The crow: the true story of hollywood's most cursed movie

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Jason Momoa was supposed to be starring in a remake of The Crow. What happened? Subscribe to our channel: its own, The Crow is a great film with a tragic story and a lot of dark undertones. The story follows a man who was brutally murdered and then brought back to life by a supernatural Crow. The character is now a pop-culture icon, but The Crow’s production and growth is filled with a lot of tragedy and a cursed nature you couldn’t even describe. On day one of the filming, the movie went through a lot of trials and tribulation as set workers were injured and production got a little crazy. The film sets in North Carolina also had to deal with the Storm of the Century and tons of damages to the set. The worst of everything came during the filming of a scene involving Brandon Lee. The lead actor in the role was supposed to have a blank round shot at him, but instead he got shot with a bullet from a malfunctioning gun. The resulting bulletwound caused him to die of blood loss and plagued all of Hollywood with his untimely death. The movie wrapped production, showcasing the first and last huge role for Brandon Lee, the son of mega-star Bruce Lee. Both actors died at very young ages while they were filming movies. The curses of the Crow led to a ton of urban legends, rumors, and myths associated with the movie. Watch our full documentary to learn about the tragic details and to help separate truth from fiction! The Crow’s legacy lives on in several different ways and learning the truth about the movie will give you a lot of appreciation for what the whole production went through. Check out our other documentaries! Christian Bale: The Truth About Method Acting - So Serious? The True Story Of Heath Ledger's Joker - Social Media: Website
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Yaya Living
Yaya Living

The Crow was one of my favorite movies with one line that I still say today....”it can’t rain all the time”

2018-10-24
David Reyna
David Reyna

Cursed movies are tight

2018-10-23
William Phillips
William Phillips

It wasnt an accident. There's something up with that family.

2018-10-24
Good Time Guy
Good Time Guy

The Crow is as good as it is because of Brandon Lee. They will never capture that lightning in a bottle again. GBH

2018-10-29
Philip Waress
Philip Waress

doesnt need a reboot, doesnt need to be remade, there is a reason the universe doesnt want this one to happen, leave it alone , brandon deserves that

2018-10-25
PhatGirlLuva68-ThelastOG
PhatGirlLuva68-ThelastOG

This film should never be remade.

2018-10-24
Antonio Hernandez
Antonio Hernandez

They need to give up on The remake. The original is pefect.

2018-10-24
George Raybin
George Raybin

Mother is the name for God on the lips and hearts of all children. Do you understand?

2018-10-23
Lissa Love
Lissa Love

I named my son after Brandon & I called my daughter Shannon which I found out later is Brandon Lee's sister's name!

2018-10-24
Draven Sieczka
Draven Sieczka

My name's Draven Lee. I was named after this movie. First name is Draven because of Eric Draven and middle name is Lee because of Brandon Lee. My parents LOVEEEEEEE this movie.

2018-10-24
David Prodigy
David Prodigy

It is a sad story, makes you wonder if there was an inside job involved?

2018-10-23
rom65536
rom65536

"...but nothing actually projects from the gun." Tell that to Jon-Erik Hexum.

2018-10-24
JBob08
JBob08

This video was really well done. First one in a while where I had to sit and wait to finish it before getting back to work.

2018-10-23
Crossy
Crossy

They should never remake The Crow. Leave Eric Draven be. If they want to use The Crow's mythology with a whole set of new characters, go for it. Hell, after looking into City of Angels, I'd be interested in seeing their original vision made (honestly, look it up it's interesting). There's been so many garbage sequels that it confuses me why they feel we need to redo the ONE good one. Oh, and Jason Mamoa is a total miscast as Eric Draven. I'm glad he's not playing him.

2018-10-24
Totally NOT A Psycho
Totally NOT A Psycho

Brandon is the name for god on the lips and hearts for all goth kids.

2018-10-25
nocpho mokoena
nocpho mokoena

Accident my foot...they killed brandon lee and we know it

2018-10-23
LaBoo T2609
LaBoo T2609

True, but scary fact, is that Brandon Lee died the same age as Heath Ledger. Both of them even died during the making of each movies they were in. Lee and Ledger were both 28 years old at the time of their own deaths.

2018-10-23
Tommy Cipriani
Tommy Cipriani

*Brandon Lee and MICHAEL WINCOTT made the original a classic.*

2018-10-23
Godless Voice
Godless Voice

Well you certainly picked the right topic to go over this close to Halloween. very thorough job... I think you managed to set up and knock down all of the common rumors. very good job considering the 20-minute runtime

2018-10-23
Sideshow The Game Freak
Sideshow The Game Freak

Bruce and his son were killed...Bruce pissed off the wrong people. Tragedy's.

