Harold (2008)

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As a young teenager suffering from really early male-pattern baldness, Harold has never had it easy. Despite the efforts of his scattered mother --- and aggravated by his beauty-queen-mean sister - life is a trial for Harold. And, now his teen angst is topping out: He's facing his first day at a new high school in a new town. He's not only going to be the "new kid," but the "new weird bald kid." Day one turns out to be even worse than he expected. Right off he comes face- to-face with the school … More

Rating: PG-13 (for crude and sexual content, language and teen drinking)
Genre: Comedy
Directed By:
Written By: Greg Fields, T. Sean Shannon
In Theaters:
On DVD: Sep 16, 2008
Runtime:
Arsenal Pictures - Official Site

Cast


as Harold Clemens

as Maureen Clemens

as Shelly Clemens

as Rhonda Patterson

as Coach Vanderpool

as Maude Sellers

as Reedy

as Ms. Norris

as Principal Wagner

as Evelyn Taylor

as Dr. Pratt

as Police Officer No.1

as Jugdish

as Dennis

as Mr. Pinchot

as Michelle

as Waitress

as Rhonda's Dad

as Alibi Club DJ

as Barker

as Malcolm
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Critic Reviews for Harold

All Critics (17) | Top Critics (6)

A terminally lame puberty comedy about a prematurely bald 13-year-old.

Full Review… | July 22, 2008
Variety
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Harold is a genuine oddity that's more watchable than it sounds.

Full Review… | July 11, 2008
New York Post
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There's little indication, beyond the endlessly unfunny school humiliations and fogey-dom signposts (ha ha, he uses Old Spice), that the notion of a preteen codger is worth our sympathies.

Full Review… | July 11, 2008
Los Angeles Times
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Harold is the type of one-note dead zone ideally suited for a bathroom break while sitting home on a Saturday night, alone and semidrunk, in front of the television.

Full Review… | July 11, 2008
New York Times
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The long stretches of dead air that, it can only be assumed, were supposed to be filled by laughter provide ample time for pondering what audience Harold, T. Sean Shannon's strenuously stale comedy, was intended to find.

Full Review… | July 10, 2008
Village Voice
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Full Review… | November 17, 2011
Time Out
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