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D3: The Mighty Ducks (1996)

 -  Action | Comedy | Drama  -  4 October 1996 (USA)
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The unruly team of hockey misfits grows up a bit and receives scholarships to a prestigious prep school, where they take on the snotty varsity team.

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In the third episode of this series, the Ducks get scholarships to Eden Hall Academy, a high ranking prep school. But as freshmen, they will have to face the snob varsity team... Written by Steve Richer <sricher@sympatico.ca>

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No Fear. No Limits. No Brakes. Just Ducks.


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Rated PG for some hockey rough-housing and mild language | See all certifications »

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4 October 1996 (USA)  »

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Campeões Imparáveis  »

Box Office

Opening Weekend:

$6,170,358 (USA) (4 October 1996)

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$22,936,273 (USA) (31 January 1997)
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Trivia

Brandon Quintin Adams who played Jesse Hall in the first two films isn't in the movie. No recognition is given to him. The same happened with several Ducks going from the first to second film. See more »

Goofs

The school's ice rink has banners hanging from all over the ceiling and an American flag hanging almost flush to the wall. The flag is hanging vertically with the stars in the top right hand corner, when in fact the proper position of the stars, whether a flag hangs vertically or horizontally, is in the top left corner. See more »

Quotes

Goldberg: Great, now I have to worry about being nailed off the ice as well. Why am I always getting shot at?
Fulton: You're a goalie, dude, deal.
Goldberg: Thanks, Fulton, real sensitive.
Fulton: You're welcome.
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References Melrose Place (1992) See more »

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International Intrique
Written and Performed by Rick Rhodes and Danny Pelfrey
Courtesy of Zomba Music Services
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A Great End To A Great Disney Sports Series
10 June 2000 | by (Eden Hall) – See all my reviews

This Disney film made me much happier than D2 did. I really enjoyed the way it was much more true to the first film than D2 was. This movie used examples from the first film ("He's been the captain since they played in District 5," the announcer utters during the first game.) This time, the team is shy one member (Jesse) but it really seems no different. I do still wonder what happened to all those people who played in the first movie and were never heard from again. Oh well.

In this film, it's almost a rehash of the first film. A team who cannot get it together, get a washed up hockey player who they hate to coach them and they love him...your basic family fun, Disney flick.

All in all this was a great movie, but hopefully Disney realizes that we've had enough.

*** out of ****


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