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D3: THE MIGHTY DUCKS

SYNOPSIS:
The coolest team on ice has a new school and a new coach. But it’s the same old Duck attitude that shines through as they face off against an upper-class varsity team of tough hockey players who are determined to melt their winning streak, and the stodgy school alumni who threaten to revoke the Ducks’ scholarships.

"….This amazingly resilient film franchise continues to be entertaining in a shamelessly manipulative way. It’s chock-full of homilies, youthful hijinx and sound moral observations. Thankfully, its underlying values don’t get in the way of the sheer fun of seeing the good guys win and the baddies get their comeuppance….With Estevez appearing in a very supporting role, the film truly rests on Jackson’s shoulders. He graduates with grace from foil to front man, demonstrating a commanding, likeable personality….Smoothly directed by Robert Lieberman, D3: The Mighty Ducks achieves the rare feat of a cinematic hat trick. This is the sort of franchise that could easily descend into crude parody; the series’ creative team is to be commended for continuing to take the high road. The greatest compliment is that after this highly enjoyable third romp, audiences might very well be looking forward to D4."
Leonard Klady, Variety

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D3: THE MIGHTY DUCKS

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CAST: Emilio Estevez, Jeffrey Nordling, Joshua Jackson, David Selby, Heidi Kling, Joss Ackland, Eldern Ryan Ratliff, Shaun Weiss, Vincent A. Larusso, Matt Doherty, Colombe Jacobsen, Aaron Lohr, Christopher Orr, Michael Cudlitz

PRODUCER: Jordan Kerner, Jon Avnet

DIRECTOR: Robert Lieberman

SCRIPT: Steven Brill, Burnstein, based on characters created by Brill

CINEMATOGRAPHER: David Hennings

EDITOR: Patrick Lussier, Colleen Halsey

MUSIC: J.A.C. Redford

PRODUCTION DESIGN: Stephen Storer

RUNNING TIME: 104 mins

 

AUSTRALIAN DISTRIBUTOR: Roadshow

AUSTRALIAN RELEASE: March 27, 1997







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