Nanook of the North (1922) Poster


Jump to: Edited into (1)  | Referenced in (61)  | Featured in (15)  | Spoofed in (2)

Edited into 

Saumialuk. Le grand gaucher (1990)

Referenced in 

Shuffle Off to Buffalo (1933) (Short)
White Christmas (1954)
Phil is referred to as "Nanook of the north" once.
Letter from Siberia (1958)
The narrator mentions Nanook of the North.
When Comedy Was King (1960)
narrator makes a joke about this film
The Bullwinkle Show: Bongo Boris or The Hep Rat/The Spies of Life or When a Fella Needs a Fiend (1960) (TV Episode)
The movie playing for the eskimos on Movie Nite.
Les échos du cinéma: Episode #1.23 (1961) (TV Episode)
Jean Rouch mentions the film
Petticoat Junction: Dear Minerva (1965) (TV Episode)
Kate mentions the movie by name.
Doctor Who: The Tenth Planet: Episode 1 (1966) (TV Episode)
Ben refers to Polly as "Nanook of the North."
Batman: The Duo Defy (1967) (TV Episode)
Gordon refers O'Hara as Nanook in his snow gear.
Petticoat Junction: Wings (1968) (TV Episode)
Uncle Joe mentions the movie by name.
Frosty the Snowman (1969) (TV Short)
Railroad ticket seller: "Gotta make a change at Nanook of the north, you know."
Grierson (1973)
The Day of the Locust (1975)
Harry Greener introduces some of his guests as having been brought down for a remake of this film.
Nanook Taxi (1977)
The first sequence of Ed Folger's "Nanook Taxi", shot it Cape Dorset, Nunavut, uses title cards in a tribute to Flaherty's documentary.
M*A*S*H: Baby, It's Cold Outside (1978) (TV Episode)
Hawkeye guesses that the film the camp receives is "Nanook of the North."
Scum (1979)
It is referenced.
Cinemafia (1980) (Short)
Mentioned in conversation of Jean Rouch with Joris Ivens and Henri Storck.
Remo Williams: The Adventure Begins (1985)
Maj. Fleming tells Chiun, "You just stand there like 'Nanook of the North.'"
The Lost Boys (1987)
Sam's dog's name is Nanook.
Arizona Dream (1993)
Sabu: The Elephant Boy (1993)
Posters shown
Due South: Pilot (1994) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue
Kabloonak (1994)
The Incredible Hulk: Man to Man, Beast to Beast (1996) (TV Episode)
Bruce Banner refers to himself as Nanook of the North.
Back to the Back of Beyond (1997) (TV Movie)
This earlier classic documentary film is referred to.
Caroline in the City: Caroline and the Reluctant Father (1998) (TV Episode)
when Annie shows up wearing a parka with a fur trimmed hood, Richard calls her Nanook.
Star Trek: Deep Space Nine: His Way (1998) (TV Episode)
Vic Fontaine gives Odo the nickname "Nanook" due to his icy demeanor.
Road Kill (1999)
The male lead and the female lead cite this classic when they discuss about documentary making.
Will & Grace: Secrets and Lays (1999) (TV Episode)
Will references 'Nanookie of the North'
Homicide: Life on the Street: Forgive Us Our Trespasses (1999) (TV Episode)
Meldrick says, "Yeah, and I'm Nanook of the North."
Chilly Dogs (2001)
Title reference.
Snow Dogs (2002)
Mentioned by Rupert as Ted prepares to leave for Alaska
Discovering 'Evil Dead' (2002) (Video)
Gilmore Girls: Help Wanted (2002) (TV Episode)
Lorelai says that Richard has been "Nanooking" the thermostat in his office to make it so cold.
Evil Con Carne: No No Nanook/Teenage Idol (2004) (TV Episode)
Title reference
The Last Trapper (2004)
Nanook was a presented as a 'documentary' on an Inuit man named Nanook, but was actually all planned and arranged. The pet dog in The Last Trapper was named Nanook.
The 50 Greatest Documentaries (2005) (TV Movie)
One of the items on the list
Wristcutters: A Love Story (2006)
Nanuk has a fur hat and it is mentioned that she is from the North Pole
The Kovak Box (2006)
joke about a fictional son, who is an Eskimo, named Nanook
Golden Sixties: Otakar Vávra (2009) (TV Episode)
Otakar Vávra mentioned it.
Brief Interviews with Hideous Men (2009)
mentioned in dialogue
Detroit 1-8-7: Ice Man/Malibu (2011) (TV Episode)
Longford calls Mahajan "Nanook" because of the fur cap and winter jacket he's wearing.
The Simpsons: Adventures in Baby-Getting (2012) (TV Episode)
"The Nook of the North"
Masters of Sex: Love and Marriage (2013) (TV Episode)
mentioned by Lester
Shameless: Liver, I Hardly Know Her (2014) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue
Whose Line Is It Anyway?: Mel B (2014) (TV Episode)
Referenced in "Living Scenery"
While We're Young (2014)
Josh's PowerPoint was going to have a still from this
Eisenstein in Guanajuato (2015)
Eisenstein mentions it when talking about meeting its director, Robert Flaherty.
Late Night with Seth Meyers: Chelsea Handler/John Slattery/Shakey Graves (2015) (TV Episode)
Seth mentions the film which inspired John Slattery's "Documentary Now!" segment
Unnatural (2015)
Mentioned in dialogue
Norm of the North (2016)
Title reference.
Murdoch Mysteries: The Big Chill (2016) (TV Episode)
Constable Crabtree calls his film footage after the character he befriends: "Nuniq Of The North", anticipating this movie by about twenty years.
Masters of Sex: The Pleasure Protocol (2016) (TV Episode)
Lester Linden compares his filming technique to this classic documentary
Ága (2018)
The movie is an homage to this classic.
The Eyes of Orson Welles (2018)
Early introduction to films.
DuckTales: The Golden Lagoon of White Agony Plains! (2018) (TV Episode)
Scrooge calls the bear, Nanook

Featured in 

Historia del cine: Epoca muda (1983) (Video)
in part II
Precious Images (1986) (Short)
100 Years at the Movies (1994) (TV Short)
Unzipped (1995)
Great North (2001)
The 50 Greatest Documentaries (2005) (TV Movie)
Clips are shown
Screenwipe: Episode #4.1 (2007) (TV Episode)
Clips shown.
Hung: Doris Is Dead or Are We Rich or Are We Poor? (2009) (TV Episode)
Tanya watches it on TV
These Amazing Shadows (2011)
Clips from this film are shown in These Amazing Shadows.
The Story of Film: An Odyssey: The Hollywood Dream (2011) (TV Episode)
Clips shown
Brows Held High: Häxan (2012) (TV Episode)
clip shown
WatchMojo: Top 10 Movies That Lied About Being Based on a True Story (2018) (TV Episode)
Nanook of the North is #3.

Spoofed in 

Frigid Hare (1949) (Short)
Documentary Now!: Kunuk Uncovered (2015) (TV Episode)
It is a parody of Nanook of the North (1922).

See also

Trivia | Goofs | Crazy Credits | Quotes | Alternate Versions | Soundtracks

Contribute to This Page

Recently Viewed