2018-10-24
Raul Isbej Bascuñan
Raul Isbej Bascuñan

This is the way Screen Rant... This is the way... Congrats

2018-10-23
Solidus X
Solidus X

This was my favorite movie as a teenager like many others. I named my son Brandon unsurprisingly after Brandon Lee

2018-10-23
Asmodeus
Asmodeus

Honestly i like this movie better than anything in the MCU. It's a fantastic movie.

2018-10-25
Juan Ceasar
Juan Ceasar

I still remember hearing the news of Brandon Lee dying, so tragic. He was something special and the world was robbed a great actor.

2018-10-23
Holliween
Holliween

Kinda low key glad Jason Momoa is not gonna be Crow. I think he would be great for the part it's just I don't need my celebrity crush getting murked 🙄

2018-10-23
DJ FLuX WiDiT
DJ FLuX WiDiT

"Suddenly there came a tapping As of someone gently rapping, rapping at my chamber door. " RIP Brandon Lee

2018-10-28
marvin rousseau
marvin rousseau

They should just get sting from wwe😂

2018-10-23
Munson X
Munson X

I wouldn’t mind seeing a film adaptation that’s closer to the comic. Give it an 80’s goth soundtrack, too: Joy Division, The Cure, Bauhaus.

2018-10-27
Chiko was here
Chiko was here

Goddammit just be Aquaman. I don't need Jason Mamoa ruining the Crow. It's one thing if he was just the Crow because there are plenty to choose from, but they want him to be Eric Draven. No he's not Eric Draven. At all. Brandon Lee and even the guy from the short lived TV show were great as Eric Draven. Eric Draven is NOT a super hunky buff Samoan. They need to read the graphic novels before they cast people for fucksake. I know that he's not going to be the Crow anymore, but it's the simple fact that they even thought of casting him for the part and they friggin have it to him. There's your Screen RANT.

2018-10-23
NoxicWaste
NoxicWaste

This is some quality content Screen Rant nicely done 👌

2018-10-23
Baba Yaga
Baba Yaga

R.I.P. brandon lee The son of the dragon

2018-10-26
Chris Wincek
Chris Wincek

I actually like The Crow and The Crow City of Angels. I don't think they're ever going to make another Crow movie.

2018-10-23
LogicuL The Artist
LogicuL The Artist

Draven is my spirit animal! My birthday is October 30th lol. This is one of my all time favorite movies. This and The Dark Knight. RIP Brandon Lee and Heath Ledger

2018-10-24
Phoenix raine
Phoenix raine

Did anyone else get goosebumps when Michael Massee passed away from stomach cancer in 2016?

2018-10-27
Travis Lyons
Travis Lyons

Well done, great video

2018-10-23
Max Headroom
Max Headroom

Michael Massee must have felt awful shooting Brandon Lee it wasn't his fault but still he must have felt bad R.I.P he died recently also and R.I.P to Brandon Lee 😢.

2018-10-24
eDDy L
eDDy L

everyone thought crow 2 was bad but the ones after it made it look way way better

2018-10-23
Cinematic Curtain
Cinematic Curtain

The Crow definitely isn't the most "cursed". The Omen beats it by a mile, and then The Exorcist, and a couple others.

2018-10-23
CommentCop Badge#666
CommentCop Badge#666

If you can find a picture of Steve Borden aka "Sting", without his wrestling make-up you'll see how much his looks favour Brandon Lee's. Especially in his younger years but even now you can see the resemblance. A bit eery with Sting's "The Crow"-like persona.

2018-10-23
Michael Espinosa
Michael Espinosa

There's only one Eric Draven, and that is Brandon Lee. Rest in peace. There should never be a reboot or remake. Believe in angels.

2018-10-25
InvictusManeo77
InvictusManeo77

In the 90s I dressed up as the crow no less than 3 times lol. Love that movie!

2018-10-24
HalloweenHacker
HalloweenHacker

I have something to give you I don’t want it anymore

2018-10-26
Sasha Whitefur
Sasha Whitefur

Curses, are superstitious nonsense!

2018-10-29
russell28533
russell28533

I was in high school when Brandon Lee was killed. Victims, aren't we all...

2018-10-27
Paul Rizzo
Paul Rizzo

One of the greatest movies ever while being one of the greatest tragedies ever. Long live Brandon Lee. It can’t rain all the time.

2018-10-27
Jaime Bravo
Jaime Bravo

Whats with 28 yo people, Its gotta be a curse or something

2018-10-24
mcjon77
mcjon77

The crow also had one of the best soundtracks ever. Stone Temple Pilots, Nine Inch Nails, The Cure, and Jane Siberry's wonderful "It can't rain all the time".

