April Fool's Day (1986)

R   |    |  Horror, Mystery


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Nine college students staying at a friend's remote island mansion begin to fall victim to an unseen murderer over the April Fool's Day weekend.


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  • Griffin O'Neal and Amy Steel in April Fool's Day (1986)
  • Thomas F. Wilson in April Fool's Day (1986)
  • Deborah Foreman in April Fool's Day (1986)
  • Amy Steel in April Fool's Day (1986)
  • Ken Olandt and Clayton Rohner in April Fool's Day (1986)
  • Deborah Foreman in April Fool's Day (1986)

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21 March 2019 | Platypuschow
4
| April Fool's Day: Meh, 80's slasher
Released during a period where slashers were peaking, April Fool's Day attempts at being different but fails impressively.

It tells the generic story of a group of friends who go somewhere secluded to party and get picked off one by one by an unseen foe.

Starring Thomas "Biff Tannen" Wilson and Amy "Friday 13th Part 2" Steel it's a really quite lifeless affair where very little really happens, the kills are pretty much non-existent and the finale is certainly an anti-climax.

The cast are decent enough in fact it was great seeing a young Clayton Rohner who certainly stole every scene he was in.

I'd heard this was a bit of a classic, if that's the case then it saddens me to report that I think this was a mindless movie rushed out to cash in on the popularity of the genre at a time such movies saturated the market.

Not dreadful, just benign.

The Good:

Decent cast

The Bad:

Underwhelming throughout

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