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. 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. Surprise of surprises, we were glued to our seats and didn't want to leave! Favorite scenes: two sorority types in the restroom and the two African American men in the jail house! A police officer spots the speeding truck and chases them. Kumar fakes a 911 call to distract the police and breaks into the station to free Harold. During casting, both Kal Penn and actor were being considered for the role of Kumar. Harris suddenly appears, having craved the food when hearing them talk about it and pays for their meal as an apology for stealing their car, which he also pays for to repair.
Meanwhile, Kumar Patel attends a medical school interview, but intentionally botches it to prevent getting accepted. They are trapped when they reach the edge of a cliff. 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 they arrive at wisdom by accident as they drive around New Jersey in search of fast food. Harold attempts to punch Kumar for antagonizing the officer, but ends up punching the officer instead, resulting in his arrest.
Harold is in love with his neighbor, Maria, of Hispanic descent, but has not told her yet. It is no exaggeration or flattery when I say this movie is the funniest movie I have ever seen. 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. Kumar realizes he wants to be a doctor, but is afraid of conforming to the stereotype of Indians becoming doctors. Harris liked the script and agreed to appear in the film. 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. Take the best comedic part of every movie you have ever seen and just combine them all together to make this one hilarious film.
After smoking marijuana with it, they decide to ride it to White Castle, but Harold goes unconscious after hitting his head on a branch. Finding a streaming service to buy, rent, download, or watch the Danny Leiner-directed movie via subscription can be confusing, so we here at Moviefone want to do right by you. One evening the duo plan to get stoned but Harold's Caucasian co-workers end up saddling him with their work. Both guys are at a crossroads, about to make major decisions that will affect the course of their lives. However, it's no worse in that regard than South Park or other hit movies involving college-age adults a la Animal House.
The film was also supposed to feature a hunt for donuts, but the food was changed to hotdogs when Krispy Kreme refused to allow the film to use their name. Harold is a neat and clean person while Kumar is the exact opposite. Kumar convinces Harold to do this work later and together they attempt to relax at their apartment. Harold professes his feelings for her and they kiss. Kumar takes Harold to a hospital where Kumar's father and older brother work. Adventure Comedy Sometimes, it takes a strange night to put everything else into focus.
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. These two actors are great at their craft, and their on-screen combination a perfect match. Also it showed the other side to these two minorities which is usually purposely ignored. The story follows Harold Lee and Kumar Patel as they decide to go to the fast food chain after smoking , but end up on a series of comical misadventures along the way. Specifically speaking, the not-so-subtle and rightfully so social commentary. The film is set in , but was mainly filmed in , Ontario, Canada. During filming, Penn ate veggie burgers as he is a vegetarian.
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. Listen, don't go in expecting an academy award winning film, but just go in ready to laugh. While Harold is employed as a Stock Analyst, Kumar is a medical student. If stoner comedy has a place in the satire canon, this is one of the best. It does not base its humor solely the idea of getting high, this movie is able to find humor in more then just that. The duo are then harassed by a racist police officer for jaywalking. The production design team had to build a White Castle franchise especially for the shoot since Canada does not have White Castle restaurants.
The film also features , , , Dan Bochart, , , , , , , , , , and , who plays a fictionalized version of himself. One evening the duo plan to get stoned but Harold's Caucasian co-workers end up saddling him with their work. One scene that depicted a White Castle being closed was changed at the request of the company's director of marketing. After auditioning seven times, Penn eventually won the part. They also provided free hamburgers to moviegoers attending the film's premiere.
It contains 16 songs from the film. Spotting the White Castle below, Harold and Kumar use a from the truck to reach their destination. I'm a real cinephile, I see everything and am usually quite picky, but I loved this film!! I really enjoyed this film. 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. Kumar picks up a hitchhiker, , who is high on. 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.