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After being mistaken for terrorists and thrown into Guantánamo Bay, stoners Harold and Kumar escape and return to the U.S., where they proceed to flee across the country with federal agents in hot pursuit. Full summary » | Full synopsis »
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John Cho ... Harold

Kal Penn ... Kumar

Rob Corddry ... Ron Fox

Jack Conley ... Deputy Frye

Roger Bart ... Dr. Beecher

Neil Patrick Harris ... Neil Patrick Harris

Danneel Ackles ... Vanessa (as Danneel Harris)

Eric Winter ... Colton

Paula Garcés ... Maria (as Paula Garces)

Jon Reep ... Raymus

Missi Pyle ... Raylene

Mark Munoz ... Cyrus

James Adomian ... George W. Bush

Beverly D'Angelo ... Sally
Echo Valley ... Tits Hemingway

Ava Knighten Santana ... Tammi (as Ava Santana)
Chantel Silvain ... Trisha
Courtney Shay Young ... Sparkle

Crystal Mantecon ... Venus
Katheryn Rice ... Agnes

Christopher Meloni ... Grand Wizard (as Reverend Clyde Stanky)

Todd Voltz ... Travis
Richard Christy ... Kenny

Adam Herschman ... Archie

Jackson Beals ... Carter

Amir Talai ... Raza
Kristen de Nes ... Kim
Mark Turner ... Joe

Randal Reeder ... Big Bob

David Krumholtz ... Goldstein

Eddie Kaye Thomas ... Rosenberg

Ed Helms ... Interpreter
Errol Sitahal ... Dr. Patel

Clyde Kusatsu ... Mr. Lee

Mary Deese ... Mrs. Lee

Juli Erickson ... Old White Woman

Kelvin Payton ... Random Passenger

Ron Fagan ... Random Passenger

Frank Mondaruli ... Head of Security

D'Anthony Palms ... Light-Skinned Black Security

Lester Speight ... Dr. Jonavon White (as Lester 'Rasta' Speight)

Hugo Perez ... Ramon
Colton Gramm ... Groomsman
Patrick Michael Carney ... Goon

Jason Konopisos ... Goon

Chris Warner ... State Trooper

Carsten H.W. Lorenz ... Carsten (as Carsten Lorenz)

Angus Sutherland ... Anton

Marisa Belinda ... Jacuzzi Girl (as Marisa Rodriquez)
Claudia Pena ... Jacuzzi Girl
Rob Andrist Plourde ... Random Amsterdam Stoner (as Rob Andristplourde)
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

Jeremy Ambler ... Airplane Passenger (uncredited)
Eddie Armes ... Gang Member (uncredited)
Kristin Barnhart ... Airport Traveler (uncredited)
Michael Byrnes ... Lt. Riggs / Goon (uncredited)
Brooke Devenney ... Blonde Little Girl on Travel Bus (uncredited)
Trena Edwards ... Weedy (uncredited)

Odessa Sykes Feaster ... Lady of the Evening (uncredited)

Ted Ferguson ... Wedding Greensman (uncredited)

Wilbur Fitzgerald ... Colton's Father (uncredited)
Shun Hagins ... Extra (uncredited)

Josh Heald ... Terry Air Marshal #3 (uncredited)
Michael J. Hebert ... Federal Government Official (uncredited)

Walt Hollis ... Airplane Passenger (uncredited)

Jon Hurwitz ... Dancing Devil in Costume Shop (uncredited)

Deborah R. Jones ... Mother of the Bride (uncredited)
Kenneth Lecompte ... Special Agent (uncredited)

Jimmy Lee Jr. ... Terrorist (uncredited)
Krystal Mayo ... Raza's Party Guest (uncredited)
Cindy McBride ... Airline Passenger (uncredited)

Steven Miramontz ... Carsten's Assistant Photographer (uncredited)

Fabian C. Moreno ... Cuban Refugee (uncredited)

Alec Rayme ... Terrorist (uncredited)
Chris Reid ... Airplane Passenger (uncredited)
Colvin Roberson ... Wedding Guest (uncredited)
Joey Robinson ... Raza's Party Goer 2 (uncredited)

