Pam Grier

Pam Grier

Date of Birth: 26 May 1949

Country: USA

Biography: Pamela Suzette "Pam" Grier is an American actress. She became famous in the early 1970s, after starring in a string of moderately successful women in prison and blaxploitation films such as 1974's Foxy Brown. Her career was revitalized in 1997 after her appearance in Quentin Tarantino's film Jackie Brown. She is one of a few African-American actresses to receive a Golden Globe nomination for Best Actress... (Wikipedia)

Total Credits at Criticker: 62 (Actor)

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    Bless This Mess
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    Poms
    POMS is a comedy about a group of women who form a cheer leading squad at their retirement community, proving that you're never too old to 'bring it!'
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    Bad Grandmas
    Four grandmothers accidentally kill a con man. When his partner shows up, things go south quickly.
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    Being Rose
    A widowed ex-cop discovers that she may have a life threatening illness, and decides to go on a solo road trip in a motorized wheelchair to explore the beauty of the Southwest. On her journey, Rose discovers more than just the simple beauty of New Mexico when she meets -- and falls in love with -- Max, an old cowboy who comes to a crossroads of his own. Sometimes love takes the backroads.
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    Mafia
    It's the 70s and criminal boss Renzo and his crew wreak havoc across the streets, leaving bodies wherever they go. Detective Womack with partner Dupree will stop at nothing to bring these thugs to justice, even if it means breaking the law. (imdb)
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    The Man with the Iron Fists
    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. (imdb)
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    Larry Crowne
    After being laid off from his longtime job at a soulless retail giant, average middle-aged guy Larry Crowne (Tom Hanks) decides it's time to change up his life, so he heads back to college. There, he finds a new perspective -- and a new romance with a professor (Julia Roberts).
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    Just Wright
    A physical therapist falls for the basketball player she is helping recover from a career-threatening injury.
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    Back in the Day
    In BACK IN THE DAY, Reggie Cooper, a young man from the rough side of the tracks who lives with his divorced, affluent father in order to avoid the gang activity that almost claimed his teenage life in his mother's neighborhood. When Reggie reconnects with a recently paroled friend from his past, he slips back into a life of crime with fatal consequences. Reggie becomes involved in the murder of a local preacher and in the aftermath of this crime, he falls in love with the preacher's daughter. (imdb)
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    The L Word
    The L Word (2004) - TV Series
    Follows a group of close knit lesbians living in LA.
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    First to Die
    First to Die (2003) - TV Movie
    A group of female friends in San Francisco investigate a serial killer targeting newlyweds. (imdb)
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    The Adventures of Pluto Nash
    Set on the moon in the year 2087, this comedy stars Eddie Murphy as Pluto Nash, the audacious, successful owner of the hottest nightclub in town who finds himself in trouble with lunar gangsters. (Warner Bros.)
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    Baadasssss Cinema
    Filmmaker Isaac Julien uses film clips and interviews to illustrate the history of the so-called "blaxploitation" genre. (imdb)
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    Bones
    The time is 1979. Jimmy Bones (Snoop Dog) is respected and loved as the neighborhood protector. When he is betrayed and brutally murdered by a corrupt cop (Michael T. Weiss), Bones' elegant brownstone becomes his tomb, Twenty-two years later, the neighborhood has become a ghetto, and his home has turned into a gothic ruin. Four teens renovate it as an after hours nightclub, unkowingly releasing Jimmy's tortured spirit... (imdb)
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    Ghosts of Mars
    A harrowing tale of rescue and escape from a colonized Mars 175 years into the future. (Columbia Tristar)
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    Love the Hard Way
    The story of a petty thief who meets an innocent young woman and brings her into his world of crime while she teaches him the lessons of enjoying life and being loved. (imdb)
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    Feast of All Saints
    Set in nineteenth-century New Orleans, the story depicts the gens de couleur libre, or the Free People of Colour, a dazzling yet damned class caught between the world of white privilege and black oppression. (imdb)
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    3 A.M.
    The feature film directing debut of Spike Lee protégé Lee Davis takes the viewer into the world of taxi drivers. Developed in the Sundance Laboratory, this film offers dove-tailing stories centering on the lives of individual taxi drivers as they reflect on and experience romance, politics, sociology, and spirituality. (imdb)
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    Snow Day
    When an entire town in upstate New York is closed down by an unexpected snowfall, a "snow day" begins when a group of elementary school kids, led by Natalie Brandston, try to ensure that the schools stay closed by stopping a mechanical snowplow driver by trying to hijack his plow truck. Meanwhile, Natalie's big brother Hal is using this day to try to win the affections of Claire Bonner, the most popular girl in his high school, while Hal and Natalie's father Tom, a TV meteorologist, faces off against a rival meteorologist for weather coverage of the day's events. (imdb)
