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Writer (WGA):
Steven Brill (written by)
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Release Date:
2 October 1992 (USA) See more »
He's never coached. They've never won. Together they'll learn everything about winning! See more »
A self-centered lawyer is sentenced to community service coaching a rag tag youth hockey team. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
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A really good movie, best of the trilogy See more (43 total) »


  (in credits order) (verified as complete)

Emilio Estevez ... Gordon Bombay

Joss Ackland ... Hans
Lane Smith ... Coach Reilly

Heidi Kling ... Casey

Josef Sommer ... Gerald Ducksworth

Joshua Jackson ... Charlie Conway

Elden Henson ... Fulton Reed (as Elden Ratliff)

Shaun Weiss ... Goldberg

M.C. Gainey ... Lewis
Matt Doherty ... Les Averman

Brandon Quintin Adams ... Jesse Hall (as Brandon Adams)

J.D. Daniels ... Peter

Aaron Schwartz ... Dave Karp

Garette Ratliff Henson ... Guy Germaine

Marguerite Moreau ... Connie
Jane Plank ... Tammy

Jussie Smollett ... Terry Hall
Vincent Larusso ... Adam Banks (as Vincent A. Larusso)

Danny Tamberelli ... Tommy
Michael Ooms ... McGill
Casey Garven ... Larson
Hal Fort Atkinson III ... Philip Banks
Basil McRae ... Northstar Player #1
Michael Modano ... Northstar Player #2

John Beasley ... Mr. Hall

Stephen Dowling ... Referee (Hawks)

Brock Pierce ... Gordon at 10 Years Old
Robert Pall ... Gordon's Father

John Paul Gamoke ... Mr. Tolbert

Steven Brill ... Frank Huddy

George Coe ... Judge Weathers
Dale Dunham ... Jury Foreman
Barbara Davidson ... Jeannie
Brad Peterson ... Cardinals Coach
John Oliver ... Cardinals Goal

Jacqueline Kim ... Jane
Garth Schumacher ... Arresting Cop

Joe Howard ... Court Clerk
Scott Bryan ... Cardinal #1

Peter L. Mullin ... Referee (Flames)
Mark Bradley ... Science Teacher
Bill Schoppert ... Official (Hawks)
Claudia Wilkens ... Principal
Jack White ... Utility Ref

Peter Syvertsen ... Paramedic
Bob Miller ... Announcer
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Kevin Deon ... Juror (uncredited)
Jeannie Epper ... Woman in Mall (uncredited)
Anthony Fitzgerald ... Screaming Fan (uncredited)
Steven Gilmer ... North Star Fan Scenes (uncredited)
Jeannette Kerner ... (uncredited)

Teal Redmann ... Girl Number 1 (uncredited)

Lane Smith Jr. ... Fan (uncredited)

Andrei Sterling ... Angry Game Fan (uncredited)

Katie Wahlquist ... Figure Skater (uncredited)

Directed by
Stephen Herek 
Writing credits
Steven Brill (written by)

