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List of Pam Grier Movies: Ranked Best To Worst

1. Jackie Brown (1997)
33
2
Jackie Brown
TV-MA
33
2

To make ends meet, a flight attendant working for a Mexican airline smuggles money into the United States for a weapons dealer and soon finds herself on the wrong side of the law. This crime film by Quentin Tarantino is adapted from the 1992 novel Rum Punch.

As:
Cast
Role:
Jackie Brown
Genres:
Crime, Thriller, Drama
Star Cast:
2. Coffy (1973)
29
5
Coffy
R
29
5
As:
Cast
Role:
Coffy
Director:
Jack Hill
Genres:
Thriller, Action, Crime
Star Cast:
Allan Arbus, William Elliott, Booker Bradshaw, Robert DoQui
3. Fakin' Da Funk (1997)
14
3
Fakin' Da Funk
R
14
3
As:
Cast
Role:
Annabelle Lee
Director:
Timothy A. Chey
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Margaret Cho, Rudy Ray Moore, Ernie Hudson, Duane Martin, Dante Basco
4. Foxy Brown (1974)
23
3
Foxy Brown
R
23
3
As:
Cast
Role:
Foxy Brown
Director:
Jack Hill
Genres:
Thriller, Action, Crime
Star Cast:
Peter Brown, Antonio Fargas, Terry Carter, Kathryn Loder
5. Fort Apache the Bronx (1981)
17
2
Fort Apache the Bronx
R
17
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Daniel Petrie
Genres:
Drama, Crime
Star Cast:
Danny Aiello, Paul Newman, Ed Asner, Edward Asner, Rachel Ticotin
6. Something Wicked This Way Comes (1983)
15
3
Something Wicked This Way Comes
PG
15
3
As:
Cast
Director:
Jack Clayton
Genres:
Fantasy, Mystery, Thriller
Star Cast:
7. Beyond the Valley of the Dolls (1970)
18
2
Beyond the Valley of the Dolls
NC-17
18
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Russ Meyer
Genres:
Music, Drama, Comedy
Star Cast:
Michael Blodgett, Cynthia Myers, Dolly Read, Marcia McBroom
8. Greased Lightning (1977)
14
2
Greased Lightning
PG
14
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Mary
Director:
Michael Schultz
Genres:
Sport, Comedy, Biography, Drama, Action
Star Cast:
Richard Pryor, Cleavon Little, Vincent Gardenia, Beau Bridges
9. Bucktown (1975)
15
3
Bucktown
R
15
3

Bucktown is a blaxploitation film containing all the necessary ingredients like black gangs, crooked cops etc. the film tells the story of Duke Johnson, who arrives at the town to bury his brother. Harassed by police, he is forced to call in his gangster friend but it leads to unintended consequences.

As:
Cast
Role:
Aretha
Director:
Arthur Marks
Genres:
Action, Drama, Crime
Star Cast:
Carl Weathers, Fred Williamson, Bernie Hamilton, Tony King, Thalmus Rasulala
10. The Big Bird Cage (1972)
16
2
The Big Bird Cage
R
16
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Blossom
Director:
Jack Hill
Genres:
Action, Drama, Crime
Star Cast:
Carol Speed, Anitra Ford, Candice Roman, Teda Bracci
11. The Big Doll House (1971)
16
2
The Big Doll House
R
16
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Grear
Director:
Jack Hill
Genres:
Drama, Action, Thriller
Star Cast:
Brooke Mills, Roberta Collins, Pat Woodell, Judith Brown
12. Friday Foster (1975)
17
3
Friday Foster
R
17
3
As:
Cast
Role:
Friday Foster
Director:
Arthur Marks
Genres:
Action
Star Cast:
Scatman Crothers, Carl Weathers, Yaphet Kotto, Eartha Kitt, Thalmus Rasulala, Godfrey Cambridge
13. Black Mama White Mama (1973)
20
2
Black Mama White Mama
R
20
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Lee Daniels
Director:
Eddie Romero
Genres:
Thriller, Crime, Drama
Star Cast:
Sid Haig, Margaret Markov, Lynn Borden, Zaldy Zshornack
14. 'Sheba, Baby' (1975)
14
2
'Sheba, Baby'
PG
14
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Sheba Shayne
Director:
William Girdler
Genres:
Drama, Action, Crime, Thriller
Star Cast:
Austin Stoker, D'Urville Martin, Rudy Challenger, Richard Merrifield
15. The Package (1989)
12
2
The Package
R
12
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Andrew Davis
Genres:
Drama, Thriller, Crime, Action
Star Cast:
Gene Hackman, Tommy Lee Jones, Joanna Cassidy, Dennis Franz
16. Hit Man (1972)
12
1
Hit Man
R
12
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Gozelda
Director:
George Armitage
Genres:
Crime, Drama
Star Cast:
Bernie Casey, Lisa Moore, Bhetty Waldron, Sam Laws
17. Mars Attacks! (1996)
11
4
Mars Attacks!
PG-13
11
4

