DVD 88 mins IMDB 7.1 (14,820 votes)
Harold and Kumar Go to White Castle - Unrated
New Line Cinema (2004)
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John Cho Harold
Kal Penn Kumar
Paula Garcés Maria
Neil Patrick Harris Himself
David Krumholtz Goldstein
Eddie Kaye Thomas Rosenberg
Christopher Meloni Freakshow
Ryan Reynolds Male Nurse
Fred Willard Dr. Willoughby
Ethan Embry Billy Carver
Anthony Anderson
Carolyn Choa
Robert Tinkler J.D.
Steve Braun Cole
Dan Bochart Extreme Sports Punk #1
Mike Sheer 'I'm So High' Kid
Christopher Thompson Don't You Wanna Be Cool Kid

Director Danny Leiner
Producer Nathan Kahane; Greg Shapiro
Writer Jon Hurwitz; Hayden Schlossberg
Cinematography Bruce Douglas Johnson
Musician David Kitay; Ali Theodore
User Credit 1 Jeff Betancourt
User Credit 2 Alex Kavanagh

Directed by Danny Leiner, Harold and Kumar Go to White Castle follows the life-changing (and mind-altering) journey of Korean-American investment banker Harold (John Cho) and Indian-American medical-school candidate Kumar (Kal Penn). 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. However, finding a White Castle proves a highly difficult task, and the two friends wind up on an epic road trip of deep thoughts, deeper inhaling, and enough half-baked, politically incorrect philosophizing to outweigh a White Castle value meal. — Tracie Cooper

Edition Details
Barcode 794043762529
Region Region 1
Release Date 1/4/2005
Packaging Keep Case
Screen Ratio Widescreen 1.85:1 Color
Subtitles English; Spanish
Audio Tracks ENGLISH: Dolby Digital 5.1 [CC]
ENGLISH: Dolby Digital Stereo
Layers Single Side, Dual Layer
No. of Disks/Tapes 1

Deleted Scenes & Extreme Outtakes
The Art Of The Fart - Sound Featurette
Hilarious "Back Seat Interview" with John Cho and Kal Penn
Extreme Actor & Filmmaker Commentaries
Music Video
DVD-ROM Features
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User Lookup 1 DVD Original
User Text 1 Strong language, sexual content, drug use and some crude humor.
User Text 2 Fast Food. High Times.
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Trivia: The pipe that Goldstein and Rosenberg smoke marijuana out of is made of a shofar. A shofar is a musical horn made from a ram's horn that is used on the Jewish holidays of Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur. (more)

Goofs: Errors in geography: A sign reading "Self-Service Gasoline form two lines" is visible in one shot. This would be impossible in New Jersey where self service gas stations are illegal. (more)

[first lines]
J.D.: Billy boy! Get your ass ready. It's almost 5:00 and this bad boy needs to get his drink on. No, no, no. Give me that.
Billy Carver: Don't.
J.D.: I'm gonna burn it once and for all.
Billy Carver: Stop it.

Awards: 3 nominations (more)