Spring Breakers

Movie review by Sandie Angulo Chen, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 18+

Former Disney starlets go bad in super-edgy crime comedy.

R 2013 94 minutes

Parents say

age 16+

Based on 17 reviews

Kids say

age 16+

Based on 55 reviews

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age 16+

Parents watch it 1st

As my headline said"Parents watch it 1st".. The movie isn't all that bad but my girls(14&11) wanted to watch it and I let them rent(redbox) and I almost let them watch it before I seen it and I'm glad I watched it while they were at cheerleading practice instead of watching it together for the 1st time (this way I knew what was coming and what to expect). It's a really good depiction of what spring break can actually be like with the wrong crowds... No matter what those things really do go on our there and this movie shows how it can be during spring break.As for people saying that they're shocked to see Selena Gomez or Vanessa Hudgens in a movie like this they need to realize that those young ladies are not the Disney channel kids anymore they have grown up to be very beautiful young women and their roles are going to be adult roles with all of the adult content that you expect from other actors and actresses. Just because they have literally grown up in front of us on TV we need to realize that they are adults now and are going to take on and act in more adult roles in films and t.v shows. As for them being Disney channel children I do believe that these two young women have handled themselves incredibly well if you stop and think about other Disney channel kids, EX Miley Cyrus, Bella Thorne, and I know this one isn't Disney channel she's Nickelodeon but Amanda bynes they've all had a hard time shaking off their childhood rules so I do believe Selena and Vanessa have handled it very well and have done an incredible job going into very smart young women that they are.
age 18+

holy shit

i cant believe Selena Gomez would smoke and get nude just for a f****** movie and i cant believe she would do this its horrible its also wrong there is even a 3 some that is just sooooooooooo wrong

This title has:

Too much violence
Too much sex
Too much swearing
Too much drinking/drugs/smoking

Movie Details

  • In theaters: March 15, 2013
  • On DVD or streaming: July 9, 2013
  • Cast: James Franco, Selena Gomez, Vanessa Hudgens
  • Director: Harmony Korine
  • Studio: A24
  • Genre: Comedy
  • Run time: 94 minutes
  • MPAA rating: R
  • MPAA explanation: strong sexual content, language, nudity, drug use and violence throughout
  • Last updated: May 4, 2022

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