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Writers (WGA):
Jon Hurwitz (written by) &
Hayden Schlossberg (written by)
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Release Date:
30 July 2004 (USA) See more »
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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. Full summary » | Full synopsis »
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  (in credits order) (verified as complete)

John Cho ... Harold Lee

Ethan Embry ... Billy Carver

Rob Tinkler ... J.D. (as Robert Tinkler)

Fred Willard ... Dr. Willoughby

Kal Penn ... Kumar Patel

Steve Braun ... Cole
Dan Bochart ... Extreme Sports Punk #1

Paula Garcés ... Maria (as Paula Garcès)
Mike Sheer ... 'I'm So High' Kid

Christopher Thompson ... 'Don't You Wanna Be Cool' Kid

David Krumholtz ... Goldstein

Eddie Kaye Thomas ... Rosenberg

Angelo Tsarouchas ... Mean Tollbooth Guy (as Angelo Tsachouras)

Anthony Anderson ... Burger Shack Employee

Siu Ta ... Cindy Kim

Bobby Lee ... Kenneth Park

Dov Tiefenbach ... Hippie Student

Kate Kelton ... Christy

Brooke D'Orsay ... Clarissa

Albert Howell ... Security Guard
Errol Sitahal ... Dr. Patel

Shaun Majumder ... Saikat Patel

Ryan Reynolds ... Male Nurse

Boyd Banks ... E.R. Patient

Christopher Meloni ... Freakshow

Malin Akerman ... Liane

Neil Patrick Harris ... Neil Patrick Harris
Rick Sood ... Indian Cashier

Sandy Jobin-Bevans ... Officer Palumbo

Gary Anthony Williams ... Tarik
Brad Borbridge ... Officer Martone
Frank Spadone ... Officer Reilly

Jordan Prentice ... Giant Bag of Weed
Gary Archibald ... Nathaniel Brooks

John Boylan ... Officer Brucks
Dan Warry-Smith ... White Castle Teenager

Thea Andrews ... Female Anchor
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
J. Blake Fichera ... Extreme Sports Punk #4 (uncredited)

Jennifer Hill ... Blonde Party Girl (uncredited)

Jon Hurwitz ... Tony (uncredited)

Jamie Kennedy ... Creepy Guy (uncredited)

Melissa Papay ... Billy Carver's Girlfriend (uncredited)
Weir Revie ... Resident Doctor Holding Clipboard (uncredited)

Hayden Schlossberg ... Hayden (uncredited)

Directed by
Danny Leiner 
Writing credits
Jon Hurwitz (written by) &
Hayden Schlossberg (written by)

