The Crow (1994) Movie Poster

Quotes from The Crow (1994)

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    • T-Bird: Abashed the Devil stood and felt how awful goodness is.
    • T-Bird: I got trouble. One of my crew got himself perished.
    • Top Dollar: Yeah, and who might that be?
    • T-Bird: Tin Tin, somebody stuck his blades in all his major organs in alphabetical order.
    • Top Dollar: Well, gentlemen, by all means, I think we oughta have an introspective moment of silence for poor ol' Tin Tin.
    • [sniffs drugs]
    • Top Dollar: Greed is for amateurs. Disorder, chaos, anarchy: now that's fun!
    • Eric Draven: Can't rain all the time...
    • Eric Draven: Little things used to mean so much to Shelly- I used to think they were kind of trivial. Believe me, nothing is trivial.
    • Top Dollar: Ya know, my daddy used to say every man's got a devil. And you can't rest 'til you find him. What happened back there with you and your girlfriend - I cleared that building. Hell, nothin' in this town happens without my say-so. So I'm sorry if I spoiled your wedding plans there, friend. But, if it's any consolation to you, you have put a smile on my face.
    • [first lines]
    • [voiceover]
    • Sarah: People once believed that when someone dies, a crow carries their soul to the land of the dead. But sometimes, something so bad happens that a terrible sadness is carried with it and the soul can't rest. Then sometimes, just sometimes, the crow can bring that soul back to put the wrong things right.
    • Eric Draven: I have something to give you. I don't want it anymore. Thirty hours of pain all at once, all for you.
    • Eric Draven: Take your shot, Funboy. You got me dead bang.
    • Top Dollar: Our friend T-bird won't be joining us this evening on account of a slight case of death.
    • Eric Draven: Mother is the name for God on the lips and hearts of all children. Do you understand? Morphine is bad for you. Your daughter is out there on the streets waiting for you.
    • [last lines]
    • [voiceover]
    • Sarah: If the people we love are stolen from us, the way to have them live on is to never stop loving them. Buildings burn, people die, but real love is forever.
    • Tin Tin: Murderer, man? Murderer? Let me tell you about murder. It's fun, it's easy, and you gonna learn all about it.
    • [pulls out two blades]
    • Tin Tin: I'd like you to meet two buddies of mine. We never miss.
    • [gazing at falling-snow crystal ball containing a mini-cemetery]
    • Top Dollar: Dad gave me this. Fifth birthday. He said, "Childhood's over the moment you know you're gonna die."
    • Albrecht: You're the guy that murdered Tin-Tin.
    • Eric Draven: He was already dead. He died a year ago the moment he touched her. They're all dead. They just don't know it yet.
    • Albrecht: Police! Don't move! I said, "Don't move!"
    • Eric Draven: I thought the police always said, "Freeze!"
    • Albrecht: Well, I am the police, and I say, "Don't move" Snow White. You move, you're dead.
    • Eric Draven: And I say, "I'm dead," and I move.
    • Sarah: What are you supposed to be, a clown or something?
    • Eric Draven: Sometimes.
    • Gideon: Look, I'm beggin' you, alright? Don't kill me.
    • Eric Draven: I'm not gonna kill you. Your job will be to tell the rest of them that death is coming for them, tonight. Tell them Eric Draven sends his regards.
    • Eric Draven: Suddenly I heard a tapping, as of someone gently rapping, rapping at my chamber door.
    • Gideon: What are you talking about?
    • Eric Draven: You heard me rapping, right?
    • [Just before he stabs Tin-Tin]
    • Eric Draven: Victims; aren't we all?
    • Eric Draven: Guess it's not a good day to be a bad guy, huh, Skank?
    • Skank: I'm not Skank.
    • [turns his head to the side]
    • Skank: That's Skank right there. Skank's dead.
    • Eric Draven: That's right.
    • [Eric recalls how Skank forcibly kissed Shelly and then throws Skank out the window]
    • Albrecht: So many cops, you'd think they givin' away donuts.
    • Albrecht: I thought, you know, you were invincible!
    • Eric Draven: I was. I'm not any more.
    • Eric Draven: Is that gasoline I smell?
    • Top Dollar: So you're him, huh? The Avenger. The Killer of Killers. Nice outfit. I'm not sure about the face, though.
    • Eric Draven: You shouldn't smoke these. They'll kill you.
    • T-Bird: FIRE IT UP! FIRE IT UP!
    • [Top Dollar noticed the crow on the table]
    • Top Dollar: How the hell did that thing get in here?
    • Eric Draven: Gentlemen!
    • Funboy: Look what you've done... to my sheets.
    • Top Dollar: For a ghost you bleed just fine.
    • Funboy: You are seriously fucked up. Would you look in the mirror? I mean, you need professional help!
    • [Funboy pulls the trigger, blowing a hole in Eric Draven's hand]
    • Funboy: Bingo! He shoots, he scores!
