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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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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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Alicia Silverstone's acting debut. See more »

Goofs

Early in the film, while talking about Nick's writing, Adrian notes, "You have such a terrible time with the objective case." Later, Adrian has her own trouble with the objective case when she says, "I think it's brought Nick and I a lot closer." She should have said, "I think it's brought Nick and me a lot closer." 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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Referenced in Saturday Night Live: The Best of David Spade (2005) See more »

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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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