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If the people we love are stolen from us,
the way to have them live on is to never stop loving them.
Buildings burn, people die, but real love is forever.

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Devils Night: For rock star Eric Draven (Brandon Lee) and his girlfriend Shelley, the night they meet their brutal demise at the hands of the inner city's most notorious characters.
Exactly a year later, Eric is brought back to life and granted the powers of superhuman strength and vision in order that he may seek vengeance on those who killed him - all under the watchful eye of a mysterious crow.
One by one, Eric seeks out the gang, who are out for another evening of mayhem and violence, unaware of the fate that awaits them...
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h t t p : / / w w w . t h e c r o w . i n f o

This site is shortly to undergo a major redesign.

It is also located on a new server, so please let me know if there's any broken links or missing files.

The URL for the new site is
The old URLs will point to the new one for the time being.

The timescale for the new site is not set, but I will get to it as soon as I can.

Simon Bird

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O N    T H E    W E B S I T E

On this website, you can find the following:
You can get to the sections below using the navigation list at the bottom of each page.
- don't forget to look at the rest of this page first!

Sounds Some soundbites from the film.
Images A whole host of images from the film and graphic novel.
Accidents When Filming Information of the various accidents that ocurred during filming.
Changes/Goofs A list of changes to the original script and some goofs in the film.
Trivia/Production Some trivia and some notes on the production, including some of the special effects that were used.
Soundtrack/Score Info. on the music that was used in the film.
Cast/Crew Info. on and quotes from some of the main cast and crew members.
The Graphic Novel
/James O'Barr
Information on the comics (which make up the graphic novel) and their author, James O'Barr.
Brandon Lee A page dedicated to Brandon Lee, star of The Crow.

You may note that I haven't got anything on the site on the first sequel The Crow: City of Angels, or the TV series The Crow: Stairway to Heaven. I acknowledge that these exist, and may well put up some stuff about them in the future, but for now, this site is on the original film and comics only.

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T H E    C R O W    P H E N O M E N O N

   The Crow phenomemon has gained a worldwide cult following, both through the movie and the comics that started it all off. Fans of Brandon Lee also hold a special place for The Crow in their hearts as the actor died during the shooting of the film.

To my thinking, The Crow is one of the best movies ever made
- but don't just take my opinion...

"Better than BATMAN"
The Observer
The Sun
"The best action fantasy since TERMINATOR 2"
LA Daily News
Rolling Stone
"EXCELLENT... A wondrous film"
Daily Express
"Brilliant special effects"
Daily Star

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   Although The Crow is a very violent film, it is basically a love story. It says that love knows no bounds and can even reach out from beyond the grave. The violence is entirely justified - Eric is not killing just for the sake of it, he is seeking revenge for what was done to him and his beloved Shelley.

   The film has other angles though - The villans are so vivid and well defined. Their mindless violence has a sinister quality epitomised in their leader Top Dollar. There are many comic moments in the film, some of which are histerically funny, but at the same time also sinister. Much of the 'comedy' comes from Eric and his very theatrical appearance, stance and movement, while at the same time being dark and gothic.

I hope you all enjoy this site dedicted to one of my favourite movies, and that you get as much out of it as I have.

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These pages were designed and written by Simon Bird .
They look best when viewed with a modern browser such as Netscape Communicator 4 (or above) or Microsoft Internet Explorer 4 (or above), and are designed for viewing at a screen resolution of 800x600 or above.

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Comments and suggestions are always welcome, just email me.

At the bottom of each page you'll find one of these to help you get around:

[ The Crow (mainpage) ]
[ Sounds ] [ Images ] [ Accidents When Filming ] [ Changes/Goofs ] [ Trivia/Production ]
[ Soundtrack/Score ] [ Cast/Crew ] [ The Graphic Novel/James O'Barr ] [ Brandon Lee ]

Crow site designed and coded by Simon Bird - comments and suggestions always welcome.
© Copyright SJ Bird, 1996/97/98.