Variety - 04/15/1987
"...[The] film makes sympathetic points about the intelligence of chimps and the abuse they suffer in lab confinement....[Kaplan] has covered the monkeys' actions with loving care and skillful attention..."
Los Angeles Times - 04/17/1987
"...Involving and technically impressive....PROJECT X does command attention and does engage emotions..."
A neophyte Air Force pilot befriends a young chimpanzee who is being subjected to top-secret military experiments. Along with a primate expert, the trio forms an unforgettable team that stands up against the powers that be.