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April Fool's Day (2008)

Unrated  |  Video  |   |  Horror  |  25 March 2008 (USA)
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A year after an April Fool's Day prank which resulted in the death of one of their set, a group of friends find themselves targeted by someone who is out for revenge.

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The new "April Fool's" revolves around a party given by two rich siblings for their friend. Tragedy strikes when a friend falls over a balcony and dies. One year later, the teens responsible for the accident become the targets of a twisted killer who begins hunting them down one by one. Written by Davi Silva

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She has a killer party planned. See more »

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25 March 2008 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

A Noite das Brincadeiras Mortais  »

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$5,000,000 (estimated)
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The score is a variation of the original April Fools Day (1986) theme. See more »

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When the movie opens on April 1, 2007, Peter Welling is a candidate for the U.S. Senate and discusses the state of his campaign. As of that date the next primary election would still be 17 months away - too far away for a person to be running a Senate campaign. See more »

Crazy Credits

After the cast scrolls by, a clip of "The Susan Moyers Show" is shown featuring an interview with Charles ('Joseph McKelheer (I)'). See more »

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Remake of April Fool's Day (1986) See more »

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Ties with When a Stranger Calls as the worst remake ever
15 December 2013 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

The presence of about ten scriptwriters should have warned me just how bad this remake of a '80s-era slasher would be. That, and the name of the directors, The Butcher Brothers. If that doesn't say it all then I don't know what does.

APRIL FOOL'S DAY is an appalling film, so cringeworthy, so awful that I can barely believe it exists. The script is awful, mind-numbingly bad and with no discernible wit, skill or intelligence present at any spot in the narrative. The actors are equally terrible, delivering their lines in a stilted way reminiscent of automatons. Watching the end result, I can't help but liken this to a particularly poor episode of BEVERLEY HILLS 90210.

Horror fans should look elsewhere, too. There's plenty of full-blooded horror on offer in cinemas today, and this is anything but. The various kill scenes are silly indeed and the movie reaches a real nadir when it comes to the big twist at the climax, which is the most ridiculous, SCOOBY DOO-type thing I've ever seen. Please, please do yourself a favour and avoid this movie like the plague.


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