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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.

Directors:

Mitchell Altieri (as The Butcher Brothers), Phil Flores (as The Butcher Brothers)

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Michael Wigart (teleplay), Danilo Bach (story) | 3 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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 Sabrina Aldridge ... Milan Hastings (as Sabrina Ann Aldridge)
Tom Barker Tom Barker ... Photographer
Michael Beasley ... Kitchen Staffer
Charles Black Charles Black ... Judge
Meredith Boll Meredith Boll ... Susan Moyer
Mariesha Crews Mariesha Crews ... Blaine's Hot Girl
Dave Gould Dave Gould ... FX Coordinator (as Dale Gould)
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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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She has a killer party planned. See more »

Genres:

Horror

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Unrated | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

25 March 2008 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

April Fool's Day See more »

Filming Locations:

Charlotte, North Carolina, USA See more »

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Budget:

$5,000,000 (estimated)
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Company Credits

Production Co:

360 Pictures See more »
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Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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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

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 »

Connections

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

Soundtracks

I Got a Thang for You
Written by Michael McGregor
Performed by Michael McGregor and Jennifer Jordan
Courtesy of Marc Ferrari/MasterSource
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An OK movie with a twist...
23 August 2009 | by jvilla53See all my reviews

This movie provides you with the basics of a slasher movie: starts out with a festive occasion that then becomes a horrific scene. Then the fun begins, as someone gets cut up in here and another in the next. But the real fun begins when it reaches the ending... there's a twist (actually, 2 twists) that left me feeling shocked, relieved, the shocked again, then angry. If you want to know what I'm talking about, watch it. At your own risk. The movie is dull and boring the first half and gets more and more exciting as it goes on. I'm not exactly sure if I like this movie because I somewhat feel disappointed but at the same time satisfied at what I just watched. The final judgment: it's up to you.


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