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R| 1 hr. 34 min.

Plot Summary
College students Candy (Vanessa Hudgens), Faith (Selena Gomez), Brit (Ashley Benson) and Cotty (Rachel Korine) are short of the cash they need for a spring-break trip, so they rob a diner and head down to Florida. However, the police soon break up the party and arrest them. The curvaceous quartet are unexpectedly bailed out by a drug dealer and aspiring rap artist named Alien (James Franco). Soon after, three of the four gal pals decide to join Alien in a life of crime.

Cast: James Franco , Vanessa Hudgens , Selena Gomez , Ashley Benson , Rachel Korine , Heather Morris , Emma Holzer , Gucci Mane

Director: Harmony Korine

Genres: Comedy, Crime drama

Distributor: A24

Spring Breakers (2012)

Release Date: March 15th, 2013|1 hr. 34 min.

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critic reviews ( 3 )
fan reviews ( 16 )
  • As Alien, a gun-crazy Florida drug dealer with tats, beaded cornrows and a grill any rapper would envy, Franco is a bug-f--k blast. Too bad the movie itself is rarely as outrageous as he is. show more

  • The female actors, particularly Hudgens and Ashley Benson, are game for the ride. And Franco is indispensable, bringing humor and pathos to one of the more repulsive cinematic creations in recent memory. show more

  • With director Harmony Korine's visual overload and somnolent voice-overs — the same sentences are repeated ad nauseum — it manages to be both mind-numbingly dull and off-putting. show more

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  • January 12, 2014 jt00000000177770
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    The only good thing in this movie are the ****... that they show over and over. unfortunately they show every piece of the goddamn thing over and over. really this \'movie\' should\'ve be 30 minutes long, not 90

  • December 08, 2013 nq00000000174073
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    I contemplated drinking bleach a few times throughout the movie, worst thing I have ever seen

  • August 19, 2013 vg00000000162102
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    Worst movie I\'ve seen in a long time. It was Malibu\'s Most Wanted without the funny parts, and that isn\'t saying much..

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