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The Real Cancun (2003)

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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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Storyline

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  »

Box Office

Budget:

$8,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$2,108,796 (USA) (25 April 2003)

Gross:

$3,713,002 (USA) (9 May 2003)
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Trivia

The film was tagged as the first reality movie. See more »

Goofs

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

Quotes

Alan Taylor: That was impressive 'cause I'm an impressive guy. I'm feeling my nipples.
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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 »

Connections

References The Breakfast Club (1985) See more »

Soundtracks

Take It To Da House
Written by Harry Wayne Casey (as Harry Casey), James Brown, Corey Evans, Richard Finch, Charles Bobbitt (as Charles Bobbit), Maurice Young, Mark Seymour, Adam Duggini, Katrina Taylor and Fred Wesley
Performed by Trick Daddy
Courtesy of Slip-N-Slide Records/Atlantic Recording Corp.
Under license from Warner Strategic Marketing
Contains a sample of "The Boss" performed by James Brown
Courtesy of Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Music, Inc.
Contains a sample of "Boogie Shoes"
Performed by KC & The Sunshine Band
Courtesy of Rhino Entertainment Company
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Glorification of morons.
6 June 2003 | by See all my reviews

This movie reminded me of how bad society is. Do yourself a favor and avoid this film at all costs, unless you like seeing a formulated MTV train wreck. This movie is proof that media conglomerates honestly think were all stupid mindless drones.

Thank god I live in Canada and dont have to "deal" with MTV.


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