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 • Drama
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  •  Ronobir Lahiri

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

DVD release: Feb 2005

In a small village in India, Hari Patel visits an astrologer before his big trip to America. Upon his arrival in the U.S., Hari stays with the Bakshi family. Mohan Bakshi's ...  (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

A senator arranges for his son, a rich white kid who fancies himself black, to be kidnapped by a couple of black actors pretending to be murderers to try and shock him out of ...  (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 has been attending college for far too many years and is scared to graduate, but Van’s father eventually realizes what is going on. When he stops paying his son's ...  (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

Superman returns to discover his 5-year absence has allowed Lex Luthor to walk free, and that those he was closest to felt abandoned and have moved on. Luthor plots his ...  (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

High school loser (Cannon) pays a cheerleader (Milian) to pose as his girlfriend so he can be considered cool. Remake of 1987's 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

Harold & Kumar Go to Amsterdam (2008)

This 12 minute short was released as part of the Choose Your Own Adventure option on the H&K Guantanamo Bay DVD. The blurb is: "Ever wonder what would have happened if Harold ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Jon Hurwitz  •  Hayden Schlossberg
CAST:  John Cho  •  Kal Penn  •  Paula Garcés  •  Danneel Ackles

Cosmopolitan (2003)

A single bachelor, an oddly attractive neighbor and a popular women's magazine are the ingredients of this delicious romance that pays homage to classic Bollywood cinema while ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Nisha Ganatra
CAST:  Roshan Seth  •  Carol Kane  •  Madhur Jaffrey  •  Purva Bedi

Bhopal: A Prayer for Rain (2014) 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

Dancing in Twilight (2005) RT Audience 80%

DVD release: Jul 2007

When the wife of Indian immigrant Matt Singh dies suddenly (having kept her illness a secret), the successful businessman suddenly finds himself adrift and despairing -- ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Bob Roe
CAST:  Erick Avari  •  Louise Fletcher  •  Mimi Rogers  •  Kal Penn

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