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Project X (2012)

R | | Comedy | 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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Nima Nourizadeh

Writers:

Matt Drake (screenplay), Michael Bacall (screenplay) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Thomas Mann ... Thomas
Oliver Cooper ... Costa
Jonathan Daniel Brown ... JB
Dax Flame ... Dax
Kirby Bliss Blanton ... Kirby
Brady Hender ... Everett
Nick Nervies Nick Nervies ... Tyler
Alexis Knapp ... Alexis
Miles Teller ... Miles
Peter Mackenzie ... Dad
Caitlin Dulany ... Mom
Rob Evors ... Rob
Rick Shapiro ... T-Rick
Martin Klebba ... Angry Little Person
Pete Gardner ... Older Guy
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Storyline

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.

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

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You are invited See more »

Genres:

Comedy

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

2 March 2012 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Proyecto X See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA

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Box Office

Budget:

$12,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$21,051,363, 4 March 2012

Gross USA:

$54,731,865

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$102,731,865
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Company Credits

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

| (extended cut)

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital | Datasat | SDDS

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Loosely based on the house party of Corey Worthington (Delaney) in Australia. The then-teenager posted the address of his house party on MySpace, attracting around 500 people and caused over $20,000 in property damage. His party attracted journalists and was widely disliked by the public, having been assaulted by a group of teenagers after the events. See more »

Goofs

As a girl is dancing, one of her eyes is red. See more »

Quotes

[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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Alternate Versions

The Extended Cut released on video has around 5-6 additional minutes. See more »

Connections

Featured in WatchMojo: Top 10 Rave Parties in Movies (2015) See more »

Soundtracks

Over (Hyper Crush Remix)
Written by Boi-1da (as Matthew Samuels), Drake (as Aubrey Graham), Nicholas Brongers and Noah Shebib
Performed by Drake
Courtesy of Cash Money Records/Universal Records
Under license from Universal Music Enterprises
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User Reviews

 
Extremely over the top yet strangely relatable
3 March 2012 | by braff182-1See 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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