Jeremy of The Daily Rotation wrote, "Project X, the found-footage party film, produced by The Hangover director Todd Phillips. Is there much more that needs to be said? It’s a glorified party film starring the world’s biggest douche-bags and saying that shouldn’t come as a surprise. It’s exactly what it advertises itself to be, which is a chaotic mess of a film. It takes the found-footage genre to unreached heights, but while doing so it drops the one thing that makes these films work; the characters. "