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The Real Cancun (2003)

R  |   |  Documentary  |  25 April 2003 (USA)
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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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Budget:

$8,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

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

Gross:

$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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"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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Positive Vibes
Written by Brad Xavier, Dustin Miller, Timothy McNutt, Mike Kumagai and Doug Carrion
Performed by Kottonmouth Kings
Courtesy of Capitol Records
Under license from EMI Film & TV Music
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How bad can movies get?
9 September 2004 | by (Queensland, Australia) – See all my reviews

Appalling.

It provides its own reward for the cast, who will no doubt buy copies to show their grandkids. I hope they're proud; I'm sure their parents are. The poor specimens of today's youth that it portrays, foul mouthed and ignorant, are regrettably typical of the lower end of the IQ pool, but what's worse is that it fails even in its promise of a T&A movie.

Let's be honest about this; it's like Big Brother. The only reason to get this out is to look at naked young bodies; after all, you can always turn the sound down and fast forward through the talkie bits. Why would anybody want to hear what these cretins have to say? And if even the T&A turns out to be non-existent, why bother making it?

One of the worst movies ever made, and all who had a part in it should be ashamed.


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