Produced by
Jon Avnet .... producer
Martin Huberty .... co-producer
Jordan Kerner .... producer
Lynn M. Morgan .... co-producer (as Lynn Morgan)
Original Music by
David Newman 
Cinematography by
Thomas Del Ruth (director of photography)
Film Editing by
Larry Bock 
John F. Link 
Casting by
Renee Rousselot  (as Renée Rousselot)
Production Design by
Randy Ser 
Art Direction by
Tony Fanning 
Set Decoration by
Julie Kaye Fanton 
Costume Design by
Grania Preston 
Makeup Department
Daniel Curet .... swing hair stylist
Daniel Curet .... swing makeup artist
Cheryl Ann Nick .... assistant makeup artist (as Cheryl Nick)
Angela Nogaro .... key hair stylist
Jeanne Van Phue .... key makeup artist
Production Management
Lynn M. Morgan .... unit production manager (as Lynn Morgan)
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Seth Cirker .... second second assistant director
Michael D. Moore .... second unit director (as Mickey Moore)
Randy Suhr .... second assistant director
Douglas E. Wise .... first assistant director
Art Department
Jack Ballance .... set designer
Elliot Berlovitz .... swing gang
Jeffrey Daniels .... swing gang
Kitty Doris-Bates .... lead scenic (as Kitty Doris)
Stephen Durfee .... construction foreman
Joseph F. Ferraro .... swing gang
Norine Joy Francis .... set dressing buyer (as Norine Francis)
Shannon Gale .... on-set dresser
Tim Hanson .... swing gang
Noel Barnum Hegedus .... art department coordinator
Maurice Jacox .... swing gang
Lance Johnson .... assistant props
Brian Langsdorf .... construction coordinator
John Maskovich .... leadman
Hal J. Robinson .... stand-by carpenter
Cory Shubert .... swing gang (as Cory Schubert)
Peter Tosti Stephenson .... property master
Charlie Wildenauer .... lead carpenter (as Charles Wildenauer)
Bradford Richardson .... lead graphic designer (uncredited)
Susan J. Tveit .... art department coordinator (uncredited)
Sound Department
Carmen Baker .... assistant sound editor (as Carmen Hocson)
Kevin Bartnof .... foley artist
David E. Campbell .... sound re-recording mixer (as David Campbell)
Tim Chau .... supervising sound editor
Jeff Clark .... sound editor
Louis L. Edemann .... supervising sound editor
Sandra García .... foley recordist (as Sandra Garcia)
Albert Gasser .... sound editor
David Gertz .... adr mixer
Leonard T. Geschke .... sound editor (as Lenny Geschke)
Marilyn Graf .... foley mixer
Devon Heffley Curry .... supervising adr editor (as Devon Curry)
Ellen Heuer .... foley artist
Allen Hurd .... dubbing recordist (as J. Allen Hurd)
Mauriece Jacks Jr. .... cable person
Doug Jackson .... sound editor
Joseph A. Mayer .... adr editor (as Joe Mayer)
Robert Morrisey .... assistant sound editor
Gary Mundheim .... sound editor
Chuck Neely .... sound editor
Ed Novick .... sound mixer
Bob O'Brien .... sound editor (as Robert O'Brien)
Debbie Pinthus .... boom operator
John T. Reitz .... sound re-recording mixer (as John Reitz)
Gregg Rudloff .... sound re-recording mixer
Chris Sparkes .... pdl (as Christine Sparkes)
Mark A. Tracy .... assistant sound editor (as Mark Tracy)
Kerry Dean Williams .... sound editor (as Kerry Williams)
Allen Hurd .... sound recordist (uncredited)
David A. Whittaker .... sound editor (uncredited)
Special Effects by
Eric D. Howell .... special effects assistant
Paul Murphy .... special effects supervisor
Visual Effects by
Jeff Matakovich .... optical supervisor (uncredited)
Jeannie Epper .... stunts
Kim Robert Koscki .... stunt double (as Kim Koscki)
Manny Perry .... stunt coordinator
Ronnie Rondell Jr. .... stunt coordinator (as Ronnie Rondell)
Catherine Petra Villalobos .... stunt double
Danny Weselis .... stunts (as Dan Weselis)
Camera and Electrical Department
Scott J. Backes .... grip (as Scott Backes)
Chris Barry .... electrician
John S. Beyers .... assistant chief lighting technician (as John Beyers)
Benny Buck .... best boy electric
Danny Buck .... chief lighting technician
Peter Clemence .... best boy grip
Beth Cotter .... additional second assistant camera
Deborah Croswell .... still photographer
David Doyle .... grip
Scott Drinon .... dolly grip
Buzz Feitshans IV .... camera operator
Paul R. Ford .... grip
Steven Hiller .... first assistant camera (as Steve Hiller)
William H. Hobson .... grip (as William Hobson)
David Kaiser .... electrician (as David Alan Kaiser)
Michael Katz .... chief lighting technician (as Michael William Katz)
Joel King .... additional camera operator
Victor Korte .... key grip
Jerry McNally .... electrician
William R. Nielsen Jr. .... second assistant camera
Andrew Rawson .... electrician (as Andrew H. Rawson)
Larry J. Richardson .... assistant chief lighting technician
Andy Rothschild .... camera loader
Timothy M. Ryan .... grip (as Tim Ryan)
Rosalie Seifert .... camera loader
Mark Vogel .... electrician
Jim Zabilla .... additional first assistant camera (as James Zabilla)
Vincent Donohue .... electrician (uncredited)
Michael Handley .... rigging electrician (uncredited)
Marc Marino .... best boy rigging electrician (uncredited)
Thomas O'Connor .... rigging electrician (uncredited)
Casting Department
Nancy McMonigal .... extras casting
Suzy Sachs .... casting: Seattle (uncredited)
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Hala Bahmet .... set costumer
Lynda Foote .... wardrobe supervisor
Melinda Leeson .... key costumer
Catherine Mary Mrnak .... head seamstress
Susan Strubel .... costumer (uncredited)
Editorial Department
Dale E. Grahn .... color timer (as Dale Grahn)
Martin Allan Kloner .... second assistant editor (as Martin A. Kloner)
Kimberly Mann .... apprentice editor (as Kimberly Boege)
Lyle Mayer .... apprentice editor
Theresa Repola Mohammed .... negative cutter
Rebekah Rudd .... first assistant editor
Benjamin D. Stokes .... second assistant editor
Music Department
Bruce Botnick .... music scoring mixer
Tim Boyle .... music scoring mixer
Sandy DeCrescent .... orchestra contractor
Jo Ann Kane .... supervising music copyist (as JoAnn Kane)
Randy Miller .... orchestrator
David Newman .... orchestrator
Michael T. Ryan .... supervising music editor
Tom Boyd .... musician: oboe and English Horn (uncredited)
Steve Jones .... music coordinator (uncredited)
James Thatcher .... musician: french horn (uncredited)
Transportation Department
Steve Caldwell .... transportation co-captain
Linda Olson .... transportation co-captain
Ken Peterson .... transportation coordinator
Leo Skudlarek .... set driver
Other crew
Canard Emile Barnes .... production assistant
Carol Chacamaty .... representative: Avnet/Kerner Company
Philip Elins .... production assistant (as Phil Elins)
Marty Frasu .... synthesizer programmer
Greg Griffin .... representative: Avnet/Kerner Company
Anne Healy .... location assistant
Nancy Jane King .... production coordinator
Jim Klever-Weis .... production assistant (as Jim Weiss)
Hope Kurczeski .... assistant: Mr. Herek
Jane Lydon .... assistant production coordinator
Mickey McDermott .... assistant: Mr. Estevez
Mickie McGowan .... ADR/loop group
Ian Meeker .... hockey assistant
Lisa Middag .... second assistant auditor
Peter L. Mullin .... hockey assistant (as Peter Mullin)
Catherine O'Connell .... craft service
Rebecca Poulos .... script supervisor
Cliff Rogers .... production auditor
Dan Runyon .... craft service
David C. Schendel .... production assistant
Erica Spano .... production assistant
Louise Spencer .... unit publicist
Hank Steinberg .... production assistant
Kirsten Stevens .... assistant auditor (as Kirsten A. Stevens)
Lynne Stewart .... assistant: Mr. Kerner
Ellen Swartz .... assistant location manager
Cat Thompson .... location manager
Steve Thompson .... craft service
Johnie Tidwell Jr. .... production assistant
Jack White .... hockey trainer
Jack White .... technical advisor
Kurt W. Gensmer .... set medic (uncredited)
Beverly Jusi .... post-production accountant (uncredited)
Anne Lockhart .... adr loop group (uncredited)
Richard Cohen .... thanks (as Senator Richard Cohen)
Don Fraser .... thanks (as Mayor Don Fraser)
Roger Moe .... thanks (as Senator Roger Moe)
Crew believed to be complete

