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

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2 April 1993 (USA)  »

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$6,000,000 (estimated)

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$13,609,396 (USA)
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Alicia Silverstone's first feature film and first starring role. See more »

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Color of Alicia's underwear as she walks out of the bathroom. See more »

Quotes

Amy Maddik: Hi.
Nick Eliot: Hey.
Amy Maddik: Brought you a present, Nick.
Nick Eliot: Cool.
Amy Maddik: Thank you.
Nick Eliot: I don't think we need another break do you?
Amy Maddik: No, no, I don't think so. Looks like you took care of everything.
Nick Eliot: Pretty much.
Amy Maddik: If it's worth anything, I'm glad you're moving.
Nick Eliot: You're glad. I'm overjoyed.
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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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HARD TO GET
Performed by Starclub
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Seriously fun entertainment!
14 November 1999 | by (Kansas City, MO) – See all my reviews

Alternating between gothic horror and hilarious camp, "The Crush" is one of the great cult films. Writer/Director Alan Shapiro's young discovery, Alicia Silverstone, delivers her greatest role to date -- no kidding. This is pure fun entertainment, I highly recommend renting it. I will see anything writer/director Alan Shapiro makes.


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