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Top 20 Movie Curses

Benjamin is a former volunteer DJ at his local hospital radio station. He has been reviewing films online since 2004.

Not all films have been hexed by a witch, of course. But some definitely have some bad juju behind the scenes...

Not all films have been hexed by a witch, of course. But some definitely have some bad juju behind the scenes...

Throughout cinema, there have been plenty of films that have faced adversity during their production. This can be attributed to any number of things: a financial backer pulling out and affecting a film's budget, on-set injuries that delay filming, inclement weather ruining filming conditions or set. However, there are times when things get so weird or tragic that often, people claim that a film is cursed. Of course, such stories can be simple hyperbole and used to generate some interest - most often for films in the horror genre. But other times, things occur that simply cannot be ignored and the effects can be devastating and even fatal. Some of the stories listed below aren't as terrible as others but some are truly, awfully terrible although whether this is due to an actual curse or something less sinister, I shall leave to your discretion. Be warned: this article discusses some disturbing details about real-life events.

Number 20: 'The Exorcism Of Emily Rose' (2005)


Possibly an example of a movie 'curse' being used to inflate interest in a film, The Exorcism Of Emily Rose is a curious blend of horror flashback and courtroom drama loosely based on the real-life story of Anneliese Michel. The film depicts a legal case brought by the parents of a young woman who died against a priest who performed an exorcism on her. The film didn't exactly get a warm reception from most critics but audiences didn't care that much, helping the film on its way to a global income of $145 million. It emerged not long after the film's release that actress Jennifer Carpenter, who played the titular character (shown above), was repeatedly woken up at night during the shoot by a radio that kept switching itself on for no reason. Carpenter also suggested that co-star Laura Linney's TV also kept switching itself on while the film's director Scott Derrickson also claimed that Laura's radio also had a life of its own. Given the inconsistency of the claims, it's hard to take them seriously but as we'll see, stories like this don't often emerge about romantic comedies.

Number 19: 'Roar' (1981)


What is not disputed, though, is the amount of chaos surrounding the production of Roar, an obscure comedy film that eventually saw a release in 1981 after some eleven years in production. Noel Marshall wrote, produced, directed and starred in the ramshackle film alongside his wife Tippi Hedren (shown above) and Hedren's daughter Melanie Griffith. Marshall plays a naturalist who lives alongside a number of big cats like lions and tigers at his home and who is the only hope for visitors when a number of them attack. The film is far more famous for its prolonged development and its reputation as one of the most dangerous films ever made - seventy cast and crew members were mauled by the animals including Hedren, Griffith, Marshall and cinematographer Jan de Bont, who went on to direct Speed. Bizarrely, many of the animal attacks were included in the finished product which also suffered after a flood destroyed much of Marshall's ranch (where the film was shot), causing some $3 million worth of damage. Described as the most expensive home movie ever filmed, the picture bombed badly which meant that all the cuts, bruises, broken limbs, gangrene and near-fatal scalpings was ultimately for nothing. Admittedly, this list of backstage injuries can be explained as being due to incompetence than any supernatural hoodoo but surely any film that nearly kills almost everyone involved has to be considered cursed to some extent.

Number 18: 'The Conqueror' (1956)


Speaking of incompetence, it's hard to argue that Howard Hughes' white-washed Genghis Khan biopic The Conqueror was a well-produced affair, even if you ignore the miscast John Wayne as the legendary Mongol leader (pictured above). Often regarded as one of the worst films of the 1950s, part of the film's notorious reputation stems from its choice of filming location - downwind from several nuclear weapon tests conducted in 1953 in the deserts of Utah. Of the 220 cast and crew members involved in the film's production, 91 of them developed cancer during their lifetime and 46 died as a result. Generally speaking, the rates of cancer were similar to that of the general population of the US at the time but the age at which the cancers appeared was much earlier, leading to speculation of a link between the cancers and the film. Among those who died from cancer was John Wayne, Susan Hayward, Pedro Armendáriz, Agnes Moorehead (who was a non-smoking teetotaller), John Hoyt and director Dick Powell. Hughes reportedly felt so guilty about the film's effect on everyone that he bought every copy of the film for $12 million and withheld it from distribution until 1979 when Universal Pictures bought the film's rights from Hughes' estate.

