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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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30 July 2004 (USA)  »

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Budget:

$9,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$5,480,378 (USA) (30 July 2004)

Gross:

$18,225,165 (USA) (10 September 2004)
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Trivia

The characters Rosenberg and Goldstein are named for the characters Rosencrantz and Guildenstern in the William Shakespeare play "Hamlet". The writers hope to create an alternate film with these characters that takes place in the same time period much like the way that the Tom Stoppard play "Rosencrantz & Guildenstern Are Dead" takes place in the same time period as "Hamlet". See more »

Goofs

When Harold and Kumar are about to eat the burgers, Kumar stops Harold from eating his burger so they can bite into them simultaneously. Prior to this, Harold's burger is still in a box and suddenly it's out of the box. 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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Connections

Spoofs Swingers (1996) See more »

Soundtracks

Dance of the Warrior
Written by Anthony Anderson, Stephen Gaines, Pallo Peacock
Performed by Zion I (as Zion-i)
Courtesy of Live Up Records by arrangment with Position Soundtrack Services
Courtesy of Position Music Publishing (ASCAP)
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Too Good To Miss!
31 July 2004 | by See all my reviews

When my best friend said that she was going to go see this movie, I said I wanted to come, not even knowing what the movie was about, but just so I could have a good time (and because I love White Castle). I'm so glad I saw it. I can honestly say that I have never laughed so hard in a theatre before. This is by far the funniest movie I have ever seen. I love it!! Too good!!! I will definitely go to see it again! I'm telling everyone I know what a great movie it is! Sure, there are a lot of people that are going to say it looks stupid and it's for teens. But seriously, people go to see movies to have a good time, and this movie certainly delivers. If only those Oscar morons would start nominating good stuff, I can say that this has a great chance to win.

I can guarantee I'll be buying it the day it comes out on DVD!


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