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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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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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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

Budget:

$10,000,000 (estimated)

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$50,752,337 (USA)
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Trivia

Film was shot under the title "Bombay" at the North Star game used in the film. See more »

Goofs

Throughout the film, various hockey players are shown on the ice as being both lefty and righty shots. No player is that ambidextrous, nor would they have time to switch sticks randomly while on a shift. 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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Crazy Credits

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

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Spoofed in Space Jam (1996) See more »

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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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Good Movie
30 March 2000 | by (Virginia) – See all my reviews

I thought that this was a good movie. It was a movie that you could sit down with the entire family, and still have a good time. It is a typical story line, and you pretty much know the end, but still, it is a fun journey from the beginning to the end of the film. This is a movie that everyone should see with their kids.


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