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Harold & Kumar Go to White Castle (2004)

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An Asian-American office worker and his Indian stoner friend embark on a quest to satisfy their desire for White Castle burgers.

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Storyline

Harold Lee and Kumar Patel are two stoners who end up getting the munchies. What they crave the most after seeing a TV advertisement, is a trip to White Castle. So from here, follows a journey for the burgers they require. On their way they will encounter many obstacles including a raccoon, a racist officer, and a horny Neil Patrick Harris. Written by Film_Fan

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Fast Food. High Times.

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Rated R for strong language, sexual content, drug use and some crude humor | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

30 July 2004 (USA)  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$9,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

£284,050 (UK) (4 March 2005)

Gross:

£284,050 (UK) (4 March 2005)
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Co-writer Jon Hurwitz told the New York Times that if Neil Patrick Harris had turned down the role, their second choice was Ralph Macchio, who, like Harris, was best known for a wholesome role. In Macchio's case, The Karate Kid (1984) and its sequels. See more »

Goofs

When Harold and Kumar encounter the "extreme" hoodlums from Hoboken at the gas station, they are in southern New Jersey in the fictional town of Muckleberg. The town is supposed to be in close proximity to Cherry Hill, which is located in Camden County. However, in the scene there is a billboard for a Hudson County newspaper - which is 85 miles north - on the bench. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
J.D.: Billy boy! Get your ass ready. It's almost 5:00 and this bad boy needs to get his drink on. No, no, no. Give me that.
Billy Carver: Don't.
J.D.: I'm gonna burn it once and for all.
Billy Carver: Stop it.
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Performed by Matt Hirt
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Hilarious- simply brilliant
10 August 2004 | by (Los Angeles) – See all my reviews

OK, maybe I "got" this movie because I'm a recent graduate of an ivy-league school (and I can relate to Harold and Kumar, and know about 200 people like them), but I didn't stop laughing. And I'm not a person who is into "American Pie" type movies- yet this was still totally hilarious. I think it is going to be one of those cult comedies, like "Office Space" or "Old School" that people watch over and over again.

Listen, don't go in expecting an academy award winning film, but just go in ready to laugh. I thought the writing had real wit, not to mention the hidden references and one liners that any film buff will appreciate.

Go see this movie- I really don't think it will disappoint. I'm a real cinephile, I see everything and am usually quite picky, but I loved this film!!


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