April Fool's Day
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April Fool's Day just happens to be the birthday of rich college student Buffy (Deborah Foreman), so she invites a group of friends from Vassar over to her family's island getaway to spend the weekend partying. Though some practical-joke shenanigans on the ferry over from the mainland lead to unexpected bloodshed and put a damper on the festivities, Buffy unleashes a flood of more benign pranks on her guests, setting a tone of giddy abandon. With plenty of randy guys and gals on hand and no parental supervision, it isn't long before drunken escapades ensue. As the weekend… More

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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 36%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"One of the savviest examples of slasher film self-commentary in existence, beating Scream by a cool ten years and a half."
‑ Tim Brayton, Antagony & Ecstasy
"I've seen this film before...as an episode of The Golden Girls."
‑ Nick Schager, Lessons of Darkness
"Classic horror cheese"
‑ Christopher Null, Filmcritic.com
"Even today, it holds up as a spooky, flirty entertainment, doing justice to the folly and mirth of its namesake holiday."
‑ Dustin Putman, DustinPutman.com
"Compared to other similar 80s teen-flicks, this is a very fun and likable little film."
‑ Andreas Samuelson, Slasherpool
‑ Stefan Birgir Stefansson, sbs.is
"There are much better 80's horror flicks to spend your money on, but April Fool's Day has enough jolts and twists to warrant a look."
‑ Scott Weinberg, eFilmCritic.com
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