Spring Breakers is a 2012 American crime thriller film written and directed by Harmony Korine. The film stars Selena Gomez, Vanessa Hudgens, Ashley Benson, Rachel Korine and James Franco. The film follows four college-aged girls on their spring break. Childhood friends and college students Faith, Brit, Candy, and Cotty plan to go on a spring break vacation, but don't have enough money for the trip. To obtain the funds, Brit and Candy rob a fast food restaurant using hammers and realistic-looking squirt guns, with Cotty as the getaway driver.