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Eleven-year-old North has had it with his parents. They are always busy with their careers and don't give North the attention he needs, so he files a lawsuit against them. The judge rules ... See full summary »

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Eleven-year-old North has had it with his parents. They are always busy with their careers and don't give North the attention he needs, so he files a lawsuit against them. The judge rules that North should either find new parents or return to his own parents within two months. Thus north starts off on an hilarious journey around the world to find the parents that really care about him. Written by Peter Huiskes <huiskes@westbrabant.net>

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North's hopping mad with his parents, and now he's off on a world wide adventure! See more »


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Rated PG for a few words | See all certifications »

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22 July 1994 (USA)  »

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Det perfekte barn  »

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$40,000,000 (estimated)

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$7,138,449 (USA)
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Trivia

Bruce Willis' character Gabby (as the Cowboy) fires several rounds from a rifle in the desert. This wasn't just any rifle. It was the famous rifle Chuck Connors' character Lucas McCain used in The Rifleman, a Winchester 44-40 with a 20-inch barrel and the conspicuous backwards, round-D style loop, and the 8-32 set screw tapped through the trigger guard to give the rifle its rapid-fire action that made The Rifleman famous and which Willis took advantage of in this scene in North. See more »

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When the lawyer, Arthur Bell, meets North for the first time on the street, he hands North his card an promptly takes it back. In the next shot, North is still holding the card. At that point, Mr. Bell reaches to shake North's hand (which is still holding the card) and in the next shot the card disappears again. See more »

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Winchell: Now is the time to say, "just because you were born 25 or 30 years before me, it doesn't make you smart! It doesn't make you right! It just makes you look old! It just makes you smell worse in the morning!"
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Scarlett Johansson is credited as Scarlett Johanssen. Her surname is spelt wrong! See more »

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Spoofs Witness (1985) See more »

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THEME FROM THE ANDY GRIFFITH SHOW
by Earle Hagen and Herbert W. Spencer
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Really cute movie!!
7 March 2003 | by See all my reviews

Why does everyone slam this movie?????I liked it!! What were the critics expecting? Oscar worthy stuff?? I mean, obviously it's not. But that doesn't mean it's not enjoyable. That's one reason why I hate critics. They're mean. I only watched this movie because of Elijah Wood (I love him!!), and I wasn't expecting it to be that good, but I was surprised!! In a good way. So if you want to see this movie, don't listen to the critics!!! Use your own judgement, people. That's all.

Luv, Farfalla Dolce

By the way, about the swearing and stuff in the movie, is it reall that bad? I mean, as if kids who watch the movie don't use them already. Seriously people, just think about it!! It was a cute movie, let's leave it at that.


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