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    Wilder
    The murder of the ex-wife of Doctor Sam Charney (Rutger Hauer) leads Detective Della Wilder (Pam Grier) to uncover a series of women's murders somehow linked to a big pharmaceutical company.
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    Holy Smoke
    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! (imdb)
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    In Too Deep
    Detective Cole (Epps) is going undercover on a mission so dangerous, it could cost him his life... and possibly his soul. The target: a crimelord called "God" (Cool J) who's hooked into 80% of the city's crime. (Dimension Films)
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    Jawbreaker
    Courtney Shane (McGowan), Julie Freeman (Gayheart), Marcie Fox (Benz), and Liz Purr (Roldan) are all best friends. They are at the height of their popularity when an innocent birthday prank accidentally kills Liz, the sweetest member of the clique. During their panicked attempt to cover up the murder, the class nerd, Fern Mayo (Greer), stumbles upon them. In order to keep Fern quiet Courtney offers to make her popular, and the results are a dark, comical Faustian tale of corruption, redemption and makeover madness! [Sony]
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    No Tomorrow
    A major arms deal is going down, and 3 seperate characters are desperately trying to get in on it. Each is either a true career criminal, out for personal profit or an undercover agent, intercepting to elevate a CV. Everyone is playing each other off against one another. (imdb)
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    Jackie Brown
    What do a sexy stewardess, a street-tough gun runner, a lonely bail bondsman, a shifty ex-con, an earnest federal agent, and a stoned-out beach bunny have in common? They're six players on the trail of a half million dollars in cash!
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    Fakin\
    Chinese kid Julian, who was adopted by the black family of Joe and Annabelle Lee and Asian exchange student May-Ling, who is housed with a black family, are trying to adapt to their mostly black neighbourhood of South Central. (imdb)
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    Strip Search
    Robby Durrell is the prince of the vice squad. A man who's seen it all and done a little of it too. But when the enchanting Sela hires him to help track down her stripper-stepdaughter, Robby learns there's more to Sela than meets the eye. (imdb)
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    Escape from L.A.
    Snake Plissken is once again called in by the United States government to recover a potential doomsday device from Los Angeles, now an autonomous island where undesirables are deported. (imdb)
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    Original Gangstas
    Marvin Bookman is a small shop owner in Gary, Indiana, USA. After he sees a drive-by shooting of Laurie Thompson's son by a local gang, he gives up the license number of the car to the police. The gang doesn't like this so they go to the store and rough him up.... (imdb)
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    Posse
    A group of mostly black infantrymen return from the Spanish-American War with a cache of gold. They travel to the West where their leader searches for the men who lynched his father. (imdb)
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    A Mother\
    Based on the custody case involving Elizabeth Morgan and the subsequent Elizabeth Morgan Act.
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    Bill and Ted\
    Bill and Ted are killed by their evil twins -- robot agents from the future -- and find themselves transported to the fiery depths below. They gamble with the Grim Reaper and end up traveling through heaven to find a great scientist to help them blow their evil twins to smithereens. (MGM)
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    Class of 1999
    Robot teachers have been secretly placed in the schools where the students have run riot. The teachers do a god job of controlling the unruly youngsters, until they go too far and some students get suspicious. (imdb)
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    The Package
    Gene Hackman, A sergeant is sent with a prisoner from Germany. The prisoner escapes in the men's room at National Airport and Hackman begins his search for his man. Enlisting the help of his ex wife (Joanna Cassidy) and various old friends he finds that the prisoner is part of a plot by senior military figures on both sides to kill the Soviet premier in order to sabotage arms control talks. (imdb)
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    Above the Law
    Nico Toscani is a martial arts expert who was recruited by the CIA when he was in Japan, he would be sent to Vietnam... (imdb)
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    The Allnighter
    Molly, Val and Gina are graduating college, but on their final night, frustrations are aired. (imdb)
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    The Vindicator
    An employee of a secret company operation becomes the victim of the company's special weapons project... (imdb)
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    On the Edge
    Feel the pain, live the dream, share the glory
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    Badge of the Assassin
    Three black revolutionaries gun down two New York City police officers. The subsequent investigation puts a white assistant DA and a black police detective on the trail of the killers that leads from New York to San Francisco and down to New Orleans. (imdb)
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    Stand Alone
