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  • Summary: In the great cinematic tradition of "Road Trip" and "Dude, Where's My Car?" comes Harold and Kumar Go to White Castle, which follows two likeable underdogs who set out on a Friday night quest to satisfy their craving for White Castle hamburgers and end up on an epic journey of deep thoughts,In the great cinematic tradition of "Road Trip" and "Dude, Where's My Car?" comes Harold and Kumar Go to White Castle, which follows two likeable underdogs who set out on a Friday night quest to satisfy their craving for White Castle hamburgers and end up on an epic journey of deep thoughts, deeper inhaling and a wild road trip as un-PC as it gets. (New Line Cinema) Expand
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  1. Positive: 17 out of 29
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  1. Harold and Kumar share a quality the overgrown adolescents in films like this are never allowed to possess: They're witty, focused, and highly aware. They make having a brain look hip.
  2. A peppy, satisfying comedy that could soon become a minor classic
  3. Reviewed by: Allison Benedikt
    75
    This stoner buddy movie is filled with raunchy, gross-out humor. It's immature, clunky and probably the best bit of groundbreaking social commentary we've seen in years.
  4. 63
    Clearly, this unabashedly silly movie, written by Jon Hurwitz and Hayden Schlossberg, is the work of people with a grasp of the stream-of-consciousness creativity that a few bong hits can impart.
  5. 60
    It boldly subverts stereotypes and challenges conventional wisdom by presenting affable Korean and Indian antiheroes who are just as sex-crazed, irresponsible, mischief-prone, and chemically altered as their white counterparts.
  6. Funnier when high -- what isn't? -- Harold and Kumar may also serve as the first infomercial for weed and burgers.
  7. The official R rating is for "strong language, sexual content, drug use and some crude humor," but the MPAA is just being polite. It's all crude.

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  1. Positive: 52 out of 63
  2. Negative: 7 out of 63
  1. Jul 30, 2011
    10
    Excellent comedy, it grips the viewer throughout the whole movie. They're like a better version of cheech and chong. Or the two guys from theExcellent comedy, it grips the viewer throughout the whole movie. They're like a better version of cheech and chong. Or the two guys from the movie How High! Expand
  2. AnthonyS.
    Nov 24, 2005
    10
    Great movie, kuumar reminds me of my best friend chris, they look alike.
  3. Jun 21, 2011
    9
    This movie is a minor classic. I finally got the chance to watch it after seeing the edited-for-TV version of the sequel umpteenth times. NowThis movie is a minor classic. I finally got the chance to watch it after seeing the edited-for-TV version of the sequel umpteenth times. Now all I have to do is see the regular version of the sequel... and be the first in line for the third movie this Christmas! Expand
  4. May 26, 2012
    8
    This movie has it all for a good movie mood.
    They got it? Of course, if they did, is very good, very good.
    It's a movie out of the ordinary,
    This movie has it all for a good movie mood.
    They got it? Of course, if they did, is very good, very good.
    It's a movie out of the ordinary, humor is the best.
    It made â
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  5. [Anonymous]
    Aug 22, 2005
    7
    A very funny movie - liked it much more than I expected to. And Neil Patrick Harris should get an Oscar for his supporting role! Talk about A very funny movie - liked it much more than I expected to. And Neil Patrick Harris should get an Oscar for his supporting role! Talk about acting against type! Expand
  6. Oct 29, 2013
    6
    The movie isn't very intelligent it doesn't try to send any useful information or a good plot line your way. But it is very entertaining andThe movie isn't very intelligent it doesn't try to send any useful information or a good plot line your way. But it is very entertaining and you will feel like you're on that high that Harold and Kumar were on right with them, every step of the way. Expand
  7. DeanS.
    Jan 23, 2007
    3
    If I was sixteen and hadn't seen these jokes before, I would have thought it was hysterical. Since I'm not I rarely cracked a smile.

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