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The Crow: City of Angels (1996)

R  |   |  Action, Fantasy, Thriller  |  30 August 1996 (USA)
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Many years after the first film, the spirit of the Crow resurrects another man seeking revenge for the murder of his son.

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Storyline

Some time ago, Ashe Corven and his son Danny were killed when they stumbled across a pack of drug dealers murdering a fellow dealer. The dealers work for Los Angeles drug kingpin Judah Earl. Local tattoo artist Sarah, who has great knowledge of the crow legend because of what happened with her late friend Eric Draven, has been having dreams about Ashe and Danny. One night when a crow leads her to the scene of the murders of Ashe and Danny, Ashe appears before her. The crow has resurrected Ashe, so Ashe can go after Judah and his right hand man Curve. With the guidance of the crow, Ashe starts killing off Judah's men one by one, on his way to Judah. Written by Todd Baldridge

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Rated R for strong violence, drug content, language and sexuality | See all certifications »

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$13,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$9,785,111 (USA) (30 August 1996)

Gross:

$17,883,659 (USA) (29 November 1996)
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Theatrical trailers show some deleted scenes and extra shots; Extra shot of Ashe walking towards Curve after shooting his motorcycle and blowing it up, couple parts of original fight scene between Ashe and Kali (theatrical version of this scene was part of the re-shoots forced by studio) showing Kali swinging something on Ashe and alternate shot of her falling out of the window, shadow of the giant crow on the wall morphing into Ashe (originally this scene happened right after Ashe throws Kali out the window), Ashe kissing Sarah after she died, close up of Sarah's ring (originally Ashe was sitting in church looking at it). See more »

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The last drawing of the child. See more »

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Sarah: I believe there's a place where the restless souls wander. Burdened by the weight of their own sadness, they wait for a chance to set the wrong things right. Only then can they be reunited with the ones they love. Sometimes, a crow shows them the way. Because sometimes, love is stronger than death.
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Naked Cousin
Performed by P.J. Harvey (as Polly Jean Harvey)
Produced by Flood, P.J. Harvey (as Polly Jean Harvey) & John Parish
Written by P.J. Harvey (as Polly Jean Harvey)
Published by EMI Blackwood Music Publishing Ltd.
o/b/o EMI Music Publishing/Hot Head Music Ltd (BMI)
All instruments P.J. Harvey (as Polly Jean Harvey) and John Parish
Mixed and Engineered by Flood
Recorded at Townhouse Three, Battersea
Mixed at Windmill Lane, Dublin
Licensed courtesy of Island Records Limited
P1996 Island Records Limited
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great film
20 November 2005 | by (UK) – See all my reviews

I give this film max marks man, I'm a massive fan of the original "The Crow" and like the last person said it is best to watch this film as a separate movie.

At first i didn't and i was angry they thought they could rip the hell out the original and then i stopped myself and just gave it a chance, once i realised its about a different character altogether i did see it as a different film altogether and liked it enough to keep watching it and repeat watching it a few times might i add.

This film is very well made, love the acting love the scenes love the style of it, everything, its dark and seductive to watch, you get sucked in to it well once you treat it like a separate film.

brilliant watch, if you haven't seen it, its a must see! go rent it! :)


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