Hayden Schlossberg ... Dancing Monkey in Costume Shop (uncredited)

Charity Schubert ... Flight Attendant (uncredited)

Greg Sproles ... Air Marshal #1 (uncredited)

Bill Stinchcomb ... Homeland Security Agent (uncredited)
Anand Vadehra ... Terrorist #1 (uncredited)
Chuck Vail ... Wedding Groomsman (uncredited)

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

Jon Hurwitz (characters) &
Hayden Schlossberg (characters)

Produced by
Richard Brener .... executive producer
Nicole Brown .... co-producer
Samuel J. Brown .... co-producer
Michael Disco .... co-producer
Joseph Drake .... executive producer (as Joe Drake)
Toby Emmerich .... executive producer
Iddo Lampton Enochs Jr. .... associate producer (as Lampton Enochs)
Jon Hurwitz .... co-producer
Nathan Kahane .... producer
Kelli Konop .... co-producer
Carsten H.W. Lorenz .... executive producer (as Carsten Lorenz)
Hayden Schlossberg .... co-producer
Greg Shapiro .... producer
Original Music by
George S. Clinton 
Cinematography by
Daryn Okada 
Film Editing by
Jeff Freeman 
Casting by
Richard Hicks 
David Rubin 
Production Design by
Tony Fanning 
Art Direction by
Kevin Hardison 
Set Decoration by
Vera Mills 
Costume Design by
Shawn Holly Cookson 
Makeup Department
J.D. Bowers .... prosthetics lab technician: W.M. Creations Inc.
J.D. Bowers .... prosthetics sculptor: W.M. Creations Inc.
Sallie Ciganovich .... key hair stylist
Sharisse Fine .... department head hair stylist
Hildie Ginsberg .... makeup department head
Stacey Herbert .... additional makeup artist (as Stacey Taniguchi)
Jamie Kelman .... special makeup effects artist
Ryan McDowell .... prosthetic sculptor
Rey Medrano .... additional hair stylist
Rita C. Moore .... additional hair stylist
Matthew W. Mungle .... special makeup designer (as Matthew Mungle)
Christopher Payne .... makeup effects lab technician: W.M. Creations
Kent Richard .... key hair stylist
Aimee Stuit .... key makeup artist
Production Management
Cyndi Brenner .... unit production manager
Jack Schuster .... post-production supervisor
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Benjamin T. Brammeier .... second assistant director (as Ben Brammeier)
Michelle Gonsiorek .... second second assistant director
Bruce Terris .... first assistant director
Art Department
C. Alan Berry .... construction gangboss
John Blanchard .... construction general foreman
Ed Burcham .... set dresser (as Eddie Burcham)
George Cawood .... creative director: main title sequence
Gloria Hardison Clark .... art department coordinator
Ken Deubel III .... lead scenic
Terry Deubel .... paint foreman
Walter Dickerson .... swing set dresser
Justin Freeman .... carpenter
Michael Hendrick .... leadman
Juliana Hoffpauir .... on-set dresser
Troy A. Johnson .... construction buyer
Topher Kaminski .... greensman
Joey Kent .... carpenter
Joey Kent .... painter
Myron Meek .... carpenter (as Meek L. Myron)
Dave Merry .... lead greensman (as David Blair Merry)
Sonda L. Rowland .... painter
Chuck Stringer .... construction coordinator
Brandon Swindle .... construction utility technician
Gary Damian Thomas .... storyboard artist (as Gary Thomas)
Joe Walsh .... set dresser
Andrew Wert .... property master
Penny Wesney .... painter
Sound Department
Robert Althoff .... sound re-recordist
Jimmy 'Coach' Armstrong .... boom operator
Ron Bedrosian .... adr mixer
Yvonne Bouis .... additional utility sound
Barney Cabral .... supervising sound editor
David S. DiPietro .... sound recordist
Rickley W. Dumm .... sound effects editor
Marc Fishman .... re-recording mixer
Stephen Fitzmaurice .... adr mixer
Richard C. Franklin .... foley editor (as Rick Franklin)
Hector C. Gika .... temp sound effects editor (as Hector Gika)
Matthew P. Hanson .... assistant sound editor (as Matt Hanson)
Michael Kreple .... foley mixer
Tony Lamberti .... re-recording mixer
Ryan Maguire .... foley mixer
Jorge Montijo .... temp dialogue editor
Magic A. Moreno .... Mag and Digital Transfer Engineer: Todd Hollywood
Jamey Osborne .... utility cable
Paul N.J. Ottosson .... sound supervisor
Joan Rowe .... foley artist
Sean Rowe .... foley artist
