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The Mighty Ducks (1992)

 -  Action | Comedy | Drama  -  2 October 1992 (USA)
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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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team | hockey team | coach | hockey | lawyer | See more »

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


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Rated PG for mild language | See all certifications »

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2 October 1992 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Champions  »

Box Office

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$10,000,000 (estimated)

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$50,752,337 (USA)
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Trivia

Jane Plank did not really know how to figure skate; Katie Wahlquist was the figure skating stunt double for Tammy Duncan. See more »

Goofs

when Gordon is talking to Hans right after the panthers announce they will forfeit the season, the back round it says the cardinals has a record of 8-4-0 and the flames 8-3-1 in the next shot a few seconds later they both have 8-3-1.(about 55 minutes into the movie) See more »

Quotes

Gordon Bombay: [talking about Casey's date life] So what kind of guys does she date?
Charlie Conway: Jerks. Not because of her, but when they take a glimpse of me, POW! WARP SPEED! They are gone!
Gordon Bombay: Don't take it personally, Charlie.
Charlie Conway: Oh, I don't care, except it's not fair to my mom.
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In the closing Credits, Joshua Jackson's character 'Charlie Conway' is misspelled and listed as "Charlie Conroy" See more »

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Referenced in Mike & Mike: Episode dated 4 September 2013 (2013) See more »

Soundtracks

GOOD VIBRATIONS
Written by Dan Hartman, Donnie Wahlberg, Mark Wahlberg, and Amir Shakir
Performed by Mark Wahlberg (as Marky Mark) and the Funky Bunch
Courtesy of Interscope Records / EastWest Records
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Like a stroll down memory lane.
23 March 2003 | by (Toledo, Ohio) – See all my reviews

I remember my cousins and I used to always watch these movies when I was a kid. I loved how these bad-playing, poor attitude-having kids could always be inspired to become champions, no matter how tough the odds and no matter how many times movies like this were remade with soccer, football, baseball, and dogs. Even though I've seen it a million times, I still get chills when the team works as a team and goes out to try their hardest. It's enough to make me, one of the least sporty people alive, want to join a sporting team. Another highlight, for me at least, were the guys. I always had at least one guy in the movie who I had a crush on and kept my undivided attention on. Who would've known back then that young Charlie (Joshua Jackson) would grow up to use big words and pretentious speeches on Dawson's Creek? Out of all those inspirational sports-are-good-for-kids movies, this was and always will be my favorite because it is the first one I can remember and the first I've ever seen. 1...2...3...Quack! Quack! Quack! Quack!


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