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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.

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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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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

One of the props from this film (a crucifix) appeared in the Louis Theroux documentary Louis and the Nazis (2003). It is owned by John Malpezzi. 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

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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Connections

Spoofed in Lust of Blackula (1987) See more »

Soundtracks

Torment
Lyrics by Marilyn Lovell (as Marilynn Lovell)
Music by Bill Marx
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A sequel worthy of the original...
2 June 2002 | by poe426See all my reviews

The members of the Count Dracula Society were on to something when they voted BLACULA the scariest (theatrical) film of 1972 (THE NIGHT STALKER, scripted by Richard Matheson, came creeping across tv screens the same year, and rivaled BLACULA for outright fright). SCREAM,BLACULA,SCREAM! proved a worthy follow-up. The voodoo angle was a logical next step, and, for a kid whose preference was for fright films, it did not disappoint. And it STILL doesn't: I caught this one on a cable channel not too long ago, and I was surprised at how creepy it still is, after all these years. Pam Grier's character here is more sympathetic than the vast majority of the parts she's had over the years, and she is more than capable in the role. William Marshall is as majestic as ever. The direction is even better than in the original. All told, a sequel worth seeing.


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