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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 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. Written by Anonymous

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Taglines:

"Blacula is the most horrifying film of the decade." - Count Dracula Society. 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

Richard Lawson and Craig T. Nelson later starred in Poltergeist (1982). See more »

Goofs

Blacula tells Willis after he becomes a vampire that his reflection cannot be seen. However, Blacula's reflection is seen when he leaves Justin's party, when he passes a glass display case, and again when he is walking down the street by store windows. See more »

Quotes

Justin Carter: Mamuwalde.
Mamuwalde: [Striding over to Justin and grabbing him by the collar] The name... is BLACULA!
[Slams Justin into a wall]
Lisa Fortier: Please, no! Let him alone!
Mamuwalde: The name is Blacula! Now, Justin, you shall soon know my eternal agony.
[He tries to bite Justin when he feels a sharp stabbing pain. He then turns to see Lisa repeatedly stabbing his voodoo doll with an arrow]
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Torment
Lyrics by Marilyn Lovell (as Marilynn Lovell)
Music by Bill Marx
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Quality Entertainment...
21 January 2004 | by kent-like-whatSee all my reviews

For fans of the 50s-70s horror genre, this has got to be one of the better efforts. It has all the key ingrediants: very good lead (Marshall is obviously skilled), a beautiful girl (Pam Grier looks stunning in S,B,S), bad special effects (check out the vampire house late in the movie, woah), a decent plot, a spooky overall feel and lots of early 70s campiness (Big Willis is a good comic foil throughout and provides some memorable one liners, e.g. "a man has GOT to see his face"). Although it drags in some places early, once it picks up, it really is very entertaining. 8/10.


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