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The Mighty Ducks (1992)

A self-centered lawyer is sentenced to community service coaching a rag tag youth hockey team.

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Storyline

Gordon Bombay, a hotshot lawyer, is haunted by memories of his childhood, when, as the star player in his champion hockey team, he lost the winning goal in a shootout, thereby losing the game, and the approval of his coach. After being charged for drunk driving, the court orders him to coach a peewee hockey team, the worst in the league, Gordon is at first very reluctant. However, he eventually gains the respect of the kids and teaches them how to win, gaining a sponsor on the way and giving the team the name of The Ducks. In the finals, they face Gordon's old team, coached by Gordon's old coach, giving Gordon a chance to face old ghosts. Written by Liz Jordan <c9310494@alinga.newcastle.edu.au>

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They Can't Skate. They Can't Win. They Can't Be Serious. See more »

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Comedy | Drama | Family | Sport

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Rated PG for mild language | See all certifications »

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2 October 1992 (USA)  »

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Box Office

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$10,000,000 (estimated)

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$50,752,337 (USA)
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Trivia

Some of the young actors who claimed when they auditioned that they could play hockey were in fact lying and had to be trained before filming began. See more »

Goofs

In the opening face-off of the final championship game, the referee places the puck on what is obviously a piece of highly reflective polished silver stainless steel, not white ice, that is painted to look like the markings on a hockey rink. You can tell the difference when the camera quickly switches to an overhead view of the players trying to swipe the puck, the surface is now white with no reflections and the markings are all scraped up from use and are dull in color. See more »

Quotes

Dave Karp: What about the things you said, you said we didn't deserve to live.
Gordon Bombay: Karp, I was being sarcastic do you know what that means?
Dave Karp: [sarcastically] Noooo.
Gordon Bombay: Okay, then you do.
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Crazy Credits

In the closing Credits, Joshua Jackson's character 'Charlie Conway' is misspelled and listed as "Charlie Conroy" See more »


Soundtracks

HEY MAN
Written by Dennis Hill, Joe Phillipy and Greg Higgins
Performed by The Poorboys
Courtesy of Hollywood Records
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nice family movie
5 March 2015 | by See all my reviews

Gordon Bombay (Emilio Estevez) was once a star of his peewee hockey team but he hit the post, lost the championship game and disappointed Coach Jack Reilly (Lane Smith). He is now a slick Minneapolis defense attorney. After a drunk driving arrest, his boss works out a community service plea with the court for him to coach the worst 0-9 peewee hockey team.

This is the 'Bad News Bears' in the form of a hockey team. Averman even does the "Hey batter batter..." It doesn't have quite the same edge or the same originality. Although getting inspiration from a great movie is not necessarily a bad idea. It has the fun and a couple of recognizable names in the young faces. Gordon himself has a compelling history which is more than just being a drunk. It's a good feel-good kids movie.


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