    • Eric Draven: Mr. Gideon, you're not paying attention!
    • [shouting]
    • Gideon: No! My hand!
    • Eric Draven: I repeat: A Gold engagement ring, yes? It was pawned here a year ago by a customer of yours named Tin Tin. He confided in me before he ran out of breath!
    • Top Dollar: I think we broke her.
    • Gideon: My livelihood got flushed and went swirling.
    • Top Dollar: Oh for fuck's sake, die, will ya?
    • Eric Draven: Do you know someone named T-bird? He had a friend who shouldn't have played with knives.
    • T-Bird: You know, Lake Erie actually caught on fire once from all the crap floating around in it. I wish I could've seen that.
    • Funboy: Jesus Christ!
    • Eric Draven: Jesus Christ? Stop me if you heard this one: Jesus Christ walks into a hotel.
    • [Fun Boy shoots him]
    • Eric Draven: Ow! He hands the innkeeper three nails, and he asks...
    • [Fun Boy shoots him again]
    • Funboy: Don't you ever fuckin' die?
    • Eric Draven: Can you put me up for the night?
    • Torres: What the hell do you call that?
    • Albrecht: I call it blood, detective. I suppose you'll write it up as "graffiti".
    • Albrecht: That's Tin-tin. One of T-Bird's little helpers. I think you can rule out accidental death.
    • Torres: Don't any of your street-demons have real grown-up names?
    • [to Albrecht]
    • Torres: I got a goddamned vigilante killer knocking off scumbags left and right. And you're covering up for somebody!
    • Torres: Okay, Gideon's blows all to hell and you're having a chitchat with some weirdo who winds up in T-Bird's car when it "zigs instead of zags". Then you steal one of my case files from homicide, and you're sayin' this is just a fuckin' automobile accident?
    • Shelly Webster: I love you.
    • Eric Draven: Say that again.
    • Shelly Webster: I love you.
    • Gideon: Goddamn creatures of the night. They never learn.
    • Eric Draven: A whole jolly club with jolly pirate nicknames!
    • Albrecht: Are you gonna vanish into thin air again?
    • Eric Draven: I thought I'd use your front door.
    • Sarah: A building gets torched, all that is left is ashes. I used to think that was true about everything, families, friends, feelings. But now I know, that sometimes if love proves real, two people who are meant to be together, nothing can keep them apart.
    • Albrecht: Now Sarah, she's a genuine hot dogger. You hungry?
    • Sarah: You buyin'?
    • Albrecht: I'm buyin'.
    • Sarah: No onions though, okay?
    • Albrecht: No onions?
    • Sarah: They make you fart, big time.
    • Grange: So that, I take it, was the late, great Eric Draven.
    • [studying the crow's feather]
    • Myca: He has power. But it is power you can take from him.
    • Top Dollar: I like him already.
    • Myca: The crow is his link between the land of the living, and the realm of the dead.
    • Grange: So, kill the crow... and destroy the man.
    • [mouth full of chips]
    • Skank: What's all this happy horseshit?
    • Grange: I saw him too. He had a guitar. He winked at me before he jumped out a fourth floor window like he had wings.
    • Top Dollar: He winked at you?
    • [tsk]
    • Top Dollar: Musicians.
    • [pointing a gun at Gideon]
    • Eric Draven: You have one chance to live.
    • Gideon: Look, man take anything you want.
    • Eric Draven: Thank you.
    • Gideon: TAKE ANYTHING!
    • Top Dollar: You ain't lost everything.
    • Top Dollar: All the power in the world rests in the eyes, fella.
    • Gideon: Yeah? And maybe you're not such a big shot, either!
    • [Grange restrains him]
    • Gideon: Ow! Jesus!
    • Top Dollar: Fair enough. Catch.
    • [Top Dollar tosses an eyeball at him]
    • Gideon: Jesus.
    • Top Dollar: Say hello to the last fella who wouldn't cooperate with me.
    • Gideon: What are you telling me thi- You telling me this thing is real?
    • Top Dollar: It's all been done before, you see what I'm sayin'?
    • Bad Ass Criminal: That's no reason to quit.
    • Top Dollar: Wrong. Best reason to quit. *Only* reason to quit.
    • T-Bird: Department of Housing. Code violations, safety hazards... place looks fine to me. Let's redecorate.
    • [while searching for the wedding rings]
    • Eric Draven: Warmer?
    • [Is held at the table due to the knife through his hand into the table]
    • Gideon: WHAT ARE YOU DOING?
    • Eric Draven: Don't you know this game?
    • Lead Cop: They got killed on devil's night, but they were gonna get married on Halloween? Who gets married on Halloween?
    • Albrecht: Nobody.
    • T-Bird: Somebody stuck his blades in all his major organs in alphabetical order.
    • Sarah: It's more like surfing than skating. I wish the rain would stop just once.
    • Eric Draven: It can't rain all the time.
    • Sarah: Eric?
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