Earth is surrounded by a fleet of Martians spaceships who initially claim to have come in peace. But they soon kill the entire U.S. Congress and later assassinate President James Dale. Earth survives when it is accidentally discovered that Martians die on hearing Slim Whitman’s song “Indian Love Call” which is then played all over the world. 

As:
Cast
Director:
Genres:
Sci-Fi, Comedy
18. In Too Deep (1999)
9
1
In Too Deep
R
9
1
As:
Cast
Director:
Michael Rymer
Genres:
Drama, Crime, Thriller
Star Cast:
LL Cool J, Stanley Tucci, Omar Epps, Nia Long
19. Love the Hard Way (2001)
8
4
Love the Hard Way
R
8
4
As:
Cast
Role:
Det. Linda Fox
Director:
Peter Sehr
Genres:
Romance, Drama, Crime
Star Cast:
Adrien Brody, August Diehl, Jon Seda, Charlotte Ayanna
21. Bill & Ted's Bogus Journey (1991)
8
1
Bill & Ted's Bogus Journey
PG
8
1

This sci-fi comedy film is about a tyrant from the future who creates android doubles of Bill and Ted, and sends them back in time to eliminate the originals. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Ms. Wardroe
Director:
Peter Hewitt
Genres:
Fantasy, Adventure, Comedy, Music, Sci-Fi
Star Cast:
Keanu Reeves, Joss Ackland, George Carlin, Alex Winter, William Sadler
22. Scream Blacula Scream (1973)
9
2
Scream Blacula Scream
PG
9
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Lisa Fortier
Director:
Bob Kelljan
Genres:
Fantasy, Horror
Star Cast:
Craig T. Nelson, Don Mitchell, Richard Lawson, Michael Conrad
23. The Arena (1974)
12
1
The Arena
R
12
1

The exploitation movie is set in the ancient Roman town of Brundisium, where a group of slave girls are sold to Timarchus, who puts them in a gladiatorial arena to fight to the death. Two of the girls, Mamawi and Bodicia, stick together to survive. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Mamawi
Director:
Steve Carver
Genres:
Adventure, Action
Star Cast:
Paul Muller, Margaret Markov, Lucretia Love, Daniele Vargas
24. Above the Law (1988)
11
1
Above the Law
R
11
1

Nico Toscani is a former CIA operative who is currently working as a cop in Chicago. During an investigation, he comes across a big sinister plot involving corruption and murder.

