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Harold & Kumar Go to White Castle

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harold & kumar go to white castle: sophie giraud

Harold & Kumar Go To White Castle

type:
Movie
Current Status:
In Season
mpaa:
R
runtime:
87 minutes
Wide Release Date:
07/30/04
performer:
John Cho, Kal Penn, Steve Braun, Ethan Embry, Paula Garces, Neil Patrick Harris, Jon Hurwitz, Jamie Kennedy, Eddie Kaye Thomas
director:
Danny Leiner
distributor:
New Line Cinema
author:
68584, 65616
genre:
Comedy

We gave it a B+

Take a couple of clever cultural allusions (Better Luck Tomorrow! Neil Patrick Harris!), add some Dude, Where’s My Car?-like high jinks (marrying a giant bag of weed), divide by a savvy take on the Asian-American experience (better than Better Luck Tomorrow), and you’ll end up with an uproarious (and subversively smart) ride in Harold & Kumar Go To White Castle. How’s that for stoner logic? EXTRAS This Extreme Unrated edition features some hilarious outtakes and amusing sound bites from interviews and commentaries with cast and crew. But nothing comes close to the gleeful (and possibly degenerate) raunchiness of the intrepid sound designer’s methods for recording the more scatological noises for the film. Even the dopey duo’s banter during the menu screen Hamburgles a few chuckles to round out a rather potent DVD package.

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