PG | | Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Sick of the neglect he receives from his mom and dad, a young boy leaves home and travels the world in search of new parents.
Screenwriter Alan Zweibel's son attended school with the son of Hollywood "superagent" Michael Ovitz. One day, the two got into a verbal altercation in which Ovitz's son said, as an insult "your dad wrote 'North'!" Zweibel was happy to learn his son responded ... ...
Winchell, you put out a three-page leaflet with a circulation of 90.
Winchell: Might even land me a Pulitzer.
When North is in Alaska, and the family is walking their grandfather to the shore, the ceiling of the studio that the scene is filmed in is visible.
Scarlett Johansson is credited as Scarlett Johanssen. Her surname is spelt wrong!