The Crush is a 1993 American psychological thriller film written and directed by Alan Shapiro, which stars Cary Elwes as Nick Eliot and Alicia Silverstone as Adrian Forrester, in her feature film debut. When writer Nick Eliot moves to a new city for a magazine job, Adrian Forrester, the teenage daughter of the landlords whose guesthouse he rents, instantly makes her attraction to Nick clear. Nick has trouble fending off Adrian's advances, and as her obsession grows, the situation becomes increasingly dangerous. It was filmed on location from September 24 to November 20, 1992, in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.


Twenty-eight-year-old writer Nick Eliot secures a job at Pique magazine and lodging in a guest house belonging to Cliff and Liv Forrester. The handsome Nick soon becomes acquainted with and frequently visited by the couple's fourteen-year-old daughter Adrian a precocious girl who becomes intensely infatuated with him. She drops by the guest house one afternoon with a gift for Nick while he’s taking a shower, and after he tells her he needs to get dressed, she sneaks a peek of his bare backside, and grins mischievously.