Number 17: 'The Man Who Killed Don Quixote' (2018)


Perhaps the most famous example of a film trapped in development hell, Terry Gilliam's loose adaptation of Don Quixote spent an almost impossible 29 years being made. Gilliam's first attempt began in 1989 with Sean Connery being suggested by the studio for the role of Quixote. Gilliam disagreed and following discussions about budget which didn't go well, the project was dropped in 1997. Undeterred, Gilliam rewrote the script and named it The Man Who Killed Don Quixote but wanting to retain creative control, he decided to film in Europe - which meant even more funding difficulties. Eventually, shooting started in 2000 with French actor Jean Rochefort cast as Quixote but again, there was problems.

Firstly, the film's location was too close to a NATO airbase so rerecording would be required in post-production. Actor schedules made it difficult to know when filming would be possible and on the second day of filming, a flash flood wrecked equipment and changed the colour of the landscape so previously filmed segments were suddenly redundant. Despite the insurance not covering the damage, filming continued until day five when Rochefort was clearly in pain riding a horse and it soon became unclear whether he would be able to continue. Cinematographer Nicola Pecorini claimed to have never seen such bad luck on a production after 22 years in the business. The film quickly gained a reputation for being cursed, meaning that future investors were nervous about any further attempts to make the film. Nevertheless, Gilliam finally finished the film and released it in 2018 with Adam Driver and Jonathan Pryce in the lead roles. Due to legal wrangling, the film wasn't released in UK cinemas until 2020 - just a few months before the world shut down due to the global pandemic. Gilliam has dismissed the idea of the film being cursed but it's hard to argue with the facts.

Number 16: 'A Confederacy Of Dunces' (unreleased)


At least Gilliam was able to ultimately release his pet project - some films are unable to overcome their difficulties to such an extent that they remain unfilmed. John Kennedy Toole's classic American novel was posthumously released in 1980 and within a few years, Hollywood began trying to make an adaptation. The first was Harold Ramis who planned to write and direct an adaptation in 1982 with John Belushi due to star in the lead role of Ignatius Reilly. Tragically, Belushi died in early 1982 (days before he was due to officially sign up for the role) so the project was on hold for a number of years. John Candy and Chris Farley were also touted as possible leads but both of them also died prematurely, leading to speculation that the role of Ignatius was cursed. The curse gained more attention when John Waters expressed interest in making the film with frequent collaborator, drag queen Divine, in the lead but again, Divine's premature passing prevented this.

A more recent attempt to make a film of A Confederacy Of Dunces was in 2005 when Steven Soderbergh and Scott Kramer wrote a script. Casting a number of big-name actors in the film including Will Ferrell as Ignatius, Lily Tomlin, Paul Rudd, Mos Def, Rosie Perez, Olympia Dukakis, Alan Cumming and Jesse Eisenberg, the signs were all good that the film would be produced - the cast even had a staged reading of the script. But again, the project ran into difficulties - Paramount Pictures didn't show much interest in the project while the location of New Orleans was hit by Hurricane Katrina and the wave of violence that followed claimed the life of Helen Hill, the head of Louisiana State Film Commission. There was talk in 2012 of Zach Galifianakis starring in an adaptation with director James Bobin on board but as of 2022, a film has yet to appear. Soderbergh remarked in 2013 that he feels the project is cursed: "I'm not prone to superstition, but that project has got bad mojo on it."

Number 15: 'Atuk' (unreleased)


Another great unfulfilled project is Atuk, a screenplay based on the 1963 novel The Incomparable Atuk. The screenplay was written by Tod Carroll at the request of producer Norman Jewison and follows the misadventures of a Canadian Inuit who is corrupted by modern city life after he finds himself in Toronto. The film's reputation for being cursed stems from the fact that, like A Confederacy Of Dunces, the film is linked to a number of actors who prematurely pass away before they are able to begin filming including the aforementioned Belushi, Candy and Farley. Other actors linked to the role include Sam Kinison who was linked to an adaptation in 1988 before he fell out with his manager over creative control and dying in a car accident in 1992. The curse is even linked to the deaths of people associated with the film or were in the presence of a reading of the script such as Michael O'Donoghue and Phil Hartman. As of 2022, the script remains unfilmed and still stuck in development hell.

