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Mystery, Alaska (1999)

This comedy is about the residents of a small town who get over-excited when their hockey team gets chosen to host a televised event

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Cast

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Bailey Pruitt
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'Skank' Marden
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Stevie Weeks
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Connor Banks
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Bobby Michan
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Kevin Holt
Leroy Peltier ...
Ben Winetka
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Storyline

When Mystery, Alaska's amateur hockey team accepts a challenge to play against the New York Rangers, the entire population must put their petty differences aside and pull together as their small town becomes the center of a nationally televised event. Written by Ranger Mode

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Taglines:

A Small Town on the Outskirts of Greatness.

Genres:

Comedy | Drama | Sport

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for language and sexuality | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

1 October 1999 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Disney's Hockey Project  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$28,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$3,102,191 (USA) (1 October 1999)

Gross:

$8,888,143 (USA) (24 December 1999)
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Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

The metal "goaltender" that John (Russell Crowe) uses for shooting practice is painted to look like former Montreal Canadiens goalie and NHL Hall Of Famer, Ken Dryden. See more »

Goofs

When the female news reporter (Janice Pettiboe) arrives at town hall and gets out of her car, she talks to Chuck and the mayor (both of whom also speak), but she is the only one whose breath can be seen due to the cold. See more »

Quotes

Police dispatcher: police radio: Johnny?
John Biebe: into radio: Yeah?
Police dispatcher: There's a helicopter hovering over town hall. Looks Russian.
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Connections

References The Partridge Family (1970) See more »

Soundtracks

Lightning Strike Me Down
Written and Performed by Shawn Jones
Courtesy of Chrysalis Music Group, Inc.
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User Reviews

 
Pretty funny movie
11 October 1999 | by See all my reviews

I was drawn to this movie because I love hockey and Russell Crowe. Both are seen to good advantage in this sweet movie. I thought it dragged in parts and some of the drama is forced, but overall it was a enjoyable movie and I had a good time watching it. It has a terrific cast - any movie with Chaykin, Meaney, Ivey and Davidovitch as your supporting cast has a lot going for it right there.


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