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Rated PG for mild language
100 min | Poland:99 min
Color (Technicolor)
Aspect Ratio:
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Sound Mix:
Argentina:Atp | Australia:G | Australia:PG (TV rating) | Iceland:L | Netherlands:6 | Portugal:M/12 | Singapore:PG | South Korea:All | UK:PG (video rating: Champions) (1993) (1999) | USA:PG

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Gordon takes the Ducks to see an NHL game between two teams that were both relocated a few years after the movie was released. The Minnesota NorthStars became the Dallas Stars in 1993, and the Hartford Whalers became the Carolina Hurricanes in 1997. Also, both teams have won the Stanley Cup since their moves: Dallas in 1999, Carolina in 2006.See more »
Continuity: During the championship game, when Coach Bombay is talking about the Flying "V" to Guy, Terry, and Jesse, Jesse's gloves are off. Then Bombay yells for a line change, with Jesse's gloves still off, but only a second later, Jesse jumps over the boards with both gloves on.See more »
Goldberg:[after Bombay ties him to the net] My mother would not approve of this, coach. She'd like to live to be Bar Mitzvahed.
Gordon Bombay:This is your Bar Mitzvah, Goldberg. Today, you will become a man.
Goldberg:Coach, I think you got the ceremonies mixed up. It's more like a circumcision!
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2 out of 3 people found the following review useful.
A really good movie, best of the trilogy, 4 May 2008

I really like this movie out of the three Ducks movies because to me, this is the only one that feels like a genuine movie to me. A movie that was made from the heart. The reasons for it? There are two of them that stick out to me.

Gordon Bombay goes through one hell of a transformation. He goes from a drunk lawyer to reconnecting with his old love and facing a demon that has haunted him up to now. Even the introduction scene carries an ominous feeling. The goalie facing the young Bombay looks more like a menacing monster; as well as it should be since it represents a horrible memory for the man. I remember being scared of that scene as a child, just cause the goalie looked so scary.

His character's transformation over the movie is the heart of this film. It's a protagonist who has a REAL arc - beginning, middle, and end. It's all carried out with such poignancy as well. Emilio Estevez does great acting.

The child actors do a good job. I mean, they're KIDS, and this is a kid movie...but they pull it off nicely. The kids who play Charlie, Fulton, Jesse, and Banks especially. They make you take their characters seriously, which is different from a normal kids movie.

The kiddy parts don't make me cringe, but make me smile. I guess because it's not overdone.

Sorry to say, but the other two movies to me relied too much on either hockey action or gimmicks (although I DID like D3's grittier hockey action and more serious story with Charlie). They didn't have the heartfelt story that this one did. It's all balanced out to entertain the little kids, but Gordon Bombay's arc is one for the adults.

I also miss the kids that would end up not being in the future movies. In D3, when Gordon says that the Ducks were unchanged since the beginning, I cringed. I guess I'm the type to cling to sentimental values like that.

This was the best movie out of the trilogy to me. That's because it felt like a REAL movie.

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