Number 14: 'Brainstorm' (1983)


This distinctly average sci-fi affair is only really memorable for featuring the final on-screen performance of Natalie Wood, the actress and wife of Robert Wagner who died in mysterious circumstances in 1981 midway through the film's production. Wood's untimely demise, where she drowned during a weekend boating trip off the coast of California with co-star Christopher Walken (pictured above) and Wagner, threatened to scupper the entire production even though nearly all of her scenes had been completed. Production was already difficult by the time the actress died and studio MGM tried to use the opportunity to shut the project down for good, hoping to save some much-needed money. But the film was ultimately completed but not without causing major headaches for director Douglas Trumbull who never directed another film again due to the stress of working on this film. By the time the film was completed using Natalie's sister Lana as a body double, the film was buried with almost no publicity surrounding the release and thus, it ultimately lost a lot of money. While the film was ultimately overshadowed by the still-unsolved death of Wood, the film will forever be linked to one of the biggest scandals in Hollywood history.

Number 13: 'Rebel Without A Cause' (1955)

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While Natalie Wood's tragic drowning didn't happen until some time after, her death has also been attributed to a curse of another more famous picture, the iconic Rebel Without A Cause. The film will forever be remembered as the most celebrated performance of the legendary James Dean, who was killed in a car crash less than a month before the film's release in 1955. What's strange is that Dean's shocking demise at the age of just 24 was not the only one associated with the film. Wood was aged 43 when she mysteriously drowned in 1981 while fellow co-star Sal Mineo, who played the third of the juvenile delinquents in the film, was murdered in 1976 aged just 37. Even supporting cast member Nick Adams, who was close to Dean, ended up dying of a prescription drug overdose in 1968 aged just 36. There has also been speculation as to the strange nature of Adams' death as he was apparently planning a tell-all book detailing many scandalous affairs he had been having in and around Hollywood (including with Dean himself), causing some to speculate if he had been murdered as well.

Number 12: 'Poltegeist' (1982)


The Poltergeist series has long had a supposed curse attached to it thanks to the unfortunate fate that befell the face of the franchise, Heather O'Rouke. O'Rourke was the baby-faced Carol Anne Freeling, the young girl who is contacted by apparitions from the other side via her family's TV and was the focal point for all three Poltergeist films between 1982-88. O'Rourke tragically died in 1988 (before the release of Poltergeist III) as the result of sudden stenosis of the intestine, causing septic shock and heart attacks at the age of just 12. Her death was described as "distinctly unusual" by doctors as she had no previous symptoms suggesting anything was wrong. Sadly, her death was not the only one that was unexpected as Dominique Dunne - who played Carol's teenage sister Dana in the original Poltergeist - was murdered by her ex-boyfriend just months after the release of the film. She was just 22.

The second film also saw two of its cast pass away around the release of the film, although these weren't exactly unexpected. Julian Beck, who played the villainous preacher Kane in Poltergeist II, had already been diagnosed with cancer by the time he started shooting the film and sadly passed away shortly before the release of the film. And fellow supporting actor Will Sampson, who played Taylor the medicine man, passed away after a heart-and-lung transplant operation a year later at the age of 53. What is strange is that Sampson himself performed an exorcism on the set of the film after filming was complete.

Number 11: the role of Superman


Such is the prevalence of a supposed curse around the character of Superman that many actors and studios are now reluctant to cast the role. The two most famous examples of people being struck down by misfortune as two actors most associated with the role: George Reeves and Christopher Reeve (shown above). George played the role in the Fifties TV show Adventures Of Superman from 1952-58 but reportedly shot himself in the head a year later due to his inability to escape the role and find further work. But much like Natalie Wood, his death is the cause of some controversy - some believe he was murdered, possibly due to his affair with the wife of MGM vice president Eddie Mannix. Christopher famously suffered a fall while horse-riding and became paralysed in 1995, eight years after he last played the Man of Steel in Superman IV: The Quest For Peace.

But the legacy of Superman extends beyond these two famous examples. Take Lee Quigley who played the baby Superman in the 1978 original, who died in 1991 as a result of solvent abuse. Richard Pryor, who played the baddie Gus Gorman in Superman III, was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis three years after his appearance. Joe Shuster, who created the character for DC Comics back in 1938 alongside Jerry Siegel, spent his life unsuccessfully trying to reclaim ownership of the character from DC and ultimately fell into poverty as well as losing his eyesight. He didn't achieve recognition for the character until a publicity campaign alongside Siegel in 1975 as the film was being developed. Bryan Singer, who directed the Superman Returns reboot, mentioned the curse on the DVD commentary when he claimed that three crew members were injured after the film's release. Even Christopher Reeve's widow Dana has been linked to the curse after passing away from lung cancer (despite being a non-smoker) aged just 44.

