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An ancient African prince, turned into a vampire by Dracula himself, finds himself in modern Los Angeles.

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Tina
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Michelle
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Dr. Gordon Thomas
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Lt. Jack Peters
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Emily Yancy ...
Nancy
Lance Taylor Sr. ...
Swenson
Ted Harris ...
Bobby McCoy
Rick Metzler ...
Billy Schaffer
Ji-Tu Cumbuka ...
Skillet (as Jitu Cumbuka)
Logan Field ...
Sgt. Barnes
Ketty Lester ...
Juanita Jones
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Sam (as Elisha Cook)
Eric Brotherson ...
Real Estate Agent
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Storyline

Interior decorators buy the coffin of an African prince bitten by Dracula centuries before and bring it back to Los Angeles. The African prince starts feeding his hunger while following a woman who looks like his departed wife. Written by Anonymous

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Warm, young bodies will feed his hunger, and hot, fresh blood his awful thirst! See more »

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Horror | Thriller

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25 August 1972 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Blacula - den sorte vampyr  »

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Budget:

$500,000 (estimated)
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Did You Know?

Trivia

The group performing in the club is The Hues Corporation. See more »

Goofs

When one of Dracula's men grabs a vase and throws it at Mamuwalde's head, it clearly misses him, yet he is knocked out and has a bloody wound on his forehead. See more »

Quotes

Waitress: [to Mamuwalde] Hi! What'll you have?
Mamuwalde: Make it a Bloody Mary.
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Version of Dracula: The Musical (2010) See more »

Soundtracks

There He Is Again
Performed by The Hues Corporation
Written by Wally Holmes
Produced by Wally Holmes and Norman Ratner
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User Reviews

 
Great and earnest addition to the vampire genre
28 May 2000 | by (Motown, Philly) – See all my reviews

This film is excellent, in all aspects. The suspense and karma lead right up to the end credits. The lead actor, William Marshall, is without peer. He is right there with the best vampire character actors, including Christopher Lee, and more recently, Chris Sarandon ("Fright Night"). The music is also top notch. The opening credits are of note too, with the cool disco music and the dancing animated bat.


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