Best Pam Grier movies

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Best Pam Grier movies
If you love cinema, you will share this ranking of the best Pam Grier movies, although you may have ordered them differently. In any case, we hope you love it and with a little luck discovering a movie that you still don't know about Pam Grier.

TOP 25:
The Man with the Iron Fists
The Man with the Iron Fists
Character: Jane
Genre: Action
Release: 2012
In feudal China, a blacksmith who makes weapons for a small village is put in the position where he must defend himself and his fellow villagers.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Daniel Wu movies?

TOP 24:
Black Mama, White Mama
Black Mama, White Mama
Character: Lee Daniels
Genre: Action
Release: 1973
When two troublemaking female prisoners (one a revolutionary, the other a former harem-girl) can't seem to get along, they are chained together and extradited for safekeeping. The women, still chained together, stumble, stab, and cat-fight their way across the wilderness, igniting a bloody shootout between gangsters and a group of revolutionaries.


TOP 23:
Holy Smoke
Holy Smoke
Character: Carol
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Release: 1999
While on a journey of discovery in exotic India, beautiful young Ruth Barron falls under the influence of a charismatic religious guru. Her desperate parents then hire PJ Waters, a macho cult de-programmer who confronts Ruth in a remote desert hideaway. But PJ quickly learns that he's met his match in the sexy, intelligent and iron-willed Ruth.

TOP 22:
Larry Crowne
Larry Crowne
Character: Frances
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Release: 2011
When he suddenly finds himself without his long-standing blue-collar job, Larry Crowne enrolls at his local college to start over. There, he becomes part of an eclectic community of students and develops a crush on his teacher.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Taraji P. Henson movies?

TOP 21:
Escape from L.A.
Escape from L.A.
Character: Hershe Las Palamas
Genre: Action, Adventure, Science Fiction, Thriller
Release: 1996
This time, a cataclysmic temblor hits Los Angeles, turning it into an island. The president views the quake as a sign from above, expels Los Angeles from the country and makes it a penal colony for those found guilty of moral crimes. When his daughter, part of a resistance movement, steals the control unit for a doomsday weapon, Snake again gets tapped to save the day.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Breckin Meyer movies?


TOP 20:
The Big Doll House
The Big Doll House
Character: Grear
Genre: Action, Drama
Release: 1971
Female prisoners in a Phillippine jail are being subjected to sadistic torture. Five of the women--along with the help of two men--plot an escape.

TOP 19:
Jawbreaker
Jawbreaker
Character: Detective Vera Cruz
Genre: Comedy
Release: 1999
Three of Reagan High School's most popular girls pretend to kidnap their friend by shoving a jawbreaker into the victim's mouth to keep her from screaming. Their plan goes awry when the girl swallows the jawbreaker, choking to death. Now the leader of the pack will do anything to keep the accident a secret.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Julie Benz movies?

TOP 18:
Scream Blacula Scream
Scream Blacula Scream
Character: Lisa Fortier
Genre: Horror
Release: 1973
After a dying Voodoo queen chooses an adopted apprentice as her successor, her true heir is outraged. Seeking revenge, he buys the bones of Blacula the vampire off of a dealer, and uses voodoo to bring the vampire back to do his bidding. In turn, Blacula turns him into a vampire and makes him his slave. Meanwhile, a police officer with a large collection of African antiques and an interest in the occult investigates the murders caused by Blacula and his vampire horde.


TOP 17:
Above the Law
Above the Law
Character: Delores 'Jacks' Jackson
Genre: Action, Thriller
Release: 1988
Nico Toscani is an Italian immigrant, American patriot, ex-CIA agent, aikido specialist and unorthodox Chicago policeman. He is as committed to his job as he is to his personalized brand of justice—expert and thorough bone-crushing.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Lubna Azabal movies?

TOP 16:
The Package
The Package
Character: Ruth Butler
Genre: Crime, Thriller, Action
Release: 1989
Experienced Green Beret sergeant Johnny Gallagher is escorting a prisoner, Airborne Ranger Thomas Boyette, back to the US, but Boyette escapes and Gallagher must risk life and limb to catch him.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Steve Austin movies?

TOP 15:

The Big Bird Cage

The Big Bird Cage
Character: Blossom
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Release: 1972
Grier and Haig are thieving mercenaries who engineer a prison break from the outside.


TOP 14:

Bill & Ted's Bogus Journey

Bill & Ted's Bogus Journey
Character: Ms. Wardroe
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Music, Science Fiction
Release: 1991
Amiable slackers Bill and Ted are once again roped into a fantastical adventure when De Nomolos, a villain from the future, sends evil robot duplicates of the two lads to terminate and replace them. The robot doubles actually succeed in killing Bill and Ted, but the two are determined to escape the afterlife, challenging the Grim Reaper to a series of games in order to return to the land of the living.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best William Sadler movies?

