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R| 1 hr. 40 min.

Plot Summary
The night before his wedding, musician Eric Draven (Brandon Lee) and his fiancée are brutally murdered by members of a violent inner-city gang. On the anniversary of their death, Eric rises from the grave and assumes the gothic mantle of the Crow, a supernatural avenger. Tracking down the thugs responsible for the crimes and mercilessly murdering them, Eric eventually confronts head gangster Top Dollar (Michael Wincott) to complete his macabre mission.

Cast: Brandon Lee , Ernie Hudson , Michael Wincott , David Patrick Kelly , Angel David , Rochelle Davis , Bai Ling , Lawrence Mason

Director: Alex Proyas

Genres: Fantasy

Distributor: Buena Vista Home Video (BVHV), Summit Entertainment, Miramax Films

The Crow (1994)

Release Date: June 1st, 1994|1 hr. 40 min.

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  • If the arrival of The Crow - a visually dazzling and hyperkinetic action movie - is an occasion to mourn the loss of Lee, it is also ample reason to celebrate the protean gifts of its director, Alex Proyas. show more

  • It is a stunning work of visual style - the best version of a comic book universe I've seen - and Brandon Lee clearly demonstrates in it that he might have become an action star, had he lived. show more

  • The Crow imbues its comic brutalism with emotion and satire. Too raw and pulpy, it probably shouldn't be regarded as a memorial to Brandon Lee. But as an obsessive rock 'n' roll comic book movie shocker of loony intensity, it stands, or flies, by itself. show more

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Will The Remake of 'The Crow' Ever Happen?

Posted by
Moviefone Staff on Oct 14th, 2011 5:00PM

Remember 'The Crow'? That movie from 1994 starring Bruce Lee's son as some sort of weird superhero-ghost hybrid who exacts revenge on those who have wronged him? Well, a reboot of that movie has been...

20 Reasons Why Casting Bradley Cooper in 'The Crow' Is a Terrible Idea

Posted by
Annette Bourdeau on Apr 14th, 2011 10:00AM

Let me preface this rant completely rational argument by saying that I don't actually mind Bradley Cooper. He's grown on me over the past few years, first with 'The Hangover' and then with...

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