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Project X (1987)

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Air Force pilot Jimmy Garrett joins a top secret military experiment involving chimps, but begins to suspect there might be something more to the mysterious "Project X".

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Willie ...
Okko ...
Goofy
Karanja ...
Goliath
Luke ...
Harry ...
Ginger
Arthur ...
Winston
Ciafu ...
Spike
Lucy ...
Razzberry
Lulu ...
Ethel
Mousie ...
New Recruit
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Teri
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Dr. Carroll (as Bill Sadler)
Johnny Ray McGhee ...
Robertson
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Sgt. Krieger
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Storyline

A young inductee into the military is given the task of looking after some chimpanzees used in the mysterious "Project X". Getting to know the chimps fairly well, he begins to suspect there is more to the secret project than he is being told. Written by Murray Chapman <muzzle@cs.uq.oz.au>

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When the Air Force assigned Jimmy Garrett to a top secret project, he didn't know what he was in for. Neither did they. See more »


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17 April 1987 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Fuga dal futuro - Danger Zone  »

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Budget:

$18,000,000 (estimated)

Gross:

$18,532,286 (USA)
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Trivia

As the emotional sounds that chimps make do not in any way resemble those of humans, it was decided to create their vocalizations using actors. Every chimp sound in the picture, other than one very brief outburst, is ADR. The role of Goliath, the giant ape, was voiced by the African-American actor 'Arthur Burghart', who played Dr. Jack Scott on "One Life at a Time" and the smallest female chimp, Daisy, was voiced by 'Annie Lockhart' of "Battlestar Gallactica" fame. Norman B. Schwartz was the vocal effects director. See more »

Goofs

The leather jacket Jimmy Garret wears is actually a Navy G-1 flight jacket worn by Navy aircrew. The Air Force did not begin issuing leather flying jackets to aircrew (theirs, being the A-2) until 1988, one year after the release of this film. See more »

Quotes

Jimmy Garrett: Let's get the hell outta here.
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Connections

Referenced in Half in the Bag: American Ultra (2015) See more »

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Shock The Monkey
Written and Performed by Peter Gabriel
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Project X
15 March 2004 | by (ENGLAND) – See all my reviews

Well I have just been reading some of the comments, I think the people who said this film is rubish as no taste, I have watched this film, a couple of times and I think it is really good infact I am trying to get the film on DVD for my grandson, I know he will love it, I think it is really clever how they do it with monkey, well enjoyed, and it that good I will for sure buy a couple of the films to give to my other grandchildren who will also enjoy the film, it brings tears to your eyes, and it shows rhat people can be cruel to animals, it does happen for real not just acting , maybe this film will show how people can be so unkind to animals,


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