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  • dir. Danny Leiner

  • cast. John Cho, Kal Penn

  • year. 2004

  • country. USA

  • run-time. 90min

  • rating. 15

£6.00 (£4.50 conc.)

Doors 6.30PM

Film 7PM

A comedy about the search for elusive cheeseburgers, Harold & Kumar Get the Munchies takes the Cheech and Chong stoner-buddy dynamic and puts it into the one-wild-and-crazy-night model, taking our heroes on a quest that inspired two sequels. A surprise hit in 2004, Harold and Kumar Get the Munchies is still potent, high-grade comedy. 

Screening as part of the BFI's nationwide Comedy Genius project.  

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A far-fetched comic fantasy... a delightful surprise
— AV Club
A crafty spoof on issues from racial politics to American highway monoculture
— Variety
Wherever there is idiocy on the part of authority, there you shall find Harold and Kumar... the most keen-eyed and satirical of all the pothead duos
— The Guardian
A candid portrait of the insanity of American society – disguised as a slapstick romp about two men on a quest for the right burger
— Rolling Stone
— New York Times
An improbably inspiring tribute to friendship, spontaneity, racial tolerance, and the problem-solving properties of weed
— Slate