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Harold & Kumar Go to White Castle (2004)

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A Korean-American office worker and his Indian-American stoner friend embark on a quest to satisfy their desire for White Castle burgers.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
... Harold Lee
... Billy Carver
... J.D. (as Robert Tinkler)
... Dr. Willoughby
... Kumar Patel
... Cole
Dan Bochart ... Extreme Sports Punk #1
... Maria (as Paula Garcès)
Mike Sheer ... 'I'm So High' Kid
... 'Don't You Wanna Be Cool' Kid
... Goldstein
... Rosenberg
... Mean Tollbooth Guy (as Angelo Tsachouras)
... Burger Shack Employee
... Cindy Kim
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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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Release Date:

30 July 2004 (USA)  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$9,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$5,480,378, 1 August 2004, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$18,225,165, 12 September 2004
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Trivia

Neil Patrick Harris plays a character named "Neil Patrick Harris" and is billed as such rather than being billed "as himself." According to an interview on NPR, this was done to make clear that he plays a parody of himself. See more »

Goofs

When the cops run into the business hippie at Princeton the big bag of pot flies out of the backpack but when they pick up the hippies backpack the pot is back inside. 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

Spoofs Fight Club (1999) See more »

Soundtracks

Baby Baby
Written by Amy Grant, Keith Thomas
Performed by Amy Grant
Courtesy of A&M Records under license from Universal Music Enterprises
Published by BMG Songs Inc. (ASCAP), Age to Age Music Inc. c/o The Loving Company (ASCAP),
Yellow Elephant Music (ASCAP)
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Too Good To Miss!
31 July 2004 | by See all my reviews

When my best friend said that she was going to go see this movie, I said I wanted to come, not even knowing what the movie was about, but just so I could have a good time (and because I love White Castle). I'm so glad I saw it. I can honestly say that I have never laughed so hard in a theatre before. This is by far the funniest movie I have ever seen. I love it!! Too good!!! I will definitely go to see it again! I'm telling everyone I know what a great movie it is! Sure, there are a lot of people that are going to say it looks stupid and it's for teens. But seriously, people go to see movies to have a good time, and this movie certainly delivers. If only those Oscar morons would start nominating good stuff, I can say that this has a great chance to win.

I can guarantee I'll be buying it the day it comes out on DVD!


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