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Project X (1968)

Unrated | | Mystery, Sci-Fi | May 1968 (USA)
A spy is brought back from cryogenic suspension after being almost killed in a plane crash returning from a mission to learn about a deadly new weapon being developed in the East. But the ... See full summary »

Director:

William Castle

Writers:

Leslie P. Davies (novels), Edmund Morris
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Christopher George ... Hagan Arnold
Greta Baldwin ... Karen Summers
Henry Jones ... Dr. Crowther
Monte Markham ... Gregory Gallea
Harold Gould ... Col. Holt
Phillip Pine ... Dr. Lee Craig (as Phillip E. Pine)
Lee Delano ... Dr. Tony Verity
Ivan Bonar Ivan Bonar ... Col. Cowen
Robert Cleaves Robert Cleaves ... Dr. George Tarvin
Charles Irving Charles Irving ... Maj. Tolley
Sheila Bartold Sheila Bartold ... Sybil Dennis
Patrick Wright ... Stover
Maryesther Denver Maryesther Denver ... Overseer
Keye Luke ... Sen Chiu (as Key Luke)
Ed Prentiss ... Hicks
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Storyline

A spy is brought back from cryogenic suspension after being almost killed in a plane crash returning from a mission to learn about a deadly new weapon being developed in the East. But the vital memories are being suppressed, so the authorities use ultra-advanced technologies to try to uncover the secret. Written by Niz

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It Happened In This Universe A Long Time Ahead, The Year 2118...

Genres:

Mystery | Sci-Fi

Certificate:

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

May 1968 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Anno 2118: progetto X See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
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Trivia

Two years earlier, producer Castle did a highly dramatic reading of Edgar Allen Poe's "The Tell-Tale Heart" for the record label of Hanna-Barbera, who did the special animated sequences for this film. See more »

Quotes

Hagan Arnold: The West will be destroyed in 14 days. Repeat, 14 days.
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Connections

Referenced in Spine Tingler! The William Castle Story (2007) See more »

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Great Movie, Very Mysterious, Interesting Ideas.
16 August 1999 | by Scooby-43See all my reviews

I actually have a videotape of "Project X" and that makes me one of the few people that has actually seen this movie in the last thirty years. The movie deals mostly with biological warfare, human genetic manipulation, and mind machine interfacing. It was prophetic in a way that it predicted that Genetic Engineering was a coming thing. Despite it's rather low budget look, Henry Jones as the head scientist gives this movie an aire of reality. The mystery is the meaning of the last message the amnesiac agent sent to the West, a doomsday message, and we are kept guessing to the end what that doomsday message means. A memorable moment is when Karen Summers meets our amnesiac agent and the friendly way she acts and picks him up is something I've often imagined might happen to me someday. No wonder the bad guy kept breaking into her room, he was the only other guy to see it. Another scene that is memorable is when the released anger thing, whatever it was, does whatever it did to the meanie bad guy. That's something I have never forgotten.

Well if you haven't seen this movie, you missed a classic and good luck trying to find it.


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