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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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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)

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

The rhyme that Ashe sings to Nemo goes: One crow, sorrow. Two crows, joy. Three crows, a letter! Four crows, a boy. Five crows, silver. Six crows, gold! Seven crows, a secret never to be told. See more »

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Quotes

Kali: Do you know how to fight?
Ashe Corven: Do you know how to die?
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City of Angels
Performed by Above The Law Featuring Frost
Produced by Tony G. and Julio G. at the G-Spot (El Monte)
Remixed by Cold 187um for Black Entertainment
Written by Frost, Gilbert Ruedaflores, Julio Gonzalez, Tony Gonzalez, Kevin Gully, Cold 187um (as Cold 187UM)
Published by Music Corporation of America, Inc./La Tonique Music (BMI)/MCA Music PUblishing,
A Division of MCA, Inc./Lauren Loves My Music (ASCAP)/O-Genius Music (BMI)/Pimp Clinic Muzick (BMI)/Phront Street Muzick (BMI) - T-Girl Music (BMI)/Too Brown Too Drown Music (BMI)
Recorded at G-Spot (El Monte)
Engineered by Tony Gonzalez
Mixed by Tony Gonzalez at G-Spot (El Monte, CA)
Frost appears courtesy of Ruthless Records/Relativity Recordings
Above the Law appear courtesy of Tommy Boy Music
PC 1996 Tommy Boy Music
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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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