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North Reviews

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July 9, 2013
The amalgams of TV stereotypes that satirize foreign and regional cultures are embarrassing.
June 5, 2013
There's schmaltz a-plenty and the odd, rare laugh but even the normally dependable Wood lacks enthusiasm.
June 5, 2013
The screenplay by Alan Zweibel and Andrew Scheinman packs more on-target social satire than any film in recent memory, and zesty performances keep it clicking along at a rapid pace.
June 5, 2013
Unfunny. Boring. Endless.
Full Review | Original Score: 1/4
June 5, 2013
Unfortunately, although Zweibel and Reiner have crafted a fascinating parable, they have failed to make a successful film.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
June 5, 2013
It's a prime example of what can happen when hip, slightly cynical establishment filmmakers try to make a deeply sentimental movie.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
June 5, 2013
How could director Rob Reiner, whose touch for what pleases a mass audience is usually unfailing, have strayed this far?
Full Review | Original Score: 1/5
January 9, 2011
It's rather surprising to note that - for its first half, at least - North is actually quite engaging and entertaining...
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
March 26, 2009
The intrinsic failure of Alan Zweibel and Andrew Scheinman's script is that it tips its hand from the start.
January 26, 2006
Reiner is undecided just how fantastically he should treat this ludicrous plotline. Added to which there's a dire musical number, a silly thriller subplot, and much maudlin didacticism from narrator Willis in various guardian angel (dis)guises. Misery.
May 28, 2005
"North"? This movie sinks due south, deep into ground oblivion.
Read More | Original Score: 0/5
January 1, 2005
I happen to LIKE Bruce Willis in a bunny suit!
Read More | Original Score: 4/5
July 5, 2004
Elijah Wood is very lucky that a certain hobbit trilogy came along to clear his record of this turd.
January 5, 2004
A brain-dead curiosity piece.
Full Review | Original Score: 0/4
June 4, 2003
Woeful and meandering...Reiner's direction is uncharacteristically choppy and uneventful
| Original Score: 2/5
May 20, 2003
North, a playful modern fable about a boy in search of new parents, doesn't always work, but much of it is clever in amusingly unpredictable ways.
Read More | Original Score: 3/5
July 29, 2002
Not up to Rob Reiner's usually high standard.
| Original Score: 1/5
January 1, 2000
The premise of North sounds flat, the previews look insipid, and, while the movie doesn't turn out nearly as bad as either would lead you to believe, North is still a lackluster production.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
January 1, 2000
I hated this movie. Hated hated hated hated hated this movie. Hated it.
Full Review | Original Score: 0/4
January 1, 2000
North seldom raises more than a chuckle.
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