The two most notable are a completely unrecognizable Christopher Meloni, buried under several strata of ugly latex, in a completely off the wall portrayal as Freakshow, the Deliverance-esque tow truck operator who picks the boys up after they crash their car in the woods. The character was created by and and is based upon their real-life friend, named Harold Lee. Kumar picks up a hitchhiker, , who is high on. Kumar convinces Harold to go with him to Amsterdam to pursue Maria, reminding him that marijuana is legal in the. Archived from on October 6, 2013. They based the character of Harold on their real-life friend Harold Lee. Probably no better example of that is the completely idiosyncratic, and frequently outright hilarious, Harold and Kumar Go to White Castle, a film which manages to reinvent the road picture in a completely unironic postmodern way that manages to be both fresh, bracing, and completely, utterly and inescapably politically incorrect.
This segment leads to an over the top animated sequence where Harold hallucinates a brief scenario involving Maria Paula Garcés , the girl of his dreams who lives down the hall from the boys but whom Harold has always been afraid to chat up. Harold thinks that he'll wind up with a similarly repressed Korean-American young woman—Cindy Kim—who isn't as repressed as he thinks. In , Kumar hasn't spoken to Harold in years. The filmmakers received permission from White Castle in 2002 to use the chain's name in the film. A number of very funny supporting turns also aids and abets the stars in their journey to a New Jersey White Castle. Though not interested in school, Kumar is remarkably intelligent and knows how to perform complex surgical procedures, as shown in the film while looking for at the hospital.
Kumar fakes a 911 call to distract the police and breaks into the station to free Harold. This same beat comes again when Kumar is stuck in the pipe inside the police station, and asks Harold 2 release him out of jail. Often just a raised eyebrow on the part of Kumar, as he can't believe yet another one of Harold's straitlaced idiocies, is enough to provoke giggles. Archived from on May 12, 2011. 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.
White Castle launched several promotions in tandem with the film's release. Lexicon does the remix, and it's not actually the one in the film. At the time, Pennsylvania did not have any White Castle locations and Hurwitz had to have family members bring him frozen White Castle burgers from New Jersey. Harold and Kumar are detained by Ron Fox, a racist , in Washington, D. Harold and Kumar are propositioned by Freakshow's surprisingly alluring wife, but after Freakshow suggests a , Harold and Kumar flee in disgust. After smoking marijuana with Kumar, and seeing an advertisement for , the pair decide to get hamburgers to satisfy their hunger.
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As scabrous, scatological, sexist and politically incorrect as this film undeniably is, it has a very sweet, almost innocent, heart at its core. In addition to their box office grosses, the films were successful on home video. Hold On by Wilson Phillips 10. Harold is attracted to his neighbor, Maria, but is unable to admit his feelings. The pair run into Vanessa, Kumar's ex-girlfriend, and her fiancé Colton, another old college buddy who helped Harold with getting a job at Brewster-Keagan, at the airport. Total Eclipse of the Heart by Nicki French 11. The one in the film has different lyrics.
It is, in fact, like a stoner's meal at White Castle: not particularly nutritious, but surprisingly delicious. Scenes set at were actually filmed at the 's and. I absolutely need to hear that song. After smoking marijuana with it, they decide to ride it to White Castle, but Harold goes unconscious after hitting his head on a branch. After filming was completed, Penn returned to the White House. about the music in this movie.
Greg Shapiro returned as producer with Kal Penn and John Cho reprising their title roles. Jon Hurwitz and Hayden Schlossberg returned to write the film while Todd Strauss-Schulson directed. A police officer spots the speeding truck and chases them. It's the one that plays when you first see them driving. This Blu-ray looks and sounds great and the film is Highly what else? 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. I think we're gonna get this made. Kumar spots Maria at a movie theatre, and decides to get her attention so Harold can talk to her, but Harold panics and crashes the car.
On the way to Texas, they encounter various people from an inbred trailer home family to the Ku Klux Klan to. Kumar suggests stopping at to buy more marijuana. He tells them off and threatens to get them fired and humiliated if it happens again. The film is set in , but was mainly filmed in , Ontario, Canada. Harold and Kumar Go to White Castle is smart enough to both take its characters seriously within the context of the film, but to never take them so seriously the film seems overarch or intentionally ironic. In , Harold is married to Maria and hasn't spoken to Kumar in years.
Harold and Kumar embark on an adventure to find a new Christmas tree after Kumar destroys the original. And these two flatmates both have a bad case of the munchies. After his adventure, Kumar tells Vanessa he has matured and very much wants to raise the baby with her, even offering to return to medical school and give up marijuana. Kumar put a tape in and was saying that they were posers??? This may not be total eye candy for those herbally enhanced, but it's a very solid Blu-ray, with a nicely sharp image full of well saturated color, a variegated palette, and pleasing fine detail. The Original Motion Picture Soundtrack of Harold and Kumar go to White Castle Movie is composed by David Kitay. Overall, though, this is a sharp and clear presentation that should easily please most fans of the film.