|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.
|House Party 3 1994 R, 93 min.|
Genre: Musical / Comedy / Romance
Director: Eric Meza
Cast: Christopher Reid, Christopher Martin, David Edwards, Angela Means, Tisha Campbell-Martin, Bernie Mac, Gilbert Gottfried, Ketty Lester, Immature, Michael Colyar, Chris Tucker, Khandi Alexander, Anthony Johnson, Daniel Gardner, Joe Torry
In this sequel, Kid (Christopher Reid) is planning to marry his girlfriend Veda (Angela Means), and Play (Christopher Martin) is managing the female rap act, "Sex as a Weapon" that he books with promoter Showboat (Michael Colyar) for a show. When "Sex as a Weapon" fires Play, he knows that it will upset Showboat if they do not appear for his show and tries to find a way to get them to perform. Meanwhile, Play arranges Kid's bachelor party, and, of course, after a number of problems, the big bash does take place providing fun for all.
|Percy & Thunder 1993 TV, 100 min.|
Director: Ivan Dixon
Cast: Gloria Foster, James Earl Jones, Zakes Mokae, Gloria Reuben, Courtney B. Vance, Billy Dee Williams, Robert Wuhl, Mick E. Jones, Ron Shipp, Mike Finneran, Henry Darrow, John Pleshette, Joan Pringle, Ketty Lester, James Tillis
Percy Baker (James Earl Jones) is a former prizefighter who trains a potential champ, Thunder Carter (Courtney B. Vance). While training at Sugar Brown's (Gloria Foster) camp, Thunder catches the eye of Ralph Tate (Billy Dee Williams). Tate runs a syndicate, and he wants in on the property. Percy is replaced but does not step aside easily, and he works at cleaning up the corruption in boxing.
|Uptown Saturday Night 1974 PG, 104 min.|
Director: Sidney Poitier
Cast: Sidney Poitier, Bill Cosby, Harry Belafonte, Flip Wilson, Richard Pryor, Rosalind Cash, Roscoe Lee Browne, Paula Kelly, Johnny Sekka, Calvin Lockhart, Lee Chamberlin, Ketty Lester, Harold Nicholas, Lincoln Kilpatrick, Don Marshall
When Steve Jackson (Sidney Poitier) and Wardell Franklin (Bill Cosby) are robbed at Madame Zenobia's (Lee Chamberlin) gambling club, they try to regain their losses after learning that Steve's wallet contains a winning lottery ticket worth $50,000. They hire incompetent private eye Sharp Eye Washington (Richard Pryor) to help find the crooks and must deal with mob kingpin Greechie Dan Beauford (Harry Belafonte) who runs the town. Two sequels, "Let's Do It Again" and "A Piece of the Action," followed this comedy.
|1. Blacula (1972)|
2. House Party 3 (1994)
3. Percy & Thunder (1993)
4. Uptown Saturday Night (1974)
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