• Released
  • March 15, 2013
  • (NY, LA; Expands 3/22)
  • R , 1 hr 30 min
  • Comedy
  • 2,420 Fan Ratings
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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88

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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88

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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75

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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63

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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60

NPR

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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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60

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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50

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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50

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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40

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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Rated R | For Strong sexual content, language, nudity, drug use and violence throughout
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says not for kids Former Disney starlets go bad in super-edgy crime comedy.
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