Produced by
David Brewington .... executive producer (as J. David Brewington Jr.)
J. Miles Dale .... co-producer
Joseph Drake .... executive producer (as Joe Drake)
Hanno Huth .... executive producer
Nathan Kahane .... producer
Carsten H.W. Lorenz .... executive producer (as Carsten Lorenz)
Jim Miller .... associate producer
Luke Ryan .... executive producer
Greg Shapiro .... producer
James D. Stern .... executive producer
Original Music by
David Kitay 
Cinematography by
Bruce Douglas Johnson (director of photography)
Film Editing by
Jeff Betancourt 
Casting by
Cassandra Kulukundis 
Production Design by
Steve Rosenzweig 
Art Direction by
Bob Sher  (as Bobby Sher)
Set Decoration by
Jeff Fruitman 
Costume Design by
Alex Kavanagh 
Makeup Department
Allan Cooke .... key prosthetic artist
Susan Exton-Stranks .... key hair stylist
Matthew Galliford .... prosthetics assistant
Paul Jones .... special makeup designer
Shauna Llewellyn .... makeup artist: second unit
Diane Mazur .... key makeup artist
Liz Moro .... prosthetics assistant
Candice Ornstein .... assistant makeup artist
Andrea Tranmueller .... assistant hair stylist (as Andrea Traunmueller)
Shane Zander .... prosthetics assistant
Production Management
Victoria Harding .... unit manager
Kevin Lafferty .... production manager
Jack Schuster .... post-production supervisor
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Jennifer Haufler .... trainee assistant director
Terry Ingram .... second unit director
Jennifer Kiefaber .... third assistant director
Laurie Mirsky .... first assistant director
Pierre Ouellet .... second assistant director
Ryan Keller .... trainee assistant director (uncredited)
Siegfried Kopp .... third assistant director (uncredited)
Art Department
Paul Accadia .... on set carpenter
Jamie Burke .... construction coordinator
Cynthia Chau .... third assistant art director
Jayne Couch .... first assistant art director (as Jayne S. Couch)
Ryan Falkner .... storyboard artist
Rick Fernandez .... head carpenter
Deborah Gibson .... art department coordinator
Jason Herriott .... head painter
Kenny Meinzinger .... property master
Andrij Molodecky .... property master
Sara Mukherjee .... second assistant art director
Shane Richardson .... art director: second unit reshoots
Paul Accadia .... lead on-set carpenter (uncredited)
Eduardo Dutra .... carpenter (uncredited)
John Galbraith .... key scenic artist (uncredited)
Jennifer Heimpel .... assistant art director (uncredited)
Tim Young .... carpenter (uncredited)
Sound Department
Andrew Bock .... assistant sound editor
Suhail Kafity .... sound effects editor (as Suhail F. Kafity)
Jeff Kushner .... sound designer
Jeff Kushner .... supervising sound editor
Michael Lyle .... foley artist
Robb Navrides .... sound effects editor
Eric A. Norris .... sound effects editor
Philip Rogers .... adr recordist
Roy Seeger .... first assistant sound editor
Paul Silverstone .... foley artist
James Stewart .... boom operator
Holger M. Thiele .... sound mastering engineer: re-mix & master: credited on new digital master
Kelly Vandever .... re-recording mixer
Rich Weingart .... foley mixer (as Richard Weingart)
Kelly Wright .... sound mixer
Wendy Czajkowsky .... adr mixer (uncredited)
Geordy Sincavage .... adr mixer: TV lines (uncredited)
Special Effects by
Michael Innanen .... special effects foreman
John LaForet .... special effects coordinator
Ron Stefaniuk .... animatronic animals and puppets creator
Jon Davis .... special effects technician (uncredited)
Visual Effects by
Paul Arion .... digital compositor
Michael Becki .... digital compositor (as Mike Becki)
Mike Borrett .... visual effects production manager: C.O.R.E. Digital Pictures
Francisco Chaigneau .... lead animator
Joshua J. Clark .... digital compositor
Drake Conrad .... scanning recording
Bret Culp .... visual effects supervisor: C.O.R.E. Digital Pictures
Paul DeOliveira .... digital effects artist
Adrian Dimond .... lead visual effects artist
Jason Giberson .... scanning and recording
Kory Jones .... visual effects supervisor: Reality Check Studios
Shant Jordan .... digital effects artist
Andrew Loschin .... visual effects editor
Wolfgang Maschin .... digital compositor
Samara Melanson .... visual effects producer: C.O.R.E. Digital Pictures
Matthew Oldfield .... visual effects (as Matt Oldfield)
Sarah Ruddle .... visual effects production manager
Joel Skeete .... digital compositor
Jay Stanners .... digital effects artist
Mark Thomas-Stubbs .... lead digital effects artist
Martin Tori .... assistant on-set supervisor (as Joseph Tori)
Tim M. Townsend .... digital compositor
Mark Tureski .... film scanning and recording
Leo Vezzali .... digital compositor
Terry Whiteside .... visual effects producer
Alphonso Young .... digital effects artist
Jeffery Aro .... stunt double (as Jeffery Ong)
Jeffery Aro .... stunt performer (as Jeffery Ong)
Brittney Banks .... stunt double (as Brittany Banks)
Brad Bunn .... stunt double
Tom Farr .... stunt performer
Jamie Jones .... stunt coordinator
Ed McDermott II .... precision driver coordinator
Raymond Sammel .... stunt double
John Stoneham Jr. .... stunt driver
Dave Van Zeyl .... stunts
Camera and Electrical Department
Christopher Ball .... aerial photographer
Peter Battistone .... focus puller: second camera
Randy Brown .... generator operator
Bob Davidson .... gaffer
Bryan Gilbert .... grip
Sophie Giraud .... still photographer
Brian Heller .... director of photography: New Jersey
Mark Hewson .... electrician: 2nd unit
Mitch Holmes .... key grip
Reni Hoz .... focus puller
Kevin Michael LeBlanc .... camera operator
Chris Livingstone .... dolly grip
Mike Macauley .... best boy electric
Chris Morsby .... grip (as Chris 'Shaker' Morsby)
Eric Moynier .... director of photography: second unit
Kevin Neshevich .... assistant camera
Kelly Richardson .... electrician
Christopher J. Toudy .... best boy grip
Toofun West .... camera trainee (as Mir Toofun Afdasta)
Mark Willis .... camera operator
Paolo Perin .... rigging key grip (uncredited)
Casting Department
John Barba .... casting associate
Robin D. Cook .... casting: Canada
Barbara Harris .... voice casting
Nicole Hilliard-Forde .... casting: Canada
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Brenda Broer .... wardrobe shopper
Leslie Kavanagh .... wardrobe truck assistant
Jennifer Lantz .... wardrobe buyer
Stephanie Lees .... assistant costume designer
Midori Nagai .... wardrobe set supervisor
Lerelynne Phillips .... wardrobe assistant (uncredited)
Editorial Department
Mato .... color timer
Mark Scovil .... assistant editor
Kenn Elliott .... colorist: HDTV dailies (uncredited)
Location Management
Warner Strauss .... assistant location manager
Eardley Wilmot .... location manager
Music Department
Bob Bowen .... music executive
Kim Blackburn Bowen .... music clearances
Peter DiRado .... music editor
Eric Gardner .... producer: music video
Henry Hey .... composer: additional music
Dave Jordan .... music supervisor
David Kitay .... conductor
Robb Navrides .... music editor: TV version
Brian Richards .... music editor
Mark Skillingberg .... assistant music editor
Eric Speier .... composer: additional music
Jim Stimpson .... producer: music video
Jojo Villanueva .... music coordinator
Dan Wallin .... music scoring mixer (as Danny Wallin)
Ralph Sall .... soundtrack album producer (uncredited)
Other crew
Tobin Adams .... assistant: Mr. Lorenz
John 'Frenchie' Berger .... armorer
Lisa Burling .... script supervisor
Kate Clark .... second assistant accountant
Cristin L. Cornett .... production coordinator
Winston Emano .... publicist
Robert Ferguson .... assistant: Mr. Leiner
Tracy Gilmore .... assistant: Mr. Dale
Anthony Grosse .... first assistant accountant (as Anthony J. Grosse)
Lindsay Hoffman .... assistant production coordinator (as Lindsay S.E. Hoffman)
Jane Kim .... production assistant
Brenda Kulvietis .... production accountant
Steven Lewis .... production attorney
David Magdael .... publicist
Kim Maticiw .... food stylist
Rob McEntegart .... executive vice president, business affairs: Mandate Pictures
Eleanor Mendes .... production secretary
Frank Meschkuleit .... puppeteer: raccoon
Kal Penn .... production assistant: second unit, New Jersey (as Kalpen Modi)
Matias Rivera .... title designer: main titles
Patricia Rivera .... assistant: Mr. Drake
Laura Sevier .... rights and clearances
Lisa Shamata .... unit publicist
Matt Shroyer .... production assistant
Ron Stefaniuk .... puppeteer: raccoon
Dina Valenzuela .... post-production accountant
Andrew J. Wahlquist .... assistant: Mr. Kahane
Michael Barnes .... financial legal services (uncredited)
Ronald C. Briggs Jr. .... inventory services (uncredited)
Bradley Pierce .... additional voices (uncredited)
Daniel Villagomez .... credits administrator (uncredited)
Amy Wright .... choreographer (uncredited)
Adam Barker .... special thanks
Brendan Garst .... special thanks
Ben Ross .... thanks (as Benjamin Ross)
Nathan L. Smith .... special thanks

