Project X 2012
Project X is a 2012 comedy film directed by Nima Nourizadeh in his feature film debut, written by Michael Bacall and Matt Drake based on a story by Bacall, and produced by The Hangover director Todd Phillips. The plot follows Thomas (Thomas Mann), Costa (Oliver Cooper) and J.B. (Jonathan Daniel Brown), three friends who plan to gain popularity by throwing a party, a plan which quickly escalates out of their control.
Project X Plot
High school students Costa and J.B. plan to throw a party for their friend Thomas's birthday, aiming to increase their popularity among their schoolmates. Thomas' parents go away for the weekend, leaving him alone in the house, but warn him not to have too many people over, and not to drive his father's Mercedes. Project X Thomas is reluctant to have the party at his house out of fear of his parents finding out, but Costa continues with his plan. Costa hires AV-student Dax to chronicle the night's events. Throughout the day Costa and J.B. advertise the party through the school. Thomas himself invites Alexis, the hottest girl at school, and his best friend Kirby, whom he has a crush on.
Project X Cast
* Thomas Mann as Thomas. * Oliver Cooper as Costa. * Jonathan Daniel Brown as J.B. * Kirby Bliss Blanton as Kirby * Alexis Knapp as Alexis. * Dax Flame as Dax
Project X Release
Project X Box office
As of June 16, 2012, Project X the film has grossed $54,731,865 in the United States and Canada and $44,400,000 from markets elsewhere – a worldwide total of $99,131,865. Project X the film opened to $1.2 million in midnight takings from 1,003 theaters in the United States and Canada.Throughout its opening day, Project X the film's release was expanded to 3,055 theaters,where it grossed a total of $8.2 million including midnight takings.The end of the opening weekend saw the film take a total of $21 million – an average of $6,891 per theater– finishing as the number 2 grossing film of the weekend behind the animated family film The Lorax ($70.2 million),and exceeding expectations that it would finish with a gross in the mid to high teens.Young male audiences, which had decreased throughout 2011 from the previous year saw an increase for the opening weekend, with 58% of the audience skewing male and 67% of those being under the age of 25.
Directed by Nima Nourizadeh
Produced by Todd Phillips