Dude, Where's the Party?
Dude, Where's the Party? (2003)

Before leaving India for college in Houston, Hari (Sunil Malhotra) consults an astrologer, who tells him that he'll meet the woman of his dreams there, that her name will begin with a "P," and that she'll fall from the… More

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Rated: PG-13
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Genre: Comedy
Release Date: February 1, 2005
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Critic Score: 69% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Matt Weitz
Dallas Morning News

Town mouse/country mouse isn't exactly the freshest conceit, but the poignancy of the identity issues and the freshness of the cultural glimpses push this film through the occasional slow and/or stale parts.

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Eric Harrison
Houston Chronicle

A charming if inconsistent comic essay on assimilation.

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Millicent Mayfield
San Francisco Examiner

Filled with wacky humor and inside jokes that may leave Indian audiences rolling in their seat and average Americans sporting a quizzical look.

Kirk Honeycutt
Hollywood Reporter

Assembles all the usual stereotypes in one movie.

Dave Kehr
New York Times

This film clearly understands its target audience of first-generation Indian-Americans and has its pleasures to provide.

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Jeffrey Westhoff
Northwest Herald (Crystal Lake, IL)

The filmmakers joke about situations that will surprise those of us unfamiliar with Indian culture and amuse those who are. Much of the remaining material, however, is trite.

Bob Campbell
Minneapolis Star Tribune

An amiable city mouse/country mouse story.

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Kevin Thomas
Los Angeles Times

Where's the Party, Yaar? is too corny and drawn-out to appeal to crossover audiences but may strike a nerve in Indian communities.

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Cherryl Dawson and Leigh Ann Palone

The story bogs a bit and seems to run long, but any movie that has cricket and high-energy Indian numbers can't be all bad.

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The movie begins in India, with an aspiring Indian student who dreams of making it big in America. But when he finally enters the USA he begins to realize his… More