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The Crow (1994)

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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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Storyline

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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Action | Drama | Fantasy

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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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13 May 1994 (USA)  »

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El Cuervo  »

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Budget:

$23,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

£1,239,493 (UK) (17 June 1994)

Gross:

$50,693,162 (USA)
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Trivia

Even though the movie, based on the comic, is called 'The Crow' none of the birds used in the film were actually crows. All of them were in fact Ravens, which are much larger than crows and have a longer more impressive beak. See more »

Goofs

In the beginning of the movie a guy comments on Lake Erie catching fire. In reality it was the Cuyahoga River that caught fire, not Lake Erie. 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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For Brandon and Eliza See more »

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Referenced in Banzai Motherfucker! (2006) See more »

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MILKTOAST
Written by Page Hamilton (as Page Nye Hamilton)
Performed by Helmet
Courtesy of Interscope Records
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Brandon Lee at his best!
2 May 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Although Brandon Lee did not have many films to his credit, this one turned him into a legend. With witty one-liners, and eye-popping action, The Crow was his best work ever. Whether its the scene where he embeds a crow-like design in Tin-Tin's chest, or leaves behind a fiery calling card after sending T-bird to his death, Brandon Lee left his mark. I was also impressed with the film's cinematography. With black being the picture's dominant color, I felt it was a perfect fit with it's storyline. Michael Wincott delivered an equally impressive performance as Top Dollar, the evil mastermind behind the two grizzly murders. Brandon Lee truly saved his best for last. Rest In Peace Brandon.


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