Mardi Gras: Spring Break

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Mardi Gras: Spring Break
Mardi Gras- Spring Break FilmPoster.jpeg
Directed byPhil Dornfield
Written byJosh Heald
Music by
Edited byMark Scheib
Distributed bySamuel Goldwyn Films[1]
Release date
  • September 23, 2011 (2011-09-23) (limited)
Running time
89 minutes
CountryUnited States
Budget$5 million

Mardi Gras: Spring Break is a 2011 comedy/road trip film.[3] It stars Nicholas D'Agosto, Josh Gad, Bret Harrison, Arielle Kebbel, Danneel Harris, Regina Hall, and Carmen Electra. It is directed by Phil Dornfield. The film follows a trio of senior college students who visit New Orleans during the Mardi Gras season.[1]

Originally shot in 2008 as Max's Mardi Gras,[4] it was scheduled for release by Sony Pictures' Screen Gems division.[5] It was shelved until September 2011,[4] when Samuel Goldwyn Films released it in select cities.[2]


Three best friends Mike (Nicholas D'Agosto), Bump (Josh Gad), and Scottie (Bret Harrison) in search of a booze-fueled sexcapade find their way to Mardi Gras for boobs, beads and brews along with Mike's clingy girlfriend Erica (Danneel Harris).

Those university fellas make their way to Mardi Gras festival in New Orleans, Louisiana. Out of 3, Only Mike are dating while Bump and Scottie still find a way to get laid. Main reason why their come to Mardi Gras a long trip journey from Pennsylvania State University.

First problem occurred when Erica initially came to Mike telling him she will be gone for long after sad passing of her grandad,actuallty she goes to Mardi Gras and showing her boobies to the crowd. Thus left Mike confused,disappointed and clueless. While try to check in, the process was cancelled because Scottie actually booked a table in restaurant, not room number. This led the pax to sleep in a street. They had to wait for the next day to registered in if any vacancy available.

After found out it actually Lucy and she clearly lying about her grieving death of her grandad, Mike decided it's time to forget her and party time. The three muskeeter finally had a partner to hooked up for when Mike ended up with Lucy, Bump get along with mature Ann Marie and Scottie hit the jackpot spend the night with Carmen Electra.



Shockya panned the film,[6] writing "There is some piecemeal — though very minuscule, it must be stressed – charm to some of Gad's energetic rants, and a riff about cowboy costumes having "jumped the gay shark" is mildly amusing. Otherwise, however, this is a movie which tries to wring its meager laughs from a scene in which shit literally hits the fan. Josh Heald's script is a recycled bunch of road trip cliches, and never very funny ones at that."[7]


  1. ^ a b c "Film information for Mardi Gras: Spring Break". Covering Media LLC. Retrieved October 20, 2011.
  2. ^ a b "Box office information for Mardi Gras: Spring Break". The Numbers. Nash Information Services LLC. Retrieved October 20, 2011.
  3. ^ "Exclusive 'Mardi Gras: Spring Break' Trailer Premiere". MTV. Retrieved 4 July 2015.
  4. ^ a b Scott, Mike (October 19, 2011). "Take 5: Locally shot Carnival comedy goes straight to DVD, plus other movie tidbits". New Orleans Times-Picayune/New Orleans Net LLC. Retrieved October 20, 2011.
  5. ^ "Film Production Chart: Filming in the U.S.". Variety. Reed Business Information: 5 (News). August 29, 2008.
  6. ^ "MARDI GRAS: SPRING BREAK (2011)". Rotten Tomatoes. Retrieved 4 July 2015.
  7. ^ Simon, Brent. "Mardi Gras: Spring Break Movie Review". Shockya. Retrieved 4 July 2015.

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