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Project X (2012)

 -  Comedy | Crime  -  2 March 2012 (USA)
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3 high school seniors throw a birthday party to make a name for themselves. As the night progresses, things spiral out of control as word of the party spreads.

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A follow-up to the house party comedy 'Project X'.

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Three seemingly anonymous high school seniors attempt to finally make a name for themselves. Their idea is innocent enough - let's throw a party that no one will forget, and have a camera there, to document history in the making. But nothing could prepare them for this party. Word spreads quickly as dreams are ruined, records are blemished and legends are born. Written by Warner Bros. publicity

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Rated R for crude and sexual content throughout, nudity, drugs, drinking, pervasive language, reckless behavior and mayhem - all involving teens (also extended cut) | See all certifications »

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Budget:

$12,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$21,051,363 (USA) (2 March 2012)

Gross:

$54,724,272 (USA) (11 May 2012)
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Filmed on a set as opposed to a real neighborhood in order to minimize disruption to the locals. This proved to be a wise move as the set was effectively trashed during production. Nevertheless, nearby locals complained to Burbank police about the noise. See more »

Goofs

Before the party when Costa and Kirby are seen playing Mortal Kombat, it is clearly indicated that Kirby is winning and is playing as the character Reptile. However, a few moments later when she says she has won, we see that Reptile has lost and as been knocked off the field. See more »

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[first lines]
Costa: What up my lovely females? This is your boy Costa, your host for the evening. Behind me is Thomas Kub's house. Today is Thomas Kub's birthday,
[grabs crotch]
Costa: and this is Project X, yo.
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References Jimmy Kimmel Live! (2003) See more »

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You Think I Ain't Worth a Dollar, But I Feel Like a Millionaire
Performed by Queens of the Stone Age
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Extremely over the top yet strangely relatable
3 March 2012 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Depending on which age group you fall in will determine your enjoyment for Project X. Project X does so many fundamental things wrong such as sub par acting and glaring plot holes. However, for a film that on paper seems absolutely terrible I could not stop laughing and really enjoying this movie.

Project X isn't so much hilarious as it is entertaining. This movie will really appeal those who can relate to the plot somewhat. As an 18 year old that has thrown parties when my parents were away the film struck a chord with me. I could feel the main character Thomas's anxiety when he realized he had no control over his house and that's why I feel many teenagers and even those in their early 20's would really relate to this film.

Project X might not be worth 10 dollars to see it in the movie theater but if you go with a good group of friends the 10 dollar ticket will seem more than worth it. I really enjoyed the film for personal reasons but I can see a lot of movie goers detesting it. 6/10


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