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Spring Breakers (2012)

R | | Drama | 22 March 2013 (USA)
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Four college girls hold up a restaurant in order to fund their spring break vacation. While partying, drinking, and taking drugs, they are arrested, only to be bailed out by a drug and arms dealer.

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Forest (as Ashley Lendzion)
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Heather (as Emma Jane Holzer)
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DJ (as Russell Curry aka Dangeruss)
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Brit, Candy, Cotty, and Faith have been best friends since grade school. They live together in a boring college dorm and are hungry for adventure. All they have to do is save enough money for spring break to get their shot at having some real fun. A serendipitous encounter with rapper "Alien" promises to provide the girls with all the thrill and excitement they could hope for. With the encouragement of their new friend, it soon becomes unclear how far the girls are willing to go to experience a spring break they will never forget. Written by Muse Productions

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Drama

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Rated R for strong sexual content, language, nudity, drug use and violence throughout | See all certifications »

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22 March 2013 (USA)  »

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Bahar Tatili  »

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$5,000,000 (estimated)

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$263,002 (USA) (15 March 2013)

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$14,123,773 (USA) (7 June 2013)
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James Franco admits in an interview to Howard Stern shortly after the movie was released that while shooting some scenes in the movie, (specifically one scene at a pool hall) some areas of filming were and quote, "real locations where there were real gangsters around and real bad stuff going on." Franco also admits that Vanessa Hudgens, aka "Candy" specifically was very scared while shooting at this location. (Which is contrary to her character in this movie) See more »

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The girls are let out because someone posts their bail. However the judge says they can either spend two more days in county or pay a fine. The C.O. comes in and says someone paid their bail. No bail was set for them. Getting out on bail means you don't have to stay in jail until your court date, but you do have to go back to court. These girls don't have to back to court. They don't need to be bailed out. They just have to have their fine paid. See more »

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Faith: Please come home with me.
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Referenced in Comedy Central Roast of James Franco (2013) See more »

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Written by Ellie Goulding, Ash Howes (as Ashley F. Howes), Richard Stannard (as Richard Frederick Stannard)
Performed by Ellie Goulding
Published by BMG Platinum Songs (BMI)/Major 3rd Music Ltd. (PRS)/Global Talent Publishing
Administered by Kobalt Music Publishing America, Inc. (BMI)/Sony/ATV Music Publishing, LLC (PRS)
Courtesy of Polydor Ltd./Interscope Records
under license from Universal Music Enterprises
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Felt like I was in the Twilight Zone
23 March 2013 | by See all my reviews

I was a big fan of "Kids" and expected the same amount of intellectually subtle social commentary in this movie. I could not wait to get out of the theater.. If I had not paid so much for my ticket, I would have gotten up and left halfway through the movie. IT IS AWFUL! It is astonishing to me that this generation finds a movie this horribly scripted, filmed, and thought-out to be good. It is not controversial, racy, or thought- provoking. It gives no insight, message, or underlying theme. It isn't that I do not like controversial, bad-ass, or vulgar films.. I do. This film offered none of that! I love films that give insight into a generation or group of people that others do not generally interact with; but this movie did not even accurately portray these things. I want this movie to get buried forever.


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