Number 10: 'Moulin Rouge!' (2001)


The tale of Baz Luhrmann's ultra-camp musical is a case of small things spiralling out of control, this sumptuous film still managed to hit the right notes with audiences and critics alike. Not that such things mattered to star Nicole Kidman after she broke a rib after falling during a dance routine and then another rib trying to squeeze as much of herself as possible into a corset. The injuries didn't stop there, unfortunately, as she also injured her knee falling down a flight of stairs. As a result, Luhrmann had to shoot a number of her scenes from the waist up (as she was in a wheelchair at the time) and this caused quite the delay in filming. Which then brought on its own problems.

Firstly Kidman had to pull out of appearing in Panic Room which she was due to star in, allowing Jodie Foster to star instead. Kidman's injuries also pushed back the filming at Fox Studios in Sydney, which meant that they had to relocate to Madrid as another film was due to shoot in Australia - another film with Ewan McGregor, Star Wars: Episode II - Attack Of The Clones. And don't go thinking that Kidman was the only star to suffer physical harm on set as John Leguizamo, who played famously short French artist Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec, was left needing physical therapy for his legs and back long after filming had finished due to the prostheses required for the role. Four years later, he was still complaining of back pain.

Number 9: 'The Wizard Of Oz' (1939)


There are a number of stories regarding the beloved Technicolour vision that is The Wizard Of Oz. But not all of them are true - the story about one of the actors playing a Munchkin hanging himself on the set are false. Here's what we do know: two of the actors got seriously ill reacting to the makeup used. Margaret Hamilton, who played the Wicked Witch Of The West seen at the top of this article, needed her makeup removed quickly after she was burnt on set in a pyrotechnic accident (indeed, her makeup was toxic enough to require to maintain a liquid diet during her scenes. But she was lucky compared to Buddy Ebsen, originally cast as the Tin Man but fired unceremoniously after he reacted to his makeup (which was pure aluminium dust) and ended up in hospital under an oxygen tent. Both Hamilton's stand-in and Ebsen's replacement in the role Jack Haley also suffered injuries on set as well.

Star Judy Garland, who was just 17 at the time, was famously ill-treated by the studio. Reportedly sexually abused by studio head Louis B. Mayer and already addicted to diet pills, she was kept on a gruelling schedule through the use of narcotics and forced to stick to a diet of chicken soup, black coffee and endless cigarettes. Such were the demands placed on her that it effected her for the rest of her tragic life. The film had a long list of directors who were hired and then fired (in total, four separate directors worked on the film at different times) and even the dog that played Toto suffered an injury after someone stepped on him. Lastly, Frank Morgan - who not only played the titular wizard but other roles as well - was involved in a car crash months after the film's release which injured his wife and killed their chauffeur.

Number 8: 'Apocalypse Now' (1979)


The production of Apocalypse Now has since passed into legend, no doubt assisted by the documentary Hearts Of Darkness which recorded the whole sorry state of affairs. Originally scheduled to film for five months, the actual shoot took more than a year thanks to expensive sets being destroyed by typhoons, star Marlon Brando turning up ill-prepared and grossly overweight and original lead actor Harvey Keitel being replaced by Martin Sheen (shown above) - who then had a heart attack during filming. Even the loaned helicopters from the Philippine government were taken back after they were needed for military action elsewhere. The film's budget was sky-rocketing and the pressure began to take its toll on director Francis Ford Coppola. He later recalled "We had access to too much money, too much equipment, and little by little we went insane."

Nevertheless, the film went on to become one of the most lauded in history winning dozens of awards and being selected for preservation at the US National Film Registry in 2000. And nobody died making it, which is always a plus. Sadly, that cannot be said for...

