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A Very Harold & Kumar Christmas Synopsis
The stoner pals (John Cho, Kal Penn) reunite and scour New York City for the perfect Christmas tree.

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Entertainment Weekly

By Owen Gleiberman
Merrily outrageous, over-the-top fun.
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Slant Magazine

By Nick Schager
Overflows with inspired craziness, doling out an all-night odyssey of sex-centric crises, death-defying conflicts, and Neal Patrick...
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Boston Globe

By Ty Burr
Because the "Harold & Kumar'' universe seesaws so delicately between the subversively smart and the ineffably stupid, even the lamest jokes...
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New York Post

By Lou Lumenick
There are moments of brilliance, like a claymation sequence that manages to simultaneously send up '60s holiday cartoons and "Ghostbusters''...
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Philadelphia Inquirer

By Carrie Rickey
Think of it as"Airplane"! with controlled substances.
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USA Today

By Claudia Puig
Harold and Kumar's Christmas movie is silly, if uneven, fun. While it mocks 3-D technology, it also makes relatively fresh use of it and...
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The Hollywood Reporter

By Kirk Honeycutt
A mildly diverting naughty comedy, lacking the pure comic nastiness of "Bad Santa" or the sheer audacity of "Up in Smoke."
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By Stephanie Zacharek
It's an extravaganza of bad taste that in the end just tastes bad.
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San Francisco Chronicle

By Amy Biancolli
Let us recall that the first film was, in its blithely vulgar way, hilarious. And let us demand a moratorium on coked-out-baby jokes, which...
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Rolling Stone

By Peter Travers
We're getting more of the same, but less of the impact, like weed from a bad dealer.
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Really good movie.

By marii0515
I loved this film and I am the type of person that hates bad words or can't stand anything to do with drugs or anything but I guess the moral of the story is what I loved the most. I am happy that my...

crude pointless disgusting humor, baby on drugs?

By nng
ok, the first few were much better...this one was just strange in my opinion-- yes you will laugh and there was a lot of humor, but it was really crude tasteless humor (though intelligently thought...

Hoping for Evolution in Action

By sirbosk1
I hated this movie. The character of Kumar is horrible. I kept hoping that the Russians would kill him and somehow kill his pregnant girl friend or at least cause a miscarrage. He should not be...

Could be the best of the three!

By tucnguyen
The first is a classic, of course. Second one sucked. This one had so many good things about it. However, you must see it in 3D as they put in so many things for the effect. We saw it in 2D and I...

Weak plot, disappointed as a Harold Kumar series fan

By MrNobody
We were holding our hopes really high for this movie after years of no new Harold and Kumar after the 2nd movie. However, this one really disappointed us since the plot was so weak that you feel the...

it's on hbo go, reminded me of...

By yourpinkness
pot brownies, never again btw...


By knight4life2012
Hilarious movie that is even better under certain conditions ;)...

Needs 3d

By crazy_augusto
This movie has tons of jokes that make use of 3d. Do not waste your time on 2d its not worth the extra dollars you would save...


By RachealPhillips
I wish we would have watched it in 3D but the movie it self was the best one yet and we can't wait for the next one!!!...

movie review of A Very Harold&Kumar Christmas

By Ballydor
This movie has spectacular 3-D effects. I had never seen a 3-D movie ina theatre before. It was beautiful. I didn`t think it was funny at all, though, and only remember laughing maybe once or twice....

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Rated R | For Strong crude and sexual content, graphic nudity, pervasive language, drug use and some violence
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says Raucous, crude stoner comedy is funny but not for kids.
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