As:
Cast
Role:
Delores 'Jacks' Jackson
Director:
Andrew Davis
Genres:
Action, Thriller, Mystery, Crime, Drama
Star Cast:
Steven Seagal, Sharon Stone, Henry Silva, Ron Dean
26. Cool Breeze (1972)
10
2
Cool Breeze
R
10
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Barry Pollack
Genres:
Drama, Crime
Star Cast:
Margaret Avery, Lincoln Kilpatrick, Thalmus Rasulala, Julian Christopher
27. Tough Enough (1983)
8
3
Tough Enough
PG
8
3

This romantic drama sports film tells the story of a struggling singer who enters a boxing contest to win some money. He does well enough and even qualifies for the national championships. However, now he has to choose between his music career and his new found success.  

As:
Cast
Role:
Myra
Director:
Richard Fleischer
Genres:
Sport, Action, Drama, Romance
Star Cast:
Dennis Quaid, Carlene Watkins, Stan Shaw, Warren Oates
28. Just Wright (2010)
10
2
Just Wright
PG
10
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Sanaa Hamri
Genres:
Romance, Comedy, Sport
Star Cast:
Queen Latifah, Laz Alonso, Common, Phylicia Rashad, Paula Patton
29. Original Gangstas (1996)
12
1
Original Gangstas
R
12
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Laurie Thompson
Director:
Larry Cohen, Fred Williamson
Genres:
Crime, Drama, Thriller, Action
Star Cast:
Jim Brown, Fred Williamson, Paul Winfield, Isabel Sanford
30. Drum (1976)
10
2
Drum
R
10
2

Based on the 1962 novel of the same name, this action drama film revolves around a slave, who is torn between his success as a pit-fighter and the injustices of white society. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Regine
Director:
Burt Kennedy, Steve Carver
Genres:
Drama, Action
Star Cast:
Ken Norton, Yaphet Kotto, Warren Oates, Isela Vega
31. Holy Smoke (1999)
7
1
Holy Smoke
R
7
1

During a trip to India, Ruth Barron finds solace in the teachings of a guru who goes by the name Baba. She decides to stay in India, but her parents try their best to convince her to return home. She is eventually brought back to Australia, and her parents schedule a meeting for her with PJ Waters, an American counselor who helps people deprogram from religious cults. But PJ soon finds himself attracted to Ruth.

As:
Cast
Director:
Jane Campion
Genres:
Comedy, Drama
Star Cast:
Kate Winslet, Harvey Keitel, Julie Hamilton, Sophie Lee
32. Class of 1999 (1990)
8
1
Class of 1999
R
8
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Ms. Connors
Director:
Mark L. Lester
Genres:
Sci-Fi, Horror, Action
Star Cast:
Malcolm McDowell, Stacy Keach, Traci Lind, Bradley Gregg
33. Poms (2019)
8
1
Poms
PG-13
8
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Olive
Director:
Zara Hayes
Genres:
Comedy, Drama, Sport
Star Cast:
Rhea Perlman, Diane Keaton, Alisha Boe, Jacki Weaver, Celia Weston
34. Escape from L.A. (1996)
7
2
Escape from L.A.
TV-MA
7
2

Cuban terrorist, Cuervo, manipulates President’s daughter, Utopia, into stealing a vital detonation device and fleeing to LA, which now is an autonomous island for deporting undesirables. The President appoints former-soldier, Snake Plissken, for this mission wherein he is injected with a virus that would kill him in 9 hours, before which he has to find Utopia, stop Cuervo, and retrieve the device.  

As:
Cast
Director:
Genres:
Thriller, Action, Sci-Fi, Adventure
35. Women in Cages (1971)
12
1
Women in Cages
R
12
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Alabama
Director:
Gerardo de Leon
Genres:
Action, Crime, Drama
Star Cast:
Roberta Collins, Judith Brown, Jennifer Gan, Bernard Bonnin
36. Posse (1993)
11
1
Posse
R
11
1
As:
Cast
Director:
Mario Van Peebles
Genres:
Western
Star Cast:
Billy Zane, Stephen Baldwin, Isaac Hayes, Mario Van Peebles, Tommy 'Tiny' Lister, Big Daddy Kane
37. La notte dell'alta marea (1977)
7
1
La notte dell'alta marea
7
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Sandra
Director:
Luigi Scattini
Genres:
Drama, Romance
Star Cast:
Anthony Steel, Giacomo Rossi Stuart, Annie Belle, Hugo Pratt
38. The Man with the Iron Fists (2012)
9
1
The Man with the Iron Fists
R
9
1

