Harold & Kumar Escape from Guantanamo Bay Synopsis
Mistaken for terrorists on a flight to Amsterdam, the stoners land in prison.
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Philadelphia Inquirer

By Steven Rea
It's not exactly high art, but it's certainly high.
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At the screening I attended, someone walked in wearing a shirt that read "I HEART BONGS," so that gives you a pretty good idea of the...
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Entertainment Weekly

By Owen Gleiberman
Harold and Kumar, fortunately, never lose their verbally relentless way of delivering raunch as pure common sense.
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TV Guide

By Maitland McDonagh
If only the wit weren't overwhelmed by lame jokes about body parts, functions and fluids.
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The Globe and Mail (Toronto)

By Liam Lacey
No political tract, but it can be surprisingly bold.
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By James Berardinelli
The movie is unpolished, unabashedly un-PC, and takes on as many "sacred cows" as it can uncover in a slightly-too-long 105 minutes.
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USA Today

By Claudia Puig
Mostly, Harold is a guilty pleasure that retains the anarchic charms of the original.
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The Hollywood Reporter

Lacks the fresh charm that made their first such an unexpected (if guilty) pleasure.
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Boston Globe

By Wesley Morris
Is a truly political stoner movie even possible? The entire point of getting high is to take some of the sting out of life. The movie goes...
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New York Daily News

By Joe Neumaier
It's a big fat missed opportunity.
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Hysterically Funny

By ebecktaz
I went to a advance screening and laughed my *** off. This movie outdoes the original in all respects. There is no way to really describe this movie, just some key words to leave you with. NPH,...

Best Comedy so far in 2008

By xxhowwiexx
Saw the screener yesterday at NYC 60th and 3rd. I went in not expecting much, like any other sequels, but this movie really surprised me. Like the first one, the story line was planned out really...

This Movie is Freakin' FUNNY

By xbobalove
You know how the preview/trailor usually spoils the whole movie because they put all the funny parts in the trailer and it spoils the whole movie? Thats not the case with this movie. A lot of funny...

way better than the original

By kozmikvoid
I just watched Harold and Kumar Escape from Guantanamo Bay. This movie blows the original out of the water. The gloves truly come off in this one, and no ethnic group is safe from ridicule. In the...

Five Word Review

By redyeah
Funny People doing crazy stuff...

The return of Harold and Kumar - even better than the first

By crosenman
I was able to see this movie a few weeks ago at a special screening, and I can tell you that this is one of the movies to look forward to this summer. If you liked the first you will love the second....

Wait for this move to come on the DVD

By MovieLVR65
I had a high expectation of this movie but when I actually saw it ....it is a big waste of time... you can just wait until it comes out on dvd......

Not even close to the 1st one!

By keiko_chan
I was such a big fan of the original Harold and Kumar movie, that my ex and I flew across the country to New York to have White Castle burgers and have an adventure of our own. That said, I was...

OMG THIS Looks Hilarious

By flimer64
I loved the first one! and the trailer was funny, cant wait for it!...

I loved this movie!!!! Even better than the first!

By betty8271
Saw this movie at the Asian American Film Festival and it was the funniest movie I've seen in a long time. I thought it was better than the first and you should def need to see it! The characters...

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Rated R | For strong crude and sexual content, graphic nudity, pervasive language and drug use
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says Stoner social satire is rude, crude, and funny.
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