loosely based on the ...more
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Tommy Lee Jones, Gene Hackman, Pam Grier
The Package is 1989 Action, Crime, Drama film written by John Bishop and directed by Andrew Davis.
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Snoop Dogg, Pam Grier, Bianca Lawson
Bones is a 2001 American horror film directed by Ernest Dickerson. It is about a gangster that comes back from the dead to avenge his murder. The film stars Snoop Dogg as the title character ...more
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Ladies of the House Pam Grier, Florence Henderson, Donna Mills
Ladies of the House is a television movie made-for-TV movie that aired on Hallmark Channel in October 2008. It stars Florence Henderson, Pam Grier, and Donna Mills.
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Strip Search is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Pam Grier Movies
Strip Search Pam Grier, Maury Chaykin, Michael Paré
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Keanu Reeves, George Carlin, Pam Grier
Bill & Ted's Bogus Journey is a 1991 American science fiction and fantasy comedy film, and the directing debut of Peter Hewitt. It is the second film in the Bill & Ted franchise, and a ...more