TOP 13:

Poms

Poms
Character: Olive
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Release: 2019
A woman moves into a retirement community and starts a cheerleading squad with her fellow residents.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Charlie Tahan movies?

TOP 12:

Class of 1999

Class of 1999
Character: Ms. Connors
Genre: Science Fiction, Thriller
Release: 1990
The time is in the future and the youth gang violence is so high that the areas around some schools have become "free-fire zones", into which not even the police will venture. When Miles Langford, the head of Kennedy High School, decides to take his school back from the gangs, robotics specialist Dr. Robert Forrest provides "tactical education units". These are amazingly human-like androids that have been programmed to teach and are supplied with devastatingly effective solutions to discipline problems. So when he violent, out-of-control students of Kennedy High report for class tomorrow, they're going to get a real education... in staying alive!
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Stacy Keach movies?

TOP 11:

Mars Attacks!

Mars Attacks!
Character: Louise Williams
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Science Fiction
Release: 1996
'We come in peace' is not what those green men from Mars mean when they invade our planet, armed with irresistible weapons and a cruel sense of humor. This star studded cast must play victim to the alien’s fun and games in this comedy homage to science fiction films of the '50s and '60s.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Martin Short movies?


TOP 10:

Just Wright

Just Wright
Character: Janice Wright
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Release: 2010
A physical therapist falls for the basketball player she is helping recover from a career-threatening injury.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Phylicia Rashād movies?

TOP 9:

Beyond the Valley of the Dolls

Beyond the Valley of the Dolls
Character: Fourth Woman (as Pamela Grier)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Thriller
Release: 1970
An all-female rock group finds fame, love, and drama when they move to LA in order to claim the lead singer’s inheritance.

TOP 8:

Foxy Brown

Foxy Brown
Character: Foxy Brown
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Release: 1974
A voluptuous black woman takes a job as a high-class prostitute in order to get revenge on the mobsters who murdered her boyfriend.

TOP 7:

Something Wicked This Way Comes

Something Wicked This Way Comes
Character: Dust Witch
Genre: Fantasy, Mystery, Thriller, Family, Horror
Release: 1983
In a small American town, a diabolical circus arrives, granting wishes for the townsfolk, but twisted as only the esteemed Mr. Dark can make them. Can two young boys overcome the worst the devil himself can deal out?
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Diane Ladd movies?

TOP 6:

Fort Apache, the Bronx

Fort Apache, the Bronx
Character: Charlotte
Genre: Crime, Drama
Release: 1981
From the sight of a police officer this movie depicts the life in New York's infamous South Bronx. In the center is "Fort Apache", as the officers call their police station, which really seems like an outpost in enemy's country. The story follows officer Murphy, who seems to be a tuff cynic, but in truth he's a moralist with a sense for justice.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Edward Asner movies?


TOP 5:

In Too Deep

In Too Deep
Character: Det. Angela Wilson
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Release: 1999
A fearless cop is taking on a ruthless crimelord. He knew the risks. He just didn't know how far he would have to go.

TOP 4:

Cleveland Abduction

Cleveland Abduction
Character: Carla
Genre: Crime, Drama, TV Movie
Release: 2015
A single mother becomes Ariel Castro's first kidnapping victim, and finds herself trapped in his home with two other women for 11 years.

TOP 3:

Coffy

Coffy
Character: "Coffy" Coffin
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Release: 1973
After her younger sister gets involved in drugs and is severely injured by contaminated heroin, a nurse sets out on a mission of vengeance and vigilante justice, killing drug dealers, pimps, and mobsters who cross her path.

TOP 2:

Jackie Brown

Jackie Brown
Character: Jackie Brown
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Release: 1997
Jackie Brown is a flight attendant who gets caught in the middle of smuggling cash into the country for her gunrunner boss. When the cops try to use Jackie to get to her boss, she hatches a plan — with help from a bail bondsman — to keep the money for herself. Based on Elmore Leonard's novel “Rum Punch”.

TOP 1:

Corman's World: Exploits of a Hollywood Rebel

Corman's World: Exploits of a Hollywood Rebel
Character: herself
Genre: Documentary
Release: 2011
Chronicles the six-decade career of the U.S. film industry's most diverse, dogged and resourceful low-budget producer-director-entrepeneur, painting the soft-spoken Roger Corman as an indie cinema trailbrazer as well as an extraordinary conduit for new talent.



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