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Slaughter High (1986)

Eight different people are invited to their old high school for their ten-year reunion where a fellow former student, disfigured from a prank gone wrong, is out to seek revenge.
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Cast overview:
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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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14 November 1986 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

April Fool's Day  »

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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

The students are supposedly attending their 10-year reunion, which would mean they graduated in 1976, yet there is a reference to their being the class of 1980. See more »

Quotes

Carol Manning: We'll take my car... it starts every time
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great gory revenge movie
2 December 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Slaughter High is about a boy named Marty. He was harassed, and picked on in high school. A group of kids played several pranks on him, and these pranks were REALLY bad. The last prank ended tragically.

cue to 5 years later. The gang of kids meet up again for a reunion. One of them set it up at the old high school. The school is now abandoned, and they have to break in. For some reason, the Janitor is still there, but he tells them to go ahead and have fun because they give him a beer.

They start partying ,and looking at their old lockers, and they see something of Marty's. One girl feels sorry for Marty but another guy calms her down.

Once the kills begin, it is great. Every kills is creative and gory. We see a figure in a jester mask, hunting them one by one throughout the school. It appears Marty is back to exact revenge. After the first person is killed, they find out they are locked in the school. They begin looking for a way out.

Now, there are a number of illogical things in this movie. First of all, I don't know anyone who has a 5 year reunion. Second of all, after the first kid dies, a girl gets blood all over her. They all run away in a panic, yet she runs to the bathroom, and finds a bathtub. Hrr friend has just been killed, and she decides to take a bath!? More importantly, why is there a bathtub in a school bathroom. Anyways, the bathtub doesn't seem to really work....and she dies a horrible death this is an 80s movie. it is a horror slasher. WHO CARES if it has some illogical parts. I for one don't. This movie has really great deaths. The ending.... there is a twist. Having recently seen Haute Tension, I can compare the two. The only way they are similar is that there is a twist, which kind of left me disappointed.....THEN right after the twist, comes a great, if not the best kill, in the movie.

After the last kill, the killer looks at the screen and also does something crazy, and it was the perfect way to end the movie. It has me going "wow..."


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