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Spring Break (1983)

 -  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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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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Im Sauseschritt ins D├╝nenbett  »

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It is never mentioned why Ernest Dalby would have any interest in closing down the Breeze 'n' Seas Motel, though he is paying the bribe to do so. See more »

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Arresting Officer: Oh shit!
Ernest Dalby: You have a real way with words, sir.
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Do It to You
Performed by Hot Date
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Wonderful fun to watch, those of us who were there can attest to atmosphere.
5 September 2004 | by (New York) – See all my reviews

This is a wonderful film that captures so much of the early 1980's feeling at spring break, before the commercial exploitation and the cheap video cam made it a display. It is a warm film despite its attempts at gross comedy. My favorite line is OT upon reaching the motel, handed a beer he drains the entire quart and says "beer is like...f**king great". That captures the spirit of the movie. There is also a tender love story and a silly sideline about evil politicians. The love interest in the movie is one of the hottest women ever to grace the screen, and all of the characters of wonderfully funny and memorable. Ish (EESH) the bellboy at the motel,grabs a strip of satin hanging from a wall painting and shakes it "Sanitized for your protection", then says "You want anything you see eesh, you need anything you come to eesh, you get in troubles ... they work themselves out." I love this movie, as you can tell. It was what we at the time wanted spring break to be.


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