    A World War II vet is pushed to the limit when gang members and drug dealers take over his neighborhood. (imdb)
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    Something Wicked This Way Comes
    In a small American town, a diabolical circus and its demonic proprietor prey on the townsfolk. (imdb)
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    Tough Enough
    An aspiring country/western singer, whose money is disappearing faster than his career opportunities, enters a "Tough Man" amateur boxing contest to earn some cash to pay his bills. Amazingly enough, he wins it, and is picked to go onto the national finals. He's torn between his first love, music, and the glitz, glamor and money of the "Tough Man" world. (imdb)
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    Fort Apache the Bronx
    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. (imdb)
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    Greased Lightning
    This film is based on the true life story of Wendell Scott, the first black stock car racing champion in America. (imdb)
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    Drum
    Drum is the 1976 sequel to the movie Mandingo, and released by United Artists. Starring Warren Oates and Ken Norton, it parodies on nineteenth century American slavery like its predecessor. (Wikipedia.org)
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    Sheba, Baby
    Sheba Shayne (Pam Grier) returns to her hometown of Louisville, Kentucky to help her father. A proud businessman, he refuses to be intimidated by thugs attempting to run him out of business. While Sheba looks for the men (and the organization) supporting the thugs, she also finds a sinister motive behind their actions. Sheba's former flame Brick (Austin Stoker) adds some muscle to her mission. (imdb)
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    Friday Foster
    Friday Foster, an ex-model magazine photographer, goes to Los Angeles International airport to photograph the arrival of Blake Tarr, the richest black man in America. Three men attempt to assassinate Tarr. Foster photographs the melee and is plunged into a web of conspiracy involving the murder of her childhood friend, a US senator, and a shadowy plan called "Black Widow".
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    Bucktown
    Duke Johnson visits a small Southern town, intent on burying his brother. A few locals convince Duke to reopen his late brother's nightclub, and soon the local redneck policemen are intimidating Duke with threats of violence. Duke refuses to pay the bribes they demand. Rather than take them on himself, Duke calls on his old pal Roy. Roy brings a few buddies to Bucktown, and they bring justice to the small town. (imdb)
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    Foxy Brown
    A sexy black woman, Foxy Brown, seeks revenge when her government agent boyfriend Michael is shot down... (imdb)
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    The Arena
    Two thousand years ago, the people of Rome are so blasée, so used to violence, that entertaining them becomes a political problem. Someone suggests, after a hectic girl fight in a kitchen between a Nubian and a Viking slave, as a joke, that they should fight in the arena, instead of male gladiators. The idea is approved, though - and a female "Spartacus" theme follows. (imdb)
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    Scream Blacula Scream
    The vampire Manuwalde (Blacula) is stirred by African voodoo, and is forced to kill again. (imdb)
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    Coffy
    Coffy is a nurse whose younger sister gets involved in drugs and is severely injured by contaminated heroin... (imdb)
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    The Twilight People
    A scientist kidnaps a man and transports him to an island, intent on turning him into a super-being. The man obviously doesn't like this idea, so he tries to escape with the help of the scientist's daughter and a band of half-human, half-animal creatures. (imdb)
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    Black Mama, White Mama
    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. (imdb)
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    The Big Bird Cage
    Women so hot with desire they melt the chains that enslave them! -imdb
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    Hit Man
    A lawyer whose brother was murdered winds up getting involved with gangsters and the world of porno movies. (imdb)
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    Cool Breeze
    In this remake of The Asphalt Jungle, a band of thieves plans to use stolen diamonds to finance a ghetto bank. (TCM)
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    The Big Doll House
    Their bodies were caged, but not their desires. They would do anything for a man - or to him. (New World)
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    Women in Cages
    Carol Jeffries (known as 'Jeff') is a naive American woman staying in the Phillipines. She is given ten years in prison after being set up by her drug-dealer boyfriend, Rudy. She endures the harsh conditions, sadistic head matron and attempts on her life, then convinces her cell-mates to try to escape with her through the jungle, in spite of the knowledge that ruthless trackers will be sent out after them. (imdb)
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    Beyond the Valley of the Dolls
    Three girls come to Hollywood to make it big, but find only sex, drugs and sleaze. (imdb)
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    Roots: The Next Generations
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    Pet Sematary: Bloodlines
    In 1969, Jud Crandall dreams of leaving Ludlow, Maine, behind, but he soon discovers sinister secrets buried inside and is forced to face a dark family story that will keep him forever united with Ludlow. (imdb)
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