The three of them decide to take revenge on Big Arch.
After a particularly wild party, all four are arrested.
The film holds a 67% approval rating on review aggregator site Rotten Tomatoes, based on 177 reviews, with an average rating of 6.3/10.
The website's critical consensus reads, "Spring Breakers blends stinging social commentary with bikini cheesecake and a bravura James Franco performance." Guy Lodge of Variety gave it a negative review saying, "this attractively fizzy pic may be a shock to the system for fans of teen queens Selena Gomez and Vanessa Hudgens, but remains pretty toothless titillation by its writer-helmer's standards." David Rooney of The Hollywood Reporter noted that James Franco gives one of his more bizarre performances in his unpredictable career, saying "he's a cross between Bo Derek in 10 and Richard Kiel in Moonraker." Spring Breakers has since appeared on various retrospective "best of" lists, including one honouring the best films of the 21st century.
Spring Breakers was released digitally on June 25, 2013, According to Franco, his character is based on the underground rap artist Dangeruss, who has a cameo in the film.
"Of course Harmony and I looked at some of Riff Raff's videos as inspiration, but he was one of a number of people we looked at.