Blacula (1972)

1972 Horror, Thriller

User Score: 50/100


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

Urban action and fatal attraction give rise to a groove from beyond the grave in this funkadelic, fangadelic Soul Cinema sensation! The eternally cool William Marshall puts a fresh spin on the age-old legend of the vampire, condemned to wander the earth with an insatiable lust for blood. In 1780, African Prince Mamuwalde (Marshall) pays a visit to Count Dracula in Transylvania, seeking his support in ending the slave trade. Instead, the evil count curses his noble guest and transforms him into a vampire! Released from his coffin nearly two centuries later by a pair of luckless interior decorators, Mamuwalde emerges as "Blacula," one strange dude strollin’ the streets of L.A. on a nightly quest for human blood!

About Blacula (1972)

Title: Blacula
Year: 1972
Starring: Elisha Cook Jr., Adolph Caesar, Leoda Richards, David Westberg, Emily Yancy, Lance Taylor Sr., Ted Harris, Rick Metzler, Ji-Tu Cumbuka, Logan Field, Ketty Lester, Eric Brotherson, Leanna Johnson Heath, The Hues Corporation, William Marshall, Jan Stratton, Vonetta McGee, Denise Nicholas, Jeffrey L. Tandy, Thalmus Rasulala, Gordon Pinsent, Charles Macaulay
Director: William Crain
Score: 2 / 5 stars
Avg. Rating: 2.5/5 stars from 8 users. Votes: 8.
Genre: Horror, Thriller

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