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The Crow

action & adventure


Catch the explosive hit that thrilled movie-goers and critics everywhere! Brandon Lee (Rapid Fire) plays Eric Draven, a young rock guitarist who, along with his fiancee, is brutally killed by a ruthless gang of criminals.

Rotten Tomatoes® scores

  • Critic Score
    82%
  • Audience Score
    91%

movie reviews from Rotten Tomatoes®

  • Tomatometer®

    82%
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  • Audience

    91%

Top Critic Reviews

Fresh: Style over content, sure, but what style...

- Adam Smith, Empire Magazine, Wednesday, July 14, 2010

Fresh: It is a dark, lurid revenge fantasy and not the breakthrough, star-making movie some people have claimed. But it is a genre film of a high order, stylish and smooth.

- Caryn James, New York Times, Tuesday, May 20, 2003

Rotten:

- Chuck O'Leary, Fantastica Daily, Thursday, June 24, 2010

Audience Reviews

3 stars

A stylish, abnormally dark and dreary tale of a rock musician (the late Brandon Lee) who comes to life exactly a year after the death of he and his fiance in order to enact revenge on those that were responsible. What could have just been another forgettable, B-grade exploitation flick is enhanced by stunning visual flairs, as well as a rare passionate lead performance. It really is a shame Lee died before he got to see the final cut of this film, since he is simply sensational for every minute of its running time. Of course, it goes over-the-top throughout and its nihilistic, dystopian society that the original comic book painted starts to wear on one after a while, but these flaws are minor. If anything, see it for Lee's spirited performance, as well as some fantastic action scenes and some eye-popping visuals.

- fb619846742, Wednesday, May 8, 2013

4 stars

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- aquateen2, Sunday, April 28, 2013

3 stars

The Crow was a fun revenge movie. Sometimes the movie felt silly, but then The Crow killed more people and I felt better. The plot is simple enough, and its fun. The acting was good, but nothing groundbreaking. This movie is also a great superhero movie and a great trinute to Brandon lee. Overall I liked it, but I didn't think it was terriffic.

- DreamExtractor, Friday, August 26, 2011