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Project X (2012)

R | | Comedy, Drama | 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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It's Thomas Kub's 17th birthday and all he wants to do is throw a small party with some friends to help raise his social status and maybe even get lucky. But when his best friend Costa starts calling radio stations and putting ads up on Craigslist, you can be sure that this party is going to get really out of hand really fast.

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Comedy | Drama

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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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Also Known As:

Proyecto X  »

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$12,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$21,051,363 (USA) (4 March 2012)

Gross:

$54,731,865 (USA)
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Trivia

Thomas Mann is one of the few members of the cast to have prior acting experience. He had to audition seven times before landing the role. See more »

Goofs

Before party starts the boys are in Thomas's bedroom and his Dad calls for Thomas. Thomas and Costas run out and there is no skateboard between mirror and piano. Then when Dax films himself in that mirror you see the piano and a skateboard appears. 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 Rain Man (1988) See more »

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You Think I Ain't Worth A Dollar But I Feel Like A Millionaire
Written by Josh Homme, Mario Lalli and Nick Oliveri
Performed by Queens of the Stone Age
Courtesy of Interscope Records
Under license from Universal Music Enterprises
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What did you expect going to see this movie?
3 March 2012 | by (Australia) – See all my reviews

I know when to appreciate a movie with real meaning, and this is not the case. If you take this movie on face value - a humorous pure popcorn movie with no hidden meanings to teach you the values of life, it's pretty good. I don't see why it's getting bashed because for what it is, it was entertaining and funny. Before you go in to see this movie ask yourself what exactly you want to get out of it, if it's 1 hour and 20 minutes of mindless entertainment, then you're set. If, however you feel Project X will leave you pondering life and everything around you, this movie is not for you. Don't listen to the old people on here who knew what they were getting themselves into and still paid and saw the movie only to turn around and rate it poorly because it was below whatever expectations they have for a party movie...


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