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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.

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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:

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

4 October 1996 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Campeões Imparáveis See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$6,170,358, 6 October 1996, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$22,936,273, 2 February 1997
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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Filmed between 22 June 1995 and 11 August 1995. See more »

Goofs

When Charlie and Fulton are throwing up at the amusement park on their day of skipping school, the security guard tells them to "take it outside," but his mouth does not move. See more »

Quotes

Charlie Conway: The school looks stuffy, but we'll loosen it up. Huh, Coach?
Gordon Bombay: [sighs] I'm not gonna be your coach this year, Charlie.
Charlie Conway: Yeah. Very funny.
Gordon Bombay: I just got the official word. The Junior Goodwill Games Committee has named me Director of Player Personnel. I'm gonna be in charge of their junior hockey program worldwide.
Charlie Conway: Well, don't go.
Gordon Bombay: Charlie, I can't pass up this opportunity.
Charlie Conway: But you can pass us up, right? I mean, you dump us in some stupid school and now...
Gordon Bombay: I'm not dumping you anywhere. Eden Hall is a ...
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Connections

Referenced in Deformed Monsters (1997) See more »

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Minuet #5 In E Major
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Uplifting
8 September 2002 | by jhazelett72See all my reviews

I'm not sure exactly why so many people think of the Mighty Ducks movies as silly and pointless. I was never good at sports, but I have always believed that, with proper coaching, any sport could teach children and teenagers about life. The third installment of this series, directed more toward teenagers than anyone else, really shows how teamwork and positive thinking can overcome obstacles and help them grow. I have seen D3 many times and yet as I recently bought the DVD and watched it again, I couldn't help but cheer for the Ducks.


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