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Based on 24 Reviews
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  • 75
    Mick LaSalle San Francisco Chronicle

    There's a case to be made for The Real Cancun as a document of the mating dance as well as an unintentionally poignant film about the brevity of youth. show more

  • 38
    Claudia Puig USA Today

    Those who sit through this mindlessness get the booby prize. show more

  • 50
    Philadelphia Inquirer

    The film is an accelerated version of MTV's perennial reality series, "The Real World," only with more drinking and more sex. The results, however, are the same. show more

  • 63
    Elizabeth Weitzman New York Daily News

    An uncensored, often hilarious vision of spring break madness that is so perfectly positioned on the big screen, the only question you can ask its creators is, "What took you so long?" show more

  • 63
    Rene Rodriguez Miami Herald

    It's not much, but it isn't awful, either, provided you're interested in this sort of thing to begin with. show more

  • 63
    Megan Lehmann New York Post

    It actually works as a sometimes funny, occasionally scandalous, but mostly involving narrative. show more

  • 63
    Wesley Morris Boston Globe

    Not so much a documentary as it is a bald-faced party movie. show more

  • 38
    James Berardinelli ReelViews

    A colossal disappointment. Not because it's superficial and shallow –- those characteristics pretty much go with the territory –- but because it's boring. show more

  • 38
    Chris Kaltenbach Baltimore Sun

    The only question is how many levels of meaning can be plumbed from the phrase "Let's party!" show more

  • 12
    Liam Lacey The Globe and Mail (Toronto)

    The Real Cancun is no crime; at worst, it's a kind of staged tribute to "Porky's" done by amateur actors. show more

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