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Writers (WGA):
Mikey Wigart (teleplay)
Danilo Bach (story)
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Release Date:
25 March 2008 (USA) See more »
Genre:
Tagline:
This April Fool's Day, Put All Jokes Aside...Because You May Be Next. See more »
Plot:
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. Full summary » | Full synopsis »
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I Know What You Did Last April's Fool Day See more (33 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order)

Taylor Cole ... Desiree Cartier

Josh Henderson ... Blaine Cartier

Scout Taylor-Compton ... Torrance Caldwell

Joe Egender ... Ryan

Jennifer Siebel Newsom ... Barbie (as Jennifer Siebel)

Samuel Child ... Peter Welling

Joseph McKelheer ... Charles Lansford

Frank J. Aard ... Wilford (as Frank Aard)
Sabrina Aldridge ... Milan Hastings (as Sabrina Ann Aldridge)
Tom Barker ... Photographer

Michael Beasley ... Kitchen Staffer
Charles Black ... Judge
Meredith Boll ... Susan Moyer
Mariesha Crews ... Blaine's Hot Girl
Dave Gould ... FX Coordinator (as Dale Gould)
Dottie Grissom-Hardin ... Craft Service Woman

R. Keith Harris ... Seton Motley

Eric Hollenbeck ... SFX Guy
Emily Labelle ... Chloe (as Emily LaBelle)
Adam Melton ... Courier

Alexa Sheehan ... Chanel (as Alexa Motley)

George Peroulas ... Master of Ceremonies
Mark Alton Rose ... Mr. Ellsworth
Chris Roseboro ... Officer #2
Mark Scarboro ... Stuart

David Schifter ... Press Conference Lawyer
Hamilton Scott ... Officer #1

Paul Shaw ... Film Director
Edgar W. Smith ... Cop at Station
Marjorie Strauss ... Campaign Worker
Tommy Allen Taylor ... Security Guard Davis
Draygo ... Elton
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

Darrell Barr ... Lawyer (uncredited)

Corinne Biazzo ... Pool Girl (uncredited)

Dave Blamy ... Valet (uncredited)

Jerry Cashman ... Real Estate Office Worker (uncredited)

Taylor-Grace Davis ... Girl in the Graveyard (uncredited)
Amanda Elizabeth ... Debutate Ball Guest (uncredited)

Cricket Ellis ... Film Crew (uncredited)
Juli Emmons ... Debutante Girl (uncredited)
Richard Gaither ... Photographer (uncredited)
Mark D. Headen ... Debutant Escort (uncredited)
D.A. Hänks ... Inebriated Pool Party Guest (uncredited)
Kristin Jann-Fischer ... Pool Girl (uncredited)

Christy Johnson ... Shocked Party Guest (uncredited)
David Lowe ... Maintenance Man (uncredited)
Gabriel L. McMinn ... Pageant Child (uncredited)

Tiffany LeShai McMinn ... Waitress (uncredited)
W. Scott Parker III ... Security Escort (uncredited)
Robert Pineiro ... Suitor at Debutante Ball (uncredited)
Sara Platt ... Junior Miss Carolina (uncredited)
Michael G. Plumides Jr. ... Waiter (uncredited)
Edd Robinson ... Party Guest (uncredited)
Morgan McMath Rogers ... FX Guy 1 (uncredited)
John Rutland ... Attorney (uncredited)

Chris Walters ... Guy Dancing in Underwear (uncredited)
Janice Mitchell Wyatt ... Party Guest (uncredited)

Directed by
Mitchell Altieri  (as The Butcher Brothers)
Phil Flores  (as The Butcher Brothers)
 
Writing credits
(WGA)
Mikey Wigart (teleplay) (as Michael Wigart)

Danilo Bach (story)

Danilo Bach (earlier screenplay) and
Mitchell Altieri (earlier screenplay) (as The Butcher Brothers) &
Phil Flores (earlier screenplay) (as The Butcher Brothers)

Produced by
Tara L. Craig .... line producer
Tara L. Craig .... producer
Frank Mancuso Jr. .... producer
Jennifer Nieves Gordon .... associate producer (as Jennifer Nieves)
 
Original Music by
James Stemple 
 
Cinematography by
Michael Maley (director of photography)
 
Film Editing by
Raúl Dávalos 
 
Casting by
Lindsey Hayes Kroeger 
David Rapaport 
Marty Siu 
 
Set Decoration by
Rachel Goodman 
 
Costume Design by
Jennifer L. Soulages 
 
Makeup Department
Kristy Horiuchi .... special makeup effects artist
Sandra S. Orsolyak .... assistant makeup artist
Joan Shay .... hair stylist
Betty Lou Skinner .... hair stylist
Leigh Ann Yandle .... makeup department head
 
Production Management
David Gaines .... post-production supervisor
Rami Rank .... unit production manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Ryan Bennett .... second second assistant director
Steven Ritzi .... second unit director (as Steve Ritzi)
Alexa Sheehan .... key second assistant director (as Alexa Motley)
Jonathan Southard .... first assistant director
 
Art Department
Anthony Cam .... set dresser
Kristin Cauldwell .... assistant property master
Charles Bo Howard .... art department coordinator
Mark Paton .... on-set props
Chrissy Premeaux .... assistant property master
John H. Russell .... construction coordinator
Ryan Small .... set dresser
Bob Smith .... leadman
Gene Michael Smith .... additional set dresser
Deanna Tilley .... buyer
Amanda Ward .... set dresser
 
