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PG | | Fantasy, Horror | 27 June 1973 (USA)
The vampire Mamuwalde (Blacula) is stirred by African voodoo, and is forced to kill again.

Director:

Bob Kelljan

Writers:

Joan Torres (screenplay), Raymond Koenig (screenplay) | 3 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
William Marshall ... Blacula / Prince Mamuwalde
Don Mitchell ... Justin Carter
Pam Grier ... Lisa Fortier
Michael Conrad ... Sheriff Harley Dunlop
Richard Lawson ... Willis Daniels
Lynne Moody ... Denny (as Lynn Moody)
Janee Michelle Janee Michelle ... Gloria
Barbara Rhoades ... Elaine
Bernie Hamilton ... Ragman
Arnold Williams ... Louis
Van Kirksey Van Kirksey ... Prof. Walston
Bob Minor ... Pimp #1
Al Jones Al Jones ... Pimp #2
Ernesto Macias ... Milt (as Eric Mason)
Sybil Scotford Sybil Scotford ... Librarian
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Storyline

After an aging voodoo priestess dies, her arrogant son Willis Daniel's believes he is next in line to lead. He is outraged when Lisa, his mother's adopted apprentice is chosen as the leader. Willis seeks revenge by reviving the African prince Blacula but soon finds that he cannot control him. Written by charmardee-smith

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Taglines:

The Black Prince of Shadows Stalks the Earth Again! See more »

Genres:

Fantasy | Horror

Certificate:

PG | See all certifications »
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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

27 June 1973 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Blacula II See more »

Filming Locations:

Atlanta, Georgia, USA

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Box Office

Gross USA:

$2,180,000
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Several scenes in this film are backed by a creepy musical tonality similar or almost identical to one that was used in The Exorcist. See more »

Goofs

Blacula was imprisoned in a coffin in the 1770s and only released in the previous film, meaning that between the two films he has been active in the modern world for only about a week. Yet in this film he plays Beethoven's Moonlight Sonata (composed 1801) on the piano, a song he is unlikely to have heard, much less learned to play. See more »

Quotes

Mamuwalde: [to his minions] I have gathered you all here to issue a warning. You all know Lisa Fortier. She is under my protection. Not one of you shall harm her. This is a commandment! And if one of you disobeys... you will never imagine the pain I offer. Unendurable, everlasting agony. Now leave me. You are foul. Your faces sicken even me. Good night.
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Torment
Lyrics by Marilyn Lovell (as Marilynn Lovell)
Music by Bill Marx
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User Reviews

A guilty pleasure
7 May 2003 | by dctrevilSee all my reviews

I thoroughly disagree with a previous reviewer. This movie is a lot of fun! Anyone who loves Pam Grier as much as I do must see it, even as she is definitely not the "action hero" here. She looks particularly sexy in a sweaty ceremony scene. Unbelievable dialogue highlights this film; like when Blacula makes a new convert and the guy realizes he has no reflection in the mirror and says, "Hey man, I don't mind bein' a vampire and all that sh**, but a man has got to see his face!" I was halfway through this movie before remembering William Marshall (Blacula) from Pee Wee's Playhouse as the Cartoon King ("Let the cartoon...BEGIN!") Anyway, if you've seen this film's title and you're familiar with Pam's early work, you know what you're in for. Have fun with it!


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