North

Synopsis: 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.
Director(s): Rob Reiner
Production: New Line/Columbia Tristar
  4 wins & 9 nominations.
 
IMDB:
4.4
Rotten Tomatoes:
14%
PG
Year:
1994
87 min
147 Views


couldn't remember

when his spot first revealed

its special powers to him,

nor did it matter

at this point.

What was important

was whenever he sat

in that huge armchair,

he looked like any other kid

waiting for his parents to

finish their easter shopping.

He was sitting on that spot

the first time I saw him.

Why don't they like me?

What did I do wrong?

You o.K., kid?

Yeah.

Good, 'cause I only got

a 10-minute break,

and my back is killing me.

The last thing I need

is to listen

to somebody else's problems.

You hungry?

No, thanks.

Good,

'cause I'm starving,

and this is my last carrot.

So, who are you?

I'm north.

Seen your name on maps.

Very impressive.

Who are you?

I'm the easter bunny...

third floor, toys.

At least until Sunday.

Then what do you do?

Whatever I want.

Independently wealthy.

4th of July,

I might be Uncle Sam.

Christmas... maybe Santa claus.

My life's a holiday.

How about yours?

Not lately.

I had a bad game today.

How bad?

I walked nine panthers

and hit my coach's wife

with a wild pitch.

That's bad.

You got something on your mind?

Well?

What is it?

Thought you didn't want to

hear anyone else's problems.

You always believe everything

strangers tell you?

Come on, spill.

Aw, you wouldn't understand.

Try me.

It's my folks.

Yeah, what about 'em?

I don't know.

All they care about

is themselves.

Selfish folks. That is rough.

They don't know

what a good thing

they got in you.

Exactly, and they're

the only ones.

You should hear what the

other parents say about me.

North's room is always clean.

North always looks both ways.

North never spoils

his appetite.

North flosses.

Holy mackerel. Your folks

are sitting on a gold mine.

Tell me about it.

You realize, of course,

you're not alone.

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Alan Zweibel

Alan Zweibel (born May 20, 1950) is an American producer and writer who has worked on such productions as Saturday Night Live, PBS' Great Performances, and It's Garry Shandling's Show. more…

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