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The Crush (1993)

A journalist becomes the unwanted center of attention for a 14-year-old girl, who 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)  »

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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 first feature film and first starring role. See more »

Goofs

Near the end, when Cheyenne leaves Nick's apartment, the "Kryptonite" deadbolt is not installed on the door. See more »

Quotes

Adrian Forrester: Hi, Amy.
Amy Maddik: Hello, Adrian.
Adrian Forrester: You know I was wondering... Have you ever been at the lighthouse?
Amy Maddik: You mean Shelter Point?
Adrian Forrester: Yeah, the make out place.
Amy Maddik: Not since high school.
Adrian Forrester: It's nice. You should definitely go. Nick took me. Maybe he'd take you sometime.
[sees Nick approaching]
Adrian Forrester: Hi.
Nick Eliot: [ignores Adrian]
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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 »

Connections

Referenced in Beavis and Butt-Head: The Crush (1993) See more »

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LA CAMPANELLA
a variation based on the 3rd of the Grandes Etudes de Paganini
Written by Franz Liszt
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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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