Spring Breakers Synopsis
Four college girls who land in jail after robbing a restaurant in order to fund their spring break vacation.
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Entertainment Weekly

By Owen Gleiberman
Harmony Korine's first ''mainstream'' movie, Spring Breakers, is by far the best thing he's ever done.
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Boston Globe

By Ty Burr
Korine wants to give us a portrait of our nation’s children — the girls, especially — as beautifully depraved sharks, pleasure-seeking...
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Chicago Sun-Times

By Richard Roeper
A candy-colored fever dream is the most unforgettable movie of the year so far.
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San Francisco Chronicle

By Peter Hartlaub
The female actors, particularly Hudgens and Ashley Benson, are game for the ride. And Franco is indispensable, bringing humor and pathos to...
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Rolling Stone

By Peter Travers
As Alien, a gun-crazy Florida drug dealer with tats, beaded cornrows and a grill any rapper would envy, Franco is a bug-f--k blast. Too bad...
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Although parts of Spring Breakers are very funny, there's also something tsk-tsking and superior about it, as if Korine had thought a lot...
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New York Daily News

By Joe Neumaier
So often not in his element — his turn in “Oz the Great and Powerful” is evidence of that — Franco is in freako mode here, and walks a line...
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Philadelphia Inquirer

By Steven Rea
Am I crazy, or are Spring Breakers and "Oz the Great and Powerful" essentially the same movie? James Franco stars in both - a tattooed,...
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USA Today

By Claudia Puig
With director Harmony Korine's visual overload and somnolent voice-overs — the same sentences are repeated ad nauseum — it manages to be...
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The Hollywood Reporter

By David Rooney
It has hypnotic visual style and a dense, driving soundscape. But it’s also too monotonous and thematically empty to be seriously...
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Worst movie of all time.

By JayCod01
No joke. This is literally the worst movie of all time. There is no plot, story, or point to this movie except maybe topless chicks covered in beer. Save yourself the money and watch topless chicks on...

Spring Break Forever

By illcamino
Not as good as Gummo but definitely more entertaining than Mister Lonely, Spring Breakers has a lot of posing and posturing but also just enough visually stimulizing images and setups along with a...

Spring Break Forever

By ask123
Some of these reviews are hilarious! Many of you were clearly expecting this to be a different kind of movie. What did you think this film was about? Did you think it was a "Wild Things"-style...

Career Killer

By meezy559
The movie makes no sense its pretty much disney girls gone bad with no real plot. A movie i wouldnt recommend any female to see and copy.It just degrades females in so many levels. James Franco makes...

Cult classic for the X-box generation

By bradfordvansiclen
Unexpected commentary on the fantasy lives of the X-box generation who treat sex and violence as disposable items. The dark twists are realistic until the gun violence breaks out. Lots of great...

Spring Breakers

By lalalalovee8
I'm not going to say this movie was terrible, because it wasn't. However, it didn't live up to my expectations from how much this movie has been hyped up. Like many, I was anxious to see Selena Gomez...


By sirbosk1
The hot coed topless scenes and brief underwater nude scenes are nice but overall, this movie is disturbing and horrible. I almost left before the end and asked for my money back but decided to watch...

We were on the edge of our seats the whole time...

By Fandangoer1
...because we wanted to flee the movie theater!!! Needed more story, action, connection, flow, believability and less gratuitous skin, druggy-style film effects, gun worship Britt-backed quartets...

Spring Break Forever!!!!

By Coreena0642
I loved this movie! It kept me on the edge of my seat the whole time. I always was wondering if someone would die at any moment. I also loved the film showed the girls trying to find themselves with...

I loved it but i can see why some hated it!

By MoviefanLucas
I've been following this movie for a while now way before it premiered in the festival circuit so i had high hopes for this movie and after see this movie i am speechless in the best way possible....

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Rated R | For Strong sexual content, language, nudity, drug use and violence throughout
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says Former Disney starlets go bad in super-edgy crime comedy.
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