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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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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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The spectacular sequel to "The Crow"! See more »


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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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Vincent Perez, who played Ashe, did use a stuntman for some scenes; however, he insisted on doing the stunts at the final scene of the movie himself, including falling from a building from five stories up, being beaten with a whip, and begin hung from a streetlight. See more »

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When Ashe gets on his bike to chase after Curve, a crewmember is visible squatting down behind Ashe's bike See more »

Quotes

Ashe Corven: Hush little baby, shh, don't say a word. Daddy's gonna buy you a big black bird!
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Soundtracks

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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Underrated
6 June 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Do not let anyone tell you this is a poor remake of the original. The film is absolutely beautiful, but if you're one of those closed-minded fans who only like The Crow because of Brandon Lee, you will never give this sequel a chance to prove its self that it could be just as good as the original.

The storyline is a good one. Revenging your son's death rather than your girlfriend's is a lot more deep. Sarah is gorgeous and has a dark sense of style. Vincent Perez was also a fine choice to play Ashe.

There are some very beautiful quotes in the film too.

There really is nothing wrong with this film. I don't have the slightest clue why people hate it.

9.5/10


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