VIDEO: Why 1986’s ‘April Fool’s Day’ is the Best Thing About April Fool’s Day.


Released 30 years ago next week, 1986’s ‘April Fool’s Day’ seemed to be just another holiday themed horror film riding the slasher wave. Watch our video review to see why it’s much more than what you’d expect. And don’t worry, if you haven’t seen ‘April Fool’s Day’ the first half of this video is spoiler free, and I make it clear when it starts to head into spoiler territory.

Trust me, don’t ruin this one for yourself.

Custom poster design used in the video is by Silver Ferox Design.

Directed by Fred Walton (When A Stranger Calls) and written by Danilo Bach (Beverly Hills Cop), April Fool’s Day¬†also stars Friday the 13th Part II‘s Amy Steel and Biff Tannen himself, Tom Wilson.

Release Date: March 27, 1986

Budget: $5 Million USD (estimated)

Box Office: $12, 947,763 (via Box Office Mojo)

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April Fool's Day Poster


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