Richard Schexnayder .... sound mixer
Hassell Teekell .... additional utility sound
Greg ten Bosch .... sound effects editor
Tami Treadwell .... adr recordist
Robert Troy .... dialogue and adr editor
Special Effects by
Jack Lynch .... special effects coordinator
Koji Ohmura .... special effects makeup
Bob Trevino .... special effects foreman (as Robert Trevino)
Jeffery D. Woodrel .... special effects technician (as Jeff Woodrel)
Visual Effects by
Dave Isaac Santos Abuel .... visual effects (as Dave Santos Abuel)
Mandy Arnold .... digital restoration artist
Hoon Bae .... visual effects artist
Craig Bilsky .... digital laboratory project manager
David Cole .... digital colourist
Donnie Creighton .... digital intermediate producer
Raymond Gieringer .... visual effects supervisor: on-set
Ryan Helsley .... digital intermediate producer
Heather Holty .... digital laboratory project manager
Jason Howey .... visual effects
Sadie D. Johnson .... digital intermediate assistant producer
Aaron Kaminar .... visual effects supervisor
Shira Mandel Kluger .... junior rotoscope artist (as Shira Mandel)
Vincent Lavares .... data manager: Laser Pacific
Bruce Mann .... digital compositor
Sean Nowlan .... visual effects producer
Mike Spring .... visual effects artist
Mai Suzuki .... digital restoration artist
Cameron Thomas .... visual effects
Vivian Wei .... visual effects: Reality Check Studios
Robert Alonzo .... stunt double
Jay Amor .... utility stunts
Kevin Beard .... stunt double
Jon Braver .... stunt double: Rob Corddry
Gregg Brazzel .... stunt performer
Allen D'Nulderf .... stunts
John Evanko .... stunt rigger
Lex D. Geddings .... utility stunts
Billy Golitz .... stunt double
Dong Quan Ho .... stunt double
Anderson Martin .... stunt actor
Wayne Scott Miller .... stunt performer
David Mueller .... stunt rigger
Mark Munoz .... stunts
Dave Phillips .... stunt rigger
Steven Ritzi .... stunt coordinator
Nick Stanner .... stunt performer
John Zimmerman .... stunt rigger
Camera and Electrical Department
Steve Adcock .... camera operator: "a" camera
Michael Applebaum .... additional camera operator
Patrick Barnes .... assistant camera
Bob Bates .... gaffer
Giovanni Bommarito .... grip
Frank Boone .... grip
Sarah Bowman .... second assistant camera
Kevin Boyle .... additional camera second assistant
Jeff Comfort .... hydrascope technician
Justin Cooley .... camera production assistant
Matt Cowan .... dolly grip
Brandon Dauzat .... second assistant camera: "b" camera
Rowland Egerton .... rigging grip
Chris Ekstrom .... key grip
Robert Foster .... camera operator: "b" camera
Brouke Franklin .... first assistant camera: "a" camera
Brad 'Mo' Gremillion .... company electric
Danny Horne .... first assistant camera
Danny Horne .... second assistant camera
Giovanni Jewell .... grip
Vic Keatley .... best boy electric
David McGill .... Steadicam operator
Brent Swampy Mullins .... rigging grip
Robert Owen .... lighting technician
Mike 'Chewie' Pappas .... electrician
Phillip Renke .... grip
Peter D. Roome .... first assistant camera: "b" camera
Declan Ryan .... assistant balloon light technician
Declan Ryan .... lighting technician
Armand J. Saucier .... grip
Chris Trosclair .... electrician
Chris Trosclair .... generator operator
Jaimie Trueblood .... still photographer
Tedd Underwood .... electrician
Steve Urban .... dolly grip: "b" camera
Ezra Venetos .... best boy grip
Steve Zeiger .... electrician
Casting Department
Brooke Estrada .... background casting assistant
Ryan Glorioso .... extras casting director
Tami Liller .... key extras casting assistant
Christina Mullin .... casting assistant
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Andree Fortier .... wardrobe assistant
Frances Jacques-LeCompte .... seamstress (as Frances LeCompte)
Krystle Lamoreaux .... wardrobe assistant
Liz Staub .... costume supervisor
Susan Thomas .... key costumer
Elaine Varnes .... set costumer
Rachel A. Walker .... set costumer
Editorial Department
Brian Addie .... additional editor (as Brian G. Addie)
Joseph Barto .... additional video editor
David Cole .... digital intermediate color timer
Donnie Creighton .... digital intermediate producer
