Spring Breakers (2013)

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Spring Breakers Release Date
March 22, 2013
Spring Breakers Synopsis
Four college girls who land in jail after robbing a restaurant in order to fund their spring break vacation find themselves bailed out by a drug and arms dealer who wants them to do some dirty work.
Spring Breakers Credits
Starring: Selena Gomez, Vanessa Hudgens, Ashley Benson, Rachel Korine, and James Franco
Directed by: Harmony Korine
Produced by: Charles-Marie Anthonioz, Jordan Gertner, Chris Hanley, and David Zander
Length: 94 min
MPAA Rating: [ R ]
Distributor: A24 and Annapurna Pictures
Release Date:  March 22, 2013
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by Katey Rich September 3, 2013 discussion comments
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Last week’s holiday led to a lull in home entertainment releases, but this week we’re back on the horse, with a few great movies and TV programs fans will be able to watch in a variety of different formats. Read on to learn about some of July 9th’s best releases, and maybe even a few that may have slipped under your radar.
by Jessica Rawden July 9, 2013 discussion comments
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Spring Breakers, Harmony Korine’s most accessible film yet, stars Vanessa Hudgens, Rachel Korine, Ashley Benson, and the super cute Selena Gomez as four college-aged individuals stuck on campus at the beginning of spring break. Spring Breakers hits Blu-ray and DVD today, and to celebrate Lionsgate Home Entertainment has graciously put together an exclusive Blu-ray bonus clip for fans.
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by Scott Gwin March 24, 2013 discussion comments
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by Katey Rich March 23, 2013 discussion comments
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by Nick Venable March 18, 2013 discussion comments
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by Sean O'Connell March 11, 2013 discussion comments
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by Kristy Puchko February 26, 2013 discussion comments
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Spring Break forever bitches! Harmony Korine movies will always exist on cinema’s most dangerously tangled fringes, fingerpainting the line between cultural satire and straight-up oddballery. With his latest filmSpring Breakers, he dips his feet into contemporary commercial cinema, blasting it full of bullets and blowing weed smoke through the holes
by Nick Venable February 21, 2013 discussion comments
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by Eric Eisenberg February 14, 2013 discussion comments
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by Nick Venable February 8, 2013 discussion comments
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by Sean O'Connell January 17, 2013 discussion comments
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by Eric Eisenberg January 9, 2013 discussion comments
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by Sean O'Connell January 7, 2013 discussion comments
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by Katey Rich October 15, 2012 discussion comments
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by Katey Rich September 12, 2012 discussion comments
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by Kelly West September 4, 2012 discussion comments
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by Eric Eisenberg January 30, 2012 discussion comments
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