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The Crush (1993)

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A journalist becomes the unwanted center of attention for a 14-year-old girl whom proceeds to sabotage his life after he refuses her sexual advances.

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Nick Eliot, a 28 year old newspaper reporter moves in the guest house of the Forresters'. Everything goes fine until he meets Adrienne, the Forresters' only child, a 14 year old girl. She develops a crush on him. When he ignores her advances, she's rebuffed and willing to kill him. Written by Ryan Burgos

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He was 28. She was 14. He was the man of her dreams. She was his worst nightmare. See more »


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Rated R for language and terror violence | See all certifications »

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2 April 1993 (USA)  »

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Darian  »

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$6,000,000 (estimated)

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$13,609,396 (USA)
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Alan Shapiro's feature film directorial debut. See more »

Goofs

When Amy goes to her car after her night with Nick, she meets and talks to Adrian, as they talk, Amy has one leg cocked up holing her purse while searching for her keys. As the scenes switch back and forth between Amy and Adrian, Amy's cocked leg switches from right to left and back. See more »

Quotes

Adrian Forrester: So, this is what it takes to finally get you up here?
Nick Eliot: What're you doing?
Adrian Forrester: Fixing things.
Nick Eliot: Where's Cheyenne?
Adrian Forrester: You wanna do her, too, is that it? I'm not good enough for you?
Nick Eliot: Where is she, Adrian?
Adrian Forrester: I came back here for you, Nick. My parents tried to take me away, but I fooled them.
Nick Eliot: Where is she?
Adrian Forrester: I came back here for you, and I found you with my best friend. I still love you, Nick!
Nick Eliot: [walks out of room] Cheyenne?
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After the fade out, Darian's face is visible until a few seconds after the credits start. See more »

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Referenced in Saturday Night Live: Jeff Goldblum/Aerosmith (1993) See more »

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MY HOUSE
Performed by Christopher Kowanko (as Chris Kowanko)
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Courtesy of Morgan Creek Records
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Sexy And Thrilling
27 December 2002 | by (vancouver) – See all my reviews

The Crush is about a 28 year old journalist named Nick Elliot. He rents a guesthouse and befriends the landlady's beautiful 14 year old daughter Adrian (Alicia Silverstone). Adrian seems lonely, so Nick starts spending a little time with her and he gets to know her better. Nick just sees Adrian as a friend, but Adrian starts obsessing over him and she wants to be more then just friends, much more. And if Adrian can't have Nick, then no one can.. I enjoyed this movie, all the actors did a fine job. I would give The Crush 8/10


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