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April Fool's Day (2008)

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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Storyline

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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This April Fool's Day, Put All Jokes Aside...Because You May Be Next. See more »

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Horror

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Unrated | See all certifications »

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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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Trivia

Red is Desiree's favorite color, her bedroom is red, her car, her clothes and her cellular phone. See more »

Goofs

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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Referenced in Slice and Dice: The Slasher Film Forever (2012) See more »

Soundtracks

Quartet for Strings No. 19 'Dissonance' in C Major KV465 Andante Cantabile
Written by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (as Mozart)
Arranged by Jim Long
Courtesy of Crucial Music Corporation and Point Classics LLC
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Unfortunately Terrible
28 March 2008 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This is a movie very lightly based on the '80s slasher of the same name. The original wasn't anywhere near the best of the slasher movies so I could only think that this movie could easily equal it's predecessor. The acting was pretty bad for most of the supporting characters but I still am having a hard time figuring out if it's the actors fault or the directors. I don't know. Blaine and Desiree did on OK job with the material they were given.

Its cinematography was terrible. The quick zooms of the camera was very much something I'd expect from a teenager filming skits with friends. The score in this film was laughable. I don't know where they got the idea to use some of the music but it ruined any little bit of suspense that they managed to build.

This was one of the worse movies I have seen in a long time. I had very low expectations for this film but am baffled at how bad it really was.


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