If you are planning on staying in this season and cutting down on the drinking, grooving and living it up, why not catch a couple of spring break themed films? Every year a whole bunch of movies hit the theatres packed with spring break fun coupled with a good dose of comedy, romance and sometimes even a darker thriller angle thrown in for good measure. It has become quite the staple of the cine fraternity due to the incredible pull over youth… in other words men certainly dig such flicks with beach-side eye candy and a good quota of bros-and-beer jokes. Don’t you agree?
So get some beer and popcorn, let’s get the party started right here on your couch! Here are the top 5 films that celebrate the spirit of this favourite holiday of partygoers.
Mardi Gras: Spring Break (2011)
The movie follows a trio of college seniors who visit New Orleans during the Mardi Gras to kick start their spring break. The beer-fueled road trip comedy unfolds a hilarious series of events and there is also Baywatch babe Carmen Electra to get the temperature soaring!
She’s All That (1999)
One of the most popular teen films of the 1990s starring Freddie Prinze, Jr. and Rachael Leigh Cook, She’s All That is a modern adaptation of George Bernard Shaw famous play Pygmalion. Of course spring break in Florida is a prominent feature in the flick with the famous ‘bet’ as the inciting incident.
Piranha 3D (2010)
Who anticipates becoming fish food during spring break? This horror / comedy set in the heart of the US party scene in Arizona is basically about a booze fest becoming a blood fest! Pirhanas raid the party…and yes it’s in 3D!
Spring Breakers (2012)
This dramedy starring Selena Gomez, Ashley Benson and Vanessa Hudgens is the journey of a group of girlfriends on their spring break in Florida and their subsequent misadventure. Drugs, crime and violence paint the manic tale. James Fraco entertains as gangsta-rapper Alien.
American Pie 2A spring break classic American Pie 2 explores beachside fun with the American Pie gang - Stifler, Jim, Oz, Finch, Kevin and of course Jim’s dad! The sexcapades on the boys painted over the course of a crazy summer never cease to amuse.
Picture Credit - imdb.com, yorubagirldancing.com,impawards.com, thetexastheatre.com, American Pie 2 (2001)