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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)

Writers:

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

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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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Production Co:

360 Pictures See more »
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Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Milan Hasting's headstone dates her as being born in 1986. 1986 is the year that the original April Fool's Day (1986) was released. See more »

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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 »

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

Soundtracks

Haydn Quartet
Written by Franz Joseph Haydn (uncredited)
Arranged by Charlotte Georg (as Lee Ashley)
Courtesy of OGM Inc./Ole Georg Music
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Unfortunately Terrible
28 March 2008 | by jhanse29See 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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