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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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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

The pipe that Goldstein and Rosenberg smoke marijuana out of is made of a shofar. A shofar is a musical horn made from a kosher animal's horn (usually a ram) that is used on the Jewish holidays of Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur. See more »

Goofs

When Harold starts yelling about having no money at White Castle, he bangs down on the counter knocking over the yellow mustard container. The mustard is alternately standing/lying down in subsequent shots. 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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References Halloween 4: The Return of Michael Myers (1988) See more »

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Ballin Boy
Written by D. Hill, T. Latimer
Performed by No Good
Courtesy of ArtistDirect
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Hilarious- simply brilliant
10 August 2004 | by See all my reviews

OK, maybe I "got" this movie because I'm a recent graduate of an ivy-league school (and I can relate to Harold and Kumar, and know about 200 people like them), but I didn't stop laughing. And I'm not a person who is into "American Pie" type movies- yet this was still totally hilarious. I think it is going to be one of those cult comedies, like "Office Space" or "Old School" that people watch over and over again.

Listen, don't go in expecting an academy award winning film, but just go in ready to laugh. I thought the writing had real wit, not to mention the hidden references and one liners that any film buff will appreciate.

Go see this movie- I really don't think it will disappoint. I'm a real cinephile, I see everything and am usually quite picky, but I loved this film!!


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