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A Very Harold & Kumar 3D Christmas (2011)

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Six years after their Guantanamo Bay adventure, stoner buds Harold Lee and Kumar Patel cause a holiday fracas by inadvertently burning down Harold's father-in-law's prize Christmas tree.
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Wafflebot Kid (as Allyson V. Lengers)
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Storyline

Six years have elapsed since Guantanemo Bay, leaving Harold and Kumar estranged from one another with very different families, friends and lives. But when Kumar arrives on Harold's doorstep during the holiday season with a mysterious package in hand, he inadvertently burns down Harold's father-in-law's beloved Christmas tree. To fix the problem, Harold and Kumar embark on a mission through New York City to find the perfect Christmas tree, once again stumbling into trouble at every single turn. Written by Mandate Pictures

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Christmas comes prematurely

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Rated R for strong crude and sexual content, graphic nudity, pervasive language, drug use and some violence | See all certifications »

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4 November 2011 (USA)  »

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Harold & Kumar 3  »

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Box Office

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$19,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$12,954,142, 6 November 2011, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$35,033,759, 8 January 2012
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Trivia

Todd Strauss-Schulson and Amir Blumenfeld worked together in Hardly Working: Die Hardly Working: The CH Action Movie (2010). Strauss-Schulson directed the short and Blumenfeld was one of the editorial staff playing fictional versions of themselves. See more »

Goofs

In the beginning, the TV Kenneth gets for Harold's father-in-law is a Sharp 3D TV. However, later the TV the family is watching on appears to be an early Samsung LCD TV, with the large circle on the bezel. They are also wearing passive 3D glasses, which only LG TVs starting in 2011 would use. Sharp uses active 3D technology in their 3D televisions. See more »

Quotes

Neil Patrick Harris: What did I tell you about using tongue?
David Burtka: You told me to make it realistic.
Neil Patrick Harris: Yeah, realistic! Not fucking gay as shit!
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References Starship Troopers (1997) See more »

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Deck the Halls
Traditional tune, lyrics by Thomas Oliphant (uncredited)
Performed by Neil Patrick Harris
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3D part of the gag
11 November 2011 | by See all my reviews

Harold & Kummar movies are mercifully free of hypocrisy, with no taboo left unviolated. This is not a film you take your mother to (let her see it by herself). Everyone is criticizing the 3D as gratuitous, but it was part of the humor, exaggerated like in Piranha 3D. I usually despise 3D as a pointless distraction; this was a rare occasion when it seemed to fit. Pot smoke wafting out towards the audience--what better use of 3D? How could anyone complain about gratuitous 3D given this film's other excesses? One could similarly call the clay animation sequence gratuitous, but it was brilliant! It seems to me that these H&K movies contain some serious messages on drugs, race, and other social issues rolled up with the crude humor.


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