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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:

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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Did You Know?

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 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

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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Referenced in The Big Box: Deep Throat (2010) See more »

Soundtracks

Torment
Lyrics by Marilyn Lovell (as Marilynn Lovell)
Music by Bill Marx
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The movie that got me out of the blues!
14 October 2002 | by turkamSee all my reviews

As a film student at a university I will not identify, I must say that in spite of all its obvious limitations, I loved this film! In fact, I think it is equal if not better than the original "Blacula.' It is disappointing to me that many liberals (well, I am a moderate one myself) see these films as being politically incorrect stereotypes. I would argue that these were African-Americans making their own films and that they effectively broke or modified the stereotypes by taking them to extremes their own way. I think William Marshall is great in this film. He almost makes a better vampire than Bela Lugosi, but I don't know if I can put him alongside the great Max Shrek ("Nosferatu"). I was battling a case of the blues when I saw this,now happy days are here once again! Isn't that what movies are all about anyway? But, I do want to add one thing. Obviously, it is not an exceptional work of art. I gave it a 7 out of 10, but I did really, really enjoy this one!


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