Number 7: 'The Twilight Zone: The Movie' (1983)


Few movies have become so synonymous with the idea of being 'cursed' as this sci-fi horror anthology, based on the TV show of the same name. The film was struck by tragedy early on in the shoot when star Vic Morrow and two illegally hired child actors were killed during a sequence involving Morrow's character carrying two children across a stream to a rescue helicopter. When rigged explosions were detonated too close to the helicopter, it plunged into the water and killed them. Director John Landis denied responsibility but he, together with Warner Bros studios, were sued for manslaughter but ultimately acquitted. But the damage had already been done - co-director Steven Spielberg ended his friendship with Landis over the handling of the shoot which broke California law involving children on night shoots while fellow co-director George Miller simply walked away from the project and left Joe Dante to supervise post production. While the events are undeniably tragic and almost certainly caused by negligence, the aftermath was much more positive as numerous health and safety regulations were drawn up to prevent such a disaster from ever happening again.

Number 6: Jackie Chan's endorsements


Sorry if things are getting a bit heavy so let's look at some movies curses that aren't quite as deadly. Apparently, there is a curse attached to legendary martial arts star Jackie Chan. Originating in China, the urban legend states that any product or service endorsed by the Rush Hour star are doomed to fail - which, on the face of it, seems unlikely as Chan is an extremely popular star. The first example of this was the 1994 Little Tyrant, a knock-off Nintendo video game console produced by Subor for sale in China which never achieved much success. Next was a video player that failed to find much in the way of sales after the emergence of DVDs. An air-conditioning unit he recommended exploded, an anti-hair loss shampoo endorsed by the star ended up allegedly containing carcinogens and even frozen dumplings were found to have dangerous amounts of bacteria in them. Granted, not everything Chan hawks is defective but judging from how many products the star sticks his face on to then it shouldn't be a surprise if some of them aren't that great.

Number 5: 'Blade Runner' (1982)


However, Chan has nothing on the supposed curse surrounding Blade Runner, Ridley Scott's sublime sci-fi masterpiece. Made back in 1982, the film features several product placement spots including some of the biggest companies at the time like Coca Cola, Pan Am and Atari. But almost all of them suffered in the wake of the film's release. Atari suffered heavily in the wake of the video game crash of 1983 and was sold off the following year. The Bell telephone company was broken up in 1984 as well, ending their monopoly on local telephone services in the US. Pan Am was the victim of a number of factors including the 1973 oil crisis, an expensive corporate takeover and ill-fated restructuring which resulted in the airline being declared bankrupt in 1991. Electronics giant RCA was bought out and liquidated by General Electric in 1986 while Coca Cola's attempted launch of New Coke in 1985 was a disaster, being abandoned after just 79 days.

Weirdly, there was one product that actually appeared to benefit from appearing in the film - Tsingtao beer found their sales increased after the film's release. But such is the reputation surrounding Blade Runner that the myth persists all these years later. Whether the various companies whose logos appeared in Blade Runner 2049 were harmed is yet unknown.

Number 4: 'The Exorcist' (1973)


One of the famous examples of a movie being cursed, William Friedkin's seminal horror film is a perfect match for such stories given its subject matter of demonic possession. For starters, a fire at the studio destroyed all of the film's sets with the notable exception of Regan's bedroom - where actress Linda Blair spends most of her time spewing up pea soup and levitating (shown above). Speaking of the young Blair, she suffered long-term back injuries on set along with Ellen Burstyn while screenings of The Exorcist were blamed on multiple incidents including audience members fainting, vomiting and even suffering a miscarriage.

Along with the tragic deaths of cast members Jack MacGowran and Vasiliki Maliaros during post production, a even more sinister story emerged involved another cast member. Paul Bateson, who played one of the nurses during Regan's medical examination, was jailed for life in 1979 for murdering film industry journalist Addison Verrill and implicated in a number of other murders of young gay men in Manhattan in what's now known as the Bag Murders between 1975-77. The case would inspire Friedkin to incorporate the city's gay scene in his later film Cruising. Combined with the film's reputation as one of the scariest ever made, it's no surprise that such stories add to the film's overall mystique.

Number 3: 'Rosemary's Baby' (1968)


Sometimes called the most cursed film in history, Rosemary's Baby was a hit adaptation of the novel of the same name by Ira Levin. Directed by Roman Polanski, the film depicts a pregnant woman in New York becoming concerned that her neighbours are Satanists hoping to use her unborn child for dark ritual purposes. Like the book, the film was an instant success with critics praising the film no end but it wasn't long before things took a dark turn indeed. Firstly, the film's composer Krzysztof Komeda suffered severe head injuries after falling from an escarpment in Los Angeles which resulted in a four-month long coma before he died of his injuries in April 1969. At the very same time, producer William Castle was being bombarded with hate mail and began to suffer from kidney stones as a result. Ultimately hospitalised and delirious with pain, he just about recovered but never had another hit film again.

