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HAROLD & KUMAR ESCAPE FROM GUANTANAMO BAY (2008)

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  • dir. Jon Hurwitz & Hayden Schlossberg

  • cast. John Cho, Kal Penn

  • year. 2008

  • country. USA

  • run-time. 106min

  • rating. 18

£6.00 (£4.50 conc.)

Doors 6.30PM

Film 7PM


Returning from their last road trip to White Castle, Harold and Kumar set off for Amsterdam. But when Kumar lights up his new bong on the plane, the pair are arrested, accused of being terrorists, and sent to Guantanamo Bay. When they're ordered to fellate a guard, Harold and Kumar make an escape, and embark on a search for Kumar's ex-girlfriend's fiancé, hoping that he will intercede with Washington on their behalf. But with the feds in hot pursuit, will Harold and Kumar ever get to sample the legal weed of Amsterdam?

Also showing: Harold & Kumar Get the Munchies, A Very Harold & Kumar Christmas

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

Comedy Genius is a nationwide celebration of comedy on screen, led by BFI, the Independent Cinema Office and BFI Film Audience network, supported by funds from the National Lottery. For more screenings go to bficomedy.co.uk.   #bficomedy

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Harold And Kumar Escape From Guantánamo Bay says more cogent and pertinent things about post-9/11 America than all the socially responsible and endlessly dreary war on terror movies combined... a new breed of Hollywood hero
— The Guardian
You’ve got to love this stoner duo
— Empire
The Harold & Kumar movies, of which this is the second (after the immortal Harold & Kumar Go to White Castle) and I hope not the last, go further than most stoner raunch comedies in acknowledging certain realities of contemporary American life... its idiocy serves the cause of good sense and intelligence.
— New York Times
In its own wacky way, Harold & Kumar Escape From Guantanamo Bay is one of the ballsiest comedies to come out of Hollywood in a long time. No kidding.
— Variety