Blacula

1972

Blacula

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Advertised as the 100th production of American International studios, Blacula stars actor/singer William Marshall in the title role. An 18th century African prince, Blacula is transmogrified into a vampire while visiting Transylvania. Two centuries later, he rises from his coffin to wreak havoc in the Watts district of Los Angeles. Blacula's particular target is Tina (Vonetta McGee), whom he thinks is the reincarnation of his long-ago lady love. Thalmus Rasulala assumes the "Van Helsing" role as the vampire hunter who can't convince the authorities to cooperate. Yes, that is the same William Marshall who later played "The King of Cartoons" on TV's Pee-wee's Playhouse. A sequel, Scream, Blacula, Scream!, appeared not long after.

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Critic Reviews for Blacula

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Audience Reviews for Blacula

  • Jun 26, 2015
    Probably the best blaxploitation vampire movie you'll ever see.
    Marcus W Super Reviewer
  • Feb 12, 2012
    Meh. I didn`t really care for this one.
    ZACHO D Super Reviewer
  • Apr 26, 2011
    I don't know why but for some reason I use to like Blacula when I was little but not anymore.It's just way to corny & it's good for a laugh or to tell somebody you watched the movie but that's about it it.I don't really see anything good about it like I use to
    Brody M Super Reviewer
  • Sep 05, 2010
    A combination vampire movie and blaxploitation movie, which you wouldn't think would be good, but it's actually a very fun movie, and it's one of my favourite vampire movies of the 70s.
    Aj V Super Reviewer

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