Must Watch: Franco and Girls in First Two 'Spring Breakers' Trailers

January 17, 2013

Spring Breakers

After the first theatrical poster arrived last week with a release date set for this spring on March 22nd, two trailers have finally debuted for Harmony Korine's off kilter gangster vacation film Spring Breakers. There's a domestic and an international trailer showing Vanessa Hudgens, Ashley Benson, Rachel Korine and Selena Gomez getting a little naughty in more ways than one as they try to get money through a string of robberies. The line "pretend it's video game" might stir some trouble if this film should ever get news attention, but otherwise this looks original and interesting. At least the cast looks fun. Enjoy.

Domestic and international trailers for Harmony Korine's Spring Breakers from MTV and YouTube:

In Spring Breakers, Brit (Ashley Benson), Candy (Vanessa Hudgens), Cotty (Rachel Korine) & Faith (Selena Gomez) have been best friends since grade school. They live together in a boring college dorm and are hungry for adventure. All they have to do is save enough money for spring break to get their shot at having some real fun. A serendipitous encounter with rapper "Alien" promises to provide the girls with all the thrill and excitement they could hope for. Harmony Korine (of low key indie films like Trash Humpers and Mister Lonely) wrote and directed Spring Breakers, which premiered at TIFF 2012 and the Venice Film Festival. A24 Pictures will be releasing Korine's Spring Breakers limited in NY & LA starting March 22nd this year.

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interesting... everything about it has straight to DVD written all over it.

TiTs McGee on Jan 17, 2013


Must watch?? Whoa, that was some stretch ethan :p I like seeing girls in bikini as much as the next guy but this...yeck... James Franco looks like a poor man's Aaron Paul. How many times can you use "Y'all" in a trailer before it gets stupid? The answer is much less than what was used here. And just when I thought it was bad enough...dubstep...ok..."this is as bad as it gets"...britney spears a cappella....nuff said

Ricardo_PT on Jan 17, 2013


No way! It's a must watch because this is actually a GREAT film. I saw it at TIFF last year, it's hilarious, it's exactly what it should be. Funny as hell, great performances, a perfect mockery of all that is Spring Break. It's bad if these trailers don't do a good job of selling that, but it's a hard sell, because it'll look cheesy in so many ways. But the movie itself, having seen it at a film festival, I can assure you is MUST WATCH. And I'm not even joking!

Alex Billington on Jan 17, 2013


This is the exact opposite of what I was expecting this to be. I don't mean that negatively, but I can't say it looks great. Franco however looks like he might pull off a great performance.

Danimal on Jan 17, 2013


this is what's wrong with america

achilles on Jan 17, 2013


..this is a minor issue ...there is a real problem with america...the appetites and fears of the military industrial complex combined with wall street and banks which are apparently above the law....but the shallow youth culture certainly does not help...where is the activism of the 60s?...oh yeah...on facebook ...

smartass on Jan 17, 2013


How old were you in the 60's, may I ask?

Ricardo_PT on Jan 17, 2013


I was twelve years old .....and what is this ?

smartass on Jan 17, 2013


So, you're around....48? Think I know you

David Banner on Jan 17, 2013


James Franco as Riff Raff?

Erroneous B on Jan 17, 2013


Yeah this looks....uh well odd. Maybe they're trying to poke fun at that whole spring break, trashy, dubstep, fratboys going "fuck yeah" vibe? i don't know. Could just be a dumb spring break movie lol

Sahil on Jan 17, 2013


Is it a film about Hell on Earth?

Carpola on Jan 17, 2013



grimjob on Jan 17, 2013


I guess I was expecting something different from Korine. Unless these ads are deliberately deceiving and trying to attract some unsuspecting MTV viewers, I'd have to say it looks pretty bad. And Franco channeling Drexl isn't exactly working for me.

zey on Jan 17, 2013


Besides Franco, a collection of some of the most overrated teen actors/singers in the biz. The ONLY reason people would watch this is...ass. Come on. A bunch of sub 20 year olds running around half naked with guns. Yeah. Sounds like the director might have some issues?

buzzfunk on Jan 17, 2013


I think the youngest one of them is 20, and that's Selena Gomez

Chris Groves on Jan 17, 2013


bet she deep throats too 😀

redskulllives on Jan 17, 2013


"The director might have some issues?" Have you SEEN "Kids?", "Ken Park" or "Gummo?" I ain't disageein witcha bud... 🙂

Duane on Jan 17, 2013


1) James Franco made me want to wash my eyes. Holy crap he looks sleazy in this film. Could be a good thing. 2) As much as people are shitting on this trailer.... I actually think the Britney touch at the end was genius. Former Disney girls gone bad? Hammer to the face guys. 3) Not a huge Korine fan (even met him once... seems really oddly cool though) but this seems like a sort of departure from his other stuff (I cant stomach Gummo). I'll go by your word Alex.

Duane on Jan 17, 2013


I think this film just might be a stroke of genius, we'll see 😉

David Banner on Jan 17, 2013


you said "stroke".

MITNG on Jan 18, 2013


James Franco has white trash drugs/arms dealer nailed (see: Pineapple Express). Harmony Korine has skewering the American psyche to the point of parody nailed (see: Trash Humpers). Vanessa Hudgens and Selena Gomez and whoever the other two are have wearing bikinis nailed. I have great faith in this.

the_situasian on Jan 17, 2013


Hell Yeah! Haha. I want to this for the...yeah.

DAVIDPD on Jan 17, 2013


this got rave reviews at tIFF comparisons to Drive

hg on Jan 18, 2013


Ethan says "Must Watch" because his dick went ape shit when he saw Selena Gomez in a bikini and doing lesbian things. This movie looks like utter shit. All I ever got from watching the trailer was LSD, dumbstep and straight to VHS. Not DVD, that's how shitty this movie will be.

nem on Jan 19, 2013


My god, this looks terrible

RobotProphet on Jan 20, 2013

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