The Real Cancun

Theatrical Release: April 25, 2003
The Real Cancun


Dubbed the first reality feature film, The Real Cancun is the story, without the use of professional actors or writers, of 16 college kids chosen from around the country to go to Cancun, Mexico, for spring break. Six camera crews followed the kids 24 hours a day this past March to capture 10 days of uncensored partying. It’s reality TV including the rated-R, naughty happenings missing from television. The movie focuses on the relationships that are formed along with lots of drinking and sex. It is like watching a 90-minute Jerry Springer show without the scrambler that blocks the nudity.

Dove Review

Parents, be warned: This is not a movie that you want your kids to see. There is plenty of bad language, nudity, sex and alcohol use. The Real Cancun has no redeeming elements, so Dove cannot recommend it to anyone.

Content Description

SummaryCrude Language: mild – few (4) times; moderate – many (13) times.Obscene Language: many (100+) times; f- word 60+, s-word 20+, words for excretion 8, slang words for genitals and sexual intercourse 20+.Profanity: regular – few (4) times (GD); exclamatory – many (15) times (OMG, OG, honest to G, swear to G).Violence: none.Sexual Intercourse: none.Nudity: many times – guy in underwear, women’s breasts uncovered in many scenes, women’s breasts in wet t-shirts, bikini-clad girls, men and women’s bare buttocks.Homosexual Conduct: none.Sexually Suggestive Action/Dialog:many times – kids discuss sex during interviews, guy continually ask girls if they want to make out and get naked, guy and girl share sexual looks while playing pool, wet t-shirt contest, girls sticks out tongue at guy in a sexually suggestive manner, unfaithfulness is discussed and explored, guy and girl have conversation about his penis, guy and girl have conversation about “giving head,” guy asks another guy if he has any condoms, guys talk about sex in weight room, naked men contest, sexual sounds come from shower and from bedrooms, guys and girls shown having sex in the bedrooms, guys drinking alcohol off bikini-clad girls’ stomachs, dirty dancing in hot tub, guy licking salt off girl’s breast, girls and guys dirty dance in bar scenes, girls lie on top of each other and kiss and touch each other, guy fakes sex act on bed, girl dirty dances with musician.Drug Abuse: alcohol use is a part of most of the scenes, drunkenness is viewed as funny and acceptable, pressure is put on a guy to drink, smoking is shown but not often, guy dips snuff.


Company: New Line Cinema
Genre: Drama
Runtime: 97 min.
Industry Rating: R
Reviewer: Movie Morality Ministries - Lynn Nusser