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Mystery, Alaska
Directed by Jay Roach
Produced by David E. Kelley
Written by David E. Kelley
Sean O'Byrne
Starring Russell Crowe
Burt Reynolds
Colm Meaney
Mary McCormack
Kevin Durand
Hank Azaria
Music by Carter Burwell
Cinematography Peter Deming
Editing by Jon Poll
Distributed by Hollywood Pictures
Release date(s) October 1, 1999 (USA)
Running time 119 min.
Country United States
Language English
Budget N/A

Mystery, Alaska is a 1999 drama directed by Jay Roach about a fictional small-town ice hockey team that plays a game against the New York Rangers of the National Hockey League.

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Plot

The movie is about a small town in Alaska named Mystery, where hockey is the game of choice, and the "Saturday Game" is a weekly event. After an article describing the town and its players appears in the latest Sports Illustrated, a game is set up between the New York Rangers and the hometown boys of Mystery, Alaska.

Cast

The New York Rangers

The New York Rangers' roster portrayed in the film is entirely fictional. The players from the real-life New York Rangers declined to be in the film.[citation needed]

Cultural reference

Mike Myers's cameo as Donnie Shulzhoffer is a play on Don Cherry's Hockey Night in Canada segment "Coach's Corner". [1]

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