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The Crow (1994) Poster

(1994)

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Version of 

Remade as 

Spin-off 

The Crow: Stairway to Heaven (1998) (TV Series)

References 

Vertigo (1958)
The Last House on the Left (1972)
Chest carving sequence
Enter the Dragon (1973)
During the boardroom shootout, Draven rolls onto his back to kick a shooter through a window, then nips back up to his feet in one movement: a similar move to one performed in Enter the Dragon which, coincidentally, was his father Bruce Lee's last film before an untimely death.
Blade Runner (1982)
Big Trouble in Little China (1986)
when Tin-Tin throws a knife at Eric/The Crow he catchs it & then throws back at him (which kills him), that's pretty simliar to how Jack killed Egg Shen in Big Trouble in Little China
The Wraith (1986)
Opera (1987)
Batman (1989)
Ghost (1990)

Referenced in 

Ninja Scroll (1993)
Dark Angel: The Ascent (1994) (Video)
Kicking and Screaming (1995)
The Crow is displayed on a bulletin board behind Zach.
Unsolved Mysteries: Episode #8.1 (1995) (TV Episode)
Segment investigates the making of the film
Blood (1997) (Video Game)
Dark City (1998)
Patricia Gennice (1998)
Lucas cites a dialogue of this film and Patricia Gennice says "The Crow" is her favorite movie
Asylum of Terror (1998) (Video)
prop guy made a Crow mask "just like the one in the movie"
The Matrix (1999)
El adversario (1999) (Short)
One of the main characters is dressed like him in a party
Action: Lights, Camera, Action! (1999) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Peter while speaking with spokeperson for black birds
Cold Hearts (1999)
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit: Limitations (2000) (TV Episode)
Brandon Lee and this film are mentioned by one of the rape victims
Angst (2000)
May rents it in a video store
Faust (2000)
Plot features an artist and his girlfriend getting murdered by a gang, (on an identical set to the Crow) and coming back from the dead for revenge
Ticker (2001)
Guy in Crow makeup flees from the ball
Backflash (2002) (Video)
Home Room (2002)
A student says a goth student looks like the crow.
Spider-Man (2002) (Video Game)
Spider-Man (2002)
Evil on Queen Street (2002) (Video)
Daredevil (2003)
Once Upon a Time in Mexico (2003)
The blood on Agent Sands´ pale face looks exactly like Eric Dravens make-up in The Crow; other white-painted faces appear fighting; the flashbacks are very similar to those in The Crow.
The Punisher (2004)
The gigantic flaming "The Punisher" skull in cars towards the end of the movie.
Hellbent (2004)
In the parade a man has his face painted in the style of the Crow
Catwoman (2004)
The monologue delivered by Berry in the preview is taken from the movie The Crow with minor editing to fit the movie (e.g. "crow" to "cat").
Natalie Portman: Starting Young (2005) (Video)
mentioned once
Entourage: Chinatown (2005) (TV Episode)
mentioned in dialogue
The Office: The Fire (2005) (TV Episode)
referenced in dialogue
Horror Business (2005) (Video)
It is mentioned in a magazine. Also, photograph is shown.
The Sasquatch Gang (2006)
Mentioned by the guys
Banzai Motherfucker! (2006)
Homage
Don (2006)
The protagonists of both films, Eric (The Crow) and Don, have several similarities in their personalities. Both are ruthless, dark characters who are 'back from the dead'. Both advocate to "Quit smoking, as it kills" and are trying to quit themselves too. Don convinces Roma that he is Don by speaking a line familiar only to her just like the "Can't rain all the time" line spoken by Eric to Sarah.
South Park: Hell on Earth 2006 (2006) (TV Episode)
Satan tells people not to dress as The Crow and dresses as him himself.
Il 7 e l'8 (2007)
A poster of The Crow is visible in a scene.
Nexus Generation: Fans & Filmmakers (2007) (Video)
Mentioned once
Dear Zachary: A Letter to a Son About His Father (2008)
a poster for the film can be seen behind one of the interviewees
Saints Row 2 (2008) (Video Game)
A goth girl says, "It can't rain all the time."
The Rotten Tomatoes Show: Duplicity/Knowing/I Love You, Man (2009) (TV Episode)
Ellen says that The director of Knowing previously directed I, Robot, Dark City and The Crow
Nostalgia Critic: Steel (2009) (TV Episode)
Referenced among good comic book movies
Robot Chicken: Cannot Be Erased, So Sorry (2009) (TV Episode)
In the Oz parody, Eric Draven substitutes for the Scarecrow
Criminal Minds: The Performer (2009) (TV Episode)
When Dante looks at himself in the broken mirror while wiping off his stage makeup it references the scene in The Crow where Eric Draven paints his face in the mirror he smashed before he sets out looking for vengeance.
Entourage: Stunted (2010) (TV Episode)
Turtle mentions that Bruce Lee dies because he was shot with a real bullet during the making of this movie; Brandon Lee, son of Bruce Lee, was the actual victim
Criminal Minds: Devil's Night (2010) (TV Episode)
Ernie Hudson is featured as Detroit Lieutenant Al Garner in this episode. He portrayed Sergeant Albrecht in The Crow (1994), which was based around the events of Detroit's Devil's Night. During his first appearance, he mentions Devil's Nights in the 80s.
Halloween Season (2010) (Short)
Mentioned in a conversation
The Venture Bros.: Operation P.R.O.M. (2010) (TV Episode)
Dermott mentions this movie.
Hollywood's Top Ten: Holding Out for a Superhero (2011) (TV Episode)
Honorable mention for top movie superheroes
Nostalgia Critic: Heavy Metal (2012) (TV Episode)
"You're like the Crow if he were in Candyland."
The Dark Knight Rises (2012)
The flaming bat symbol resembles the flaming crow from the movie
The Venture Bros.: A Very Venture Halloween (2012) (TV Episode)
Dermott dresses like The Crow for Halloween.
Oslo Fright Fest 2010 (2012)
The Crow action figure is shown.
Carrie (2013)
The shot of Carrie looking at her cut plams
The Enemy (2014) (Short)
Quotes one line of dialogue
The Purge: Anarchy (2014)
The black tears make-up on one of thug's looks exactly like Eric Dravens make-up in The Crow
Purpose (2015)
Uses the same myth as the Crow film

Featured in 

SexTV: Dragon Ladies & Kung-Fu Masters: Re-Constructing Asian American Sexualty (2004) (TV Episode)
Clip from film is used in this episode.
Troldspejlet: Episode #35.11 (2006) (TV Episode)
DVD release reviewed + footage used
Hollywood's Top Ten: Sweet Revenge (2010) (TV Episode)
Taking #10 as the top revenge movies
The Blockbuster Buster: Honest Review - The Crow (2011) (TV Episode)
movie is reviewed

Spoofed in 

South Park: Bigger Longer & Uncut (1999)
When Sadaam Hussein is thrown into hell in the Southpark movie, his death is a clear spoof of Top Dollar's death in the Crow
The Fanimatrix: Run Program (2003) (Video)
Goth baddie dressed in bad Crow makeup

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