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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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Trivia

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 »

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When Sarah is talking to Noah in the tattoo parlor she is wearing one outfit but when Curve bangs on the door, she is wearing a different one. See more »

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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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The evidence is right in front of you....
13 December 2002 | by (East Orange, NJ) – See all my reviews

I could go on a more-than-1000-word rant on the underrated good elemtsn of this movie versus the horrible ones....what misfired, and what should've been brought to light...and I was about to a few minutes ago. However, it was in the middle of this rant that i decided to check out the alternate versions section of this movie's info....And apparently, we've all seen a raped movie.

The scenes detailed there are PRECISELY what this movie required to make it work the way it should have. Of particular interest is the alternate ending, in which Ashe eventually chooses to stay on earth with Sarah than return to the afterlife, and is apparently punished forhis sentiments with eternity on earth. Even though I am one of the few who believes the ending is actually one of the film's strong points(except for the barrage of crows thing...unexplained in the film, but, according to the alternate versions section, has an explanation), this ending is a much more suitable one to The Crow's universe....so, the question raised is "Why?"

A biggert question raised is "Where can I see this?"

I'd continue, but i dont think any more should be said until someone sees this print in motion.


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