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"Harold & Kumar Get the Munchies" - Europe (English title), Ireland (English title) (imdb display title), UK (imdb display title)
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Rated R for strong language, sexual content, drug use and some crude humor (certificate no. 40416)
88 min
Aspect Ratio:
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Did You Know?

The defecation sounds from the women's washroom scene were real defecation sounds recorded at a truck stop by one of the film's sound technicians.See more »
Factual errors: When Harold closes the door to their apartment it shows 422 but earlier Harold was getting mail out of box 426.See more »
[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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111 out of 139 people found the following review useful.
Haven't laughed so hard since Something About Mary!, 11 August 2004
Author: EmmaNemms from Houston, Texas

We stuck our heads in this movie because we had 15 minutes to kill before our movie started ("Collateral"). Surprise of surprises, we were glued to our seats and didn't want to leave! We're NOT 20-somethings or even 30-somethings, yet we found this entire movie eye-watering funny! These two actors are great at their craft, and their on-screen combination a perfect match. Our only regret is that we can't take our 14-year-old son to see it--the movie makes light of drugs and sex too much for his age (in our "parental opinion"). However, it's no worse in that regard than South Park or other hit movies involving college-age adults (a la Animal House). In fact, it has many more redeeming qualities than AH. Specifically speaking, the not-so-subtle (and rightfully so) social commentary. We hope that part isn't lost in the incredible humor. We HIGHLY recommend this movie to those of you who enjoy movies like There's Something About Mary, Four Rooms ("Misbehavers" vignette), etc. Favorite scenes: two sorority types in the restroom and the two African American men in the jail house!

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