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YMMV: Blacula
  • Complete Monster: Athough briefly seen, the first film's incarnation of Dracula manages to be even worse than most other depictions. Not only is he a blood sucking monster, he's also involved in the slave trade. When the African prince and his wife come seeking his help, he turns the prince into a vampire, re names him "Blacula", imprisons him in a coffin to starve for all eternity (and because he was now an immortal vampire, his suffering would never stop), and starves his wife to death. Unlike Blacula himself, who is a tragic character and spends most of the second film searching for a cure for his vampirism, Dracula relishes in being a vampire, showing no remorse for anything he does.
  • Awesome Music: This movie had a pretty damn funky soundtrack that mixed creepy horror motifs with R&B and funk.
  • Older Than They Think: Kids these days are more likely to be familiar with the Blacula-inspired character in The Grim Adventures of Billy & Mandy than with this movie.
  • Values Dissonance - Many of the comments regarding the two Camp Gay characters in the beginning are definitely a product of the 70's. The fact that the cops dismiss their deaths because they are gay is downright offensive to modern viewers.

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