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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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Storyline

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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All of Alicia Silverstone's nude scenes were done by a body double. See more »

Goofs

When they first show the bag of wasps (honeybees) you can see the nest. When Adrian shakes it to dump them the nest is gone. See more »

Quotes

Nick Eliot: [hears screen door creak] Hello?
Adrian Forrester: Hi!
Nick Eliot: You know, most people knock!
Adrian Forrester: I did. You didn't hear!
[looking at photograph]
Adrian Forrester: Is this you?
Nick Eliot: Mm-hmm. That is me and David Cummings.
Adrian Forrester: Who?
Nick Eliot: Dave Cummings. One of the great reporters of his generation. One time or another, he had a byline in every paper across the country, and he was also my grandfather.
Adrian Forrester: You were so cute. Can I have it?
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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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HARD TO GET
Performed by Starclub
Island Music Ltd.
Courtesy of Island Records Ltd.
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Alicia Silverstone shines in this teenage drama

It's very hard to understand why this movie is rated so low. I really enjoyed watching this film, which was Silverstone's first major role. She plays a crazy teenager who has a crush on a guy who lives in a guesthouse. In her selfish pursuit of the object of her affection, she makes the guy's life a living hell. She also makes the life miserable for anyone who tries to "steal" the guy from her. I think Silverstone fit her role perfectly. The plot was very good as well, and I was always wondering what Silversone's character (Alicia) would do next. This movie gets a solid 8 from me.


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