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The Crow (1994)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $50,638,075Details
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  4. Video Sales
  5. Cast & Crew
  6. Trailer


Rotten Tomatoes
Critics Certified FreshAudience Upright
82% - Certified Fresh
90% - Upright

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists

Movie Details

Domestic Releases: May 11th, 1994 (Wide) by Miramax
Video Release: June 2nd, 1995 by Walt Disney Home Entertainment
MPAA Rating: R for a great amount of strong violence and language, and for drug use and some sexuality
Franchise: Crow
Comparisons: vs. The Punisher
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Keywords: Independent/Other Comics, Gangs, Revenge, Hauntings, Voiceover/Narration, Sex Crimes, Non-Chronological, Dysfunctional Family, Narcotics, Addiction, Posthumous Release
Source:Based on Comic/Graphic Novel
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Fantasy

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

Days In
Biggest Domestic 5th Weekend 1,332 $2,325,460 Jun 10, 1994 33
Biggest Domestic 4th Weekend 1,199 $4,016,247 Jun 3, 1994 26
Biggest Domestic 3rd Weekend 1,035 $6,573,900 May 27, 1994 19
Biggest Domestic 2nd Weekend 1,398 $7,921,491 May 20, 1994 12
Biggest Domestic May Weekend 271 $11,774,332 May 13, 1994 5
Biggest Domestic Opening Weekend 1,572 $11,774,332 May 13, 1994 5
Widest Opening Weekend 2,813 1,573 May 13, 1994 5


Ernie Hudson    Sergeant Albrecht
Brandon Lee    Eric Draven (The Crow)
David Patrick Kelly    T-Bird
Jon Polito    Gideon, Pawn Shop Owner
Bai Ling    Myca
Michael Wincott    Top Dollar
Spencer Garrett    Additional Voice

Production and Technical Credits

Composer    Graeme Revell
Director of Photography    Dariusz Wolski
Dialogue Editor    Dan Hegeman

Blu-ray Sales: Strange Week on the Home Market

November 2nd, 2011

While the new releases were terrible on DVD, the Blu-ray sales chart was incredibly active thanks to Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides. This film sold 1.71 million units and generated $48.50 million in opening week sales; however, the DVD only release doesn't come out till the 15th of November, so it is not quite fair to compare this result to other concurrent Blu-ray sales. That said, the strategy appears to have worked. More...

DVD and Blu-ray Releases for October 18th, 2011

October 18th, 2011

It should be a relatively good week in terms of DVD and Blu-ray sales with Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides leading the way. However, it's not a particularly deep week in terms of home market releases. Nor is it really strong when it comes to contenders for Pick of the Week. Degrassi: Season Ten is in competition, but in the end I went with Robotech: The Complete Series. More...

Featured Blu-ray Review: The Crow

October 16th, 2011

The Crow was released in 1994 and earned $50 million domestically and close to $100 million worldwide on a budget of just $15 million. It spawned three sequels, all of which were savaged by critics. Was the original better than the films it inspired? Obviously. But is it better by a large enough margin that it is worth checking out? And is the Blu-ray worthy of the film? More...

The shaded area represents the expected performance range for a film, based on its opening weekend box office. 95% of films fall within the shaded area. If a film trends towards the top end of the shaded area, it has good legs compared to the average film; if it trends towards the bottom end of the shaded area, it has poor legs. The predictive area is based on movies from the past 5 years.

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Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1994/05/13 1 $11,774,332   1,573 $7,485   $11,850,494 5
1994/05/20 2 $7,921,491 -33% 2,119 $3,738   $23,946,800 12
1994/05/27 5 $6,573,900 -17% 2,114 $3,110   $32,871,502 19
1994/06/03 6 $4,016,247 -39% 1,806 $2,224   $38,395,416 26
1994/06/10 9 $2,325,460 -42% 1,306 $1,781   $42,683,404 33

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1994/05/13 2 $15,949,147   1,573 $10,139   $16,025,309 9
1994/05/20 2 $10,272,293 -36% 2,119 $4,848   $26,297,602 16
1994/05/27 5 $8,081,567 -21% 2,114 $3,823   $34,379,169 23
1994/06/03 6 $5,978,775 -26% 1,806 $3,311   $40,357,944 30

Weekly US Blu-ray Sales

DateRankUnits this Week% ChangeTotal UnitsSpending this WeekTotal SpendingWeeks in Release
10/23/2011928,222 28,222$338,380$338,380856
11/6/20111810,783 47,814$124,981$565,462858
11/27/20112049,950 129,860$470,533$1,338,341861