Oh, and to get completely baked, with which Harold concurs. The buddy stoner comedy that set ablaze the trail to many munchie driven adventures and destroys every social stereotype that we know of and the high bar it set! Harold is in love with his neighbor, Maria, of Hispanic descent, but has not told her yet. In celebration of a few days ago, grab a bud, and enjoy this joint effort to find out where the dynamic duo is now because this episode of Nerd On! Sometimes, it takes a strange night to put everything else into focus. One evening the duo plan to get stoned but Harold's Caucasian co-workers end up saddling him with their work. Many of Harold and Kumar's adventures are gross, disgusting, and downright stupid.
Genre: , Stars: , , Director: Danny Leiner Country: , , Rating: 6. . Harold John Cho has a job that requires him to analyze numbers and a crush on a pretty girl in his building. Harold is a neat and clean person while Kumar is the exact opposite. Yet they arrive at wisdom by accident as they drive around New Jersey in search of fast food. However, there are a couple of moments that are funny, sweet, and even smart, and some commentary on race and ethnicity that almost qualifies as subtle. The title sums up the plot.
Harold Lee and Kumar Patel are second-generation Americans of Oriental and Asian descent respectively. Harold is in love with his neighbor, Maria, of Hispanic descent, but has not told her yet. Both guys are at a crossroads, about to make major decisions that will affect the course of their lives. I also give it extra credit for avoiding the obvious forms of triumph over the bad guys. Parents need to know that this movie wallows in bad taste and is cheerfully vulgar and offensive in every possible category. And its very unambitiousness gives the film moments that almost approach charm. One evening the duo plan to get stoned but Harold's Caucasian co-workers end up saddling him with their work.
While Harold is employed as a Stock Analyst, Kumar is a medical student. They set about this task but find out that White Castle has re-located. While Harold is employed as a Stock Analyst, Kumar is a medical student. He also has a big assignment that has just been dumped on him by his boss. Kumar convinces Harold to do this work later and together they attempt to relax at their apartment. It includes constant drug use, bad language, extremely explicit toilet humor, and frequent and explicit sexual references and situations. But the nearest White Castle is a long drive away and it will get a lot longer as Harold and Kumar run into all kinds of characters and crazy adventures along the way.
Once happily stoned, the duo realize that there is only one more thing they need to achieve perfect happiness, those scumptious square hamburgers from White Castle. Today the Nerds talk about Harold and Kumar Go to White Castle! While some characters are bigoted and there is a lot of homophobic and racist humor, a strength of the movie is the portrayal of diverse characters. And that's exactly what happens to Harold and his roommate, Kumar, when they set out to get the best stoner fix money can buy: White Castle hamburgers. Cho and Penn are engaging, especially when they sheepishly but then with increasing joy sing along with Wilson Phillips, and there are appearances by Fred Willard, Neil Patrick Harris, and Anthony Anderson. Kumar Kal Penn is a slacker whose only ambition is not to become a doctor like his father and brother. Harold is a neat and clean person while Kumar is the exact opposite. This unpretentiously genial little stoner comedy has a couple of things going for it.
There is comic violence, some graphic, including a scene in surgery with a lot of blood and a disfigured man. The characters and jokes are a bit above average for a genre with admittedly low standards. Kumar convinces Harold to do this work later and together they attempt to relax at their apartment. They set about this task but find out that White Castle has re-located. . .
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