Levin also couldn't escape the curse as his marriage collapsed during the film's shoot (a fate that also struck Mia Farrow who was served divorce papers during filming by her then-husband Frank Sinatra) and he began to resent the film's success, leading as it did to later horror films like The Exorcist and The Omen and a perceived increase of interest in Satanism. And of course, there is the dark fate that befell Polanski - his girlfriend Sharon Tate who appears briefly as an extra in the film met her end at the hands of the Manson family in 1969 who murdered her and her unborn child with Polanski in brutal fashion. Some have speculated that her murder was linked to a huge Satanic conspiracy involving the Beatles - The White Album was written at an Indian meditation retreat (with Farrow in attendance), the song title 'Helter Skelter' was written in blood at the crime scene (although it was misspelled) and John Lennon was later shot and killed across the street from the Dakota building in New York - where parts of Rosemary's Baby was filmed.

Number 2: 'The Omen' (1976)


Speaking of The Omen, another horror classic dealing with Satan and his anti-Christ offspring, it too was beset by so many issues and accidents that people also started to wonder whether this was another film that was 'cursed'. Special effects designer John Richardson was in Holland for his next film along with his wife Liz Moore. One night, they were hit head-on in a car crash which decapitated Moore in a fashion eerily similar to a sequence Richardson had worked on for The Omen. He also claims to have seen a road sign nearby that pointed out the town of Ommen was 66.6 miles away. Another crew member, an animal trainer who worked with the baboons during one scene, was killed the very next day after being attacked by a tiger.

There are reports of three separate planes being struck by lightning, each carrying a member of the film's cast or crew (Gregory Peck's flight was struck on route to London, producer Mace Neufeld's flight was hit crossing the Atlantic and screenwriter David Seltzer's plane was also hit) while producer Harvey Bernard was almost struck by lightning on set in Rome. In addition to this, a stuntman was hurt after being savagely attacked by dogs for no reason. Gregory Peck's son committed suicide shortly before filming began (Peck later said it was part of the reason for him accepting the part) while Neufeld had another lucky escape after a hotel he was staying in was blown up by the IRA. Even the man who accidentally created the project, Bernhard's friend Bob Munger, warned that the project was cursed, saying "If the devil's greatest single weapon is to be invisible and you're going to do something which is going to take away his invisibility to millions of people, he's not going to want that to happen." All of this, combined with the subject matter of the film itself, has since become film folklore and helps make The Omen one of the most disturbing horror films ever made.

Number 1: 'The Crow' (1994)


Perhaps the most famous example of a 'cursed' film is that of Gothic action thriller TheCrow which saw its star Brandon Lee accidentally shot and killed on set while filming. While some saw the accident as a tragic reoccurrence on the supposed Lee curse (in which his father Bruce Lee also died prematurely after the release of a film that would make him a star, Enter The Dragon), the incident was one of a long list of accidents that occurred on set. Two crew members were electrocuted after a truck struck a live wire, sets were destroyed by a hurricane and one of the film's publicists was involved in yet another car crash, albeit a non-fatal one.

But it's the death of Brandon Lee that casts a grim shadow over the film, making it a true cult classic and far superior to any of the sequels and reboots that have come in the aftermath. Comic writer James O'Barr, who created the original comic to help him cope with the death of his fiancé, later said that losing Lee felt like losing his fiancé all over again and he regretted ever writing the book. While talk has been circulating for years over a possible remake, director Alex Proyas remarked that he has tried to prevent any such project from happening: "My point is that Brandon Lee made that movie what it is. He made that movie, he made that character... and Brandon Lee died making that movie, he paid the worst price anyone could ever pay making a movie and it's his legacy. The guy would have been a huge star after that movie. He wasn't able to ever do that. That's his final testimony to his talent and that's why I finished the movie."

As for the original film, few believe that the stories of a curse are actually true. Michael Berryman, who filmed alongside Lee for the film (despite his character Skull Cowboy being cut from the finished product), later said: "The Crow is not cursed. The Crow was created out of love and loss. In my opinion, Brandon died because a studio cut corners. Someone was overworked, and you miss one little oops, and something happens. Makes you appreciate every day." After a list like this, I feel these are fine words to wrap things up on.

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