The Crush
The Crush (1993)

The Crush is a psychological thriller wherein a young man is the object of the obsession of a mentally unbalanced young girl. Journalist Nick Elliot (Cary Elwes) rents the guest house of a wealthy couple. The family's 14-year-old… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: April 2, 1993
DVD Release Date: August 29, 2006
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Critic Score: 26% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Wally Hammond
Time Out

Leaves much to be desired.

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James Berardinelli

The story not only relies on the complete and unalterable stupidity of every character in the movie, but on the gullibility of those who watch it.

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Felix Vasquez Jr.
Cinema Crazed

One of the stronger thrillers cut out of the cloth of "Fatal Attraction."

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Janet Maslin
New York Times

Grindingly predictable and mechanically played.

Dustin Putman

An infectious little psychodrama, one with high replay value.

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TV Guide

The movie is only briefly offensive and rarely surprising.

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Hal Hinson
Washington Post

There's something scuzzy about the whole exercise.

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Jeff Beck
The Blu Spot

Alan Shapiro's The Crush suffers from a distinct lack of believability, turning what should have been a tense and horrific tale into a laughable mess.

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Rob Gonsalves

The Crush is the movie that child abusers have been waiting for.

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Flixster Audience Score: 41% Flixster User Reviews
Cassie Hill
An ok movie. here are movies that are 10 times better than this one.
danny d
not rememberable at all
Jason Owens
Alicia Silverstone was in a TV movie, but "The Crush" was her first major movie, and she did a great job. She plays as a 14 year old girl who has an… More
Leigh Ryan
Seriously screwed up.
Cassandra Maples
In her film debut,the attractive Alicia Silverstone plays Darian Forrester,a mentally disturbed 14 year old girl who develops an unhealthy obsession with her… More
Angel Gabriel
Alicia Silverstone's strong, sexy, and crazy performance is the reason to see this above-thriller. This is one of those movies that if you see it right… More