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The Crow (1994)

 -  Action | Fantasy  -  13 May 1994 (USA)
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A man brutally murdered comes back to life as an undead avenger of his and his fiancée's murder.

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A poetic guitarist Eric Draven is brought back to life by a crow a year after he and his fiancée are murdered. The crow guides him through the land of the living, and leads him to his killers: knife thrower Tin-tin, drugetic Funboy, car buff T-Bird, and the unsophisticated Skank. One by one, Eric gives these thugs a taste of their own medicine. However their leader Top-Dollar, a world-class crime lord who will dispatch his enemies with a Japanese sword and joke about it later, will soon learn the legend of the crow and the secret to the vigilante's invincibility. Written by Don Hoffman

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Darker than the bat. See more »

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Rated R for a great amount of strong violence and language, and for drug use and some sexuality | See all certifications »

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Budget:

$15,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

£1,239,493 (UK) (17 June 1994)

Gross:

£2,540,924 (UK) (15 July 1994)
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Trivia

James O'Barr stated on the Crow DVD that when he met the movie's executives, they originally wanted to make this a musical staring Michael Jackson. He immediately laughed uncontrollably thinking it was a joke, only to find that they were quite serious. It was only until Brandon Lee and Alex Proyas came on board that the movie took a more serious role. See more »

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At the hot dog stand when Sarah and Albrecht are talking about seeing Eric, the cat, Gabriel, is clearly being restrained. See more »

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Sarah: [voiceover] People once believed that when someone dies, a crow carries their soul to the land of the dead. But sometimes, something so bad happens that a terrible sadness is carried with it and the soul can't rest. Then sometimes, just sometimes, the crow can bring that soul back to put the wrong things right.
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COLOR ME ONCE
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Courtesy of Slash Records
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An absolutely beautiful film that everyone should see at least once.
3 July 2005 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

This film is so amazing, I can't remember how many times I've seen it. You don't have to be interested in a particular genre of film to watch it, because there is something for everyone in this film. Romance, action, gory bits, humour, drama- you name it, The Crow has it. The tragic circumstances surrounding this film and Brandon Lee also add to it's allure.

Basically, it's about a rock star named Eric Draven, his fiancée Shelley Webster and the little girl they take care of, Sarah. When a ruthless gang of thugs viciously murder both Eric and Shelley on the night before their wedding, Eric comes back from the grave to avenge his fiancée's death by going after each member of the gang that killed her, and to say a final goodbye to Sarah.

An extremely moving film that I would recommend to anyone who has a heart.


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