|Blacula 1972 PG, 92 min.|
Genre: Horror / Thriller
Director: William Crain
Cast: William Marshall, Denise Nicholas, Vonetta McGee, Thalmus Rasulala, Charles Macauley, Gordon Pinsent, Elisha Cook Jr., Emily Yancy, Lance Taylor Sr., Ted Harris, Rick Metzler, Ji-Tu Cumbuka, Logan Field, Ketty Lester, Eric Brotherson
Manuwalde (William Marshall), an African prince who was bitten by Count Dracula (Charles Macauley) in 1780, rises from the dead as vampire Blacula in 1972. He finds Tina (Vonetta McGee), who is his wife Tuva reincarnated, and, after awhile, they fall in love. Meanwhile, Blacula creates havoc in Los Angeles while Tina's friend Dr. Gordon Thomas (Thalmus Rasulala), with help from Michelle (Denise Nicholas), figures out the vampire connection and is on Blacula's trail.
|Jasper, Texas 2003 R, 114 min.|
Director: Jeff Byrd
Cast: Louis Gossett Jr., Jon Voight, Joe Morton, Emily Yancy, Bokeem Woodbine, Blu Mankuma, Roy T. Anderson, Karen Robinson, Michelle Moffatt, Demor Barnes, Ron White, Eugene Clark, Samantha Bee
This Showtime film is based on events that transpired after three White men dragged a Black man to death after tying him to their pickup truck in 1998. A media frenzy stormed through Jasper–straining relationships, including those of the White sheriff (Jon Voight) and the town's first Black mayor (Louis Gossett Jr.).
|1. Blacula (1972)|
2. Jasper, Texas (2003)
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