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Killer Party (1986)

R | | Comedy, Horror | 9 May 1986 (USA)
In order to join a sorority, three friends go to a hazing party in an old house where a sadistic bloodthirsty demonic spirit is lying in wait.

Director:

William Fruet

Writer:

Barney Cohen
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Martin Hewitt ... Blake
Ralph Seymour ... Martin
Elaine Wilkes Elaine Wilkes ... Phoebe
Paul Bartel ... Professor Zito
Sherry Willis-Burch Sherry Willis-Burch ... Vivia
Alicia Fleer Alicia Fleer ... Veronica
Woody Brown ... Albert Harrison
Joanna Johnson ... Jennifer
Terri Hawkes ... Melanie
Deborah Hancock Deborah Hancock ... Pam
Laura Sherman Laura Sherman ... Sandy
Jeff Pustil Jeff Pustil ... Virgil
Pam Hyatt Pam Hyatt ... Mrs. Henshaw
Howard Busgang ... Bee-Boy
Jason Warren Jason Warren ... Bee-Boy
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Storyline

Three gorgeous babes decide to join a sorority, and a whole bunch of horny guys dump bees in the sorority's back yard where a bunch of girls are naked in the outside hot tub so when the girls jump out the boys use a video camera to take lots of shots of them. Their house mother gets talked into letting the girls have a hazing party in a forbidden frat house, and when she goes there to make sure the place is safe, she first stops at a handy grave in the front yard to explain to 'Allan' why she's letting the girls use the house, and tells him that it was all an accident and it's time for him to just let it go. Allan doesn't answer her, since he's dead. Or is he? As she is nailing down a loose banister on the stairway, a mysterious figure appears before her, brandishing what looks like a tire iron, she turns, asks "What are you doing here?" and this person does answer her by striking her dead. Well, the three pledges go through a hazing (and there are some very nice set pieces here, ... Written by Jim Knoppow

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By the end of the dance, some of the sorority sisters were dead on their feet. See more »

Genres:

Comedy | Horror

Certificate:

R | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Details

Country:

Canada

Language:

English

Release Date:

9 May 1986 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The April Fool See more »

Filming Locations:

Toronto, Ontario, Canada

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$197,018, 11 May 1986

Gross USA:

$681,337
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Shot in October. While the first half of the film takes place at the beginning of the school year in autumn, the second half of the film is supposed to take place in the spring (specifically April 1) and includes scenes of actors bundled in winter coats and even snowflakes passing by the camera during exterior shots. See more »

Goofs

When April is walking around the abandoned snack bar in the cinema, the crew is reflected in the silver metal of the candy case, at the snack area. See more »

Quotes

Veronica: OK, slime-buckets, listen up! The phrase for today is: 'I myself prefer a big, fat cucumber.' Let's hear it.
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Alternate Versions

Prior to release, MGM cut bloody details from almost every on-screen murder in the film. Just before its release American horror magazine Fangoria published photos of the numerous death scenes pruned from the final cut. These scenes have not been restored back into the film. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Don't Go to the Reunion (2013) See more »

Soundtracks

You're No Fool
(April)
Written by Garry Brandon, Dennis Churchill, Richard Wright, Rick Chaddick
Performed by White Sister
Published by Screen Gems-Emi Music, Inc. & United Lion Music, Inc.
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Late Nite Horror Viewing @ It's Finest???
1 September 2003 | by XFASee all my reviews

No this isnt the BEST horror flick Ive seen. Its more like a mystery than it is horror. But It's defiantely NOT the worst. If there was nothing on TV , I would watch this for sure. I think this is kind of cool. Once again , this is a movie directed at teens - made in the mid-80s - possible for Drive In Theaters. That makes this movie a cult classic - sorta... There are like no known (or at least I dont't know who they are) stars and you may never know what's going to happen next. Sort of reminds me Of 'Night Of the Creeps' , without the Creeps.... So , this is horror , late night TV and it's an 80s flick - if you haven't seen it and have the opportunity to - and are WILLING - go for it - It won't hurt....much.


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