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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 thought it was just a crush. He was dead wrong. See more »


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

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2 April 1993 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Darian  »

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$6,000,000 (estimated)

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$13,609,396 (USA)
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Trivia

Alicia Silverstone's acting debut. See more »

Goofs

On walking into the bedroom from the bathroom, Adrian is wearing underwear, but when she removes her gown (viewed from the closet), it has disappeared. See more »

Quotes

Adrian Forrester: Hi.
Amy Maddik: You scared me.
Adrian Forrester: What are you doing?
Amy Maddik: Um... sticks for the marshmallows, you know? But those bees.
Adrian Forrester: Wasps. Yellow jackets. Genus: Vespula.
Amy Maddik: They all sting.
Adrian Forrester: Bees won't bother you, unless you bother them. Wasps are different. They're territorial and they're social.
Amy Maddik: Social? Like they want to be friends?
Adrian Forrester: Like they attack in groups.
Amy Maddik: We should leave.
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Crazy Credits

After the fade out, Darian's face is visible until a few seconds after the credits start. 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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The original and still the best
23 February 1999 | by (Edmonton, Alberta, Canada) – See all my reviews

Alicia's first big film is by far her best. She's gripping, believable and absolutely devilish in the role of little rich witch. Cary Elwes is completely at home in the role of victim as this vortex of terror swirls around him. It's impossible to watch this film without a chill running down your spine. Oh, if only the rest of us could inspire that kind of devotion from our admirers!


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