WorldCat Identities

Penn, Kal 1977-

Works: 94 works in 261 publications in 8 languages and 9,481 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Action and adventure films  Film adaptations  Superhero films  Fantasy films  Television series  Medical television programs  Domestic fiction  Road films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Speaker, Author
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Kal Penn
The Namesake by Jhumpa Lahiri( Visual )

26 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 2,012 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The American-born son of Indian immigrants feels pulled between his ethnic heritage and his desire to assimilate, especially after becoming involved with two very different women
Harold & Kumar go to White Castle( Visual )

24 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and French and held by 1,160 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two twenty-somthing stoner roommates, one a Korean-American investment banker, Harold and the other, an Indian-American medical school candidate, Kumar, go through a life changing journey. They are on a quest to satisfy their cravings for burgers and spend the night roaming the state of New Jersey in search of White Castle hamburgers running into one screwy obstacle after another
House M.D by Bryan Singer( Visual )

10 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 1,018 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dr. Gregory House continues to tackle impossible cases in the complete fourth season of the award-winning drama, while putting a new staff of potential team members through the medical wringer with his trademark sarcasm and irreverent bedside manner
A very Harold & Kumar Christmas( Visual )

21 editions published in 2012 in 3 languages and held by 907 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Following years of growing apart, Harold Lee and Kumar Patel have replaced each other with new friends and are preparing for their respective Yuletide celebrations. But when a mysterious package mistakenly arrive at Kumar's door on Christmas Eve, his attempts to redirect it to Harold's house ends with the 'high grade' contents, and Harold's father-in-law's prize Christmas tree, going up in smoke
Harold & Kumar escape from Guantanamo Bay( Visual )

23 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in English and French and held by 835 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Harold and Kumar take an ill-fated flight to Amsterdam, but Kumar's suspicious-looking bong is mistaken for a bomb. Their arrest prompts a racist Homeland Security official to send the boys to indefinite lockup at Guantanamo Bay. Once there, they watch as beefy guards sexually subjugate 'enemy combatants.' The guys manage to get away and make it back to the U.S., hoping the well-connected fiancé of Kumar's old girlfriend, Vanessa, can get them out of their mess. During a dangerous and grotesque odyssey to Texas, Harold and Kumar have encounters with the Ku Klux Klan, a one-eyed, inbred monster, and old friend Neil Patrick Harris, who swallows fistfuls of magic mushrooms and drags the boys to a brothel stop that goes terribly wrong
Epic movie by Kal Penn( Visual )

20 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 720 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Centers on four not-so-young orphans: one who was raised by a curator at the Louvre (where an albino assassin lurks); another was a refugee from Mexican "libre" wrestling; the third was a recent victim of snakes on her plane; and the fourth a "normal" resident of a mutant "X"--Community. Together, the hapless quartet visits a chocolate factory. While there, they stumble into an enchanted wardrobe that transports them to the land of Gnarnia. There they meet a flamboyant pirate captain and earnest students of wizardry. The four join forces with a wise-but-horny lion to defeat the evil White Bitch of Gnarnia
Man about town( Visual )

6 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 344 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With a marriage in shambles and a shaky client roster, slick Hollywood agent Jack Giamoro has lost his killer instinct. To make matters worse, his personal journal has been stolen by a reporter who is now threatening to write a career-ending exposé. Now with everything on the line, Jack is forced to take a hard look at himself and step up to close the deal on what's most important in his life
World War Z : [an oral history of the zombie war] by Max Brooks( Recording )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 299 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

We survived the zombie apocalypse, but how many of us are still haunted by that terrible time? We have (temporarily?) defeated the living dead, but at what cost? Told in the haunting and riveting voices of the men and women who witnessed the horror firsthand, World War Z is the only record of the plague years
National Lampoon's Van Wilder. the rise of Taj( Visual )

4 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 236 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Taj Mahal Badalandabad is back and leaves Coolidge College behind him for the hallowed halls of Camford University in England. He looks to continue his education, and teach an uptight student how to make the most out of her academic career
Love don't cost a thing by Warner Bros. Pictures (1923-1967)( Visual )

2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 234 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alvin is a brilliant, but awkward teenager, who seizes a golden opportunity when popular cheerleader, Paris, wrecks her parents SUV and is strapped for cash. Alvin and Paris agree to strike a bargain: Alvin will do the repairs for free if Paris pretends to be his girlfriend for two weeks, all in the hopes of elevating his fledgling social standing
House M.D( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 165 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dr. Gregory House is devoid of bedside manner and wouldn't even talk to his patients if he could get away with it. Dealing with his own constant physical pain and ignoring his pain killing addiction, he uses his cane to punctuate his acerbic, brutally honest demeanor. House and his team deal with unusual medical mysteries
The sisterhood of night( Visual )

2 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and held by 165 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the short story by Pulitzer Prize-winning author Steven Millhauser, a story of friendship and loyalty set against the backdrop of a modern-day Salem witch trial. Shot on location in Kingston, NY, the film chronicles a group of girls who have slipped out of the world of social media into a mysterious world deep in the woods. The tale begins when Emily Parris exposes a secret society of teenage girls
The big picture with Kal Penn( Visual )

2 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 144 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It uses breakthrough data and mapping to make powerful connections and visualize our world in amazing new ways. Hosted by Kal Penn, each episode uncovers surprising facts on topics like money, sex, food, crime, migrations and sports and generates maps and other visuals to help us understand the big picture. The series hopes to reveal how our world works, how we got here, and even where we're headed, while exploring powerful stories from the real people and communities behind the data
Superman 5 film collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 115 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A child from a dying planet is sent to Earth, where he is brought up by human parents and poses as a newspaper reporter, becoming Superman when necessary to use his special powers to save others
Better off single( Visual )

3 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 110 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows one man's hallucination-fueled post-breakup quest to find new love ... and himself
American desi by Piyush Dinker Pandya( Visual )

7 editions published between 2001 and 2003 in English and held by 107 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

College freshman Krishna Reddy, who has never cared for his Indian-American cultural heritage, looks forward to a new life on campus but is surprised to find that he has been assigned Indian roommates. Through his new experiences, he struggles to understand the side of himself he has always turned his back on in order to fit in
Homeland security( Visual )

2 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 94 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A riveting fictionalization of the events leading up to and following 9/11 and the formation of the US Department of Homeland Security
Bhopal : a prayer for rain( Visual )

2 editions published in 2015 in Hindi and English and held by 93 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On December 3, 1984, a Union Carbide pesticide leak killed more than 10,000 people in just a few hours in Bhopal, India. Based on true events, the film chronicles the days leading up to the world's deadliest industrial disaster. While journalist Motwani investigates a suspicious death at the plant, American Union Carbide CEO Warren Anderson faces plummeting profits despite the unregulated and ever-increasingly unsafe technology used by his Indian employees
Superman Returns by Bryan Singer( Visual )

6 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in English and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Following a mysterious absence of several years, the man of Steel returns to Earth. While archenemy Lex Luthor plots to render him powerless once and for all, Superman faces the realization that Lois Lane has moved on with her life
Dancing in twilight( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 50 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Matt was living the American dream with a happy marriage, a wonderful son and a flourishing business. Everything was perfect-- until the sudden, unexpected death of his wife. Now leading a lonely life riddled with nightmares, Matt's struggles are amplified one weekend when his son, Sam, arrives home with his girlfriend. Reminiscing and rekindling the past, Matt's delicate balancing act of dealing with loss and finding the strength to move on finally falters, testing his emotional limits and provoking him into the most critical decision of his life
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Alternative Names
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Modi, Kalpen Suresh.

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