This is the story of a liberated American slave, who has escaped to China after killing a white. Trained to use his body energy to accomplish superhuman feats, he finally settles down in a jungle village as a blacksmith, producing and selling deadly weapons. The film focuses on his fight against some ruthless thugs, eager to steal the governor’s gold. 

As:
Cast
Director:
RZA
Genres:
Action
Star Cast:
Lucy Liu, Russell Crowe, Rick Yune, Dave Bautista
39. Jawbreaker (1999)
7
2
Jawbreaker
R
7
2

Liz Purr, the most popular girl in her school, is kidnapped on her birthday by her three friends who intend to play a cruel prank on her. However, problem arises when they realizes that they have killed her accidentally.

As:
Cast
Director:
Darren Stein
Genres:
Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Star Cast:
Marilyn Manson, Lisa Robin Kelly, Judy Greer, Rose McGowan, Julie Benz
40. Snow Day (2000)
6
1
Snow Day
PG
6
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Tina
Director:
Chris Koch
Genres:
Comedy, Family, Adventure
Star Cast:
Jean Smart, Emmanuelle Chriqui, Chevy Chase, Schuyler Fisk, Chris Elliott, Iggy Pop
41. Ghosts of Mars (2001)
9
2
Ghosts of Mars
R
9
2

Set in 2176, the film depicts the planet Mars 84% terraformed, having a huge human population. The plot thickens up when a police officer visits a remote mining outpost with her team and finds it deserted.  Soon, she discovers an underground doorway that allows the ghosts of ancient Martians take possession of human intruders.  

As:
Cast
Role:
Commander Helena Braddock
Director:
Genres:
Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
Star Cast:
42. The Twilight People (1972)
5
1
The Twilight People
PG
5
1

An adventurer is kidnapped while diving and taken to an island where a mad scientist is running experiments in an attempt to make a human-animal hybrid super race. However, the scientist's daughter begins to doubt his ability to succeed.

As:
Cast
Role:
Ayesa - The Panther Woman
Director:
Eddie Romero
Genres:
Horror, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Star Cast:
John Ashley, Jan Merlin, Pat Woodell, Charles Macaulay
43. Fortress 2 (2000)
5
1
Fortress 2
R
5
1
As:
Cast
Director:
Geoff Murphy
Genres:
Action, Sci-Fi
Star Cast:
Willie Garson, Christopher Lambert, Beth Toussaint, Aidan Ostrogovich
44. Bones (2001)
8
1
Bones
R
8
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Pearl
Director:
Ernest R. Dickerson
Genres:
Crime, Horror
Star Cast:
Snoop Dogg, Bianca Lawson, Michael T. Weiss, Clifton Powell, Ricky Harris
45. The Adventures of Pluto Nash (2002)
4
2
The Adventures of Pluto Nash
PG-13
4
2

This science fiction action comedy film which takes us to the future i.e. the year 2069, revolves around a former criminal who buys a nightclub on the Moon and with the help of his friend and a robot, he turns it very successful and popular. However, when he refuses to sell it to the Mafia, his life turns upside down.

