The Crow is a 1994 American superhero film directed by Alex Proyas and starring Brandon Lee in his final film appearance. The film is based on James O'Barr's comic book of the same name, and tells the story of Eric Draven (Lee), a rock musician who is revived to avenge the rape and murder of his fiancée, as well as his own death. The film also stars Ernie Hudson, Michael Wincott, Bai Ling, Sofia Shinas, and Michael Massee.
On October 30, Devil's Night in Detroit, Sergeant Albrecht is at the scene of a crime where Shelly Webster has been beaten and raped, and her fiancé, Eric Draven, lies dead on the street after having been stabbed, shot, and thrown out the window. The couple had planned on getting married the following day, Halloween. As he leaves for the hospital with Shelly, Albrecht meets a young girl, Sarah, who says that she is their friend, and that they take care of her. Albrecht tells her that Shelly is dying.
|author||David J. Schow James O'Barr John Shirley|
|editor||Dov Hoenig M. Scott Smith|
|keywords||abduct bell tower church convenience store devil's night engagement ring fly gasoline getting married gun fight kill married meet mischief night pick up stab strained relationship street gang wait wound young girl|
|producer||Edward R. Pressman Grant Hill Jeff Most|
|theme||ghost neo-noir superhero vigilante|