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The Crow

The Crow

Alex Proyas (1994)

18 Certificate
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Our Score
In this dark, surreal version of James O'Barr's 1980s cult comic book, Brandon Lee (son of Bruce) plays a rock musician returning from the grave to take revenge on the notorious street gang who murdered him and his fiancée. It's a stunningly designed fantasy with Grand Guignol gloominess at a jolting premium. The comic-book origins may be too obvious at times, but the dynamic action scenes and the bravura kinetic style of director Alex Proyas mean it always grips and thoroughly entertains. A masterpiece compared to its lousy sequels, this dark fable about life after death was given a poignant spin when Lee was tragically killed during an on-set stunt accident.


A guitarist and his fiancee are murdered on Halloween by the henchman of a world-weary gangster. One year later, the musician is restored to the land of the living by a mystical crow, and rendered indestructible so he can take revenge on the killers. Fantasy thriller based on the graphic novel, starring Brandon Lee, Michael Wincott and Ernie Hudson.

Cast & Crew

Eric Draven Brandon Lee
Top Dollar Michael Wincott
Sarah Rochelle Davis
Albrecht Ernie Hudson
T Bird David Patrick Kelly
Skank Angel David
Myca Bai Ling
Tin Tin Lawrence Mason
Funboy Michael Massee
Grange Tony Todd
Gideon Jon Polito
Shelly Sofia Shinas
Darla Anna Levine
Mickey Bill Raymond
Torres Marco Rodriguez
Director Alex Proyas
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Other Information

Language: English Colour Theatrical distributor: Entertainment Film Dists Ltd Guidance: Contains violence, swearing, drug abuse and brief nudity. Available on: Available on video, DVD and BluRay


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