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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)  »

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

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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Color of Alicia's underwear as she walks out of the bathroom. See more »

Quotes

Adrian Forrester: So, this is what it takes to finally get you up here?
Nick Eliot: What're you doing?
Adrian Forrester: Fixing things.
Nick Eliot: Where's Cheyenne?
Adrian Forrester: You wanna do her, too, is that it? I'm not good enough for you?
Nick Eliot: Where is she, Adrian?
Adrian Forrester: I came back here for you, Nick. My parents tried to take me away, but I fooled them.
Nick Eliot: Where is she?
Adrian Forrester: I came back here for you, and I found you with my best friend. I still love you, Nick!
Nick Eliot: [walks out of room] Cheyenne?
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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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Referenced in Saving Silverman (2001) See more »

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TASTE
Performed by Auto & Cherokee
Miracle Creek Music, Inc./Apple Children Music
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sit back and enjoy
11 July 2001 | by (Edison, NJ) – See all my reviews

This movie has its faults but you can sit back and have fun watching it. It's slow at first. It's not suspenseful but it efficiently uses the short time of action to punch you with thrills. My adrenaline was rushing when Amy got stung by wasps. The direction is so precise that a certain number of seconds can leave you hanging off the sofa. Be careful if you're eating popcorn(or potato chips). You might end up drooling your food on the floor. Nick isn't that smart but I like him because he's nobody's fool. Aside from Cary Elwes and Alicia Silverstone, Kurtwood Smith(That 70's Show) also plays his part very well. The reversal of traditional sexual harassment and discrimination was also interesting.


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