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The Crow: City of Angels (1996)

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The spirit of the Crow resurrects another man seeking revenge for the murder of his son.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
... Ashe Corven / The Crow
... Sarah
... Judah Earl
... Curve
... Nemo
... Spider Monkey
... Kali
Eric Acosta ... Danny
Ian Dury ... Noah
... Sybil
... Grace
Aaron Thell Smith ... Tattoo Customer
Alan Gelfant ... Bassett
... Hindu
Holley Chant ... Holly Daze
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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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Official site | Pressman Films

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30 August 1996 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

The Crow 2  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$13,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$9,785,111, 1 September 1996, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$17,883,659, 1 December 1996

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$7,500,000
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1.85 : 1
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Tori Amos was considered for the role of Sarah, but refused because she did not like the character. See more »

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Ash's makeup, bloodstains See more »

Quotes

Ashe Corven: Time's up, Curve!
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Referenced in The Angry Video Game Nerd: The Crow (2015) See more »

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Naked Cousin
Performed by PJ Harvey (as Polly Jean Harvey)
Produced by Flood, PJ Harvey (as Polly Jean Harvey) & John Parish
Written by PJ 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 PJ 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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The evidence is right in front of you....
13 December 2002 | by 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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