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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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What Adrian wants, Adrian gets. 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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$13,609,396 (USA)
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The name Adrian was dubbed. The dubbing was done by unknown actors because the studio could not afford to bring back the original actors, which explains the slight voice differentiation. Some words preceding the name Adrian were also dubbed for a more unnoticeable voice transition. See more »

Goofs

When Cheyenne is coming up the stairs to talk to Nick about Adrienne, you can see the shadow of the square corner of the camera moving up the steps on the right side in the moonlight. See more »

Quotes

Nick Eliot: Hi. Can I talk to you a sec?
Adrian Forrester: [swinging back-and-forth on a swing] Sorry?
Nick Eliot: I was wondering if we could talk?
Adrian Forrester: What do you wanna talk about?
Nick Eliot: Well, uh - I don't know, to tell you the truth it's - it's a little awkward. Uh, would you mind stopping that?
Adrian Forrester: Why?
[continues swinging]
Nick Eliot: Never mind. I don't know where to begin. I - I guess what I want to stay is... I really like you, Adrian.
Adrian Forrester: I really like you, too.
Nick Eliot: No, I - I mean - as a friend. I mean, let's face it, you're fourteen, I'm twenty-eight. That's a ...
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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 Irresistible (2006) See more »

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MY HOUSE
Performed by Christopher Kowanko (as Chris Kowanko)
EMI Blackwood Music Inc./Walk Rudy Music
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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