Sound Department
Gregg Barbanell .... foley artist
Jeffree Bloomer .... sound mixer
Anthony Cargioli .... boom operator
Jenny Elsinger .... additional cable person
Gary Gegan .... sound re-recording mixer
Robert Getty .... supervising sound editor
Albert Hedgepeth .... second boom operator / sound utility
Chris Navarro .... adr mixer
Matthew Reale .... sound mixing recordist
John Sanders .... boom operator
Alec St. John .... sound re-recording mixer
Alec St. John .... supervising sound editor
Lucy Sustar .... foley mixer
 
Special Effects by
David Beavis .... special effects supervisor
Susan Beavis .... special effects buyer
David Hill .... special effects supervisor
Morgan McMath Rogers .... special effects technician
 
Visual Effects by
Richard Kratt .... digital compositor
 
Stunts
Chick Bernhardt .... stunt driver
Kimberly Shannon Murphy .... stunt double
Steven Ritzi .... stunt coordinator (as Steve Ritzi)
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Chris Allen .... grip
Andy Bader .... additional second assistant camera
Monica Barrios-Smith .... assistant camera
Patrick Borowiak .... assistant camera: "b" camera
Brett Cassel .... camera production assistant
Catherine Cravens .... grip
Lee Donaldson .... grip
Ramon Engle .... steadicam operator
David Giesbrecht .... still photographer
Ben D. Griffith Jr. .... key grip
Thirl Haston .... camera car
Jack McCollum .... lighting balloon technician
Frank McGough .... gaffer
Billy Merrell .... best boy grip
Erik Olson .... second assistant camera
Mark N. Overton .... grip
Floyd A.B. Rance III .... camera operator
Christian Satrazemis .... first assistant camera
Art Schultz .... best boy electric
Max Fischer .... steadicam operator (uncredited)
Karen Michele Kelly .... electrician (uncredited)
 
Casting Department
Allison Bader .... casting assistant
Maxann Crotts .... assistant: local casting director
Devyne Johnson .... casting assistant
Adam Melton .... casting assistant
Marty Siu .... extras casting
Marty Siu .... location casting
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Shawna-Nova Foley .... set costumer
Ginger Knussmann .... costumer
Julia Rusthoven .... key costumer
 
Editorial Department
Albert Coleman .... assistant editor
 
Music Department
Roger Bellon .... composer: additional music
Mark Denis .... composer: additional music
Christine H. Luethje .... music editor
Jeremy Sweet .... composer: additional music
Malik Williams .... additional original music
Malik Williams .... original songs: performer
 
Transportation Department
Tina Del Castillo .... driver: cast
Rick Parkinson .... transportation captain
John Rice Sr. .... transportation coordinator
Todd Luckey .... production van operator (uncredited)
 
Other crew
Allyson Abernethy .... assistant production office coordinator
Richard S. Bellina .... set medic
Vivian Boyer .... unit publicist
Chris Buchanan .... production assistant
Joe Cappelletti .... adr voice director
Evelyn Chafin .... production secretary
Scott Clackum .... location manager
Nathan Earley .... location department assistant
Rick Fisher .... location scout
Tyler Garnett .... production assistant
Frank Gibson .... set production assistant
Jennifer Irvine .... production coordinator
Jason Johnson .... set production assistant
Jess L. Johnson .... location assistant
Jason Allen King .... assistant location manager
Katarzyna 'Kait' Malec .... set production assistant
Adam Melton .... utility stand-in
Kevin Mills .... set production assistant
Beth Multer .... script supervisor
Ellen Pfirrmann .... assistant location manager
Nick Phillips .... production executive
Keegan Sacko .... set production assistant
Denver Scaggs .... set medic
Kelly Stultz .... payroll accountant
Justin Turner .... production assistant
Irwin M. Rappaport .... production attorney (uncredited)
 

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91 min
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Trivia:
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 »
Goofs:
Continuity: 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 »
Movie Connections:
Remake of April Fool's Day (1986)See more »
Soundtrack:
South BronxSee more »

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14 out of 22 people found the following review useful.
I Know What You Did Last April's Fool Day, 13 January 2009
Author: Claudio Carvalho from Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

In the débutant ball of the socialite Torrance Caldwell (Scout Taylor-Compton) on April, 1st 2007, the jealous and futile millionaire Desiree Cartier (Taylor Cole) dilutes a powerful drug in the champagne of her dislikable acquaintance Milan Hastings (Sabrina Ann Aldridge) and her reckless brother Blaine Cartier (Josh Henderson) takes sexual advantage of Milan. Desiree tapes the situation with a camcorder while her friends Torrance, Barbie (Jennifer Siebel) and Peter Welling (Samuel Child), Charles Lansford (Joseph McKelheer) and Ryan (Joe Egender) snoop the couple in Blaine's bedroom. However, Milan has a seizure and falls off the balcony immediately dying. The group goes to court, Blaine looses the control of the family's fortune that shifts to Desiree, but they are considered innocents and the death of Milan is considered a fatality in a prank. One year later, each one of them receive a letter mustering them up to Milan's grave. While gathered in the cemetery, they receive a package telling that each one of them would die until the end of the day if the responsible for the death of Milan does not assume the guilty.

The association of "April's Fool Day" with the franchises "I Know What You Did Last Summer" and "Cruel Intentions" is immediate. The author has certainly inspired in these movies to write his plot, and I noted that this is not only my impression, but there is at least another IMDb User that had the same feeling. However, the unoriginal, unbelievable and predictable story is not totally bad and entertains. The good point of this flick is the camera work, with long travelings and original planes and angles. My vote is six.

Title (Brazil): "Dia da Mentira" ("Day of the Lie" (literally), meaning "April Fool's Day")

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