D3: The Mighty Ducks

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D3: The Mighty Ducks ★★ 1996 (PG)

Estevez proves that he'll quack for a dollar in the latest redux of the Disney franchise. This time the members of the rag-tag team are drafted by an exclusive prep school where, once again, they don't fit in. Go figure! Although billed as the star, Estevez only appears briefly at the beginning and end of the movie, leaving team captain Charlie (Jackson) as the focus of the story. Facing off against the new coach and the snooty elitist varsity team, the players learn lessons about maturity, responsibility and whacking people with sticks. In all probability, Disney will not be happy with just the hat trick, so don't be surprised if you see “D4: Mighty Old to Still Be Playing Kids” in a theatre near you soon. Cameo from professional Mighty Duck and fellow Disney employee Paul Kariya. 104m/C VHS, DVD . Emilio Estevez, Jeffrey Nordling, Joshua Jackson, David Selby, Heidi Kling, Joss Ackland, Elden (Ratliff) Henson, Shaun Weiss, Matt Doherty, Michael Cudlitz, Vincent A. Larusso, Colombe Jacobsen, Aaron Lohr, Christopher Orr; D: Robert Lieberman; W: Steven Brill, Jim Burnstein; C: David Hennings; M: J.A.C. Redford.