Search results for "Kal Penn"


A Lot like Love (2005) RT 41% / Audience 77%

DVD release: Aug 2005

On a flight from Los Angeles to New York, Oliver and Emily make a connection, only to decide that they are poorly suited to be together. Over the next seven years, however, ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Nigel Cole
CAST:  Ashton Kutcher  •  Amanda Peet  •  Aimee Garcia  •  Taryn Manning

American Desi (2001) RT 42% / Audience 74%

DVD release: Apr 2003

This is a fun-loving romantic comedy reminiscent of the great teen films of the 80's.From Kris, an All-American boy from India, to Ajay, an Afro-Centric Hindu homeboy, to ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Piyush Dinker Pandya
CAST:  Kal Penn  •  Purva Bedi  •  Deep Katdare

Dude, Where's the Party? (2004) RT 69% / Audience 62%

DVD release: Feb 2005

The film is based on Sunil Thakkar's own experiences running and throwing parties for the Music Masala radio station, and having to discriminate between "Fresh off the Boat" ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Benny Mathews
CAST:  Kal Penn  •  Sunil Malhotra

Harold & Kumar Go to White Castle (2004) RT 74% / Audience 80%

DVD release: Jan 2005

Sometimes, it takes a strange night to put everything else into focus. And that's exactly what happens to Harold and his roommate, Kumar, when they set out to get the best ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Comedy
DIRECTION:  Danny Leiner
CAST:  John Cho  •  Kal Penn  •  Paula Garcés  •  Neil Patrick Harris

Malibu's Most Wanted (2003) RT 31% / Audience 53%

DVD release: Sep 2003

Bill Gluckman, a wealthy white Jewish senator is running for the office of Governor. His son "B-Rad" dresses, speaks, and acts as if he were a gangster from the inner city. ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Crime
DIRECTION:  John Whitesell
CAST:  Jamie Kennedy  •  Taye Diggs  •  Anthony Anderson  •  Regina Hall

National Lampoon's Van Wilder (2002) RT 19% / Audience 73%

DVD release: Aug 2002

Van Wilder is an outgoing, and extremely popular student who has been at Coolidge College for seven years. For the past three years he has made no effort to graduate, instead ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Walt Becker
CAST:  Ryan Reynolds  •  Tara Reid  •  Tim Matheson  •  Kal Penn

Son of the Mask (2005) RT 6% / Audience 15%

DVD release: May 2005

Tim Avery, an aspiring cartoonist, finds himself in a predicament when his dog stumbles upon the mask of Loki. Then after conceiving an infant son "born of the mask", he ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Comedy • Family • Fantasy
DIRECTION:  Lawrence Guterman
CAST:  Jamie Kennedy  •  Alan Cumming  •  Traylor Howard  •  Kal Penn

Superman Returns (2006) RT 76% / Audience 61%

DVD release: Nov 2006

Set 5 years after the end of Superman II, the film begins when Superman returns to discover his absence allowed Lex Luthor to walk free, and that those he was closest too felt ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Fantasy • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Bryan Singer
CAST:  Brandon Routh  •  Kevin Spacey  •  Kate Bosworth  •  James Marsden

The Namesake (2006) RT 87% / Audience 79%

DVD release: Nov 2007

American-born Gogol, the son of Indian immigrants, wants to fit in among his fellow New Yorkers, despite his family's unwillingness to let go of their traditional ways.  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Mira Nair
CAST:  Kal Penn  •  Tabu  •  Irrfan Khan  •  Sahira Nair

Man About Town (2006) RT 38% / Audience 29%

DVD release: Feb 2007

A top Hollywood talent agent finds his cushy existence threatened when he discovers that his wife is cheating on him and that his journal has been swiped by a reporter out to ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Mike Binder
CAST:  Ben Affleck  •  Rebecca Romijn  •  John Cleese  •  Mike Binder




Harold & Kumar Escape from Guantanamo Bay (2008) RT 53% / Audience 60%

DVD release: Jul 2008

Having satisfied their urge for White Castle, Harold and Kumar jump on a plane to catch up with Harold's love interest, who's headed for the Netherlands. But the pair must ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Comedy
DIRECTION:  Jon Hurwitz  •  Hayden Schlossberg
CAST:  John Cho  •  Kal Penn  •  Neil Patrick Harris  •  Rob Corddry

Love Don't Cost a Thing (2003) RT 13% / Audience 65%

DVD release: Apr 2004

Highschool loser (Cannon) pays a cheerleader (Milian) to pose as his girlfriend so he can be considered cool. Remake of 1987' Can't Buy Me Love, starring Patrick Dempsey  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Family • Romance
DIRECTION:  Troy Beyer
CAST:  Nick Cannon  •  Christina Milian  •  Steve Harvey  •  Vanessa Bell Calloway

A Very Harold & Kumar 3D Christmas (2011)

Six years have elapsed since Guantanamo Bay, leaving Harold and Kumar estranged from one another with very different families, friends and lives. But when Kumar arrives on ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Todd Strauss-Schulson
CAST:  Neil Patrick Harris  •  John Cho  •  Elias Koteas  •  Danneel Ackles

Bhopal: A Prayer for Rain (2013) RT 58% / Audience 61%

Thirty years on from the 1984 Union Carbide plant malfunction, the consequences of which are tragically ongoing, A Prayer for Rain is the powerful and moving story of the ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • History
DIRECTION:  Ravi Kumar
CAST:  Martin Sheen  •  Mischa Barton  •  Kal Penn  •  Rajpal Yadav

Sueño (2005)

A Mexican immigrant new to Los Angeles enters into a love triangle with two very different women.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Renée Chabria
CAST:  John Leguizamo  •  Ana Claudia Talancón  •  Elizabeth Peña  •  Nestor Serrano

National Lampoon's Van Wilder: The Rise of Taj (2006)

Taj Mahal Badalandabad leaves Coolidge College behind for the halls of Camford University in England, where he looks to continue his education, and teach an uptight student ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Mort Nathan
CAST:  Kal Penn  •  Daniel Percival  •  Lauren Cohan  •  Glen Barry

Bachelor Party Vegas (2006) RT Audience 36%

DVD release: Apr 2006

A planned evening of debauchery in Las Vegas to celebrate their best friend's wedding goes horribly -- but hilariously -- wrong for five average guys.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Eric Bernt
CAST:  Kal Penn  •  Jonathan Bennett  •  Donald Faison  •  Charlie Talbert

Epic Movie (2007)

When Edward, Peter, Lucy and Susan each follow their own path, they end up finding themselves at Willy's Chocolate factory. Walking through a wardrobe, they discover the world ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Comedy
DIRECTION:  Jason Friedberg  •  Aaron Seltzer
CAST:  Kal Penn  •  Adam Campbell  •  Jennifer Coolidge  •  Jayma Mays

Better Off Single (2016)

A comedy that follows a man on a mission of self-discovery that results in hallucinations, flashbacks and fantasies in his quest to find new love and himself.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Benjamin Cox
CAST:  Aaron Tveit  •  Kal Penn  •  Abby Elliott  •  Annaleigh Ashford