As:
Cast
Director:
Ron Underwood
Genres:
Action, Comedy, Sci-Fi
46. Baby of the Family (2002)
9
3
Baby of the Family
9
3
As:
Cast
Director:
Jonee Ansa
Genres:
Fantasy, Comedy, Drama
Star Cast:
Todd Bridges, Loretta Devine, Ruby Dee, Cylk Cozart
47. On the Edge (1986)
8
2
On the Edge
PG-13
8
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Cora
Director:
Rob Nilsson
Genres:
Drama, Sport
Star Cast:
Bruce Dern, John Marley, Jim Haynie, Bill Bailey
48. Stand Alone (1985)
6
1
Stand Alone
R
6
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Cathryn Bolan
Director:
Alan Beattie
Genres:
Drama, Action
Star Cast:
Charles Durning, Bert Remsen, James Keach, Barbara Sammeth
49. The Vindicator (1986)
7
1
The Vindicator
R
7
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Hunter
Director:
Jean-Claude Lord
Genres:
Action, Sci-Fi, Horror
Star Cast:
Richard Cox, Maury Chaykin, Teri Austin, David McIlwraith
50. Woman Thou Art Loosed: On the 7th Day (2012)
11
1
Woman Thou Art Loosed: On the 7th Day
PG-13
11
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Detective Barrick
Director:
Neema Barnette
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Blair Underwood, Sharon Leal, Nicole Beharie, Nicoye Banks
51. Wilder (2000)
6
2
Wilder
R
6
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Detective Della Wilder
Director:
Rodney Gibbons
Genres:
Action, Crime, Thriller, Drama
Star Cast:
Rutger Hauer, John Dunn-Hill, Eugene Clark, Romano Orzari
52. Back in the Day (2005)
9
1
Back in the Day
R
9
1
As:
Cast
Director:
James Hunter
Genres:
Action, Crime, Thriller, Drama
Star Cast:
Ving Rhames, Frank Langella, Tia Carrere, Joe Morton, Ja Rule, Norman Grant
53. Bad Girls Behind Bars (2005)
8
1
Bad Girls Behind Bars
8
1
As:
Cast
Director:
Sharon Zurek
Genres:
Fantasy, Action, Comedy
Star Cast:
Ione Skye, Anne Heche,
54. The Invited (2010)
5
1
The Invited
5
1
As:
Cast
Director:
Ryan McKinney
Genres:
Thriller, Horror
Star Cast:
Lou Diamond Phillips, Carlos Alazraqui, Ellen Albertini Dow, Dana Barron
55. Mafia (2012)
6
1
Mafia
R
6
1
As:
Cast
Role:
James Womack
Director:
Ryan Combs
Genres:
Crime, Action
Star Cast:
Ving Rhames, Sean Derry, Casey Brown, Kenny Champion
56. No Tomorrow (1999)
5
1
No Tomorrow
R
5
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Diane
Director:
Master P
Genres:
Thriller, Action
Star Cast:
William Gary Busey, Gary Busey, Jeff Fahey, Master P, Gary Daniels
57. The Allnighter (1987)
5
2
The Allnighter
PG-13
5
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Tamar Simon Hoffs
Genres:
Comedy, Romance
Star Cast:
Joan Cusack, Michael Ontkean, John Terlesky, Dedee Pfeiffer
58. Strip Search (1997)
4
1
Strip Search
R
4
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Janette
Director:
Rod Hewitt
Genres:
Drama, Action
Star Cast:
Heidi von Palleske, Mackenzie Gray, Michael Paré, Lucie Laurier
59. Bad Grandmas (2017)
0
0
Bad Grandmas
0
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Coralee
Director:
Srikant Chellappa
Genres:
Crime, Comedy, Action
Star Cast:
Florence Henderson, Judge Reinhold, Randall Batinkoff, Miriam Parrish

TV Movie(s)

