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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crow | the crow | murder | drugs | revenge | See All (123) »


It's another time. It's another world. And another has been chosen. See more »

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

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Release Date:

30 August 1996 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

The Crow 2  »

Box Office


$13,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

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


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

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1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?


The couplet which Sarah quotes: "That all the world will be in love with night / And pay no worship to the garish sun" is from "Romeo and Juliet", Act 3. See more »


When Curve is running from the club after seeing Ashe there, he runs down the stairs and knocks over a shopping cart. A split second later, as he's running away, you can see the shopping cart again standing upright. See more »


Nemo: You gotta name?
Holly Daze: Holly Daze. You want me baby?
Nemo: Uh, I-I wanna see some sugar.
Holly Daze: Sugar?
Nemo: Right on, sister.
Holly Daze: Is that for me?
Nemo: Oh, yeah. Yeah. We gonna celebrate Christmas a little early this year.
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Knock Me Out
Performed by Linda Perry Featuring Grace Slick
Produced by Bill Bottrell
Written by Linda Perry, Marty Wilson-Piper and Grace Slick
Published by Stuck In The Throat Music/Famous Music Publishing (ASCAP)/Interference/Administered by Peer Music (BMI)/Mole Music (BMI)
Recorded and mixed by Toad Hall
Engineered by Blair Lamb and Mark Cross
Mixed by Bill Bottrell
Mastered at Oceanview Digital Mastering by Joe Gastwirt
Linda Perry appears courtesy of Interscope Records
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Very Good! I Really Enjoyed It
31 December 2004 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

Stop criticising this movie! Surly it's no match for the first Crow movie, but in the long run it's a totally different movie to the first. The Characters are different, The actors are different, the villains are different and technically the story is different, for in the first movie, It's Eric Draven's Fiancée that gets murdered and the "sequel", It's Ashe's SON that get's murdered.

O.K. maybe i'm wrong, it more likely is a sequel. But it's not a sequel to the first crow film, it does not follow the same story, it's about a completely different person.

The message I'm trying to get through to you is: "Stop thinking of it as a sequel. Think of it as it's own movie, THEN you'll enjoy it better." Walk down to a video store near you, and rent it out. Just give the damn movie a chance.

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