The Crow is a 1994 American superhero film directed by Alex Proyas, written by David J. Schow and John Shirley. It stars Brandon Lee in his final film appearance as Eric Draven, a murdered musician who is resurrected to avenge his death and that of his fiancée. The film is based on James O'Barr's comic of the same name.
On Devil's Night in Detroit, police Sergeant Albrecht surveys a crime-scene. A young woman named Shelly Webster has been raped and gravely wounded. Her fiancé, rock musician Eric Draven, was killed in the attack, having been shot and thrown from the window of their loft apartment. As he leaves for the hospital with Shelly, Albrecht meets a young girl, Sarah, who Shelly and Eric looked after. Albrecht comforts Sarah when she realizes that Shelly is going to die from her injuries.
|author||David J. Schow James O'Barr John Shirley|
|editor||Dov Hoenig M. Scott Smith|
|keywords||abandon apartment building attack bell tower build car bomb church confidant crime boss devil's night drug addict drug overdose engagement ring estrange eviction explosion force forced evictions at their apartment building. friendship gargoyle gravely wounded heal immediately. helps takes care of her. invincibility kill loft apartment looked after. meet morning morphine mortal wound overdose police sergeant resurrecting him. resurrection rock music rock musician sergeant shoot strained relationship street gang wait wound young girl young woman|
|producer||Edward R. Pressman Grant Hill Jeff Most|
|theme||neo-noir police superhero supernatural vigilante|