Project X

Project X

DVD - 2012
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Three high school seniors throw a birthday party to make a name for themselves. As the night progresses, things spiral out of control.
Audience: Must be 18 YEARS OR OLDER to borrow this item.
OFRB rating: 18A.
Publisher: Burbank : Warner Home Video, 2012.
Branch Call Number: DVD FIC Proje
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (88 min.) : digital, sound, color ; 12 cm
Language Note: In English dubbed in French and Spanish with French and Spanish subtitles.
Closed captioned for the hearing impaired.

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reginator_22
Jan 22, 2018

Thought I would hate this one...but it's a guilty pleasure movie for me! I was entertained by this movie!!

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Matt_07_1998
Aug 03, 2015

Project X is a party movie which follows three highschool seniors Thomas, Costa, and JB, who attempt to gain a bit of popularity before their graduation by throwing a small; under-control party at Thomas's parents's house (whom just so happened to go away for the weekend). After scoring a bag of special herb for the party in a house filled with cabinets of alcohol, the next step for Thomas, Costa, and JB is to invite some popular students, set up the party and get ready. I won't dive into details of what exactly happens in the movie although it being a party movie, I believe it's pretty self-explanatory for any teenager and some parents using the information I just presented. The only other party movie I have ever watched in my life other than Project X is Super Bad, however unlike Project X that was more of a comedy than a strictly party oriented movie. Project X has been said to be the best party movie ever, however I cannot imagine there is all that much competition considering Project X and Super Bad are really the only ones I can name off the top of my head. That being said, Project X is not a bad movie.....for what it was intended to be. You cannot watch a party movie and go into it expecting a giant plot with emotionally driven characters that are all that relateable. Project X is not a movie you are going to watch and comeback feeling moved or like you had a life changing experience. To put it simply Project X is a good party movie and only that. There is alcohol, MDMA, Marijuana, topless girls, non-graphic sex scenes, and a lot of provocative events that occur throughout the movie as well as some slightly violent scenes that are comedically driven due to them being extremely outlandish and coming out of nowhere seemingly. Project X is a movie that will be enjoyed while watching without the accompaniment of parent(s) or guardian(s). This movie is enjoyable if you are in the mood to watch a fun movie that does not require any deep thinking (or really any thinking at all), great party music with some out of the ordinary events and a script containing quite a few quotables. I rate Project X 5/10; (for a party movie and the enjoyabillity factor) an 8/10. Keep calm and party on, "Till the break of dawn y'all!"

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jomac_05
Jul 27, 2014

just.. LOL.

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jazeebelle
Jul 19, 2014

Thank you Libraryman! I have looked at this movie a few times, never actually watching it, but wondered if i should now i know not to waste my time! :)

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Libraryman1_0
Jul 18, 2014

More or less something you'd find on a home video camera movie and probably done ten times better.

bears1985 Jan 18, 2014

Fell flat

DREWBURKE5 May 06, 2013

hahahaha project X is great! its really funny and is a good thing to waste your friday night watching

howardpoole Dec 21, 2012

What can I say? Just plain rude.

lasertravis Nov 25, 2012

I had little hope of liking this movie and ended up loving it. Total guilty pleasure, but a really effective teen party flick. The party is just crazy. Sadly, I will likely watch this again hence the 4 stars.

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joseph
Nov 14, 2012

Skip It – Project X (2012) 88 min. Filmed like a documentary and made to believe that this actually happened, three teenagers “host” a house party to end all house parties. Hundreds of people show up trashing house and neighbourhood. If I had any respect for the creators of this film, I would think that the film is an allegory of sin and how it grows and grows into an uncontrollable force. But hey, I give these guys too much credit. In fact, the film is just another excuse to demonstrate the lewdness of today’s society, especially in our young ones. The film could’ve been shot into a 23 minute two reel short that included the introduction of the characters, a few minutes of the “party”, and the concluding “moral” thoughts. But all we have here is party scene after party scene; a party I wouldn’t want to be invited to.

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reginator_22
Jan 22, 2018

Dad: I just didn't think you had it in you.

Thomas: I know. Sorry I let you down.

Dad: No, I literally didn't think you had this in you. So uh, how many people were here?

Thomas: Uh, 15 hundred. Couple thousand maybe.

Dad: Wow.

Thomas: You should have seen it. It was awesome.

Dad: Well, you're still f&*ked Thomas.

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