Harold & Kumar Escape from Guantanamo Bay Movie Review Summary

Actors: John Cho, Kal Penn, Rob Corddry, Neil Patrick Harris

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On their flight to Amsterdam, Harold and Kumar are mistaken for terrorists and an incompetent government agent has them sent to Guantanamo Bay. The prison doesn't hold them for long though, and soon they are on a refugee boat to Florida. In Miami they meet up with an old college buddy. Kumar decides to stop his ex-girlfriend Vanessa's wedding, and so he and Harold start their trip to Texas.
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On the way, they run away from a helpful group of gang members, spend the night with a charming couple and their son, and run into a Klan meeting in the woods.
Fleeing from the men in white sheets, they of course run into Neil Patrick Harris. He takes them to a brothel, where Harold and Kumar share their feelings with some of the girls. Unfortunately Neil ends up shot. After the mandatory grieving, they return to the road and eventually reach Texas and Vanessa. Her fiancee turns them over to the cops, and soon they're on the plane back to Guantanamo.
A helpful NSA executive tries to help them and they end up parachuting through the roof of a Texan house.

Turns out, the house belongs to none other than George W. Bush. He doesn't seem too upset, especially after sharing a herbal supplement with them. Bush promises to settle all their legal problems and Harold and Kumar get an escort on their way to stop Vanessa's wedding. Harold takes care of the fiancee while Kumar charms Vanessa.

Harold, Kumar and Vanessa head to Amsterdam for their delayed holiday.

Best part of story, including ending: The story plays up all kinds of American stereotypes, of the deep south particularly.

Best scene in story: The funny interrogation scene of Harold and Kumar's parents by the NSA agent and his translator, played by Ed Helms, where Helms doens't seem to understand a dialect remarkably similar to perfect English.

Opinion about the main character: What's not to like about Harold and Kumar? Guantanamo Bay, NSA, the Klan, they are no match for this duo.

The review of this Movie prepared by Vlad Codirla a Level 5 American Goldfinch scholar

Script Analysis of Harold & Kumar Escape from Guantanamo Bay

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Plot & Themes

Comedy, primarily    -   Yes Time/era of movie:    -   2000's+ (present) Comedy or Parody about    -   teens acting dopey How much humor v. drama    -   Nearly all humor

Main Character

Identity:    -   Male Profession/status:    -   business executive Age:    -   20's-30's Ethnicity/Nationality    -   Other Asian


United States    -   Yes The US:    -   Texas    -   Deep South Misc setting    -   prison

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   moderately detailed references to deaths Sex/nudity in movie?    -   Yes What kind of sex:    -   kissing    -   touching of personal anatomy    -   seeing breasts    -   seeing nude female butt    -   seeing nude male butt    -   seeing full frontal--women    -   seeing full frontal--men Any profanity?    -   A huge amnt of foul language

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