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Spring Break -- Adam Stern and Nelson Dalby, Jr., are naive college students who have come to Fort Lauderdale to perform the rites of Spring Break. Due to a mix-up at their motel, the boys end up in the same room with Stu and O.T., a pair of experienced ladykillers from New York who coach the boys on the finer points of seduction.

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Director:
Writer:
David Smilow (written by)
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Release Date:
25 March 1983 (USA) See more »
Genre:
Tagline:
Like it's really, totally, the most fun a couple of bodies can have. You know?
Plot:
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. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
User Reviews:
1983 Brainless Spring Break Fun With Heart See more (43 total) »

Cast

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Directed by
Sean S. Cunningham 
 
Writing credits
David Smilow (written by)

Produced by
Sean S. Cunningham .... producer
Barbara De Fina .... associate producer
Milton Herson .... executive producer
Mitch Leigh .... executive producer
Kim Wolf .... location producer
 
Original Music by
Harry Manfredini 
 
Cinematography by
Steven Poster (director of photography)
 
Film Editing by
Susan E. Cunningham  (as Susan Cunningham)
 
Casting by
Julie Hughes 
Barry Moss 
 
Production Design by
Virginia Field 
 
Art Direction by
Nicholas J. Romanac  (as Nicholas Romanac)
 
Set Decoration by
Tom Coll 
 
Costume Design by
Susan Denison 
Sara Denning 
 
Makeup Department
Irene Aparicio .... hair stylist
Elizabeth Lambert .... makeup artist
 
Production Management
Barbara De Fina .... unit production manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Dustin Bernard .... second assistant director
Brian E. Frankish .... first assistant director (as Brian Frankish)
 
Art Department
Charles Guanci .... property master
William Kellow .... scenic artist
 
Sound Department
Scott Blynder .... boom operator
Lee Dichter .... sound re-recordist
Bernard Hajdenberg .... sound editor
Kevin Meehan .... boom operator
Kim H. Ornitz .... sound mixer (as Kim Ornitz)
Ron Kalish .... sound editor (uncredited)
 
Stunts
Jay Amor .... stunts
James Bates .... stunts
Courtney Brown .... stunts
Charles Buie .... stunts
Alex Edlin .... stunts (as Alexander Edlin)
Bob Kenaston .... stunts
Mike Kirton .... stunts
Artie Malesci .... stunt coordinator (as Arti Malesci)
Artie Malesci .... stunts (as Arti Malesci)
Marc Mercury .... stunts (as Mark Mercury)
Jeff Moldovan .... stunts
Peter Tors .... stunts
David Rigby .... stunt coordinator (uncredited)
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Rick Anderson .... camera operator
James H. Armfield .... still photographer (as James Armfield)
William D. Barber .... first assistant camera
Bert Bertolami .... grip best boy
Jerry Bertolami .... dolly grip
Robert Heine .... second assistant camera
Perry A. Jones .... key grip
Robert Lewine .... still photographer
Walter G. Morris Jr. .... gaffer
David P. Robinson .... electric best boy
 
Casting Department
Linda Francis .... casting: Los Angeles
Peter Golden .... casting associate
Dee Miller .... extras casting
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Mary Lou Byrd .... wardrobe
Vivian Cocheo .... wardrobe
 
Editorial Department
Guy Barresi .... assistant editor
Jay Keuper .... first assistant editor
Angie Ross .... additional editor
 
Music Department
Vern Carlson .... music editor
 
Other crew
Kathleen Bertolami .... location auditor
Steve Braun .... production assistant
Adam Brightman .... production assistant
T. Rafael Cimino .... marine coordinator
Jack Cowden .... script supervisor
Susan Eastman .... local coordinator
Christine Georgopulo .... production assistant
Jeffrey J. Kiehlbauch .... production assistant (as Jeffrey Kiehlbauch)
Mark Lafata .... extras coordinator
Roger Minami .... choreographer
Dan Perri .... title designer
Michael Robinson .... production assistant
Cynthia Streit .... production office coordinator (as Cynthia E. Streit)
Steven Zeller .... unit publicist
 

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Runtime:
102 min
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Color:
Color (Metrocolor)
Aspect Ratio:
1.85 : 1 See more »
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Did You Know?

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 »
Goofs:
Plot holes: The man in the elevator who checks out Nelson stays on when Nelson and Susie get off. Later, when Nelson is looking for Susie's room, he accidentally finds the room of the man from the elevator. According to the two room numbers, they are on the same floor. If this is true, the man should have gotten off the elevator with the other two.See more »
Quotes:
Mean Biker:I'm gonna kick your ass, fug-face!See more »
Movie Connections:
Referenced in The Benchwarmers (2006)See more »
Soundtrack:
Lauderdale LadiesSee more »

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9 out of 10 people found the following review useful.
1983 Brainless Spring Break Fun With Heart, 14 July 2005
Author: msdemos from United States

Charming Ft. Lauderdale spring break film from 1983. Would this movie ever win any awards for cinematic excellence? Not a chance. But then it never tries to be anything other than what it is; mindless spring break fun circa-1983, but with a difference. The movie has heart, treating its likable leads in a positive way rather than depicting them as the stupid, sex-crazed, goofs that most films of the time seem to prefer. In short, there are a LOT less worthwhile ways to spend 101 minutes.

Although this was my era, I never experienced spring break while in college myself (much to my ever-lasting dismay). But movies like this allow those of us spring break wannabe's who missed out, a way to share in the fun.

DON'T bother watching if you are looking for a deep, filmatic experience. Instead, simply celebrate the era and enjoy the good "clean" fun that was Florida's spring break, before 'girls gone wild'!

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