If stoner comedy has a place in the satire canon, this is one of the best. On their way they will encounter many obstacles including a raccoon, a racist officer, and a horny Neil Patrick Harris. He tells them off and threatens to get them fired and humiliated if it happens again. I haven't laughed so much at a movie since. Kumar realizes he wants to be a doctor, but is afraid of conforming to the stereotype of Indians becoming doctors.
Like that little square of fat and calories, the pot and girls are just too good not to indulge now and then. This movie, as you see from the trailer, is about two guys who have the munchies and all they want is to go get some White Castle fast food. Being delivered from the wrath of seriously deformed 'Freak Show' and his siren wife doesn't deter them from considering the affections of the battling babes or idolizing Neil Patrick Harris in a cameo playing himself as a lethal womanizer. Harris suddenly appears, and pays for their meal as an apology for stealing their car. Harold attempts to punch Kumar for antagonizing the officer, but ends up punching the officer instead, resulting in his arrest. Harold Lee and Kumar Patel are two stoners who end up getting the munchies. She informs Harold that she is leaving for Amsterdam but will return in ten days.
They based the character of Harold on their real-life friend Harold Lee. Don't worry my not so Indian, white friend, sitting next to me, got just as much a kick out of it as well. They also provided free hamburgers to moviegoers attending the film's premiere. After returning to their apartment they encounter Maria. Specifically speaking, the not-so-subtle and rightfully so social commentary.
I'm a real cinephile, I see everything and am usually quite picky, but I loved this film!! The restaurant served 40,000 burgers to patrons, including , and. Harold and Kumar are propositioned by Freakshow's surprisingly alluring wife, but after Freakshow suggests a , Harold and Kumar flee in disgust. Both underdogs, Harold and Kumar decide to spend what would have been an otherwise uneventful Friday night satisfying an oddly intense urge for White Castle hamburgers. Director Danny Leiner 'Dude, Where's My Car? Harold then notices his co-workers pull up with two women and gets angry at them because they said they had to work with clients but were actually out partying. The pair place their orders but are disheartened to find they have no money. If two chicks sitting in stalls playing 'Battleshits' while the two Indian and Asian 'heroes' hide between them suffering the sounds and smells of scatological low humor sounds funny to you, then you should consider seeing 'Harold and Kumar Go to White Castle.
Yet, as these two stoner friends come to realize, even the seemingly simplest of goals in life can be impossible to achieve, due to such disturbances as irony, circumstance, error, and misfortune, as they are all encountered in this journey. They are rescued by Freakshow, a tow-truck driver, who takes them to his house to repair their car. Kumar picks up a hitchhiker, , who is high on. The film was released on on November 13, 2012. We hope that part isn't lost in the incredible humor. Both Hurwitz and Schlossberg announced plans to write a third Harold and Kumar film, with Greg Shapiro returning as producer, and Kal Penn and John Cho returning in their title roles, while Todd Strauss-Schulson directed the film. Take the best comedic part of every movie you have ever seen and just combine them all together to make this one hilarious film.
So from here, follows a journey for the burgers they require. These two actors are great at their craft, and their on-screen combination a perfect match. They are trapped when they reach the edge of a cliff. The comic elements are listless: stoner instinct-gone horribly awry, catastrophic error, not-so-pleasant raunchy surprise, near-death escapes in the most unlikeliest of ways, and the eventual finesse of overcoming all obstacles to finally enjoy a binge at a hamburger joint. The production design team had to build a White Castle franchise especially for the shoot since Canada does not have White Castle restaurants.
Kumar takes Harold to a hospital where Kumar's father and older brother work. I don't know how many times I have to say it for it to sink it, but one last time, this movie is the funniest movie I have ever seen, it is hilarious! Favorite scenes: two sorority types in the restroom and the two African American men in the jail house! It does not base its humor solely the idea of getting high, this movie is able to find humor in more then just that. . Kumar suggests stopping at to buy more marijuana. Director Danny Leiner 'Dude, Where's My Car? During filming, Penn ate veggie burgers as he is a vegetarian.
Harold and Kumar are trying to find an all-night White Castle after experiencing the sudden yearning that afflicts almost anyone who has had a 'slider' burger. Being delivered from the wrath of seriously deformed 'Freak Show' and his siren wife doesn't deter them from considering the affections of the battling babes or idolizing Neil Patrick Harris in a cameo playing himself as a lethal womanizer. Kumar still has a thing for Vanessa, the feds are in hot pursuit, and the legal weed of Amsterdam seems a long way away. However, it's no worse in that regard than South Park or other hit movies involving college-age adults a la Animal House. After smoking marijuana with Kumar, and seeing an advertisement for , the pair decide to get hamburgers to satisfy their hunger. Harold and Kumar go into a convenience store to get directions and Harris drives away in their car.
The filmmakers received permission from White Castle in 2002 to use the chain's name in the film. The two early twenties students, one a serious stock analyst and the other a lazy pre-med genius, are like Hope and Crosby in their witty repartee and canny ability to escape harm. The two early twenties students, one a serious stock analyst and the other a lazy pre-med genius, are like Hope and Crosby in their witty repartee and canny ability to escape harm. What was great about this movie was that they tackled modern day stereotypes and showed the stupidity in exploiting them. The film also features , , , Dan Bochart, , , , , , , , , , and , who plays a fictionalized version of himself. The duo are then harassed by a racist police officer for jaywalking.
My grandson Cody and I bonded once again, this time just laughing at the silliness, enjoying the satire, and figuring how we could get his dad to allow his young brother to see it, despite the lurid spots that give spice and lend naughtiness to our increasingly dangerous lives. One scene that depicted a White Castle being closed was changed at the request of the company's director of marketing. After smoking marijuana with it, they decide to ride it to White Castle, but Harold goes unconscious after hitting his head on a branch. Harold professes his feelings for her and they kiss. Like that little square of fat and calories, the pot and girls are just too good not to indulge now and then. Hurwitz got the idea to base the film around White Castle from his own experience craving White Castle burgers when he lived in Pennsylvania for several years.