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Spring Break (1983)

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.

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Steve Bassett ...
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Susie
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Joan (as Corinne Alphen)
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May Dalby
John Archie ...
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Stu & O.T. are two studs from the big city who arrive in Fort Lauderdale for spring break. They discover that the room they had reserved in an over crowded motel is already being occupied by Nelson & Adam, a pair of college nerds. With no other accomodations available, Nelson & Adam reluctantly agree to share the room with Stu & O.T., who promise to show them a good time. The wet-T-shirt contests and beer-guzzling-fun are threatened when Nelson's controlling step-dad shows up, along with a building inspector who wants to shut down the motel.

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Like it's really, totally, the most fun a couple of bodies can have. You know?

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25 March 1983 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Im Sauseschritt ins Dünenbett  »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$5,908,574, 27 March 1983, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$24,071,666
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Trivia

Tammy Lynn Leppert, who played the female boxer in the movie, disappeared on 6th July 1983 under suspicious circumstances and has never been heard from again. See more »

Goofs

It is never mentioned why Ernest Dalby would have any interest in closing down the Breeze 'n' Seas Motel, though he is paying the bribe to do so. See more »

Quotes

Nelson: Innkeeper! Two beers.
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Connections

Referenced in Take Me Home Tonight (2011) See more »

Soundtracks

Hit the Beach
Performed by Big Spender
Music and Lyrics by Stephen Sasloe & Tommy McCulloh
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1983 Brainless Spring Break Fun With Heart
14 July 2005 | by See all my reviews

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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