Harold & Kumar Escape from Guantanamo Bay (2008) - Plot Summary Poster

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  • The morning they return from their White Castle road trip, Harold and Kumar decide to go to Amsterdam because Harold doesn't want to wait ten days to see Maria again. On the plane, Kumar lights up his new bong, the air marshals think it's a bomb, and Harold and Kumar are arrested as terrorists and sent to Guantanamo Bay. Ordered to fellate a guard, they manage to escape, make their way to Florida, and head for Texas to find Kumar's ex-girlfriend's fiancé, the well-connected Colton, and get him to intercede with Washington on their behalf. Kumar still has a thing for Vanessa, the feds are in hot pursuit, and the legal weed of Amsterdam seems a long way away.

    - Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>
  • Right after coming home from their trip to White Castle, stoner friends Harold Lee and Kumar Patel decide to go to Amsterdam for both the legal weed and to find Maria, Harold's love interest. However, on the flight there, the duo are mistaken for terrorists after Kumar is caught smoking from a bong. Harold and Kumar are sent to Guantanamo Bay, but are able to escape. Upon returning to America, the duo realize that the only way for them to get out of trouble is to head to Texas, where their college friend Colton lives. Colton's family's political connections could get the duo out of trouble, but on their way to Texas, Harold and Kumar must avoid the Feds who are out to get them.

    - Written by Sam
  • New Jersey-based Harold Cho and Kumar Patel decide to travel to Amsterdam so that Harold can be near his sweetheart, Maria. At the airport, the duo meet with Kumar's ex-girlfriend, Vanessa, in the company of her fiancé, the highly connected, Colton. After an encounter with security personnel, both board the plane, and are soon apprehended by two of the three air marshals as Kumar was smoking pot using a home-made contraption. The plane is forced to return back and both are taken into custody by the Homeland Security. Here they are found mistakenly guilty of being terrorists and transported to Guantanamo Bay in Cuba. Barely an hour later both manage to escape, join hands with Cuban refugees and land back in the U.S.. They attend party hosted by their friend, Raza Syed who lends them his convertible. They decide to travel to Texas, meet with Colton, who will use his connections to set matters right. After an eventful journey they finally manage to reach Colton's place, and he, in turn, promises to take care of them.

    - Written by rAjOo (gunwanti@hotmail.com)
  • Discovering that Maria is now off to Amsterdam, Kumar Patel convinces buddy Harold Lee to fly out to find her down. Being mistaken for terrorists, Harold and Kumar are thrown into Guantanamo Bay. Escaping from their imprisonment, Harold and Kumar continues on their journey, with the Government following.

    - Written by FilmFanUk
  • 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.


Following the events of Harold & Kumar Go to White Castle, Harold Lee (John Cho) and Kumar Patel (Kal Penn) set off on a flight to Amsterdam so that Harold can pursue a budding romance with his neighbor...

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