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Killer Party (1986)

 -  Comedy | Horror  -  9 May 1986 (USA)
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Three gorgeous babes decide to join a sorority, and a whole bunch of horny guys dump bees in the sorority's back yard where a bunch of girls are naked in the outside hot tub so when the ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Martin Hewitt ...
Blake
...
Martin
Elaine Wilkes ...
Phoebe
...
Professor Zito
Sherry Willis-Burch ...
Vivia
Alicia Fleer ...
Veronica
Woody Brown ...
Albert Harrison
Joanna Johnson ...
Jennifer
Terri Hawkes ...
Melanie
...
Pam
Laura Sherman ...
Sandy
Jeff Pustil ...
Virgil
Pam Hyatt ...
Mrs. Henshaw
Howard Busgang ...
Bee-Boy
Jason Warren ...
Bee-Boy
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Three gorgeous babes decide to join a sorority, and a whole bunch of horny guys dump bees in the sorority's back yard where a bunch of girls are naked in the outside hot tub so when the girls jump out the boys use a video camera to take lots of shots of them. Their house mother gets talked into letting the girls have a hazing party in a forbidden frat house, and when she goes there to make sure the place is safe, she first stops at a handy grave in the front yard to explain to 'Allan' why she's letting the girls use the house, and tells him that it was all an accident and it's time for him to just let it go. Allan doesn't answer her, since he's dead. Or is he? As she is nailing down a loose banister on the stairway, a mysterious figure appears before her, brandishing what looks like a tire iron, she turns, asks "What are you doing here?" and this person does answer her by striking her dead. Well, the three pledges go through a hazing (and there are some very nice set pieces here, ... Written by Jim Knoppow

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Also Known As:

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$681,337 (USA)
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Trivia

When released in 1986 the title was changed from "The April Fools" to "Killer Party" because the distributors feared that it would be confused with the film April Fool's Day (1986) which was also released around that time. See more »

Goofs

When April is walking around the abandoned snack bar in the cinema, the crew is reflected in the silver metal of the candy case, at the snack area. See more »

Quotes

April: [Walking around the abandoned cinema] Hello? Hello? I just want some popcorn! Customer here! This is your last chance!
[Starts to happily fill a huge bucket of popcorn, then walks out]
April: Thank You, Come Again!
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I Lose It
Written by Alan Brackett and Scott Shelly
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A really scary movie!!

I first saw "Killer Party" when I was about 12 years old. All the lights were off and it was about 3:00 in the morning. This is when horror movies are the scariest!

As I recall, the movie is about a group of girls that get accepted into a college sorority house. One girl took serious offense by the cruel jokes and pranks involved in the initiation. Anyway, the sisters throw a party with a bunch of guys. During the party, there seems to be someone killing off the guests. Who could it be?

"Killer Party" definitely deserves to be among the classic horror/slasher films of the late 70s and early-to-mid 80s. It uses poor cinematography and a low budget to it's advantage. The absolute scariest movies, to me, are the ones that use such cinematography to create an eerie, creepy atmosphere. If you are looking for a movie that will have you shocked white and trembling with suspense, rent "Killer Party"!! But remember, watch it alone in the dark, and late at night for the greatest effect.


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