Valance Eisleben .... digital editor
Bruce Goodman .... color timer: telecine
Ryan Helsley .... digital intermediate producer
Sadie D. Johnson .... digital intermediate assistant producer (as Sadie Johnson)
Carrie Oliver .... digital editorial support
Florent Retz .... first assistant editor
Reed Whorton .... post-production assistant
Lance Spindler .... color timer (uncredited)
Joel Steven .... telecine assistant (uncredited)
Location Management
Alex Borys .... assistant location manager
Chris Goyne .... location assistant
Charles Rapp .... location manager
Johnny Rasmussen .... location assistant
Music Department
Kim Blackburn Bowen .... music legal services
Greg Dennen .... score mixing recordist
Mike Flicker .... supervising music editor
Matt Friedman .... music editor
Simon James .... orchestra contractor
Steve Kempster .... scoring mixer
Season Kent .... music supervisor
Kory Kruckenberg .... score recordist
Jamison Mack .... orchestrator
Bryon Rickerson .... additional music editor
Jed Smith .... composer: additional music
Jed Smith .... musician: trombone and tuba
Zachary Gibson Smith .... musician: percussion
Brian Valentino .... pro tools recordist (as Brian Vallentino)
Richard Ziegler .... music editor
Sean Osborn .... clarinet (uncredited)
Transportation Department
Donald Binder .... driver
Dennis W. Cook Jr. .... picture car coordinator
John DeVay .... utility driver
John McLaughlin .... transportation coordinator
Aaron D. Moore .... driver: construction
Richard Munoz .... driver (as Ric Munoz)
Justin Nance .... fuel truck driver
Randy Pritchett .... driver
Ken Smith .... transportation dispatcher
Kenneth Vining .... driver
Jonathan Wensel .... transportation
Doug Wilson .... transportation captain
Daniel Woodcock .... driver
Terry Woodcock .... driver
James Yeates .... driver
Other crew
Joseph Amaral .... assistant: Mr. Hurwitz & Mr. Schlossberg
Austin Anderson .... horses
Scott August .... production coordinator
Barbara Babb .... craft service
Cassandra Barbour .... rights and clearances
Paul Belcher .... production assistant
Roy Bogy .... assistant production coordinator
Rendell Bryce .... stand-in (as Ren Heeralal)
Joe Cappelletti .... adr voice director
Michael Daniel Cassady .... adr loop group
Rachel Chapman .... assistant: Mr. Kahane
Fran Cox .... accounting clerk
Elizabeth DeLuna .... script supervisor: second unit
Doug Dovichi .... second unit captain
Ivan Drehspul .... airline technical supervisor
Ashleigh Falls .... adr loop group
James Ferrera .... unit publicist
Destin E. Gautier .... accounting clerk
Shelby Gillen .... production intern
Lori Grabowski .... script supervisor
Lucia Hallett .... production assistant
Heather Holty .... digital laboratory project manager
Paul Huber .... set production assistant
Susie Keatley .... set medic
Matthew Keim .... production assistant
Greg Kupiec .... main title designer
Joe Lotuaco .... assistant: Mr. Cho & Mr. Penn
Andrew Lovell .... production assistant
Christie Mattull .... insurance services
Rob McEntegart .... executive vice president, business affairs: Mandate Pictures
Kenzo Overbeeke .... production assistant
Marilyn Penn-Lindley .... post-production accountant (as Marilyn Penn)
Josh Price .... production coordinator
Charity Schubert .... payroll accountant
J.R. Scott .... production assistant
Laura Sevier .... rights and clearances
Amber Tassin .... production assistant
Michelle Tonjes .... stand-in (as Michelle Lott)
Susana Torres .... production assistant
Carol Trevino .... assistant: Mr. Shapiro & Mr. Lorenz (as Carol E. Trevino)
Robert Velo .... production financing
Tucker Wells .... key set production assistant (as Justin Tucker Wells)
Ronald C. Briggs Jr. .... inventory services (uncredited)
David Magdael .... publicist (uncredited)
Greg Peck .... intern (uncredited)
Klaas Bense .... special thanks
Kevin Kasha .... special thanks
Andrew Moskos .... special thanks
Paul Oakenfold .... special thanks
Peter Principato .... special thanks
Nick Sample .... special thanks
Raza Syed .... special thanks
Carol Trevino .... in memory of
Paul Young .... special thanks

