April Fool's Day
April Fool's Day (1986)

Any slasher movie with a title like April Fool's Day would have to be a spoof, and this one fits that niche perfectly. Eight college chums are invited to a weekend April Fool's party held by their mutual friend Deborah Foreman. En… More

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Rated: R
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Genre: Horror
Release Date: March 27, 1986
DVD Release Date: September 3, 2002
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Critic Score: 33% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

A revolting teen slasher film from north of the border, that tries its darnedest to be witty.

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Stefan Birgir Stefansson


Scott Weinberg

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.

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Tim Brayton
Antagony & Ecstasy

One of the savviest examples of slasher film self-commentary in existence, beating Scream by a cool ten years and a half.

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Nick Schager
Lessons of Darkness

I've seen this film before...as an episode of The Golden Girls.

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Christopher Null

Classic horror cheese

Dustin Putman

Even today, it holds up as a spooky, flirty entertainment, doing justice to the folly and mirth of its namesake holiday.

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Andreas Samuelson

Compared to other similar 80s teen-flicks, this is a very fun and likable little film.

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Flixster Audience Score: 47% Flixster User Reviews
Spencer S.
This film has been, at least partially, lauded for being innovative and alternative in comparison to the slasher genre schlock that permeated the eighties.… More
Ken Stachnik
Basically an 80's remake of And Then There Where None (aka 10 Little Indians), with a lot of April Fool's pranks thrown in. It's nothing… More
Alex roy
April Fool's Day is a fairly decent Slasher film. The concept of the film is of course set around the day itself. I liked the idea of this film, but like… More
Dean King
A cool 80's slasher that inspired many more recent hits.
Aj V
This movie is so bad, it's awesome! I loved this silly horror movie taking place around April Fool's Day! It has some great horror scenes, the… More
Tim Salmons
Jaw-droppingly original.