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Crush (2009)

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An American student studying in Australia mistakenly gets involved with a mysterious and unhinged girl while house-sitting for a rich family on vacation.

Directors:

Jeffrey Gerritsen (as Jeff Gerritsen), John V. Soto

Writer:

John V. Soto
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Christopher Egan ... Julian (as Chris Egan)
Brooke Harman ... Clare
Emma Lung ... Anna
Christian Clark ... Wesley
Kane Manera Kane Manera ... Phil
Jenna Lind ... Logan
Ian Toyne Ian Toyne ... Harry Loomis
Helen Hanson Helen Hanson ... Kelly Loomis (as Helen Searle)
Alicia Place Alicia Place ... Bella Loomis
Samantha Collins Samantha Collins ... Andrea Loomis
Luke Hewitt Luke Hewitt ... Ralph
Kerry-Ella McAullay Kerry-Ella McAullay ... Samantha (as Kerry Ella McAullay)
Elwyn Edwards Elwyn Edwards ... Professor Poulson
Eddie Stowers Eddie Stowers ... The Coach
Steve Burridge Steve Burridge ... Referee
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Storyline

An American student studying in Australia mistakenly gets involved with a mysterious and unhinged girl while house-sitting for a rich family on vacation.

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

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Attraction can be fatal See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for some sexual content and violence | See all certifications »

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Country:

Australia

Language:

English

Release Date:

April 2009 (Australia) See more »

Also Known As:

Страсть See more »

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Budget:

$1,500,000 (estimated)
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

This film is considered an Ozploitation picture, an Australian exploitation movie. See more »

Crazy Credits

During the middle of the end credits a brief bonus scene appears where Julian is lying on a bed next to Anna. See more »

Soundtracks

Waiting All Day
Performed by Silverchair
Written by Johns/Hamilton
Published by Sony ATV Music Publishing Australia
Licensed courtesy of EMI Music Australia Pty Limited
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Woulda Coulda Shoulda
14 October 2009 | by KashmirgreySee all my reviews

Crush had enough going for it that it could have been a decent and original femme fatale film with its supernatural spin. Unfortunately, despite the rave reviews, it's a very limp flick.

Julian (played by Heath Ledger/Ryan Phillippe wanna-be Christopher Egan) has a lot going for him; a scholarship studying architecture, a loving girlfriend, and a blossoming martial arts hobby. When he agrees to house sit an upscale home in suburban Australia, he meets Anna (Emma Lung) and decides to put it all on the line by bedding her down. Of course it is no surprise that when Julian tries to have his cake and eat it too, Anna isn't too keen on the idea wanting him all to herself.

Sound familiar? Well it is. Where it had the potential to be frightening it fails comically. Part of its problem is that Egan's acting is so shallow the audience doesn't give two hoots for the guy and his self imposed peril. In fact, I found myself cheering for the villain, actually sympathizing with her that she would desire such a twit.

Spare yourself some grief and rent Fatal Attraction. Even if you have already seen it, a second or even third viewing will be far more engaging than this fodder.


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