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D3: The Mighty Ducks (1996)

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.

Director:

Robert Lieberman

Writers:

Steven Brill (characters), Kenneth Johnson (story) | 3 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Emilio Estevez ... Gordon Bombay
Jeffrey Nordling ... Coach Ted Orion
David Selby ... Dean Buckley
Heidi Kling ... Casey Conway
Joshua Jackson ... Charlie Conway
Joss Ackland ... Hans
Elden Henson ... Fulton Reed (as Elden Ryan Ratliff)
Shaun Weiss ... Greg "Goldie" Goldberg
Vincent LaRusso ... Adam Banks (as Vincent A. Larusso)
Matt Doherty ... Lester Averman
Garette Ratliff Henson ... Guy Germaine
Marguerite Moreau ... Connie Moreau
Michael Cudlitz ... Cole
Christopher Orr Christopher Orr ... Rick
Aaron Lohr ... Dean Portman
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Storyline

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>

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

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


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Details

Official Sites:

Official site

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

4 October 1996 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Los campeones 3 See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$6,170,358, 6 October 1996

Gross USA:

$22,955,097

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$22,955,097
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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

The only film in the trilogy where Jesse Hall doesn't call Adam Banks a "Cake Eater." Since Hall does not appear in this film. Instead, Russ Tyler refers to Banks as a "Cake Eater." See more »

Goofs

When Coach Orion throws puck into pin board in the locker room after Ducks' first match as Warriors the puck creates a visible hole into the pin board. Moments later the hole is gone. See more »

Quotes

Coach Orion: [to the Ducks] Well, congratulations. You just forfeited whatever mental edge you might have had over the varsity. Now they know they own you. This isn't the Pee Wees. Your little Duck tricks are not gonna work at this level. Now, for the last time, stay away from the varsity. And get those Duck jerseys off now. Let's go. Now. Come on, let's go. Take them off! The Ducks are dead.
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Winning It All
Performed by The Outfield (as Outfield)
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Quacks.
4 August 2005 | by tfrizzellSee all my reviews

The gang gets scholarships to a high-class prep school in Minnesota due to their hockey skills. Naturally though the annoying titled characters have not outgrown their childish ways as the new freshmen have constant run-ins with new coach Jeffrey Nordling and the varsity snobs of the institution. Emilio Estevez is barely present and when he is around he does his best Jiminy Crickett in Disney's "A Christmas Carol" to show spoiled brat Joshua Jackson that he truly does have a wonderful life. Laughably sorry mess that is still a bit better than the first sequel, but that is not saying much. Estevez' absence is not that big a deal as Nordling does just as well as the primary adult in a childish duck pond of annoying adolescents who whine and bitch their way through every situation. A fitting end to a pointless series of pictures. 2 stars out of 5.


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