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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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He's never coached. They've never won. Together they'll learn everything about winning! See more »


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Rated PG for mild language | See all certifications »

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2 October 1992 (USA)  »

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$10,000,000 (estimated)

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$50,752,337 (USA)
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Trivia

The team meets two members of the Minnesota North Stars hockey team. In 1993, a year after the movie, the Minnesota North Stars moved to Texas and became the Dallas Stars. The team also watches a North Stars game at the Met Center in Bloomington, Minnesota. The Met Center was demolished two years after the movie, in 1994. The site is now home to an Ikea store. Ikea is in the parking lot of the old Met Center site, but Mall of America is not on the former hockey arena's site at all. It's across the street on the site of the old Met Stadium baseball/football stadium former home to the Twins and Vikings. See more »

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In the opening scene, Coach Rielly says to Gordon "Alright Gordon, it's up to you. I don't wanna see any goats around here after the game, you got it? Now you miss this shot, you're not just letting me down you're letting your whole team down too." But then later when we see Gordon skating and thinking about this event Coach Reilly says to him "Alright it's up to you Gordon. Now you miss this shot, you're not just letting your team down, you're letting me down too." See more »

Quotes

Gordon Bombay: Now here's the long and the short of it: I hate hockey and I don't like kids.
Peter Mark: What's this supposed to be, a pep talk?
Gordon Bombay: I'm sure this will be a real bonding experience. One day, maybe one of you will write a book about it in jail.
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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 Animaniacs: Video Review/When Mice Ruled the Earth (1993) See more »

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HEY MAN
Written by Dennis Hill, Joe Phillipy and Greg Higgins
Performed by The Poorboys
Courtesy of Hollywood Records
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A great film for all to watch
24 June 2002 | by (Tucson, AZ) – See all my reviews

One of the great kid movie-sports-films of all time, this movie always has a special place in my heart when it comes to losers turning into winners. Sure, some of the action proved to be a little sappy, but it was all in good fun. Emilio Estevez provided a rather believable performance as a snooty lawyer turned-peewee hockey coach. Virtually all of the characters were great in this film, even the annoying Goldberg. A good film to say the least, one that shouldn't have spawned sequels.


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