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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.

Director:

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 ... 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.

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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, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$54,731,865

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$102,731,865
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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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Trivia

Filmed over a period of five weeks. See more »

Goofs

Near the beginning of the movie, while in the van, the driver hits the brakes to have the kid in the passenger hit his head. The thing is that he would have been forced forward into the dashboard not backwards into the head of the seat. 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 »

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Soundtracks

FnG
Written by Philippe Tayag, Richard Tayag and Nick Ngo
Performed by Philippe Tayag (as SB) and PC
Courtesy of JBWKZ Records
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User Reviews

 
Great soundtrack, non-stop fun and chaos!
3 July 2012 | by lucyrichards27See all my reviews

This movie tells the story of 3 teen boys, all with completely different personalities, who decide to throw a fairly large birthday bash, which in the end goes totally out of hand. The movie is based on the real life story about a boy named Corey Delaney who threw a huge party that involved the whole street. The movie has worried several people due to the fact that teenagers are represented in a very negative way. Reports of imitations of the Project X party have also been in the news.

I think everyone is overreacting personally but that's just me. This movie is so much fun, and as much as it makes me want to go to a party, I would never act so ridiculously as portrayed in Project X. The movie can be compared to American Pie, Super bad etc with it's really American humour and classic story line. It features filthy comedy, naked teens, scenes of drug use and alcohol consumption and is a non-stop thrill ride. It will leave you gritting your teeth and covering your eyes due to it's absurd stunts and the cringe-worthy events in it.

It has a great soundtrack that makes you wanna get up and dance too! However, the reason why I haven't rated it a ten is because towards the end, it becomes a bit TOO dramatic and silly. But overall, it's fun, sexy, funny, pulse racing & definitely memorable. Just like in Super bad, you emphasize with each character and each one is completely different to the other. If you like Super bad/American Pie, you'll love this :)


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