Eight different people are invited to their 10-year high school reunion at their now-closed down high school where a former student, disfigured from a prank gone wrong, is there to seek revenge.
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Cast

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Carol
Simon Scuddamore ...
Marty
Carmine Iannaccone ...
Skip
Donna Yeager ...
Stella (as Donna Yaeger)
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Joe
Billy Hartman ...
Frank
Michael Safran ...
Ted (as Michael Saffran)
John Segal ...
Carl
Kelly Baker ...
Nancy
Sally Cross ...
Susan
Josephine Scandi ...
Shirley
Marc Smith ...
Coach
Dick Randall ...
Manny
Jon Clark ...
Digby
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Storyline

A group of popular students play a cruel prank on a shy nerd resulting in a terrible accident. Years later a reunion is held where each of the students face a stalker killer who may be the same nerd out for revenge. Written by Losman <losman@express-news.net>

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There's Horror in the Halls... Lynching in the Lunchroom... Murder in Metal Shop. See more »

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14 November 1986 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

April Fool's Day  »

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Trivia

As of 2013, Japan is the only country to have a home video release of the film under its original title of April Fool's Day. See more »

Goofs

When Shirley is burned in the acid bath, her position and facial burns change between shots. First she drowns unconscious from the burns, and has obvious marks on her face from the acid. The next two shots, the others hear her screaming, and then she's struggling to pull herself out of the tub, but her facial burns have disappeared. Next shot, she's suddenly still again; her face, now changed to a waxy state which breaks off like cement; just as the others arrive to find her. Realistically her face should be melting away or peeling off. Next shot, the surviving group enter the bathroom to find the shriveled remains of a skeleton. See more »

Quotes

Carol Manning: We'll take my car... it starts every time
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Laughs Scares and English accents
17 December 2001 | by (Birmingham, England) – See all my reviews

YES, the plot is hardly plausible and very thin. YES, the acting does range from average to laughable. YES, it has been done so many times before. However what we are dealing with is a film that does not shy away from these facts and pretends to be nothing more than it is. There are indeed some original death scenes and the tension does increase throughout the movie. In addition you are never more than a few minutes away from a gory killing. I urge everyone to watch this film with an unprejudiced eye and see it for what it set out to be; a scary, funny slasher flick with a theme tune second to none.


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