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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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Coffy is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Pam Grier Movies
Coffy 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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Jackie Brown Robert De Niro, Samuel L. Jackson, Quentin Tarantino Jackie Brown is a 1997 crime 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 ...more

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Foxy Brown 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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Sheba, Baby 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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Above the Law 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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In Too Deep LL Cool J, Nas, Nia Long In Too Deep is a 1999 American crime-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 ...more

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Original Gangstas 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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The Big Bird Cage 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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Escape from L.A. 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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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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Fort Apache, The Bronx 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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The Big Doll House 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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Posse 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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Holy Smoke! 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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Something Wicked This Way Comes 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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Mars Attacks! 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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Scream Blacula Scream 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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Greased Lightning 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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The Arena 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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The Package 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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Friday Foster 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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Bones 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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Hit Man Pam Grier, Bernie Casey, Sam Laws Hit Man is a 1972 American crime film directed by George Armitage and starring Bernie Casey, Pam Grier and Lisa Moore. It is based on the Ted Lewis's novel Jack's Return Home, more famously ...more

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Just Wright Dwight Howard, Dwyane Wade, Queen Latifah Just Wright is the 2010 American romantic comedy film starring Queen Latifah and Common that tells the story of a physical therapist who falls in love with a professional basketball player. The ...more

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The Allnighter Pam Grier, Joan Cusack, Susanna Hoffs The Allnighter is a 1987 American comedy film directed by Tamar Simon Hoffs, released on May 1, 1987 and starring Susanna Hoffs, Dedee Pfeiffer, Joan Cusack and Pam Grier.

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Bill & Ted's Bogus Journey 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

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Tough Enough Dennis Quaid, Pam Grier, Wilford Brimley Tough Enough is a 1983 film directed by Richard Fleischer, starring Dennis Quaid, Pam Grier, Warren Oates and Stan Shaw. This was the final film role for Warren Oates. Filmed in late 1981, it ...more

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Strip Search is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Pam Grier Movies
Strip Search Pam Grier, Maury Chaykin, Michael Paré

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Snow Day Chevy Chase, Emmanuelle Chriqui, Iggy Pop Snow Day is a 2000 American comedy film by Paramount Pictures and Nickelodeon Movies. It was released on February 11, 2000 and was met with generally negative reviews from film critics, but was ...more

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Jawbreaker Rose McGowan, Julie Benz, Pam Grier Jawbreaker is a 1999 American black comedy film written and directed by Darren Stein. The film stars Rose McGowan, Rebecca Gayheart, Julie Benz, and Judy Greer as girls in an exclusive clique in ...more

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Ghosts of Mars Ice Cube, Jason Statham, Natasha Henstridge John Carpenter's Ghosts of Mars is a 2001 American science fiction action horror film composed, written, and directed by John Carpenter. The film stars Ice Cube, Natasha Henstridge, Jason ...more

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The Adventures of Pluto Nash Eddie Murphy, Alec Baldwin, Rosario Dawson The Adventures of Pluto Nash is a 2002 Australian-American science fiction comedy film directed by Ron Underwood and starring Eddie Murphy.

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The Twilight People Pam Grier, Eddie Garcia, John Ashley The Twilight People is a 1972 horror movie made in the Philippines. It stars John Ashley and in an early film appearance, Pam Grier.

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Fakin' da Funk Kelly Hu, Bo Jackson, Pam Grier Fakin' Da Funk is a 1997 comedy film starring Pam Grier and Dante Basco about a Chinese son adopted by black parents who relocates to South Central Los Angeles. A second story involves Mai-Ling, ...more

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Class of 1999 II: The Substitute Malcolm McDowell, Pam Grier, Stacy Keach Class of 1999 II: The Substitute is a 1994 Direct-to-video film about a new teacher at a troubled inner city school, where students all are affiliated with gangs, drugs, and violence. It was ...more

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Fortress 2: Re-Entry Pam Grier, Christopher Lambert, Fredric Lehne Fortress 2: Re-Entry, directed by Geoff Murphy, is the sequel to the 1992 film Fortress. In the film, the principal actor Christopher Lambert reprises his role as John Henry Brennick, still on ...more

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Skinny Dip Sasha Grey, Pam Grier, Brigitte Nielsen Skinny Dip is a 2011 action drama film directed by Frankie Latina.

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First to Die Angie Everhart, Pam Grier, Sean Young First to Die is a 2003 television miniseries based on the novel of the same name by James Patterson. The film stars Tracy Pollan, Pam Grier, Angie Everhart and Carly Pope as a group of women ...more

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On the Edge Pam Grier, Bruce Dern, John Marley A film based upon the oldest cross-country foot race in the United States, Marin County's Dipsea Race. Bruce Dern stars as a Marin local, a longtime-banned runner who attempts run the race ...more

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The Invited Pam Grier, Lou Diamond Phillips, Ellen Dow The Invited is a 2010 horror film directed by Ryan McKinney.

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No Tomorrow Gary Busey, Pam Grier, Master P No Tomorrow is a 1999 action thriller film directed by Master P and starring Master P, Pam Grier and Gary Busey. It was released direct-to-video on October 19, 1999 by No Limit Films. Kickboxer, ...more

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Wilder Pam Grier, Rutger Hauer, Serge Houde Wilder is a 2000 film directed by Rodney Gibbons. PLOT: Detective Della Wilder (Pam Grier) and her partner Harland Lee (Romano Orzari) are tough cops, despite Wilder's penchant for bending the ...more

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3 A.M. Michelle Rodriguez, Pam Grier, Danny Glover 3 A.M. is the first film directed by Lee Davis, a protégé of Spike Lee. It was also written by Lee Davis and stars Danny Glover, Sergej Trifunovic, and Michelle Rodriguez. The film ...more

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Love the Hard Way Pam Grier, Adrien Brody, Michaela Conlin On the heels of his Academy Award triumph, 2002 Best Actor Oscar® winner Adrien Brody (The Pianist, The Thin Red Line) is electrifying as Jack, a dark hearted, smooth operating con-man with ...more

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Serial Killer Pam Grier, Kim Delaney, Tobin Bell

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Larry Crowne Julia Roberts, Tom Hanks, Bryan Cranston Larry Crowne is a 2011 American romantic comedy film starring Tom Hanks and Julia Roberts. The film was produced and directed by Hanks, who co-wrote its screenplay with Nia Vardalos. The story ...more

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Drum Pam Grier, Ken Norton, Yaphet Kotto Drum is a 1976 American film based on the Kyle Onstott novel of the same name. It was released by United Artists and is a sequel to the film Mandingo, released in 1975. The film stars Warren ...more

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Back in the Day Tia Carrere, Pam Grier, Tatyana Ali Back in the Day is a 2005 Crime drama starring Ja Rule and Ving Rhames and directed by James Hunter. The film was introduced on May 15, 2004 at the Cannes Film Festival and was released a year ...more

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The Man with the Iron Fists is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Pam Grier Movies
The Man with the Iron Fists Lucy Liu, Russell Crowe, Jamie Chung The Man with the Iron Fists is a 2012 American martial arts film directed by RZA and written by RZA and Eli Roth. The film stars RZA, Russell Crowe, Cung Le, Lucy Liu, Byron Mann, Rick Yune, ...more