Harold & Kumar Escape from Guantanamo Bay2008
Harold & Kumar Escape from Guantanamo Bay (2008)
Critic Consensus: It may not equal its predecessor, but Harold and Kumar Escape from Guantanamo Bay is still good for some laughs -- and food for thought.
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as Kumar Patel
as Harold Lee
as Ron Fox
as Dr. Beecher
as Deputy Frye
as Neil Patrick Harris
as George W. Bush
as Tits Hemingway
as Big Bob
as Dr. Patel
as Mr. Lee
as Mrs. Lee
as Old White Woman
as Dr. Jonavon White
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Critic Reviews for Harold & Kumar Escape from Guantanamo Bay
The film is so even-handed and so diligent in its urge to offend that after a while I felt myself go numb.
Amid the dick jokes, drug taking and gratuitous nudity, the film also serves as a salient reminder about what actually ranks as subversive comedy.
Harold & Kumar Escape from Guantánamo Bay, a loosely strung-together collection of sex, race, and stoner jokes, is, by any rational standard, a terrible movie, yet I kept laughing at it, and I came out of the theatre in a good mood.
As much as I enjoyed the pot-fueled laughs and the sheer energetic lunacy of the original, I was really let down by this uninspired sequel.
Audience Reviews for Harold & Kumar Escape from Guantanamo Bay
A big step (or two) down overall when compared to its predecessor, but this is still a pretty funny and extreme satirical comedy in which no one is spared. The freshness wasn't all there, but I enjoyed the movie regardless. Here's to hoping that future sequels keep from getting stale, and creativity enters back into the mix. Also, the title needs to be changed. Keeping it the way it is with how the film plays out is asinine. They need to call it Harold & Kumar go to Amsterdam or something. What hurts the movie the most, for me, is that it's a really big retread of the first, but this time they take the shock humor to some extreme and sometimes really offensive levels. Some of it does work, some doesn't, but it is overkill regardless. I still give it a lot of credit however because it does tackle some actual issues, even if it mostly prefers to focus on the dumb humor.
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