Was the movie Project X based on events of a real incident or did parties get thrown to mimic Project X?

Was there a real party (thrown by a teenager) that lead to a riot and news coverage that lead to the making of this film? Or were the real world parties of a similar nature leading to a riot a consequence of the movie?

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    ... Or maybe I misunderstand even more... the Wikipedia article seems to answer your question ... en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Project_X_%282012_film%29#Impact – Catija Nov 19 '15 at 5:30
  • @catija, the article talks about impacts. But doesn't say anything about actual parties that may have happened before the film. – MovieMe Nov 20 '15 at 7:36

It was based on an amalgamation of real events and incidents, primarily though the filmmakers referenced this one...

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