2018-10-28
Timeless Allure 1118
Timeless Allure 1118

This is my all time favorite movie! 😍😍😍😍 It was filmed the year I was born 😍

2018-10-24
Bruce Lee
Bruce Lee

They shouldn't even think about remaking this. Some things are just sacred and should remain left untouched but this is Hollywood for you.

2018-10-26
Oldenweery
Oldenweery

Good video! Thanks for blowing away the fog of rumor and speculation. As usual, the original is still the best, though I rather enjoyed the TV series.

2018-10-25
Dean Hall
Dean Hall

I would love another Crow movie. And messed up they killed Brandon.

2018-10-23
The Crazed Indian House Wife
The Crazed Indian House Wife

I was one of those teenagers that couldn't watch the movie because it was R rated. I miss Brandon Lee, as my mom made me watch all of Bruce Lee's movies growing up, we did the same for Brandon. I still watch The Crow all the time, it was such a real depiction of the pain associated with grief and loss.

2018-10-28
shigerutakeo
shigerutakeo

No reboots, no remakes, just enjoyed as is.. And like millions of people alive or not, I just wish the accident never happened..

2018-10-28
Braeden
Braeden

Holy shit I’m glad Jason quit.

2018-10-24
Jayden Marvel
Jayden Marvel

The Crow looks like Heath Ledger's Joker lol

2018-10-24
GataNecia
GataNecia

I really liked this video. You were so thorough I would love to see more videos like this who may be the Black Dahlia next just a suggestion I love your videos

2018-10-24
Paynan Diaz
Paynan Diaz

The Crow is my absolute favorite movie of all time

2018-10-24
T R I B E
T R I B E

You didn't mention the tv show played by Mark Dacascos? That show was pretty good actually.

2018-10-28
Mihail Prosev
Mihail Prosev

my fav movie to watch in halloween

2018-10-23
Brandon Bishop
Brandon Bishop

i know it's coincidence but my first and middle name is brandon lee and the original crow is one of my favorite movies of all time.

2018-10-27
Yuki Kobayashi
Yuki Kobayashi

jason mamoa is too big of a guy to be playing the crow i like him but that role is not for him or remaking. you can't replace memories from the son of a legend aka brandon lee.

2018-10-27
Yako Sinn Romero
Yako Sinn Romero

I liked all of the Crow movies but instead of making a re-boot just tell another story because Brandon died and he IS the Crow

2018-10-27
Shante Melton
Shante Melton

The crow is done of my favorite movie all time, Yes i think should be remake soon

2018-10-29
Frank Lucas
Frank Lucas

Didn't know him but I remember being so sad when I heard that Brandon Lee died😕"FIRE IT UP, FIRE IT UP" !!!!!!!

2018-10-28
Emerald Otringal
Emerald Otringal

what about the TV series starring Mark Dacascos?!?! Stairway To Heaven I mean

2018-10-24
Nate Brown
Nate Brown

..... Ryan strikes again !!!!!! Could we, the Viewers, get at least one Video where he DOESN’T get the facts Wrong !!!!!! 😤 ‘The Crow’, formerly the body of Eric Draven, does NOT have Self-Healing Abilities. In fact in one part during the (Comic) Story he has to Tape himself up since he is starting to fall apart. It partially a metaphor for feeling like you’re breaking apart Mentally during Grief (he even slashes his own wrists, not long before this scene, immediately after Dancing happily around the house reliving memories), but all the same he is essentially a walking talking Corpse.

2018-10-26
Michael Gardner
Michael Gardner

Great movie. Haven't seen the sequels. Don't want to. Don't care about any remakes either.

2018-10-28
captain estivi
captain estivi

I was hoping they were gonna say the Jason mamoa remake was cancelled

2018-10-28
Corvus
Corvus

We miss U Brandon Lee/Eric Draven/The Crow.

2018-10-28
War Daddy
War Daddy

The Crow is a 90s classic. And the soundtrack is amazing. But what it so special was the star. Brandon Lee is the crow. Leave it alone and move on.

2018-10-28
Live to Die
Live to Die

He left a legacy behind😊 Accident or not, it definitely could've been prevented, when it wasn't...

2018-10-27
Zyhir Parker
Zyhir Parker

I was 8 or 6 when I saw the movie I was scared of it

2018-10-28
michael maldonado
michael maldonado

I only like the original crow with Brandon Lee!!!!!

2018-10-27
Wild Tiger
Wild Tiger

Now let's do a pitch meeting of The Crow sequels!