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"Harold & Kumar 2" - Singapore (English title), USA (working title)
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Rated R for strong crude and sexual content, graphic nudity, pervasive language and drug use
USA:107 min (unrated version) | 102 min (theatrical) | Germany:104 min
Aspect Ratio:
1.85 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:
Argentina:16 | Australia:MA15+ | Austria:16 | Canada:18A (Alberta/British Columbia/Manitoba/Ontario) | Canada:14A (Ontario) (original rating) | Canada:13+ (Quebec) | Finland:K-15 | France:Tous publics (with warning) | Germany:12 | Iceland:12 | Ireland:16 | Malaysia:(Banned) | Netherlands:12 | New Zealand:R18 | Norway:15 (TV rating) | Philippines:R-13 (MTRCB) (cut) | Portugal:M/16 | Singapore:M18 | South Africa:16 | South Korea:18 (2016) | Sweden:11 (DVD rating) | UK:18 | USA:R (certificate #43603)

Did You Know?

Vanessa's husband-to-be is named Colton Graham, and coincidentally, an actor named Colton Gramm plays one of the Groomsmen at the wedding.See more »
Continuity: When Harold and Kumar are taking the plane back to Guantanamo Bay, they have two agents sitting on each side of them. The agent next to Kumar brings his hand up to his mouth, coughs, and says "Queers!", however, in the next shot the agent's hand is down by his side.See more »
[first lines]
Kumar Patel:[taking a dump] Oh God, dude!
Harold Lee:[in shower] What the fuck? What the fuck? What are you doing?
Kumar Patel:I'm taking the most incredible dump of all time, man.
Harold Lee:You couldn't wait until I got out of the shower?
Kumar Patel:Um, may I remind you that we both just ate 30 burgers and 4 large orders of fries?
[continues to take a dump]
Kumar Patel:Don't worry, in a little bit I'm sure it'll hit you too.
Harold Lee:Maybe, but I'm going to wait until you get out of the shower!
Kumar Patel:Well don't wait too long. We gotta leave for the airport in an hour.
Harold Lee:An hour?
Kumar Patel:Uh-huh. Oh, hey, Roldy?
Harold Lee:Yeah?
Kumar Patel:Nice pubes.
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I don't get the "grape soda" thing.
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96 out of 158 people found the following review useful.
Y2K?…Harold & Kumar Escape from Guantanamo Bay, 27 April 2008
Author: jaredmobarak from buffalo, ny, usa

