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Spring Breakers (2012)

R | | Drama | 22 March 2013 (USA)
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Four college girls hold up a restaurant in order to fund their spring break vacation. While partying, drinking, and taking drugs, they are arrested, only to be bailed out by a drug and arms dealer.

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Brit, Candy, Cotty, and Faith have been best friends since grade school. They live together in a boring college dorm and are hungry for adventure. All they have to do is save enough money for spring break to get their shot at having some real fun. A serendipitous encounter with rapper "Alien" promises to provide the girls with all the thrill and excitement they could hope for. With the encouragement of their new friend, it soon becomes unclear how far the girls are willing to go to experience a spring break they will never forget. Written by Muse Productions

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Viviendo al límite (Living on the edge) See more »

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Drama

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Rated R for strong sexual content, language, nudity, drug use and violence throughout | See all certifications »

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Bahar Tatili  »

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$5,000,000 (estimated)

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$263,002 (USA) (15 March 2013)

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$14,123,773 (USA) (7 June 2013)
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Considered by the BBC as the 74th best film within a list of The 21st Century's Greatest Films. See more »

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The girls are let out because someone posts their bail. However the judge says they can either spend two more days in county or pay a fine. The C.O. comes in and says someone paid their bail. No bail was set for them. Getting out on bail means you don't have to stay in jail until your court date, but you do have to go back to court. These girls don't have to back to court. They don't need to be bailed out. They just have to have their fine paid. See more »

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Alien: Look at all 'ma shit!
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Referenced in The Big Review: Spring Trailer Park (2013) See more »

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Written by Ellie Goulding, Ash Howes (as Ashley F. Howes), Richard Stannard (as Richard Frederick Stannard)
Performed by Ellie Goulding
Published by BMG Platinum Songs (BMI)/Major 3rd Music Ltd. (PRS)/Global Talent Publishing
Administered by Kobalt Music Publishing America, Inc. (BMI)/Sony/ATV Music Publishing, LLC (PRS)
Courtesy of Polydor Ltd./Interscope Records
under license from Universal Music Enterprises
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an honest and unsuspecting message for our generation
24 July 2013 | by See all my reviews

Spring Breakers highlights the mindless popular culture that surrounds youth of this generation. The reason for its controversy stems from the fact that its target audience found its plot to be pointless, even though that was the point. This film depicts the shallowness of the modern definition of what is 'cool', like idolizing people that suck, those that contribute nothing to society but cheap entertainment. This sort of fascination blindly controls youth, the main reason so many did not understand the meaning behind this movie: they are blind to its influences. They think week long drinking binges, whoring themselves out, and having no goals is cool, because YOLO. However, this film is based off of these components and its audience deems the plot as pointless. Funny. Spring Breakers is like this generation looking itself directly in the mirror.

Overall, Spring Breakers is full of outstanding graphics, bright colors, provocative scenes, and young Disney turned Hollywood stars. It was fun yet hard to watch, depending how serious of a reality check you need (assuming you even understood that it was one)


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