Project X

Project X (1987)

When the Air Force assigned Jimmy Garrett to a top secret project, he didn't know what he was in for. Neither did they.

  • Genre: Drama, Comedy
  • Release Date: 1987-04-17
  • User Rating: 6.268/10 from 209 ratings
  • Runtime: 1h 48min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: 20th Century Fox
  • Production Country: United States of America
  • Director: Jonathan Kaplan
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A young inductee into the military is given the task of looking after some chimpanzees used in the mysterious 'Project X'. Getting to know the chimps fairly well, he begins to suspect there is more to the secret project than he is being told.


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  • Matthew Broderick

    as Jimmy Garrett
  • Helen Hunt

    as Teri Macdonald
  • Willie

    as Virgil
  • William Sadler

    as Dr. Carroll (as Bill Sadler)
  • Johnny Ray McGhee

    as Robertson
  • Jonathan Stark

    as Sgt. Krieger
  • Robin Gammell

    as Col. Niles
  • Stephen Lang

    as Watts
  • Jean Smart

    as Dr. Criswell
  • Pamela Ludwig

    as Lenore
  • Jules Sylvester

    as Airman
  • Sonny Carl Davis

    as Sgt. Ridley
  • Dick Miller

    as Max King
  • Chuck Bennett

    as Gen. Claybourne
  • Daniel Roebuck

    as Hadfield
  • Mark Harden

    as Amn. Lewis
  • Duncan Wilmore

    as Maj. Duncan
  • Marvin Johnson

    as Senator
  • Harry Northup

    as Congressman
  • Michael Eric Kramer

    as Lt. Voeks
  • Reed R. McCants

    as Lt. Frohman
  • Ward Costello

    as Price
  • Jackson Sleet

    as Tavel
  • Lance August

    as Cochran
  • Gil Mandelik

    as M. Perks
  • Stan Foster

    as Daniels
  • Shelly Desai

    as Mr. Verrous
  • Michael Milgrom

    as Melvin
  • Catherine Paolone

    as Miss Decker
  • John Chilton

    as Dr. Hutchins
  • David Raynr

    as Amn. Curtis
  • Lynn Eastman-Rossi

    as Sgt. Huntley
  • Kim Robillard

    as Lt. Rainey
  • David Stenström

    as Lt. Durschlag
  • Richard Cummings Jr.

    as Lt. Hayes
  • Randal Patrick

    as Mackler
  • Bob Minor

    as Air Policeman
  • Raymond Elmendorf

    as Air Policeman
  • Robert Covarrubias

    as Rodriguez (MP)
  • Robert Dino Shorte

    as Jones (MP)
  • Ken Lerner

    as Finley
  • Travis Swords

    as Fanara
  • William B. Snider

    as Warden
  • Philip A. Roberson

    as Reeves
  • Michael McGrady

    as Wilson
  • Rob Roy Fitzgerald

    as Dryer
  • Deborah Offner

    as Carol Lee
  • Lance E. Nichols

    as Hamer
  • T. Rodgers

    as Brig MP
  • Jackie Roth

    as United Way Volunteer
  • Mady Kaplan

    as TV Announcer
  • Chevis Cooper

    as Customer
  • Ken Sagoes

    as Patrolman
  • Luis A. Pérez

    as Bellhop
  • Sam Laws

    as Bartender
Art Lawrence G. Paull Production Design
Art Rick Simpson Set Decoration
Camera Dean Cundey Director of Photography
Production Jackie Burch Casting
Sound James Horner Original Music Composer
Production Walter F. Parkes Producer
Art Ronald R. Reiss Leadman
Costume & Make-Up Christine Lee Hairstylist
Costume & Make-Up Mary E. Vogt Costume Design
Sound Victoria Rose Sampson Supervising Sound Editor
Production Lawrence Lasker Producer
Writing Lawrence Lasker Writer
Costume & Make-Up Daniel C. Striepeke Makeup Artist
Editing O. Nicholas Brown Editor
Art Dianne Wager Assistant Art Director
Directing Jonathan Kaplan Director
Art Michael Milgrom Property Master
Editing Brent A. Schoenfeld Editor
Sound Kenneth Wannberg Music Editor
Writing Stanley Weiser Writer
Art Joseph G. Pacelli Jr. Set Designer
Crew Victor Paul Stunt Coordinator
Sound Don J. Bassman Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Sound Richard Overton Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Sound Kevin E. Carpenter ADR Mixer
Camera Ralph Nelson Jr. Still Photographer
Crew Skip Wilson Transportation Captain
Sound Kevin F. Cleary Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Crew Joel Marrow Transportation Coordinator
Sound Thomas A. Carlson Music Editor
Visual Effects Michael L. Fink Visual Effects Supervisor
Sound Hank Salerno ADR Editor
Crew Marcy Bolotin Unit Publicist
Lighting Mark Walthour Gaffer
Art Clarence Lynn Price Construction Coordinator
Sound Roger Pietschmann Boom Operator
Art Lynn Christopher Set Designer
Sound Petur Hliddal Sound Mixer
Sound Ken Beauchene Sound Recordist
Production Don Roberts Unit Production Manager
Production Brian O. Haynes Location Manager
Editing Jack Hooper Negative Cutter
Directing Albert M. Shapiro First Assistant Director
Production Danis Regal-O'Connell Production Coordinator
Directing Kenneth D. Collins Second Assistant Director
Sound Gabriel Cubos Boom Operator
Costume & Make-Up Greg Hall Set Costumer
Costume & Make-Up Silvio Scarano Costume Supervisor