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April Fool's Day (2008)

Unrated | | Horror | Video 25 March 2008
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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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Cast overview, first billed only:
Barbie (as Jennifer Siebel)
Wilford (as Frank Aard)
Sabrina Aldridge ...
Milan Hastings (as Sabrina Ann Aldridge)
Tom Barker ...
Michael Beasley ...
Meredith Boll ...
Mariesha Crews ...
Dave Gould ...
FX Coordinator (as Dale Gould)


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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It's gonna be a killer party! See more »




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Release Date:

25 March 2008 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

A Noite das Brincadeiras Mortais  »

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$5,000,000 (estimated)

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Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?


Was originally to be a direct remake of the April Fool's Day (1986) but was rewritten to bring on a much more modern twist to April Fools. See more »


When Desiree first enters the parking garage looking for Peter, she is wearing black high-heel boots. Later in the scene when she is being chased, she is wearing black knee-high socks and black running shoes. 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 »


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


Anyone After
Written by Peter E. Johnson
Performed by Pop Warner
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I'm ashamed, but...
20 March 2008 | by (Finland) – See all my reviews

I must say that I kind of liked this movie. Well, actually I liked just the ending. It was way better than in the first one, because it wasn't just a stupid prank to a friend (which by the way, no one sane person would do to anybody). This one also had ending, that I would never predict. But that's possibly just because I was waiting straight copy from the first one.

The acting was horrible, except for Scout Taylor-Compton. Killing scenes were stupid, especially the first one. The direction was so cheap-looking, that I almost puked. But because the ending was decent and the movie was somewhat entertaining, I give it 5/10.

Ps. I love pretty much all slasher films that I've seen.

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