The Mighty Ducks | 1992

Directed by: Stephen Herek

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Main Plot

A hotshot lawyer is sentenced to coach a youth hockey team as part of his community service. Initially reluctant, he eventually forms a bond with the misfit players and helps them overcome their underdog status to become a competitive team.


  • Gordon Bombay, a former hockey player turned coach, leads a group of misfit kids to form a competitive hockey team.
  • Joss Ackland's character in The Mighty Ducks is Hans, who serves as the mentor and hockey equipment store owner.
  • Lane Smith's character in The Mighty Ducks is Coach Gordon Bombay, who leads a misfit youth hockey team to success.

Ending Explained

In the ending of The Mighty Ducks, the underdog hockey team, led by Coach Bombay, faces off against their rival team in the championship game. Despite facing numerous challenges, the Ducks manage to overcome their differences and work together as a team, ultimately winning the game in a thrilling fashion. The victory not only brings them the championship trophy but also strengthens their bond and teaches them valuable life lessons about friendship, perseverance, and the power of believing in oneself.

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Stephen Herek Emilio Estevez Joss Ackland Lane Smith