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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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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

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Christmas comes prematurely

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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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Official Sites:

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

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, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$35,033,759, 8 January 2012
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Runtime:

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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital | Datasat | SDDS

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

The Wafflebot is based on a waffle-making robot character from an unreleased college comedy screenplay Jon Hurwitz and Hayden Schlossberg wrote in 2000. See more »

Goofs

When the first protester throws the egg at Harold's assistant, we see on the far left a woman wearing a red scarf and a woman next to her wearing a multicolored scarf. In the shot just before this the woman wearing the red scarf has vanished, and the woman with the multicolored scarf who didn't have a big white sign in her hands, now does. See more »

Quotes

Harold: You still haven't explained the gay thing.
Kumar: You're not gay, motherfucker!
Harold: At all.
Neil Patrick Harris: Yeah that's something us magicians like to call misdirection. Just a little something I picked up from my man, Clay Aiken.
Kumar: What? Clay Aiken's not gay?
Neil Patrick Harris: Are you kidding me? Clay's the biggest coos hound I know. That guy gets mad gash.
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Follows Harold & Kumar Escape from Guantanamo Bay (2008) See more »

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Still the Best of the Stoner Comedies
5 November 2011 | by Jack_SkellySee all my reviews

Once again, Harold and Kumar bring it with more completely original ideas that made me laugh like a maniac several times throughout the movie. These guys once again prove that anything can be funnier if you add weed and nudity. And the fact that Kal Penn can still make these movies and maintain a respectable reputation at the White House is hilarious enough as it is.

As good as this one was, however, it didn't really live up to the expectations that were set by "Guantanamo Bay". Maybe it's because when I saw that one, it was in a packed theatre at 10 pm with a bunch of stoners laughing their guts out at every single joke. As unappealing as that sounds (I wasn't stoned during this movie), it's those types of things that make movies THAT much better if you ask me. Laughing my butt off with 30 or more people, including a few random 14 year olds who needed to pretend they were with me in order to get in (true story) just wasn't the same.

Something that really bugged me was how NPH was barely used in this one. Although his picture actually made it poster this time, he wasn't really in it as much as I hoped. Come to think of it, many of the old jokes from "White Castle" and "Guantanamo Bay" weren't used at all.

And whether or not it was the theatre I went to, the 3D was disgraceful. I almost suggest seeing the 2D version: your eyes won't hurt, you'll save a few bucks, and you really won't miss anything.

But even though it may not have lived up to the previous ones, Harold and Kumar prove once again that as far as epic stoner comedies go, they can't be beat. This one left me sore from laughing, and with an itch to see more (even though, once again, I wasn't stoned). I strongly suggest you get a big group to go to this one; the more laughs around you, the funnier this movie will be.

And of course, there's nothing like getting into the Christmas spirit a little early. Especially if you celebrate Christmas like these guys.


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