|The Crow: City of Angels|
It's another time. It's another world. And another has been chosen.
|Title||The Crow: City of Angels|
|Directed by||Tim Pope|
|Written by||David S. Goyer|
|Produced by||Alessandro Camon; Jeff Conner; Michael Flynn; Jeff Most; Edward R. Pressman; Bob Weinstein; Harvey Weinstein|
|Music by||Graeme Revell|
|Edited by||Michael N. Knue; Anthony Redman|
|Distributed by|| Dimension Films|
|Release date(s)||August 30th, 1996|
|Running time||84 min.|
|Gross revenue|| $17,883,659 (US)|
|Preceded by||The Crow|
|Followed by||The Crow: Salvation|
The Crow: City of Angels is an American action film with elements of supernatural fantasy and Gothic horror. It is the second installment in the ongoing The Crow film series and was directed by Tim Pope and written by David S. Goyer based on concepts originally developed by J.O. Barr. It was produced by Dimension Films - a subsidiary of Miramax Films and released theatrically in the United States on August 30th, 1996. The film is set in Los Angeles, California and takes place some ten years or more after the events of the first film. The movie stars Vincent Perez as Ashe Corven, the second individual who rises from his own grave to seek vengeance against those responsible for not only his own death, but also that of a loved one. Gifted with the preternatural strength and reflexes bestowed upon him by the mystical crow, Ashe wages a bloody war of vengeance against drug kingpin Judah Earl and his cronies.
|Vincent Perez||Ashe Corven|
|Richard Brooks||Judah Earl|
|Vincent Castellanos||Spider Monkey|
|Eric Acosta||Danny Corven|
|Aaron Thell Smith||Tattoo customer|
|Holley Chant||Holly Daze|
|Danny Verduzco||Boy in church|
|Maria Julia Moran||Old lady in church|
Notes & Trivia Edit
- This film is alternatively known by the title The Crow 2.
- The Crow: City of Angels grossed $9,785,111 over it's opening weekend. It was screened in 2,434 theaters. The movie grossed $7,500,000 in foreign receipts.
- The movie was nominated for the IHG Award for the category of Best Movie at the International Horror Guild Awards in 1997.
Cast & Crew Edit
- This movie marks the film debut of director Tim Pope. Pope actually specializes in directing music videos and music documentary features.
- The Stephen Carpenter that appears in this film is a guitarist for the Deftones. He is not to be confused with The Dorm That Dripped Blood director Stephen Carpenter.
- Iggy Pop, who plays Curve, is actually a punk rock singer whose career began in the early 1960s and he is known for his innovative contributions to the protopunk genre as well as his wild and often unpredictable stage antics.
Home Video Edit
- The Crow: City of Angels was released in VHS format in the United States in 1996 and in PAL format in Europe that same year. It was re-released on VHS in the US on October 7th, 1997 by Walt Disney Video.
- The Crow: City of Angels was released on DVD in widescreen format by Buena Vista Home Entertainment on February 4th, 1998. The Collector's Series edition DVD was released by Dimension Films on March 20th, 2001. The film was re-released by Echo Bridge Home Entertainment on April 12th, 2011.
- The Crow: City of Angels was released in Blu-ray format by Echo Bridge Home Entertainment on May 3rd, 2011. It was also packaged with The Crow: Wicked Prayer as a double-feature Blu-ray set, which was released by Echo Bridge on April 19th, 2011.
The year in film Edit
Other films that were released in 1996 include:
This Day in History Edit
- 1797: Author Mary Shelley is born in London, England. She will go on to write the novel Frankenstein.
- 2010: The 30th Anniversary Special Edition DVD of Humanoids from the Deep is released by Shout! Factory.
- 2015: A Nightmare on Elm Street and Scream creator Wes Craven passes away from brain cancer at the age of 76.
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See also Edit
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