This is a list of films written by Russ Meyer, screenwriter. This list of movies written by Russ Meyer is alphabetical and can be sorted for other bits of information such as who directed the film and what genre it falls under. These Russ Meyer screenplays are not unfinished works; they have all been produced and released somewhere in the world. Any unreleased Russ Meyer films are not included on this list. Russ Meyer has written some very iconic movies over the years, so if you're trying to find popular Russ Meyer films that you haven't seen already then this list is the perfect guide for doing so.
List features movies like Beyond the Valley of the Dolls, Supervixens and more!
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Beyond the Valley of the Dolls is a 1970 American satirical musical melodrama film starring Dolly Read, Cynthia Myers, Marcia McBroom, John LaZar, Michael Blodgett and David Gurian. The cult classic was directed by Russ Meyer and co-written by Meyer and Roger Ebert. Originally intended as a sequel to the 1967 film Valley of the Dolls—"dolls" being a slang term for depressant pills or "downers"—Beyond the Valley of the Dolls was instead revised as a parody of the commercially successful but critically reviled original. ...more on Wikipedia
Actors: Pam Grier, Charles Napier, Cynthia Myers, Phyllis Davis, Dolly Read, + more
Initial Release: 1970
Directed by: Russ Meyer
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Black Snake is a 1973 American film directed by Russ Meyer. It was Meyer's return to self-financed projects, following the end of his brief deal at 20th Century Fox. Meyer's only attempt at the Blaxploitation genre, it was filmed in Panavision and was the first feature ever shot on location in Barbados. A period piece about colonial slavery, the plot centered on Lady Susan, a cruel slave-owner and plantation mistress, and her domination of both the black and white men on the island. Anouska Hempel, a New Zealand-born actress well known in the UK, was cast at the last minute when Meyer's original lead fell ill. Meyer was dissatisfied with the film, and for years afterwards he complained of ...more on Wikipedia
Actors: David Prowse, David Warbeck, Percy Herbert, Anouska Hempel
Initial Release: 1973
Directed by: Russ Meyersee more on Black Snake
Cherry, Harry & Raquel! is a 1970 softcore exploitation film produced and directed by American film director Russ Meyer. Following the success of Vixen!, the film is notable for the first appearance of actor Charles Napier playing Harry Thompson, a California border sheriff and marijuana smuggler who makes a reappearance in 1975's Supervixens. Uschi Digard, who would also go on to make frequent appearances in Meyer's films, was cast as the naked muse of the Geronimo character. Shown in cut scenes usually wearing only an Apache headdress, this plot device was necessitated after the lead actress left the shoot early and there was 20 minutes of footage needed to complete the film. ...more on Wikipedia
Actors: Charles Napier, Uschi Digard, Linda Ashton, Larissa Ely
Initial Release: 1970
Directed by: Russ Meyersee more on Cherry, Harry & Raquel!
Finders Keepers, Lovers Weepers! is a 1968 film by Russ Meyer. The story involves the goings-on at a topless go-go bar on the Sunset Strip. Meyer himself makes an appearance in this film. The composition Finlandia by Jean Sibelius is used in one of the film's love scenes. ...more on Wikipedia
Actors: Russ Meyer, John Furlong, Duncan McLeod, Lavelle Roby, Paul Lockwood, + more
Initial Release: 1968
Directed by: Russ Meyersee more on Finders Keepers, Lovers Weepers!