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A Very Harold & Kumar Christmas (2011)

A Very Harold & Kumar 3D Christmas (original title)
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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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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Patton Oswalt ... Mall Santa
Isabella Gielniak ... Caren
Kal Penn ... Kumar
Austin Bickel ... Kid in Line
Inga R. Wilson Inga R. Wilson ... Mom in Line (as Inga Wilson)
John Cho ... Harold
Bobby Lee ... Kenneth Park
Thomas Lennon ... Todd (as Tom Lennon)
Amir Blumenfeld ... Adrian
Paula Garcés ... Maria (as Paula Garces)
Danny Trejo ... Mr. Perez
Marvin Cruz Marvin Cruz ... Timo Perez
Allyson Lengers Allyson Lengers ... Wafflebot Kid (as Allyson V. Lengers)
Gabriel Anderson Gabriel Anderson ... Wafflebot Kid
Eric Kissack Eric Kissack ... Wafflebot (voice)
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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

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

Christmas comes prematurely

Genres:

Adventure | Comedy

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Trivia

The Christmas tree salesmen played by Rza and Da'Vone McDonald are named Lamar and Latrell, respectively. Lamar Latrell was the name of the homosexual African-American Tri-Lamb member in The Revenge of the Nerds , portrayed by Larry B. Scott. See more »

Goofs

When the feces is thrown at the minivan's window it creates a linear shape. But the next time we see the window as Harold is getting dropped off at his house, we can see that the feces on the window is now a different shape, no longer linear. Now it's a round clump. Same amount is there, but just in a different shape. See more »

Quotes

Kenneth Park: This is a Sharp 52" Aquos Quattron TV with state-of-the-art 3D technology that makes Avatar look Avatar-ded.
Harold: I don't know. Hasn't the whole 3D thing jumped shark by now?
Kenneth Park: Mr. Lee, you don't understand. This is the best 3D you've ever seen. It's gonna be amazing!
[Kenneth gives two thumbs up to the audience]
Harold: Who are you looking at?
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Crazy Credits

The New Line Cinema logo is wrapped up as a present See more »

Connections

References Starship Troopers (1997) See more »

Soundtracks

Hallelujah Chorus (from The Messiah)
Written by George Frideric Handel
Arranged by George Wilson
Courtesy of APM Music
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Finally a 3D Movie that Entertains!
7 November 2011 | by nconstabSee all my reviews

I have an affection for raunchy comedies and I love 3D so this marriage in "A Very Harold & Kumar 3D Christmas" definitely filled voids in places where most movies have been lacking as of late.

First and foremost, the movie was entertaining throughout with no dull moments. All the characters were great and Neil Patrick Harris was hysterical. Although some might think this film could be considered lowbrow, it really isn't because it was well written and the situations (as absurd as they are) work to even satisfy an intelligent viewer with a good time.

The 3D experience was better in this movie than most I've seen in years. It was consistent throughout, no eyestrain, very clean, and had some nice out-of-screen effects that paired well with the comedy.

As morally and politically incorrect this movie is; it ultimately does have a good message with a lot of heart and actually put me into the Holiday spirit! I know; I can't even believe I just stated that but sadly it's true. I'm definitely jaded, but then again aren't we all by now? Definitely a must see in 3D.


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Official Sites:

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Country:

USA

Language:

English | Spanish

Release Date:

4 November 2011 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Harold & Kumar 3 See more »

Filming Locations:

Detroit, Michigan, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$19,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$12,954,142, 6 November 2011

Gross USA:

$35,061,031

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$36,192,775
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

| (Extended Cut)

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital | Datasat | SDDS

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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