If you enjoyed Harold & Kumar Go to White Castle and have any reservations about the sequel, fear not. Harold & Kumar Escape from Guantanamo Bay may not be quite the same as its predecessor, but it brings enough of the story mechanics back and the stoner humor that made it a cult success. Writers Jon Hurwitz and Hayden Schlossberg, also serving as directors this time around, have upped the ante like the sequel cliché goes. There is more nudity, (with a bottomless party, how could there not?), a lot more swearing, and just plain old vulgarities every single second. As for the premise's blatant sending up of racial stereotypes and epithets, even those get a shot of adrenaline going from the city streets of Alabama, a KKK kegger, and the bigoted government officials unable to decipher the weird Chinese dialect, called English, spoken by Harold's parents. It definitely isn't pretty, bodily fluids flow freely, but the laughs never cease. When your goal is to bring the funny and there are times in the theatre when one can't hear the next line because of uproarious laughter, you know success is yours.

The beauty of this film is the amount of fun you know these guys are having. To get all the principals back for a second go round of a film that did no bank at the box office is quite the feat. Sure DVD sales and internet buzz was huge for the original, but did anyone ever think the boys would actually get to Amsterdam on the big screen? I know I didn't have that much faith. People could badmouth this effort very easily for many reasons, most obvious is the fact that it is pretty much the exact same film as the first. Yet, there were very few instances where I wasn't laughing let alone smiling at the proceedings. When else can you see a nod to the classics like The Goonies done so well? My biggest concern going in was with the war on terrorism satire that the trailers tried so hard to get across. When you put in an actor to play someone like George W. Bush, it can backfire and go completely awry. Surprisingly, though, that scene, amongst others, is actually pretty well done. The ineptitude of the American government is portrayed often—and actor Rob Corddry is the worst part of the film spearheading that aspect; I just don't like his schtick—yet there is always someone there to play the other side (Roger Bart) and show that while they know there are mistakes, they aren't a bunch of buffoons going around willy-nilly. If nothing else this film should be credited for finally having the guts to poke fun at the tragedy of 9-11. It's been so long and I think that humor is necessary for any sort of healing process. To have the fortitude to do the airplane scene with Kumar laughing in his Taliban garb motioning a crashing airport is not something to tread with lightly. Hurwitz and Schlossberg decided to go pedal to the metal with this film and they never make a compromise, kudos to them for that.

The film begins right where the first left off and everyone is still in the same frame of mind. To add a little spice to the mix, we do get introduced to a new character, Vanessa, an old flame of Kumar's. Being that she is about to marry an aspiring politician, the inclusion not only plays into the need of a love interest, (Maria is still in Amsterdam, and of course we all know the boys don't make it off the plane to see her), but also into the ability to bring the government in through his connections. Being on the cusp of even having the President attend his wedding, who better to go to for help in absolving their terrorist accusations? Vanessa is well played by the attractive Danneel Harris in a role that doesn't get much screen time. She is, however, involved in probably my favorite scene of the film—a flashback on how she meets Kumar and shows him the world of narcotics. It is a fantastic sequence helping to align his brains with the lifestyle he has begun to live in…and there is a brilliant cameo by Harold that brought the house down.

Of course the movie would be nothing without John Cho and Kal Penn, the titular characters respectively. Their rapport is fully intact and the shenanigans they get into are the impetus of the story. It's a shame that Cho is in practically nothing and Penn has been relegated to roles without lines (Superman Returns) and television ("24" and "House") because they could do so much better (as evidenced with The Namesake). This is their film and they do not disappoint, right until the end credits. There are a lot of cameos here as well, mostly from people that we saw in the original. Playing themselves in either stereotypical ways or as the butt of a racial joke, it's good to see them have a sense of humor. If only everyone in real life could have that attitude they wouldn't be cultivating racism by the sheer fact they accuse everyone of it. While that is probably another discussion for another time, at least this broad comedy has enough cultural value to realize it and put it into the minds of college kids for whom the film targets.

Oh, and did I mention Neil Patrick Harris? No? Well that must be because he is so brilliant words can't even describe. What a conclusion to his arc, just fantastic.

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