North to Alaska
North to Alaska (1960)

An Alaskan prospector (John Wayne) escorts a girl from Seattle to a northern boom town. Comedy ensues when the girl falls for her escort and not the lovestruck partner for who she was intended. Simpering crooner Fabian delivers "If You… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: November 7, 1960
DVD Release Date: May 20, 2003
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Critic Score: 43% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
James Plath
Movie Metropolis

I can't in good conscience call this one of John Wayne's best movies, but I have to say that 'North to Alaska' has always been one of my favorites. It's just plain fun.

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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

Never amounts to even a speck of gold.

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Bob Bloom
Journal and Courier (Lafayette, IN)

An OK John Wayne up north comedy western. Not one of his better efforts, but it has its moments.

Widgett Walls

Harmless watchable cheesefest.

Emanuel Levy

One of John Wayne's most popular Western-adventures, North to Alaska reveals his light comedy skills, and benefits from Shamroy's on-location shoot, hathaway's smooth helming, and great cast, headed by Cappucine, Ernie Kovacs, Stewart Granger, and Fabian

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Flixster Audience Score: 77% Flixster User Reviews
Dean McKenna
This is incredible comedy-adventure as well as John Wayne hangs up his stirrups, puts away his scowl, and reveals himself as an unexpectedly brilliant slapstick… More
Chad Roesti
This movie is the original "Pretty Woman" only a lot more light hearted and one of the more humorous John Wayne flicks. John Wayne plays his typical… More
jay nixon
Rollicking fun, Capucine is lovely and John Wayne seems more relaxed then usual.
Moe E
Watched this on AMC a few weeks ago and really enjoyed it. Stars The Duke, Stewart Granger, Fabian and a very lovely lady...Capucine.
Deb S
This is a action filled comedy western, funny and heartwarming and John plays his usual macho self. My favorite scene would be the one where George and… More