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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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$13,609,396 (USA)
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Trivia

Although the main character's name is changed in the second version of the film including in the end credits, "Darian" (the original name) still appears on the letters she sends to Nick at the end of the film. See more »

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When Darien is playing the piano at the party, her hand movements are not consistent with the piece that is being played. See more »

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Adrian Forrester: God Amy, when I grow up I hope I can be just as smart as you.
Amy Maddik: [Dismissively as she rides away] Adrian, Go play...
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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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References Wuthering Heights (1939) See more »

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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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