2018-10-28
David Gale
David Gale

I am a huge fan of the original Crow movie with Brandon Lee. The movie, story and impact that it had on my life is continual to this day. I have seen all of the sequels and the tv show when it was released and as nothing will ever live up to the story of Brandon Lee and the way he played the tragic Eric Draven, I would love to see someone reboot this movie in Brandon's honor. This movie has had an effect on many people and can still today, given the proper treatment. Honestly I think Tom Hiddleston (Loki) would play a great Eric Draven. So if there are plans to reboot this, please tread lightly and treat it with respect and dignity that it deserves.

2018-10-24
Mr. Nice guy!
Mr. Nice guy!

The Crow City of Angels was the best crow movie ever made!

2018-10-28
Robin Bates
Robin Bates

You done an excellent job on this video. You went through a lot to get the facts straight and to let all the fans know what actually happened. I was one who believed the rumors of the shooting. It was told that the shooting was done in the gathering at the table and, where Brandon was standing on top of the table. Also, saying this was how his father was also killed. Hopefully, other movie companies will take extra care of watching their crops, to be sure this never happens again. We have lost too many actors/actress's to careless mistakes. You truly don't realize how hard and risky it is to do a movie, so others can have a "peace of mind" and relax after a hard week. "Thank you," to all that work hard to make us happy. Praying this will never happen again. Thank you, again for posting this. Keep up the great work.

2018-10-27
Batman The dark knight
Batman The dark knight

Joseph Gordon-levitt as the crow, Tom Hardy as the bad drug dealer, Ruby Rose as the sister and Candice Patton as the girlfriend who dies, Nathan Fillion as the cop, bad guys is a tougher choice

2018-10-28
CRIMSON KID
CRIMSON KID

Im going to be the crow on Halloween

2018-10-28
Devin Wigginton
Devin Wigginton

Remake the crow?...HELL YES!!!...please

2018-10-28
Isaiah Adams
Isaiah Adams

They should've checked the gun to see if real bullets were in it. That way Brandon Lee would still be alive to this day

2018-10-27
SERIAL TUNA STABBER
SERIAL TUNA STABBER

Your telling me a film with such bad luck didn't have an ambulance on scene?

2018-10-28
Alex Vazquez
Alex Vazquez

Sabotage cleaverly disguised as a curse. Thats how i, and everyone else i know see it.

2018-10-28
Christian Hollister
Christian Hollister

Imagine if Brandon Lee were The Joker in The Dark Knight. Wow.

2018-10-28
drakosrex
drakosrex

the most cursed movie that most ppl think of is queen of the dammed and from what I have looked at it it still tops crow just a bit

2018-10-26
Ken MacMillan
Ken MacMillan

Most cursed movie? More cursed than Poltergeist?

2018-10-28
Salvation73
Salvation73

"Victims... aren't we all"

2018-10-27
Schweí Übersteigen
Schweí Übersteigen

I remember this one!... I thought it was called "Goth kid Cliché: The Movie"... That's part of the "Curse", I guess! LoLz

2018-10-28
lorndarken
lorndarken

for the longest time the crow is still my favorite movie of all time . 2nd place is deadpool .

2018-10-28
Jamal Vargas
Jamal Vargas

The crow is one of my favorite comic book movies but there are others above it like a history of violence still a beloved classic

2018-10-24
joshua Pannell
joshua Pannell

That ghenkis khan movie that john wayne was in should be the most cursed movie xD They literally filmed it in a atom bomb testing site.

2018-10-28
Fred D'Allaird
Fred D'Allaird

...the reviewer seems to not realize “the crow” is a story where the crow is a different person each time. The story has someone who is unjustly murdered come ms back via the spirit of vengeance. Once they get revenge they die, this each story is a one and done.

2018-10-27
Shemarlos Scott
Shemarlos Scott

The crow movie was fun

2018-10-26
Aaron Bratkovics
Aaron Bratkovics

They should go with a female.

2018-10-28
xxxXCuervoXxxx
xxxXCuervoXxxx

Thank you. This was a very nice video about my favorite movie (if you can’t tell by my pic and name lol). If you ever make a video series about how a movie’s plot would have changed if postproduction didn’t cut some parts, please do one about the crow. The things I’ve read are pretty weird but at least those explain why he had that black tape on his hands

2018-10-24
Aiden Roberson
Aiden Roberson

Remember never walk in the wind

2018-10-27
Tracy Edwards
Tracy Edwards

If they are going to make a remake, they should make the main character a woman.

2018-10-28
GataNecia
GataNecia

I think that when Hollywood decides to remake something they should use absolutely no known actors go out there hold auditions get newbies real fans start there it always seems to work out better that way

2018-10-24
Rated Cube378
Rated Cube378

In all honesty I loved the crow TV series

2018-10-23
shiv 421 kobra
shiv 421 kobra

wHY sO SERIO-wait wrong movie

2018-10-24