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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

Neil Patrick Harris and Ryan Reynolds (who both make cameos in this film) have both starred in television shows as doctors. Harris played a doctor in Doogie Howser, M.D. (1989), and Reynolds played a med student in Two Guys, a Girl and a Pizza Place (1998). As noted elsewhere, Kal Penn later starred on House (2004). See more »

Goofs

When the Burger Shack guys goes insane and yells, "Let's burn this mother down," he loses his hat while knocking things down. But when he rises to talk to Harold and Kumar, his hat is back on his head. 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

References The Joy Luck Club (1993) See more »

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On the Ganges
Written by Matt Hirt
Performed by Matt Hirt
Courtesy of Master Source
Courtesy of Revision West (BMI)
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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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