The Crow (1994)

Directed by
Alex Proyas

This fantasy thriller is based on the comic book series by James O'Barr.

Upcoming rock musician, Eric Draven (Brandon Lee) leads a very happy life with his fiancée Shelly (Sofia Shinas). However when they send a letter of dispute to their landlord, who just happens to be associated with a nasty street gang known as, their lives are devastated.

The result of this dispute ends in the murder of Eric and the torture and murder of Shelly on a night known as "Devils Night", a night when henchmen of crime-lord Top Dollar (Michael Wincott) traditionally partake in acts of arson and extreme violence.

A year later the restless soul of Eric returns from the grave guided by a spectral crow and aided by special new superhuman powers to wreak revenge on his murderers and bring an end to the wanton crime of this notorious gang.

Made in memory of Brandon Lee, the son of Bruce Lee, who died on set before the film was completed due to a live bullet replacing a previously placed blank.

Written by ,

Genre: Film

Running Time: 101 minutes (approx)

Production Year: 1994

3/5 Stars

Classification: 18 Certificate

Production Country: USA

Filmed in Colour


Brandon Lee...Eric Draven
Rochelle Davis...Sarah
Image for Ernie HudsonErnie Hudson...Sgt. Albrecht
Michael Wincott...Top Dollar
Ling Bai...Myca
Sofia Shinas...Shelly Webster
Anna Levine...Darla
David Patrick Kelly...T-Bird
Angel David...Skank
Laurence Mason...Tin Tin
Michael Massee...Funboy
Tony Todd...Grange
Jon Polito...Pawn Shop Owner
Bill Raymond...Lunch Stand Owner
Marco Rodríguez...Torres Homicide Detective