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Project X (1987)

An Air Force pilot joins a top secret military experiment involving chimps, but begins to suspect there might be something more to the mysterious "Project X".

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Okko ...
Goofy
Karanja ...
Goliath
Luke ...
Bluebeard
Harry ...
Ginger
Arthur ...
Winston
Ciafu ...
Spike
Lucy ...
Razzberry
Lulu ...
Ethel
Mousie ...
New Recruit
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Dr. Carroll (as Bill Sadler)
Johnny Ray McGhee ...
Robertson
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Sgt. Krieger
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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. Written by Murray Chapman <muzzle@cs.uq.oz.au>

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Together, they fought the U.S. Air Force. See more »


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17 April 1987 (USA)  »

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Fuga dal futuro - Danger Zone  »

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$18,000,000 (estimated)

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$18,532,286 (USA)
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In the scene where the security guards are watching the game, the second guard refers to the first guard by the surname Froman. Abe Froman is the alias used by Matthew Broderick's character in Ferris Bueller's Day Off (1986). See more »

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On Jimmy's green fatigue uniform, the Air Force Logistics Command shield is in the wrong position. He is wearing it on his upper right-hand side, when it should be on the lower right-hand side. See more »

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Jimmy Garrett: Let's get the hell outta here.
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Referenced in This Is Us: Still There (2017) See more »

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You Baby You
Written by Chris McCarty and Gary Mallaber
Performed by Billy Burnette
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A very touching and uplifting movie, regardless of what PETA says...
6 March 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I really enjoyed this movie, despite what cynics, bigots and critics say, who can't appreciate a drama that stands on it's own two feet.

It may be regarded as a "chick flick," but it's designed for those who have a heart, who have feelings. I saw this movie as a kid and recently bought it on DVD; I enjoy it now, just as much as I did when I was younger.

I realize that what was done in this movie has been done already in real life years ago, by the US Air Force, but this is a movie--it should be taken lightly as one.

The soundtrack is important in most movies and does great justice to this one. You'd have to appreciate composers of classical music, such as Horner, to appreciate this one. The acting was good and the chimps steal about half of the scenes because it's mostly about them.

I wonder how PETA felt about this movie. I just don't want to hear or read about them whining about anyone harming the chimps...


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