Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

'Cancun' loses its shirt.(Final)

Byline: Leanne Potts Journal Staff Writer

* Reality flick's disappointing opening weekend derails N.M. twins' star hopes

There is, perhaps, a glimmer of hope for Western civilization. "The Real Cancun" a tequila-soaked spring break romp featuring 16 college students doing things that will make their parents think twice before writing that next tuition check bombed at the box office.

The low-budget "reality" film grossed just $2.1 million opening weekend, coming in at a pathetic No. 10 in the box office standings.

To give you an idea of how bad a showing that is, consider this: "Identity," the weekend's No. 1 film, earned $16.2 million nearly eight times as much. …

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