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Spring Break (1983)

R  |   |  Comedy, Romance  |  25 March 1983 (USA)
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Two sets of two college guys spend a spring break together in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. There they have lots of fun in and out of the sun.

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Paul Land ...
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Jayne Modean ...
Corinne Wahl ...
Joan (as Corinne Alphen)
Richard B. Shull ...
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Stu & O.T. are two studs from the big city who arrive in Fort Lauderdale for spring break. They discover that the room they had reserved in an over-crowded motel is already being occupied by Nelson & Adam, a pair of college-nerds. With no other accomodations available, Nelson & Adam reluctantly agree to share the room with Stu & O.T., who promise to show them a good time. The wet-T-shirt contests and beer-guzzling-fun are threatened when Nelson's controlling step-dad shows up, along with a building inspector who wants to shut down the motel. Written by Anonymous

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Like it's really, totally, the most fun a couple of bodies can have. You know?

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Trivia

Tammy Lynn Leppert, who played the female boxer in the movie, disappeared on July 6, 1983 under suspicious circumstances and was never heard from again. See more »

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None of Nelson's advice to Susie on how to play Galaga has anything to do with the real-life video game. The classic Galaga did not feature thrusters, shields, pulsars, photon blasts, hyperspace, or gamma darts. See more »

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Nelson: I keep wondering what Stu said to those girls.
Adam: Oh, probably something like, ah, "Nice night, isn't it? Be nicer if you spent it with us."
Nelson: Yeah, he probably made it sound good, too.
Adam: Sure, Stu's what you call professionally cool.
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Music and Lyrics by Marilyn Max
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19 July 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

For anyone who didn't make it to Fort Lauderdale in the 80s for Spring Break, this is as good as it gets. Luxuriate in the process of getting wild, drunk, lucky and laid along with Nelson, Adam, Stu and O.T. in the last hotel room in town. It's all about the fun, except that Last American Virgin Nelson is hounded by his politician stepfather and his bumbling henchman, Eddie Potmore. A timeless comedy that should be a required course in how to have fun before you grow up.

There is some great music by .38 Special, "Caught Up In You", that accompanies some wacky hotel shenanigans that NO young adult should ever, ever have to endure, but I suspect a few may have. There are no statements to be made at all. No attempts at anything heavy in this movie, ala Porky's. It is just pure fun from start to finish. I still watch it occasionally, and I highly recommend it to anyone who missed it.


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