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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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Tex Murphy
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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
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Cary Elwes is 14 years older than Alicia Silverstone. See more »

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At around 16 min. the camera's shadow is cast on the party guests. See more »

Quotes

Nick Eliot: [on telephone] Hello?
Adrian Forrester: Miss me?
Nick Eliot: Oh. Hello, Adrian.
Adrian Forrester: Whatcha doin'?
Nick Eliot: What do you think I'm doin'? What am I always do? I'm workin'.
Adrian Forrester: Aw, Nick. Can't ya come out and play?
Nick Eliot: No, Adrian. I'm under deadline.
Adrian Forrester: Guess what?
Nick Eliot: What?
Nick Eliot: Got my period.
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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 Beavis and Butt-Head: The Crush (1993) See more »

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I WANT YOU BACK
Written by John Carol Sharp (uncredited)
Performed by Cry Charity
Hot Lobster Music/Screen Gems - EMI Music Inc.
Courtesy of Morgan Creek Records
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Sexy And Thrilling
27 December 2002 | by 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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