Many believe that there’s a curse surrounding gothic horror, action flick The Crow as the production was troubled by bad weather and a carpenter was burned… oh and the film’s star was killed due to a bizarre firearm malfunction a couple of days before the movie’s completion. But that’s what you get for basing any form of fictional material around the crow: the worst of all birds. They’re mean, they’re scary and they make a terrible racket all the time. If they’d called it The Pheasant, none of this unpleasantness would have happened.