'Dude, Where's my car?' starts with an ominous-sounding "This movie is based on
actual events", and then follows it up with a set of such improbable happenings
that you can't help but laugh. At times. At others you are left with a curious
sense of having seen all of it before - déjà vu, but not exactly so. Yes, I am
accusing 'Dude, Where's my car?' of plagiarism - but plagiarism of the most pardonable
and even enjoyable kind. 'Coz the movie is a wonderful parody of everything that
Hollywood (and consequently, Bollywood) holds sacred and dear. And more often
than not, ....