Harold & Kumar Go to White Castle Movie Information

Movie Information

Overall Rank: 2640

Average Rating: 2.7/4

# of Ratings: 266

Theatrical Release Date: 07/30/2004

Blu-ray/DVD Release Date: 04/01/2008

Language: English

Genre: Comedy, Adventure

MPAA Rating: R

Director: Danny Leiner

Actors: John Cho, Kal Penn, Paula Garcés, Neil Patrick Harris, David Krumholtz, Eddie Kaye Thomas

Plot: Two stoner friends, one an uptight Korean American investment banker, the other an care-free Indian American med-school student, go on a life-altering quest in search of White Castle hamburgers.

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Matthew Brady - wrote on 09/27/2013

This movie is like if lord of the rings was about fatty food

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Ryan Stephen M - wrote on 06/21/2013

This is a great stoner movie. The chemistry is really good between John Cho and Kal Penn.

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FSUNoles27TS - wrote on 12/04/2012

A stoner movie for the everyman. Movie is a great adventure movie with two very different buddies who are brought together by their love for pot.

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HIGH-larious, a stoner comedy!

MovieAddict - wrote on 03/12/2012

John Cho and Kal Penn deliver a truly hilarious performance as Harold, the Korean/American hard-working investment banker and Kumar the Indian-American very gifted pre-med student, who isn't interested in following his father and brother's footsteps and becoming a doctor. Harold and Kumar have are roommates with different work ethics, but one thing they have in common is they both love to smoke pot. After blazing up one night, they see a commercial for White Castle Hamburgers and go on a quest to find the nearest White Castle. What was supposed to be a trip down the highway turns into a night of run-ins with some Extreme Sports Punks, Freakshow, escaping the cops, and a sex-crazed Neil Patrick Harris, playing himself.

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Pretty Good Stoner Comedy

Franz Patrick - wrote on 07/05/2008

This is a pretty good film regardless of its subject matter, which I normally wouldn't consider funny because getting high in films most often means slapstick comedy. John Cho and Kal Penn have great chemistry so I think that's one of the main reasons why this movie worked. The way they interacted never seemed forced. The appearance of Neil Patrick Harris added to the outgoing tone. I used to watch his show called "Doogie Howser, M.D." and it made me laugh when they made references to that (and the fact that he was a ladies' man in the film but in reality, he's into men). I loved that he could handle the jokes about himself. Other highlights include the television commercial scene, the "Extreme" knuckleheads, and the Koreans at the university. Even though most of the stuff that happened …

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