Crash or CRASH may refer to:

Common meanings

  • Collision, an impact between two or more objects
  • Crash (computing), a condition where a program ceases to respond
  • Cardiac arrest, a medical condition in which the heart stops beating
  • Stock market crash, a sudden dramatic decline of stock prices
  • Couch surfing, temporarily staying at another person's home
  • Gate crashing, the act of entering an event without invitation



  • The Crash (1932 film), a drama starring Ruth Chatterton
  • Crash (1974 film), a Norwegian drama directed by Rolf Clemens
  • Crash!, a 1977 suspense drama starring José Ferrer and Sue Lyon
  • Crash (1978 film), a made-for-TV docudrama starring William Shatner and Adrienne Barbeau
  • Crash: The Mystery of Flight 1501, a 1990 made-for-TV film starring Cheryl Ladd
  • Crash (1996 film), a drama directed by David Cronenberg
  • Crash (2004 film), directed by Paul Haggis and winner of the 2005 Academy Award for Best Picture
  • The Crash (2017 film), a thriller directed by Aram Rappaport


  • Crash (1984 TV series), a Danish science-fiction series
  • Crash (2008 TV series), an American drama based on the 2004 film
  • Crash (2009 TV series), an English-language Welsh medical drama series


  • Crash (J. G. Ballard novel), the basis of the 1996 film
  • Crash (Spinelli novel), by Jerry Spinelli, 1996)
  • Crash (magazine), dedicated to the ZX Spectrum home computer and published from 1984–1991
  • Crash Magazine, a French independent magazine
  • Crash (genus), a genus of fossil bandicoots published in 2014
  • Crash, a 1999 manga series by Erica Sakurazawa
  • Crash! (manga), a 2007 manga series by Yuka Fujiwara


  • Darby Crash (1958–1980), a punk rock musician
  • Crash (drummer), a member of the Swedish hard rock band H.E.A.T
  • Ray "Crash" Corrigan (1902–1976), an American actor
  • Billy "Crash" Craddock (born 1939), a country music singer



  • Crash (South Korean band), a thrash metal band, who formed in 1991 from Seoul
  • Crash (UK band), an indie rock band, from New York in the 1980s


  • Crash (Billy "Crash" Craddock album) (1976)
  • Crash (Dave Matthews Band album) (1996)
  • Crash (Decyfer Down album) (2009)
  • Crash (The Human League album) (1986)
  • Crash! (album), by guitarist Kenny Burrell (1963)


    :Ordered alphabetically by performer
  • "Crash" (Cavo song) (2009)
  • "Crash" (Feeder song) (1997)
  • "Crash" (Gwen Stefani song) (2006)
  • "Crash" (The Primitives song) (1988)
  • "Crash" (Royseven song) (2007)
  • "Crash (Have Some Fun)", by TKA featuring Michelle Visage (1990)
  • "Crash", from Nine Lives by Aerosmith
  • "Crash", from Shape Shift with Me by Against Me!
  • "Crash", from We've Come for You All by Anthrax
  • "Crash", from No Mercy EP by B.A.P
  • "crash", a song from the 2018 album vertigo by EDEN
  • "Crash", from The Return of East Atlanta Santa by Gucci Mane
  • "Crash", from Millionaires by James
  • "Crash", by Love Tractor
  • "Crash", featuring Static-X by Mephisto Odyssey
  • "Crash", from the album Methods of Mayhem by Methods of Mayhem
  • "Crash!", by Propellerheads
  • "Crash", from Screaming Bloody Murder by Sum 41
  • "Crash" (Usher song) (2016)

    Fictional characters

  • Crash Bandicoot (character), the primary protagonist in the video game series of the same name
  • Crash, in the video game Crash 'n' the Boys: Street Challenge
  • Crash, in the video game Quake III Arena
  • "Crash" Davis, protagonist of the film Bull Durham, played by Kevin Costner
  • The titular puppet character in the series Crash & Bernstein
  • Crash, the main character in the Ice Age film franchise

    Video games

  • Hot Wheels: Crash!, a video game released in 1999 for Microsoft Windows
  • Crash: Mind over Mutant, a 2008 video game


  • Crash (card game), a British card game
  • CRASH convention, a convention in the game of contract bridge


  • Indy Crash, a women's full contact football team in the Women's Football Alliance
  • Iowa City Crash, an American National Rugby League club

  • "Crash", a nickname of American retired pole vaulter Toby Stevenson (born 1976)
  • Crash Davis (1919-2001), American baseball player who inspired the name of the movie character
  • "Crash", a nickname for Gerald Wallace, forward for the NBA's Portland Trail Blazers
  • Crash Holly and Crash, ring names of American professional wrestler Mike Lockwood (1971–2003)

    Other uses

  • HMS Crash, British Royal Navy vessels
  • A group of rhinoceroses
  • Crash, a plain linen fabric used for towels
  • Crash (graffiti artist), American artist John Matos (born 1961)
  • Sugar crash, a supposed sense of fatigue after consuming a large number of carbohydrates
  • Slang for comedown, the negative effect of a drug
  • Community Resources Against Street Hoodlums, a unit of the Los Angeles Police Department
  • Crash cymbal, used in occasional drumming accents