Killer Party (1986)

R  |   |  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 overview, first billed only:
Martin Hewitt ...
Elaine Wilkes ...
Professor Zito
Sherry Willis-Burch ...
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Joanna Johnson ...
Terri Hawkes ...
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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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Comedy | Horror


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Release Date:

9 May 1986 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

The April Fool  »

Box Office


$681,337 (USA)

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Did You Know?


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 »


Forearm splints visible under Jennifer's sleeves whenever she blocks the blows from wooden beams. Her sleeves also become rolled up at one point when she's posessed, then back down again later to hide the splints. See more »


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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References The Wizard of Oz (1939) See more »


Written by Garry Brandon, Dennis Churchill, Richard Wright, Rick Chaddick
Performed by White Sister
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Late Nite Horror Viewing @ It's Finest???
1 September 2003 | by (orbiting around Marz) – See all my reviews

No this isnt the BEST horror flick Ive seen. Its more like a mystery than it is horror. But It's defiantely NOT the worst. If there was nothing on TV , I would watch this for sure. I think this is kind of cool. Once again , this is a movie directed at teens

  • made in the mid-80s - possible for Drive In Theaters. That makes this

movie a cult classic - sorta... There are like no known (or at least I dont't know who they are) stars and you may never know what's going to happen next. Sort of reminds me Of 'Night Of the Creeps' , without the Creeps.... So , this is horror , late night TV and it's an 80s flick - if you haven't seen it and have the opportunity to - and are WILLING - go for it - It won't hurt....much.

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