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Sixteen American college students drink, flirt, fight and canoodle during their Spring Break vacation in Cancun, Mexico.

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After a nationwide casting search including college campuses across the country--Arizona State University, University of Oklahoma, University of Vermont, University of Wisconsin at Madison, University of Georgia, Texas Tech, Boston University and Washington State University--the filmmakers cast a unique collection of real people ready to explore reality's barriers beyond the limits of television, while on the ultimate Spring Break vacation, with surprising results. Designed to be the first true reality feature film, six camera crews followed the cast--made up of 16 American college students--and filmed their exploits as they immersed and indulged in the Spring Break revelry of Cancun, Mexico. Filmed 24 hours a day over the course of a week in March 2003, the movie was shot on location and reveals the students' exploits through interviews and planned group activities, as well as through their own spontaneous adventures. Written by Sujit R. Varma

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No scripts. No actors. No rules. Anything can happen during spring break, and it did.

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Rated R for strong sexuality/nudity, language and partying | See all certifications »

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25 April 2003 (USA)  »

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Real Spring Break  »

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$8,000,000 (estimated)

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$308,603 (France) (1 August 2003)

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$308,603 (France) (1 August 2003)
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The film was tagged as the first reality movie. See more »

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The amount of beer in Jeff's 40 changes inconsistently between shots. See more »

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Alan Taylor: Most times if I'm in a party, and you know, I kind of feel that left out feeling, I'll go and get like a glass of milk.
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Crazy Credits

"Custodian of Records is Jonathan Murray of Spring Break Films, LLC. Produced March 15-23, 2003. All records required by law to be maintained by us are located at: 6007 Sepulveda Boulevard, Van Nuys, CA 91411." -- this sort of disclaimer is usually affixed to adult movies. See more »

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Boombastic
Written by Marvin P. Gaye and Ed Townsend
Performed by Shaggy
Courtesy of Virgin Records
Under license from EMI Film & TV Music
Contains a sample of "Let's Get It On"
Performed by Marvin Gaye
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The beginning of the end for this terrible reality craze
28 April 2003 | by (Tucson, AZ) – See all my reviews

The Real Cancun was a sorry excuse for filmmaking, if not on mankind. Sixteen privileged kids go out and have fun drinking and basically being idiots for an hour and half, fused together with rock songs and pointless, shallow banter. Fortunately, the negative backlash for this garbage is intriguing, considering the lust most Americans have for reality bull such as this. But then again, this movie was just boring, and idiocy of the people involved just wanted to make me toss my drink at the screen. Hopefully, this whole reality TV faze I looked back upon with distaste, and we can thank The Real Cancun for starting that much needed downward spiral.


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