1. Cleveland Abduction (2015)
8
2
Cleveland Abduction
TV-14
8
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Carla
Director:
Alex Kalymnios
Genres:
Biography, Crime, Drama
Star Cast:
Taryn Manning, Raymond Cruz, Samantha Droke, Katie Sarife
3. Badge of the Assassin (1985)
12
1
Badge of the Assassin
R
12
1
As:
Cast
Director:
Mel Damski
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Rae Dawn Chong, James Woods, Steven Keats, Alex Rocco, Yaphet Kotto
4. A Mother's Right: The Elizabeth Morgan Story (1992)
7
2
A Mother's Right: The Elizabeth Morgan Story
7
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Linda Holman
Director:
Linda Otto
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Bonnie Bedelia, Patricia Neal, Kenneth Welsh, Nick Searcy, Terence Knox
5. Family Blessings (1998)
7
1
Family Blessings
7
1
As:
Cast
Director:
Deborah Raffin, Nina Foch
Genres:
Romance, Drama
Star Cast:
Lynda Carter, Ari Meyers, Bonnie Bartlett, Brendan Fletcher
6. Ladies of the House (2008)
8
1
Ladies of the House
8
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Birdie
Director:
James A. Contner
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Richard Roundtree, Lance Henriksen, Donna Mills, Florence Henderson
7. 1st to Die (2003)
7
1
1st to Die
R
7
1
As:
Cast
Director:
Russell Mulcahy
Genres:
Crime, Mystery, Thriller, Drama, Action
Star Cast:
Sean Young, Angie Everhart, Tracy Pollan, Gil Bellows, Megan Gallagher

Animation(s)

TV Shows and Videos

Frank's Place (1987)
Frank's Place
As:
Cast
Director:
Max Tash, Neema Barnette, Stan Lathan, Hugh Wilson, Richard Dubin
Genres:
Drama, Comedy
Star Cast:
Patrick Wayne, Virginia Capers, Daphne Reid, Tim Reid, Francesca P. Roberts
Midnight Caller (1988)
Midnight Caller
As:
Cast
Director:
James Quinn, Bradford May, Randy Zisk, Robert Singer, Michael Zinberg
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Levon Helm, Gary Cole, Arthur Taxier, Mykelti Williamson, Dennis Dun
Pacific Station (1991)
Pacific Station
As:
Cast
Director:
Art Dielhenn, Gary Brown
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Jane Leeves, Ron Leibman, Joel Murray, Robert Guillaume, Richard Libertini, Megan Gallagher
Strange Frequency (2001)
Strange Frequency
As:
Cast
Director:
Kevin Inch, Jeff Woolnough, Neill Fearnley, Mary Lambert
Genres:
Horror, Drama
Star Cast:
The Sinbad Show (1993)
The Sinbad Show
TV-PG
As:
Cast
Director:
Rob Schiller, Chuck Vinson, Debbie Allen
Genres:
Comedy, Family
Star Cast:
Salma Hayek, Naya Rivera, Diahann Carroll, Sinbad, T.K. Carter
Murder Was the Case: The Movie (1995)
Murder Was the Case: The Movie
As:
Cast
Director:
Dr. Dre, Fab 5 Freddy, F. Gary Gray, Ricky Harris
Genres:
Drama, Comedy, Short, Crime, Music, Horror
Star Cast:
Charlie Murphy, Snoop Dogg, John Amos, Rudy Ray Moore, Gregory Scott Cummins, Freez Luv
Linc's (1998)
Linc's
TV-MA
As:
Cast
Role:
Eleanor Braithwaite Winthrop
Director:
Matthew Diamond, Debbie Allen, Bob Delegall, Tim Reid, James Hampton
Genres:
Comedy, Drama
Star Cast:
Georg Stanford Brown, Steven Williams, Joe Inscoe, Golden Brooks
Serial Killer (1995)
Serial Killer
R
As:
Cast
Role:
Capt. Maggie Davis
Director:
Pierre David
Genres:
Thriller
Star Cast:
Gary Hudson, Kim Delaney, Tobin Bell, Marco Rodríguez
Snoop Doggy Dogg: Doggy Dogg World (1994)
Snoop Doggy Dogg: Doggy Dogg World
As:
Cast
Director:
Dr. Dre, Ricky Harris
Genres:
Short, Music
Star Cast:
Rudy Ray Moore, Snoop Dogg, Antonio Fargas, Fred Berry