Harold & Kumar Escape from Guantanamo Bay
Harold & Kumar Escape from Guantanamo Bay (2008)

After successfully seeking out the ultimate slider in the 2004 stoner comedy Harold and Kumar Go to White Castle, the cannabis-craving twosome returns in this high-flying sequel that finds them labeled terrorists for attempting to sneak a… More

Rated: R
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Genre: Comedy
Release Date: July 29, 2008
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Critic Score
53%
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User Score
60%



Critic Score: 53% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

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.

David Denby
New Yorker

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.

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J. R. Jones
Chicago Reader

The jokes all revolve around weed, stereotypes, and Neil Patrick Harris; the stereotype stuff is by far the funniest.

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Fernando F. Croce
CinePassion

A bag of shoddy skits that barely qualifies as a movie and taints pleasant memories of their previous clowning besides

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Owen Gleiberman
Entertainment Weekly

A fitfully funny if somewhat less excellent sequel.

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Claudia Puig
USA Today

A guilty pleasure that retains the anarchic charms of the original.

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The Australian

As the idea is no longer fresh and the plot has basically the same structure, it doesn't quite match the original. But the sequel delivers enough new developments to keep it interesting.

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Richard Roeper
Ebert & Roeper

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.

Peter Howell
Toronto Star

This is one of those rare pictures that can gross you out and make you think at one and the same time.

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Jason Di Rosso
MovieTime, ABC Radio National

For a stoner comedy, it makes some lucid points.

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Flixster Audience Score: 60% Flixster User Reviews
Anthony Lawrie
Much like the first film, there are moments of genuinely funny comedy but these are fleeting. In the first film Harold and Kumar look for the best munchie… More
Chris Weber
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… More
MisterYoda ?
four stars
Aaron Neuwirth
Neil Patrick Harris: Gentlemen start your engines! It's gonna be a bumpy ride! This is a very stupid, vulgar, and predictable comedy, with some lame… More
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KJ Proulx
If any comedy deserves a sequel, it is Harold and Kumar, and even though it was very hyped and put on a larger scale with bigger actors and a bigger plot, it… More

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