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The Crow: City of Angels (1996)

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

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$13,000,000 (estimated)

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

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$17,883,659 (USA) (29 November 1996)
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Trivia

Jon Bon Jovi auditioned for the lead role. See more »

Goofs

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: Wrong place, wrong time, hey Curve.
Curve: You think I'm afraid of you? You fucking freak! You think I'm afraid? YOU THINK I'M AFRAID?
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I Wanna Be Your Dog
Performed by Iggy Pop
Produced by Thom Wilson and Iggy Pop
Written by Iggy Pop (as J. Osterberg), David Alexander (as D. Alexander),
Ron Asheton (as R. Asheton), Scott Asheton (as S. Asheton)
Published by Warner-Tamerlane Publishing Corp. & Stooge Staffel Music (BMI)
(all rights administered by Warner-Tamerlane Publishing Corp.)
Recorded at the Rock For Choice Benefit Concert, Hollywood Palladium, December 8th, 1995
Iggy Pop appears courtesy of Virgin Records America, Inc.
P1995 Virgin Records America, Inc.
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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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