Mr. North (1988)




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A young man freshly graduated from Yale (Anthony Edwards) moves to Rhode Island and finds himself with a strange power: the ability to create mild electric shocks through his hands. He begins to make friends around the community, and tries to help those around him by healing several minor sicknesses. Mr. North was the directorial debut for Danny Huston, the son of John Huston. ~ John Bush, Rovi
PG (adult situations/language)
Comedy , Science Fiction & Fantasy
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Anthony Edwards
as Theophilus North
Robert Mitchum
as Mr. Bosworth
Lauren Bacall
as Mrs. Cranston
Harry Dean Stanton
as Henry Simmons
Anjelica Huston
as Persis Bosworth-Tennyson
Mary Stuart Masterson
as Elspeth Skeel
Virginia Madsen
as Sally Boffin
Tammy Grimes
as Sarah Baily-Lewis
David Warner
as Dr. Angus McPherson
Hunter Carson
as Galloper Skeel
Christopher Durang
as YMCA Clerk
Mark Metcalf
as George Harkness Skeel
Katharine Houghton
as Mary Skeel
Richard Woods
as Willie
Harriet Rogers
as T. Liselotte
Layla Sommers
as Natalie Denby
Lucas Hall
as Joseph Denby
Thomas-Lawrence Hand
as Luther Denby
Linda Peterson
as Mrs. Denby
Cleveland Amory
as Mr. Danforth
Christopher Lawford
as Michael Patrick Ennis III
Albert H. Conti
as Arresting Officer
Arthur Bowen
as Claybourne Turhommounde
Marieta Tree
as Amanda Venable
Richard Kneeland
as Butler Venable
Allegra Huston
as Miss Wetmore
Barbara Blossom
as YMCA Visitor
Mara Clark
as YMCA Visitor
Belle McDonald
as YMCA Visitor
Bill L. McDonald
as YMCA Visitor
John Heeney McKay
as YMCA Visitor
William Lynch
as Bartender
Frank Dolan
as Patron in Billiard Parlor
Dick Durock
as Bouncer
Richard McElvain
as Patron in Billiard Parlor
Jason Adams
as Johnny
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Critic Reviews for Mr. North

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Full Review… | December 31, 1999
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Full Review… | December 31, 1999
Washington Post
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August 11, 2005

Audience Reviews for Mr. North


A really great cast makes this movie a lot of fun to watch.

Jason Reneau
Jason Reneau

Super Reviewer

Charming film, great cast and well produced. It has a nice feel for the times, good score. Lauren Bacall is particularly good, and Anthony Edwards is well cast. Enjoyable and quite watchable.

James Higgins
James Higgins

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